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RussPlaysBad

In a tourney last night, I took 3rd. Someone won 2nd with the same record. How do these tiebreaks work? 

Gogosf

If you’re the higher guy you get before lower guy

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Gogosf

Did you understand 

Tijuanaboomboom

your tie break score is the total of the points earned by everybody you beat plus half the scores of everybody you drew with

 

Ziryab
RussPlaysBad wrote:

In a tourney last night, I took 3rd. Someone won 2nd with the same record. How do these tiebreaks work? 

 

Different tourneys use different tie-breaks, but all are efforts to quantify the strength of your opponents. This article lays most of the common possibilities clearly with examples.

http://chessskill.blogspot.com/2016/02/swiss-tournament-tie-breaks.html

 

Thoughtdancerschoice

"""Someone won 2nd with the same record. """"  Guessing, you mean, the same touney result as you...  OK, if the two of you were not seperated by 'rating class' and one not in an open section as opposed to say, for example, class (rating)...  You got screwed, the prize, if any and any kudos, should have included you.  Keep in mind, they are trying here and don't always get things the first few times...

Flocelliere
Tijuanaboomboom wrote:

your tie break score is the total of the points earned by everybody you beat plus half the scores of everybody you drew with

 

 

+1

Ignore the other answers.

Gogosf

Hi

Ziryab
Flocelliere wrote:
Tijuanaboomboom wrote:

your tie break score is the total of the points earned by everybody you beat plus half the scores of everybody you drew with

 

 

+1

Ignore the other answers.

 

This is correct if the tournament was on this site. Even though most tournaments here are run on the Swiss System the tie-breaks employed is one that serves round robins well. See https://support.chess.com/article/314-how-do-ties-in-tournaments-work

 

RussPlaysBad

https://www.chess.com/clubs/forum/view/tie-break-23?page=1&newCommentCount=9#comment-57396306

 

Perfect. Thank you.