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I am in a few online tournaments and I have a score which is the sum of my wins and half of my losses. However, I also have a Tie Break score. How is the tie break score calculated?

Thanks

it's the sum of

That makes sense. Thanks for the quick response!

so how is the basics tournament score calculated? In OTB tournaments it's calculated as the number of wins plus half the number of draws. That seems to apply and some of these online tournaments but many of the scores are different from that. What's going on? Is the system different from what I think or is there a glitch?

it's the sum of

the scores of all the players you have beaten half the score of all the players you have drawnThank you - your answer helped me figure it out, although it took me a little while. What confused me was the word "score", which I misinterpreted as "rating". I know, they are not the same, but that's where my brain went. So, for other folks who might make the same mistake, here's a slight modification to your (very adequate for most people) answer:

The

Tie Breakscore is the sum of:If you want to test this calculation, at the conclusion of a tournament:

Tie Breakscore.View Game Archive. A new tab ("Archive") will open. The first five results will be the winner's tournament scores.Recordcolumn, the first number before the slash, e.g., if it is 3/5, then that player's score was 3).Tie Breakscore.Was looking for this information. Thanks for this thread.