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Ongoing HGSS 1U Tournament

Discussion in 'Tournaments' started by Ortheore, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. Ortheore

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    Obligatory disclaimer that our overall tiering policy is still not fully settled, so the ruleset for this tour may differ from what eventually becomes 1U

    Tournament Format
    The first round will last two weeks, and will consist of one three battle set (NOT Bo3) each week (two in total). After these two sets, all players with less than three wins will be eliminated.

    Subsequent rounds will switch over to single elimination, or if a bracket cannot be constructed from the number of players that progress then the second round will have the same format as the first round, which repeats iteratively until a single elimination bracket can be created. If necessary, further modifications to the format may be made.

    Tour format

    This tournament is divided into two stages- the initial stage and the elimination stage

    Initial stage

    This stage consists of two rounds (one week each), with each round consisting of three battles. In order to advance to the next stage, each player must win three of their six battles. After the initial stage, the tournament progresses on to the elimination stage, unless it is absolutely impossible to create a reasonable bracket.

    Elimination stage

    This is single elimination, with each match being Bo3. Players are seeded as best as possible based on the results from the initial stage. The bracket should be able to be resolved with 1v1 and 1v1v1 matches, with at most a handful of byes.

    Why I use this format

    I've implemented this format to address issues with standard single elimination, where half of all players would play just a single match and be done with the tournament. That kind of result is thoroughly unsatisfactory for many players, especially those who expected to go deep into the tournament. The initial stage addresses this by requiring that all players play at least two sets, which is a more substantial experience, while also being relatively generous in terms of who progresses to the following round

    Seeding
    All seeds for the first round will be randomly determined. Seeding will be implemented after the first round based on results in the first round (this is reset if creating a single elimination bracket is impossible).

    Tier Ruleset
    1U - Sleep Clause, Species Clause, Symmetry Clause
    Banned Moves: Double Team, Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, Minimize, Sheer Cold
    This is currently identical to DPP Ubers (Farceus) on Smogon

    Discussion thread and viability rankings are not yet up, discussion thread will likely be posted shortly before the tour start

    Initial stage week one- deadline is Monday 16th July
    All matches are 3 battles, NOT Bo3
    Flares vs njs
    Jhonx vs Pidgey Gordito
    Freya 2.5-0.5 Quint
    Ortheore 2-1 SaDiSTiCNarwhal
    Ilesaural 1-2 Alfredo_Rivero

    Initial stage week two- deadline is Monday 23rd July
    All matches are 3 battles, NOT Bo3
    Quint vs Ilesaural
    Alfredo_Rivero vs SaDiSTiCNarwhal
    njs vs Jhonx
    Ortheore vs Pidgey Gordito
    Flares vs Freya
     
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    2-1 vs SadisticNarwhal, ggs well played
     

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