I think they really need to make it so that surrenders don't count against your fair play rating. Especially in elo, half the time a win or loss is determined in the first two rounds. Why waste both you and your opponent's time (and clogging the servers) by dragging a game out?
Unless you get them from bad internet connection or not paying attention to your game..
As Shadow Council has said, guilds make the game better, so I would advise to work on your FP rating just so that you could get into one. And hopfully they will not ignore your request to get a good elo score.
Shadowcouncil, don't agree at all. Poor sportsmanship? Abandoning a battle you know you're going to lose saves time for you and for your opponent. Nothing more sincere that recognizing you've lost a battle by abandoning it. What I really see lack of sportmanship is letting time going out instead of abandoning when the defeat is sure.
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