Fast Correspondence Tournaments

This could be a solution.

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But, it would require permanent action by the tournament director to disqualify the players who went on vacation. Why not automate this?

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They already have code that disqualifies a player from a tournament or a ladder after a timeout… it shouldn’t be too hard to add vacation as another trigger? But I haven’t looked at the code…

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I made another +8h/move tournament for 5kyu players and up. join me! :smiley:

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Another one, for all levels.

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The tournament starts in 24hours. We could still use some players :slight_smile:.

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Moving along!

Note: OGS doesn’t allow time control to be changed, so I deleted that tournament and created a new one with 6h increment.

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Is there any chance of these being even faster?

In the September one, most players finished substantially more quickly.

It would be interesting to see if you could fill it with a setting of max 1 day instead of max 2 day, or similar.

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I guess lowering it to 1 day is too much. Maybe 6h increment?

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I think an experiment in that direction is worth a try…

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Fischer 2d + 12h/move up to 3d

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Given the fact that 6 out of 10 players timed out in the previous tournament, I’m going back to 8h increment for this one. Max time is 1d 12h.

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1d 12h had around 50% timeouts, so I’m going back to 2d. Enjoy!

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I think we have false advertising then: they are no longer “very fast paced tournaments”.

Yawn.

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2 days maximum is probably better.
But 1 day 12h or even 1day only, with conditional moves allowed might be a nice experiment, too.

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I mentioned vacation usage on the description, so the director has the right to call games. Enjoy!

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Hi,
The two April 2018 tornaments (A and B) are both full. Can we have C and D tornaments?

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Just learned that these existed when I saw this thread get bumped. Second the call for more tournaments. Why not create a new set when the previous get full?

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They usually do (thats how B came into existence).

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Exactly. I was checking that from time to time. Here we go!

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