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  1. Standard memberderek9037
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    09 Oct '03 10:26
    With a tournament having multiple rounds (for example the Birds Opening Tournament) how long would you expect it to go on for? Whats been the longest duration single tournament in the past?
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    09 Oct '03 10:541 edit
    It depends on the number of players in the tournament and the time-out setting. The more players there are, and the greater the TO period, the longer the tournament will last.

    The longest tournament I know of, and which is still going on, is 'One Hundred to One'. It has 100 players (obviously!) and a 7 day TO. It started in November 2002 and the second round is nearly complete. With one more round after that, I expect the tournament will be over by the spring of 2004. So it should last a total of about 18 months.

    The Bird Theme tournament has 156 players, and a 7 Day TO. With the same TO setting as '100-1', but with 50% more players, it's reasonable to assume it will last 50% longer.
    So my guess is it will last at least 2 years.

    Dave
  3. Standard memberderek9037
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    09 Oct '03 11:131 edit
    Thanks David, I had an idea it would be a long haul as some players are utilising the 7 day T/O to it's full advantage 😴

    And before I'm jumped on - theres nothing wrong in that 😛