Here's how CS:GO players' ranks changed after the matchmaking balancing patch.

We compared the ranks of ≈500K players before (July 22 - Aug 10) /after (Aug 1 - Aug 10) patch of August 1, 2022.  

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CS:GO Matchmaking rank changes after the patch of Aug 1, 2022

Here are the results:

Got a lower rank than a previous one: 45,6 % of players;
Got the same rank: 33 % of players;
Got a higher rank than a previous one: 21,4 % of players.

Interesting facts:

Maximum rank growth: from S2 to LEM;  
Maximum rank loss: from SMFC to SE;
Only 0.005% of players boosted their ranks for 10 positions.

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