1v1 TB Tournament Ranking

Normally all results should be added immediately. However, with the new tournament week methodology came one limitation:

Would have had to re-write most of the code and it’s not really a common occurence. Just unfortunate that you’re the first ever to finish three games in the same week :stuck_out_tongue:

I see, well that makes sense then. Thanks for the explanation! :stuck_out_tongue:

55 unique active players are ranked as of the latest completed tournament week, the top half is shown above. 13 players are inactive (reliability 0%) and no longer shown. A golden background of a player’s rating means that the player is currently at their personal career high.

Three new games are included this week, the winners of which all reached new career highs!

@DarkDragonwing enters the Top10 for the first time (1,297 points), @Zatoc gets into the 4-digit zone (1,021 points), and @Solfyre shatters the 1,500-point mark (1,529 points), something only three other players managed to do in the whole history of the ranking so far! Furthermore, the latter is playing the final game of the August tournament versus @HULK - looking at the proximity of the first three in the ranking, the winner will likely be crowned as new #1 as well, overtaking @SuperDave - no pressure guys :wink:

@Solfyre is almost certainly going to win against me. We had agreed to play two-outa-three for the August Championship … but is that “unfair” to the ranking system? I.e. what would you recommend @Trucriot?

  1. We play two-outa-three and ALL games “count”
  2. We play two-outa-three and only the final result “counts” as ONE game
  3. We just play the one (current) game and call it a wrap

All are acceptable to me so I’m OK with whatever - note that @Solfyre should agree also.

Actually already gave it some thought after you mentioned that you may go for best-of-3, and I think I found a way to work with all three options.

For option 1, I’d half the weight of each game played compared to normal games, so the winner would still get the “full” victory rating-wise, minus half a loss in case there is one. The other two work fine as is.

To be honest, I’d be happy with any of those 3 outcomes. I suppose if I was being picky, I’d take option 2 or 3(even if I wasn’t already in the lead in our current game). I imagine that if we play 3 and count them all, I’m very likely to pick up a loss or two and for some reason I don’t want a partial loss (or victory for that matter) on my stat sheet. Might just be weird. So there is my 2 cents. @HULK since I picked my two favorite options, do you want to pick your favorite of the 2 remaining? Whatever works for me.

Just to clarify: For the W-L stat it would count fully (each victory and loss), the rating change per single game would be reduced though.

@Trucriot - great thinking with the weighting factor - should have know you’d be on top of this! :wink:

@Solfyre - here’s two options for you to pick from - I’ll accept either one.
3. We just play the one (current) game and call it a wrap
4. We play two-outa-three and the rankings are weighted as discussed (but win-loss would be integer)

UPDATE: Not sure why I brain-farted and didn’t list this before, but option #2 is fine with me too:
2. We play two-outa-three and only the final result “counts” as ONE game

We decided option 2 is the simplest and seems fair to both of us. It also is what we agreed on before-hand. So, a 2-outa-3 battle with the total result counting towards the rankings as ONE game.

56 unique active players are ranked as of the latest completed tournament week, the top half is shown above. 13 players are inactive (reliability 0%) and no longer shown. A golden background of a player’s rating means that the player is currently at their personal career high.

After a blank week ended the new record tournament week streak of 9, this week we’re back again with two LLL game conclusions. The @DarkDragonwing Rises to 6th place with his fifth consecutive 1v1 win and @BelSon jumps up into the Top15.

55 unique active players are ranked as of the latest completed tournament week, the top half is shown above. 14 players are inactive (reliability 0%) and no longer shown. A golden background of a player’s rating means that the player is currently at their personal career high.

Tournament Week 69 concludes with a total of 69 unique NP2 players having played at least one official 1v1 game. Besides that, I have the honor of joining the Top4 with my 4th victory and 1,489 points.