Originally posted by MeesyI think that is a very good idea ...
2 parts to this post...
Firstly, I'm waiting patiently for a tournie for lower intermediate players with a rating of...let's say between 1201 and 1400...anything on the horizon?
Secondly, an idea for an open tournie, wher ...[text shortened]... else find this idea appealing?
Warm regards to all,
Originally posted by Meesyi think you mean that the lowest rated 8 go all the same group, then the next 8 etc.
an idea for an open tournie, where everyone has a good chance to progress to latter rounds...
Howabout 1st round groups according to rating...
Group 1 <=1000
Group 2 1001-1200
Group 3 1201 - 1300
Group 4 1301 - 1400
Group 5 ...[text shortened]... to each group, then winners go through to make a final group of 8.
Originally posted by flexmoreIn case of the time-out in round 2 - Wouldn't that make it even more exiting for 'weaker' players ?
i think you mean that the lowest rated 8 go all the same group, then the next 8 etc.
this could most appropriately be implemented as an alternative to the original and random options.
i believe it convenient for the strongest player also, they get to play the other strongest players at the time they ...[text shortened]... round, then a player probably weaker than the 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th and 8 th seeds will win.
Originally posted by The Slow Pawnthe scenario i envisaged was if all the seeds win their groups in round 1.
In case of the time-out in round 2 - Wouldn't that make it even more exiting for 'weaker' players ?
The Slow Pawn