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    01 Aug '07 22:46
    say you're playing in a rated tourney that's 1200-1300 but your rating is 1500, my idea is that you can play but can't be the offical tourney winner. in otherwords if you're over 150 pts. over a rated tourney limit you can still play but you don't get the credit for winning the tourney
  2. Joined
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    01 Aug '07 23:471 edit
    That's ridiculous.

    Essentially you're suggesting that If you're in a 1200-1300 tournament and you are improving too quickly then you can't win.


    I'm in a 1300-1400 tournament right now and my rating is just over 1500. I am still playing the last of the two games in the first round though - because that game just took that long.

    Kicking people out of a tournament (because everyone goes into a tournament to win it, not just to play) just because they improved along the way is punishing people for succeeding.

    Not to mention how offensive it is to call it "cheating" - how have I cheated?
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    02 Aug '07 12:42
    The post that was quoted here has been removed
    Actually, I think it's only one player. I only see one player below 1699 in that list and they are below 1600!

    Maybe they are cheating by being under 1600 in a 1600-1699 tournament?
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    02 Aug '07 12:52
    The post that was quoted here has been removed
    You're right. I forgot about the overlap.
  5. Standard memberRamned
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    04 Aug '07 12:53
    No, that wouldn't be fair. Take a 1550 player who plays in a broad banded tournament for 1400-1550. And he/she only plays games of that tournament and wins all of them - by the end that player reaches about 1700.
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