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  1. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    07 Jun '06 15:21
    Most tourneys are 2 AND 1.

    I don't think this rule makes sense. It forces you to play on and fight for a win.

    And, it doesn't make sense that three draws is equal to 1 win and 2 losses.

    Is this an anti-collusion rule?

    Is there another justification?
  2. Standard member Freddie2008
    9 Edits
    07 Jun '06 15:57
    Originally posted by Red Night
    Most tourneys are 2 AND 1.

    I don't think this rule makes sense. It forces you to play on and fight for a win.

    And, it doesn't make sense that three draws is equal to 1 win and 2 losses.

    Is this an anti-collusion rule?

    Is there another justification?
    No. Most tourneys are 1 and 1/2, arn't they?

    The way it is is fine. I don't think its to prevent collusion or anything like that, its just how the admin decided to do it.
  3. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    07 Jun '06 16:38
    Originally posted by Freddie2006
    No. Most tourneys are 1 and 1/2, arn't they?

    The way it is is fine. I don't think its to prevent collusion or anything like that, its just how the admin decided to do it.
    I guess you're right they are 1 and a 1/2, but that is a two to one ratio as oppossed to a 3 to 1 ratio on RHP.

    Why is it different here?
  4. Standard member Aiko
    Nearing 200000...!
    07 Jun '06 17:49
    Football influencial, me thinks.
  5. Standard member flexmore
    Quack Quack Quack !
    11 Jun '06 08:56 / 1 edit
    i think best is 2.0000001 for a win, 1 for a draw, and 0 for a loss.

    chess does suffer from a draw problem ... but no where near as bad as soccer/football ... and so the solution does not need to be so extreme.
  6. Subscriber Marinkatomb
    wotagr8game
    11 Jun '06 14:41
    Originally posted by Freddie2006
    No. Most tourneys are 1 and 1/2, arn't they?

    The way it is is fine. I don't think its to prevent collusion or anything like that, its just how the admin decided to do it.
    I disagree, RHP tournies are more like football tournies than chess. It should be 1 for a win, 0.5 for a draw.
  7. Standard member Smiffy
    SPS CLAN
    11 Jun '06 14:44 / 1 edit
    Yea i like that was aswell marina
  8. Standard member Freddie2008
    9 Edits
    11 Jun '06 14:45
    Originally posted by smiffy
    Yea i like that was aswell marina
    LMFAO. Yea marina, your idea is great!
  9. Standard member Smiffy
    SPS CLAN
    11 Jun '06 14:46
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  10. Standard member Ravello
    The RudeΒ©
    12 Jun '06 18:00
    Originally posted by Aiko
    Football influencial, me thinks.
    Yes,but this is chess.

    I agree that points should be counted like in official tournaments.

    On other sites points are counted 1 for a win and 1/2 for a draw aswell.
  11. Standard member EnigmaticCam
    Chess n00b
    14 Jun '06 19:26
    Perhaps it's because they feel one win should be worth more than two draws?
  12. 16 Jun '06 14:03
    Originally posted by EnigmaticCam
    Perhaps it's because they feel one win should be worth more than two draws?
    It's just to encourage attacking play, same as in football.

    I don't see the problem, myself. Both systems are fair, and as long as you know the rules it doesn't matter.