VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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The Wells/Scheeler team is actually full. I haven't heard from Joe in a few days but he sent me a (since-deleted) text with the names of two other players.
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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saintanthony wrote:The Wells/Scheeler team is actually full. I haven't heard from Joe in a few days but he sent me a (since-deleted) text with the names of two other players.
Ok thanks. Well now we are either stuck with option A (9 team RR with byes), or I could try to scrap some more DCC players into playing.
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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This is just assuming we have to be out of the building by 5:00, right?
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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Cheynem wrote:For trash, I currently have:

Lafer/Westbrook/Freeburn/Garnett
Hankin/Hopkins/Mirsky
Schafer/Ditto/Smith/?
Traicoff team

The three free agents are Bryan, Surya, and Nalin. I haven't heard if Nalin is coming still. One of those free agents can play on Saul Hankin's team, and I'm okay if we need to make a few teams of five in order to make the schedule work. If more people suddenly join, we can have six teams.

Format: Double or triple round robin depending on interest, followed by shootout on leftover packets until interest wanes or we get kicked out.

We'll probably start at 9:00, registration starting at 8:30.
I am not coming anymore :cry: wanted to though.
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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Here is the tournament format (assuming we have 9 teams):

RR with with byes, so each team will play 8 games in 9 rounds. After that, we can either do final(s), then run a draft or shootout on the remaining packets OR we can re-bracket into an upper 4 and a lower 5 and do 3-4 more rounds, then final(s). The first option will be 9 rounds + final(s) + shootout and the second option will be 12 rounds + final(s). There are 15 packets, so we definitely have enough rounds.

I personally prefer the first option, since it gets us done well before 5 and 12-14 rounds is a bit long IMO. Opinions? Again, I will have the final word on whether we are being kicked out early by tomorrow afternoon.

EDIT: That post was by Bryan, not me. My grammar is MUCH better.
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I would prefer more rounds unless we are in danger of getting kicked out because ME LIKE QUIZBOWL RAARGH
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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Cheynem wrote:I would prefer more rounds unless we are in danger of getting kicked out because ME LIKE QUIZBOWL RAARGH
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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I wholeheartedly prefer the second option. Even if we have to leave the building by 5, I'd prefer to play as many packets as possible until it's time to leave.

With lunch being delivered, and with an 8:30 start time, it still may be possible to be done by 5:00 PM under option 2.
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Anytime you hear, it "may be possible to finish at" - discount the statement as spurious.

But anyway, if you think there's a good chance we're gonna be booted at 5, then I understand going with option 1...otherwise, I'll voice my preference for option 2.
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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Second option for sure.
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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Last update:

We now have 10 teams thanks to the addition of a DCC house team. We will run a 10 team RR (9 games), followed by a re-bracket into an upper division of 4 teams, a middle bracket of 4 teams, and a lower bracket of 2 teams (sorry lower bracket). Ties will be split by PPB. We then RR in those brackets (3 games). Finals to be played unless one team clears the field by two games.

We can stay in the building as long as needed. Registration starts at 7:45. Expect to start around 8:15-8:30. DON'T BE LATE.

Again, if you have any questions, please email me or call me at (248) 310-0634.

Also, I have been told that there will be powers.
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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Thanks Surya!!!!
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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itsthatoneguy wrote: We can stay in the building as long as needed.
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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It looks like the Schafer/Ditto/Smith team will need a free agent. I hope one exists. Sorry from the n00b (Do people still say that? People still say that.)

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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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This is just a reminder that this is the only mirror of VCU Open running this weekend and that there will be further mirrors, so please do not discuss any specifics of the set in public or with anyone who did not play the set. We'll hopefully have a private forum up soon so that you can discuss the questions.
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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Prelims stats before lunch: http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org= ... =standings

(we're currently missing a game)
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For those who didn't hear, the team of me/Auroni/Kurtosis/Matt Hayes won this tournament.

Trash will start at 9:00 tomorrow, registration from 8:30 onwards.
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Thanks to everyone who showed and played. Sorry for all the general confusion and uncertainty when planning this tournament, but I think it ran pretty smoothly.
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The VCU Open 2011 private forum is created. To apply to join, go to User Control Panel > Usergroups > Select "VCU Open/Trash discussion" and submit.

Please send me a PM with your name if your username isn't your actual name, so I know who you are. It appears you can click on usernames and see their signatures so this is unnecessary.
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I'd like to thank the folks at Michigan for hosting this mirror. Things went very smoothly and the event was well-run. Good job all around.
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SirT wrote:The VCU Open 2011 private forum is created. To apply to join, go to User Control Panel > Usergroups > Select "VCU Open/Trash discussion" and submit.

Please send me a PM with your name if your username isn't your actual name, so I know who you are. It appears you can click on usernames and see their signatures so this is unnecessary.
This is an instance where we're definitely looking for criticisms of individual questions. Any problems you point out will help improve the experience of the teams playing this at our other four mirrors.
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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My stats for the Full Fathom Filbert game got switched with Caleb's.
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Similarly, Neil's stats for the second game against Little League World Series of Poker were switched with John's.
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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Thanks to Michigan and DCC for hosting this (and for giving me a place to sleep Friday night). It was a lot of fun.
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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This was a very well-run tournament. Thanks to DCC and Michigan for hosting it and to Bryan/Kurtis/Libo for letting us stay at their place.
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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For trash:

A team featuring Steve and Anne Traicoff and three other folks (including Kevin Olmstead) won the tournament by defeating LaferbrookFreeburnGarnett in the first game of an advantaged final. Stats...may come if I can piece together my incompetent scoresheets.

EDIT: stats
http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org= ... =standings
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Re: VCU Open and Trash 2011 @ DCC (Aug 6-7)

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Stat corrections have been made. If there are any other ones, please let me know.
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