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  1. Subscriber Helder Octavio
    Luso-brasileiro
    15 Feb '14 17:54
    Early Feb???
    60 days timeout only???
  2. 21 Feb '14 16:19
    Any chance the scoring could be 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw?

    While three points for a win is an incentive to play for a win, it is also an incentive for two players to agree to each resign one game rather than agree to two draws when both games between them are heading for a draw.

    In the above scenario both players walk away with three (3) points for their win/loss rather than two (2) points for their draw/draw.
  3. Standard member RBHILL
    Acts 13:48
    21 Feb '14 16:44
    Originally posted by Phillidor284
    Any chance the scoring could be 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw?

    While three points for a win is an incentive to play for a win, it is also an incentive for two players to agree to each resign one game rather than agree to two draws when both games between them are heading for a draw.

    In the above scenario both players walk away with three (3) points for their win/loss rather than two (2) points for their draw/draw.
    lol, I would make sure my opponent resign one game first. 😉
  4. Subscriber Ponderableonline
    chemist
    23 Feb '14 14:31
    To put the last answer into perspective:

    It is much easer to agree on two draws than on two resignations.

    And if the counting was 2-1 people would much easier agree on a shared draw, since nothing was lost against one win and one losss.
  5. 26 Feb '14 12:19
    When is the championship comming?
  6. Standard member RBHILL
    Acts 13:48
    26 Feb '14 15:36
    Originally posted by Blondinette
    When is the championship comming?
    The last one started in May or June, so that is my guess?
  7. Standard member atticus2
    Frustrate the Bad
    07 Mar '14 21:57
    Originally posted by Phillidor284
    Any chance the scoring could be 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw?

    While three points for a win is an incentive to play for a win, it is also an incentive for two players to agree to each resign one game rather than agree to two draws when both games between them are heading for a draw.

    In the above scenario both players walk away with three (3) points for their win/loss rather than two (2) points for their draw/draw.
    This is quite correct. The incentives are indeed 'corrupting'. I freely admit that, in past Championships (ie the only two I've entered), I've agreed deals for two draws by 'winning' one and 'losing' the other. An element of trust is required. But it's not great. And I'm not the only one to recognise this flaw in the 3-1-0 model
  8. Subscriber Helder Octavio
    Luso-brasileiro
    21 Mar '14 20:08
    3 points for a win, 1 for a draw.

    Let's do it!
  9. Subscriber Helder Octavio
    Luso-brasileiro
    15 Apr '14 13:03
    zzz...
  10. Subscriber Ponderableonline
    chemist
    22 Apr '14 13:10
    Originally posted by Helder Octavio
    3 points for a win, 1 for a draw.

    Let's do it!
    Maybe you should send feedback.

    Or you could try to post in the GF asking people to give thums up. Maybe then the powers that bew would go for it?
  11. 25 Apr '14 20:45
    Is there a staff update on the the approx. time this gets going? Personally it would be nice to have it start before the summer months.
  12. Subscriber Ponderableonline
    chemist
    09 May '14 11:05 / 1 edit
    The tournament is open now

    For future reference:

    Tournament 19582
  13. Standard member RBHILL
    Acts 13:48
    09 May '14 14:41
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    The tournament is open now

    For future reference:

    Tournament 19582
    217 entrees in less then 24 Hrs. So far.
  14. Subscriber Ponderableonline
    chemist
    11 May '14 14:21
    507 now... and only 2500 slots
  15. Subscriber Ponderableonline
    chemist
    19 May '14 14:39
    582 now.

    When will the tournament start?