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Espeon 06-06-2009 01:41 PM

Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
In hopes of building league interest, I've taken it upon myself to hold this tournament.

There will be two divisions. The Chrome division, for more competitive players and the Crystal division, for a more relaxed game play.

The rules:

Both divisions will follow these rules:
  • You may use any Pokémon other than those in the league's ban list. (Yes, that means you can use any Pokémon you already own.)
  • Battles will be conducted as single, level 100 battles.
  • Wins and losses will be posted here by both battlers to confirm the win or loss.
  • Battles are to be arranged in your own time however, if a time limit is imposed I will expect for you to have finished your battle and posted the results before the deadline. Unless there is a valid excuse, both battlers will be disqualified.
  • The style of tournament (round robin/knock out) will be decided dependant on the number of people left per round, therefore it may change every round.

About sign ups:
This tournament is on a first come first serve basis. There will be a maximum of 8 spaces per division. Due to limited spaces I will not set a deadline.

In your sign up, please specify:
  • The division you would like to join. Either Chrome or Crystal.
  • Your ID.
  • Your timezone, in terms of GMT and the name of the timezone.
    e.g: GMT -5, EST. If you are unsure of your timezone in terms of GMT, google it.

Divisions have been merged.

Round one match ups will be decided once the sign ups have finished.

Prizes:
In terms of prizes, it's difficult to know what people want. I'll see what I can fish up if people really want one.

Alloy division:

Participants:
1. Espeon (GMT ±0, GMT) ID.
2. Jetx (GMT ±0, GMT) ID.
3. Hikari (GMT -4, Eastern Time) ID.
4. SonicNintendo (GMT -5, EST) ID.
5. Jack_the_PumpkinKing (GMT -6, Central US Time) ID.
6. Ramsie (GMT -6, Central US Time) ID.
7. Prettzel (GMT -5, EST) ID.

Round 1:
Jetx - Odd one out*;
SonicNintendo vs. Jack_the_PumpkinKing;
Espeon vs. Prettzel;
Hikari vs. Ramsie;

*Screw that, you're going through!

Round 2, Semifinals:
Espeon vs. Jetx;
Hikari vs. Jack_the_PumpkinKing;

Claudster 06-07-2009 02:13 AM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
Yeah I would like to join the crystal division
My timezone is GMT-4
And my ID is Below

http://www.dragonflycave.com/forums/...9&postcount=80

Yeah first joiner!

Jetx 06-07-2009 10:13 AM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
I'll sign up for Chrome

Timezone is GMT

http://www.dragonflycave.com/forums/...6&postcount=23

Claudster 06-07-2009 02:17 PM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
Wait. before you add me How long is this tournament going to take approximately

SonicNintendo 06-08-2009 11:31 PM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
Please sign me up for CRYSTAL
GMT, -5 (EST)
ID can be found here
Buona Fortuna a tutti (Good luck to all!)
~SN

Espeon 06-09-2009 09:37 PM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Claudster (Post 303650)
Wait. before you add me How long is this tournament going to take approximately

Well, it's intended to start and finish quite quickly so as not to drag out. I can't really approximate as it depends on how efficient you guys as the participants are at getting things done and finished. I'll impose time limits in extreme cases.

I suppose 3 to 5 weeks?

Also, can I ask everyone a huge favour?
This tournament is supposed to advertise the WiFi forums to the rest of the forums so if you could try to encourage some of your forum friends who you think would be interested, please persuade them to join. 8 per division would be ideal.

Thanks a lot guys!

Claudster 06-10-2009 12:40 AM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Espeon (Post 304250)
Well, it's intended to start and finish quite quickly so as not to drag out. I can't really approximate as it depends on how efficient you guys as the participants are at getting things done and finished. I'll impose time limits in extreme cases.

I suppose 3 to 5 weeks?

Oh all right. I'm going to have to back down from this one
Maybe next time

Hikari 06-10-2009 03:21 AM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
Chrome Division
ID: here
Time Zone: GMT -4 (Eastern Time)

Starting June 26, I'm on vacation, but I will still have wifi access via hotel room, but I'll find a way to connect though.

Espeon 06-10-2009 05:34 PM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
SonicNintendo, if others don't sign up to the crystal division, it may be best to move you into the chrome division. If this were going to happen, would you be comfortable with that or rather drop out?

Hikari, that's fine. Will you be able to arrange/organise your battles whilst on holiday?

JackPK 06-10-2009 06:23 PM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
I'll sign up for the Crystal division (but if the two end up merging, that's OK by me, I'm still in).

My ID

Timezone: GMT-6, Central US Time


I know that ordinarily Chrome is EV-trained and Crystal is non-EV-trained, but if the tournament ends up merged will everybody be able to use both EV-trained and non-EV-trained Pokes (or a combination of both)? I don't see why not, but I thought I'd check.

Espeon 06-10-2009 07:26 PM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Jack_the_PumpkinKing (Post 304503)
I know that ordinarily Chrome is EV-trained and Crystal is non-EV-trained, but if the tournament ends up merged will everybody be able to use both EV-trained and non-EV-trained Pokes (or a combination of both)? I don't see why not, but I thought I'd check.

I thought some people in Crystal used EV-trained Pokémon anyway? That could just be a misconception on my part though.

Either way, thanks for saying that you wouldn't mind to be merged if necessary.
Please, invite anyone on the forums you think would be interested!

SonicNintendo 06-10-2009 11:28 PM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
Quote:

SonicNintendo, if others don't sign up to the crystal division, it may be best to move you into the chrome division. If this were going to happen, would you be comfortable with that or rather drop out?
I'll make my desicion when the time comes. For now, wait and see. If I have to make a choice, please drop me a PM.
Thanks
SN

Ramsie 06-12-2009 12:05 AM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
I'll join the Crystal division.
Name: Ramsie
ID
GMT -6 or US Central Time

Hikari 06-12-2009 02:14 PM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Espeon (Post 304481)
SonicNintendo, if others don't sign up to the crystal division, it may be best to move you into the chrome division. If this were going to happen, would you be comfortable with that or rather drop out?

Hikari, that's fine. Will you be able to arrange/organise your battles whilst on holiday?

On the June 26th and 27th, I won't get Wifi access until I get to the hotel room late afternoon and the timezone will be Central Time on 27th. From 28 on, I'll be fine since I will have access to internet until July 4th when I go to another location which is questionable... but I'll be back on July 7th will full Wi-Fi. Hopefully the battle happens once within the 10 days when I'm on vacation.

Espeon 06-12-2009 04:05 PM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Hikari (Post 305290)
On the June 26th and 27th, I won't get Wifi access until I get to the hotel room late afternoon and the timezone will be Central Time on 27th. From 28 on, I'll be fine since I will have access to internet until July 4th when I go to another location which is questionable... but I'll be back on July 7th will full Wi-Fi. Hopefully the battle happens once within the 10 days when I'm on vacation.

Absolutely fine.

Since we have three for each we could do a Round Robin tournament if there are no more sign-ups for a week or so. I'm hoping we'll get a few more in both divisions though.

SonicNintendo 06-18-2009 12:48 AM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
I'm so psyched for this! cant wait!

Exdeath 06-18-2009 07:20 PM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
I'll sign up for the Crystal division, but a merged tournament is fine by me.

My timezone is GMT -5, and here's my ID.

Espeon 06-19-2009 09:40 PM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
Added.

If we can get one more, we'd actually have ideal numbers for a merge.

Jetx 06-20-2009 09:45 PM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
I'll just drop in and say I don't mind a merge.

Espeon 06-21-2009 03:34 PM

Re: Quick tournament, competitive and non competitive divisions.
 
Okay, I've merged the two divisions together into the "Alloy league."


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