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  1. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    18 Dec '09 09:52 / 1 edit
    The 2010 Championship tournament is now accepting entrants.

    Please claim a space ASAP so we can start promptly in the New Year.

    Good luck to all!

    Tournament Tournament 8986
  2. 19 Dec '09 17:03
    I wish all members good luck, who play the championship.
    I prefer to play this tournament not anymore.

    By the way, an idea to this tournament:

    Perhaps it would be nice to vote the best game of this tournament, after the championship has finished. We could made a threat, where every member of the championship can present his personal best games in his eyes. After a special time, we can vote for one of these games
  3. Standard member BIGWAD
    bloody hell
    19 Dec '09 17:32
    By best game do you mean best thrashing or 170 move thriller?
  4. 19 Dec '09 20:17 / 1 edit
    This should everybody decide by himself.

    Perhaps it should have a good combination from the attacker side and also a great defense. This could be a short game, but mostly there are made an easier mistake in this games. So I tend more to a longer game with a great fight.
    But this should decide the members here on RHP with his own voting
  5. Standard member BIGWAD
    bloody hell
    20 Dec '09 12:07
    Originally posted by Hannilein007
    This should everybody decide by himself.

    Perhaps it should have a good combination from the attacker side and also a great defense. This could be a short game, but mostly there are made an easier mistake in this games. So I tend more to a longer game with a great fight.
    But this should decide the members here on RHP with his own voting
    Is this like a way of sussing out engines???
  6. Standard member orion25
    Art is hard
    20 Dec '09 12:41
    Originally posted by Hannilein007
    I wish all members good luck, who play the championship.
    I prefer to play this tournament not anymore.

    By the way, an idea to this tournament:

    Perhaps it would be nice to vote the best game of this tournament, after the championship has finished. We could made a threat, where every member of the championship can present his personal best games in his eyes. After a special time, we can vote for one of these games
    yeah I like that idea, we should do more stuff as such around here
  7. 24 Dec '09 12:42
    Why participate in this tournament if you're rated under 2000?
    As if you ever have a chance of getting to the next round, let alone winning it!
  8. Standard member orion25
    Art is hard
    24 Dec '09 13:32
    Originally posted by Amsterdamn
    Why participate in this tournament if you're rated under 2000?
    As if you ever have a chance of getting to the next round, let alone winning it!
    it is always fun to participate, and loose against better players!
  9. 24 Dec '09 23:26
    Originally posted by Amsterdamn
    Why participate in this tournament if you're rated under 2000?
    As if you ever have a chance of getting to the next round, let alone winning it!
    There are always a fair number of players rated under 2000 who make it to round 2, down as low as 1700 or so.
  10. 25 Dec '09 08:52 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Amsterdamn
    Why participate in this tournament if you're rated under 2000?
    As if you ever have a chance of getting to the next round, let alone winning it!
    Perhaps it would be much better to make a banded-tournament-structure of Championship.

    Also it would be good to reduce the time of 30 timebank for each player and finished the tournament after three rounds. Also the number of players in a group should be grow to 20 players. The vacation will not exempt you from timeout in this tournament So after 180 days this is 100% finish

    The rest of the players of a banded group could play in duell-tournaments with a timebank of less than 15 days, and only a winner comes in the next round; if both are equal the "robot-coin" will decided or none of them come in the next round

    Only the players, who reached the third round in a banded group in the last championship can decide to play in the next higher banded tournament in the next championship.

    Also the date should be exactly terminated, that everyone know, there starts the next championship (perhaps 15 or 20 januaray of a year)
  11. 27 Dec '09 12:17
    Originally posted by Hannilein007
    Perhaps it would be much better to make a banded-tournament-structure of Championship.

    Also it would be good to reduce the time of 30 timebank for each player and finished the tournament after three rounds. Also the number of players in a group should be grow to 20 players. The vacation will not exempt you from timeout in this tournament So after ...[text shortened]... , that everyone know, there starts the next championship (perhaps 15 or 20 januaray of a year)
    Multiple good suggestions!

    - The banded structure
    - Vacation settings overruled
  12. Standard member Mctayto
    Highlander
    28 Dec '09 23:33
    Originally posted by Hannilein007
    Perhaps it would be much better to make a banded-tournament-structure of Championship.

    Also it would be good to reduce the time of 30 timebank for each player and finished the tournament after three rounds. Also the number of players in a group should be grow to 20 players. The vacation will not exempt you from timeout in this tournament So after ...[text shortened]... , that everyone know, there starts the next championship (perhaps 15 or 20 januaray of a year)
    Rec'd plus throw in - if suspected of engine use then guilty until proven innocent (as if ) which excludes you from tournie and we can then celebrate the first ever human winning
  13. Subscriber Ponderableonline
    chemist
    01 Jan '10 15:48
    Originally posted by orion25
    it is always fun to participate, and loose against better players!
    Do you really think so? Is it more fun to win against a 1887 or to lose against a 1244?