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  1. 02 Apr '07 23:35
    How do I begin a tournament, I've never played one?
  2. Subscriber Ponderableonline
    chemist
    03 Apr '07 12:54
    First: subscribe
    Second: look for a suitable open tournament and click"enter tornament"
  3. 03 Apr '07 15:25
    What differences are there between a tournament and a normal game?
    Is it only that if you win a tournament you gain more points and if you lose one you lose more points, are there any more differences?
  4. Standard member kwgoodwin
    Geek
    03 Apr '07 18:49
    There's no difference in a "normal" rated game and a tournament game related to your "points." However, in a tournament game you have the opportunity to win a tournament as well as games. Some tournaments may have you play only one person (two games) at a time. Other tournaments may have you play many players at the same time giving you an abundance of games to play simultaneously.
  5. 04 Apr '07 21:56
    in addition to what kwgoodwin said, by playing in tournaments you somehow get the feel of where you stand as a player and the ratings make more sense in the long run
  6. 04 Apr '07 23:53
    Originally posted by AlenaGrig
    What differences are there between a tournament and a normal game?
    Is it only that if you win a tournament you gain more points and if you lose one you lose more points, are there any more differences?
    When you win you get a nice little trophy in your My profile page.