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Ratings team tourneys in up to 10 bands!!!


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1

    wallyjack

    Hi my friends,

    Due to the staggering response from groups & teams to my trialling 3 tourneys in specific ratings bands,I am proposing to stage more tourneys of this ilk in as many as 10 ratings bands! I must be bloody mad!! LOLLaughing Hopefully this will encourage more teams,especially the less numerous ones,to participate in what I hope is fairer team matches.If you would like to view the 3 ratings bands site so that you can see the structure,rules,format,etc,and,hopefully,like the idea of what you see and would be interested in entering a team or teams in future ratings team tourneys,then here is the link:-

    http://www.chess.com/groups/home/wallyjacks-site-for-registration-of-teams-for-the-team-ratings-categories-ko

    Thank you for taking the time and the trouble to read this forum and that you'll be entering teamsSmile.

    wallyjackCool (Mike)

    P.S. Anyone know of a reasonably priced psychiatrist???!!! LOLLaughing

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2

    NimzoRoy

    I think you have a great idea, more power to you if you have the time & energy to create these tnmts for everyone else to play in.

    PS: Forget the shrink - a bottle of Bombay Gin, Wild Turkey Rye, or a single-malt Scotch is a lot cheaper and probably just as effective.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3

    wallyjack

    Thank you,my friend,and I've obviously been self-administering psychiatric treatment for the past 40+ years!!!Wink

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #4

    vijaykulkarni

    Cool Indian Marauders

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #5

    wallyjack

    Thank you,VjWink

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #6

    wallyjack

    After a good deal of thought,this is my proposed ratings bands:-

    <1199.
    1200-1350.
    1351-1500.
    1501-1650.
    1651-1800.
    1801-1950.
    1951-2100.
    2101-2250.
    >2251.

    Teams could then select however many bands that they wished to enter without being obligated to try and put out full and 'open' teams in matches.I think that 5 players is a fair minimum number to constitute a match and this would give the smaller teams a better chance to compete against the "big boys".Obviously for these team tourneys to come to fruition will heavily rely on support from all groups and teams.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #7

    vijaykulkarni

    Band widths are narrow.. we could keep minimum players to 3

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #8

    wallyjack

    Yep,it's all open for debate.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #9

    Balachandar

    i feel too many bands :)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #10

    Kikyo_Sushi

    I think it doesn't matter how many Bands there r ... as long as Teams r willing to participate ... the More d Better ! ... more Choices for All .

    .. U make them ,we join them ! Cool

    If there's no Response for any 1 Band,juz scrap that one .( might be a bit of a waste of time but not much,I think )

    .. minimum 3 Players seems a bit low for a Competition ( to me ie.) ... juz my Opinion tho.

    Tnx Soooo Much for yr Time/Efforts/Enthusiasm  etcccc in Creating them ! Smile


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