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  1. Standard memberatticus2
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    04 Aug '09 11:51
    Good ideas; wrong time of year?

    I raise the matter because I've noticed poor/slow take-up to many of these July tournaments, leading to one obvious conclusion that the appetite for rapidplay tourneys is limited over the summer. A pity, imo
  2. New York
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    04 Aug '09 19:44
    I think you can narrow it down to the fact that members can create their own Private Tournaments. All this has lead to a devaluation of a tournament win, in my opinion. Why enter a site tournament when you can create your own?
  3. Standard memberatticus2
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    04 Aug '09 20:06
    Right. I'm still a relative novice in here with regards what's possible. How do I create a private tourney? I guess I go RTFM - or the FAQ 🙂
  4. SubscriberKewpie
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    05 Aug '09 03:39
    As a clan leader with at least 6 clan members, you have access to

    http://www.redhotpawn.com/tournament/createprivate.php
  5. Standard memberatticus2
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    05 Aug '09 09:12
    Fine. I'm not a clan leader, but I could work round that. So if I was interested in running a private, by-invitation only, octet or sextet, this could be set up under a clan? Would I be able to invite non-clan members to play?

    What I'm mulling over is an invitation event for players close to my playing strength, either themed or open, that would include only carbon-based life-forms 🙄
  6. Joined
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    05 Aug '09 11:39
    Originally posted by atticus2
    Fine. I'm not a clan leader, but I could work round that. So if I was interested in running a private, by-invitation only, octet or sextet, this could be set up under a clan? Would I be able to invite non-clan members to play?

    What I'm mulling over is an invitation event for players close to my playing strength, either themed or open, that would include only carbon-based life-forms 🙄
    Every subsriber can make his private tournaments. At the moment when you create a tournament you send messages to selected people from your side. This people get with your message a key for the tournament, no other subscriber can join the tournament without this key.
    At least there must be 8 players. Before you can start, you must get your own link-key, which you can get from russ, for example perhaps also over the function feedback.
    Any question, you can ask me.
    By the way you can create only one tournament per month by this way
  7. Standard memberatticus2
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    06 Aug '09 10:13
    Thanks for the help. I'll give it some thought and decide what to do
  8. SubscriberPonderable
    chemist
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    06 Aug '09 15:27
    Originally posted by atticus2
    Thanks for the help. I'll give it some thought and decide what to do
    Just for completeness: you can actually pick up a clan which has been abandoned.
  9. SubscriberRay Gunz I
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    06 Aug '09 23:50
    I can hear the grass growing waiting around on 4 more players to join the 1250-1300, 3-7 split, or is that paint drying I'm hearing? 😴
  10. SubscriberRuss
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    18 Aug '09 10:171 edit
    "July 2009 Banded Hardcore Grand" series - I have changed the min. players to 16 on remaining unstarted tournaments so these can get underway ASAP.
  11. Standard memberatticus2
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    18 Aug '09 19:52
    eek...it's stronger than the Championship final if we're all in
  12. Joined
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    20 Aug '09 11:14
    July 2009 Banded Grand Split Three Seven I 1800+, that would a good one to start. look at that field. woof.
  13. Standard memberatticus2
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    20 Aug '09 15:09
    Originally posted by chessisagame
    July 2009 Banded Grand Split Three Seven I 1800+, that would a good one to start. look at that field. woof.
    Yes, that's the one I meant
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    24 Aug '09 18:59
    the field got stronger with papa entering. Cmon this needs to get started.
  15. SubscriberRay Gunz I
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    27 Aug '09 18:30
    JESUS CRACKERS! Can we get the July 2009 Banded Grand Split Three Seven I 1200-1250 started already, PLULEEZ!!!
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