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I haven't played ROOT in awhile (which I assume is where we're basing the rules/time limits on) so could you refresh me on the time limits/special rules/etc. for this tourney?

Would it be possible to include more matches in the later rounds to determine the exact placing of the sets, and to give people who chose the weaker sets more chances to play? As in, matches between the players who lose two matches just to get a final ranking.

Quote from: browarod on June 02, 2013, 11:30:22 AMI haven't played ROOT in awhile (which I assume is where we're basing the rules/time limits on) so could you refresh me on the time limits/special rules/etc. for this tourney?All the rules are laid out in the registration thread.

Can we hold off posting who wins for a bit. I'm trying to fill out a bracket now that I know who's playing who.Also, am I misunderstanding how it all works? It looks to me like if RDT and I win the first round that we'd play in the winner 2nd round and TSE & Wyatt would play in the loser 2nd round. But then if I beat RDT and Wyatt beats TSE, then wouldn't Wyatt at RDT play AGAIN in the loser 3rd round? Do we want to repeat opponents like that?

Quote from: Prof Underwood on June 02, 2013, 06:12:15 PMDo we want to repeat opponents like that?That's how double elimination works.

Do we want to repeat opponents like that?

it was a lot closer than it seems.

As for repeating opponents, that is inevitable in any double elim tournament, no matter how you work it. Whether the repeat opponents are in the third round or the fifth, they will happen. You are welcome to propose an alternative bracket, but I make no promises about implementing it.

Round 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5Round 6Round 7A1: 1. ProfU (FF) I1:ProfU (FF) Q1:IWinner W1:QWinner Z1:XWinner BB1:ZWinner CC1:BBWinner A2: 16. TSE (TP) I2:BWinner Q2:JWinner W2:RWinner Z2:QLoser BB2:AAWinner CC2:WLoser B1: 8. Wyatt (PT) J1:CWinner R1:KWinner X1:SWinner AA1:YWinner B2: 9. RDT (PA) J2:DWinner R2:LWinner X2:TWinner AA2:RLoser C1: 4. _JM_(RA) K1:EWinner S1:PWinner Y1:UWinner C2: 13. jbeers285 (CD) K2:FWinner S2:ILoser Y2:VWinner D1: 5. Gabe (Wa) L1:Red (Di) T1:OWinner D2: 12. Isildur (AB) L2:Drrek (IJ) T2:JLoser E1: 3. browarod (GH) M1:TheSelfEvident (TP) U1:NWinner E2: 14. RTSManiac (WO) M2:BLoser U2:KLoser F1: 6. TechnoEthicist (KI) N1:CLoser V1:MWinner F2: 11. KoalaKing (AP) N2:DLoser V2:LLoser G1: 7. Red (DI) O1:ELoser G2: 10. Westy (EF) O2:FLoser H1: 2. Drrek (IJ) P1:Westy (EF) H2: 15. Redoubter (AW) P2:Redoubter (AW) CCLoser Takes 3rd PlaceChampionship Round(s)CH1:WWinnerCH2:CCWinnerIf CH1 Wins, then CH1 is Champion, CH2 Takes Second PlaceIf CH2 Wins, then rematch:CH1:WWinnerCH2:CCWinnerWinner is Champion, Loser Takes Second Place.

Would it be possible to include more matches in the later rounds to determine the exact placing of the sets, and to give people who chose the weaker sets more chances to play?

what'll happen if I can't get my game in for first round? will I auto win, or wait to play my guy?

You are welcome to propose an alternative bracket

Quote from: Professoralstad on June 03, 2013, 10:22:49 AMYou are welcome to propose an alternative bracketHave you had a chance to think about my proposal?