Originally posted by rickyrook
Athletes definitely are going for the gold in the Olympics. Don't win the gold and there's bound to be disappointment. However, I'm sure that recipients of silver and bronze feel quite honored to have those medals bestowed upon them. RHP recognizes tournament victories. Those receiving tournaments wins deserve this recognition. Do you think RHP should go a ...[text shortened]... place (silver) and third place (bronze) in tournaments with a minimum number of contestants?
A lot of work for the admins and very little point in my opinion.
The tournaments often come down to a playoff between two players.
The 3rd place could be ,jointly, lots of players from the previous rounds.