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# What happens to a tie in the final round?

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What happens if two players are tied for first place at the end of a daily tournament?

I understand how tiebreakers work. My question is what happens if both players have the same amount of points and for both? The only thing I have found is that both would advance, but what if it is the final round or if it is a single round tournament?

i also dont know sorry sir

I hear the tie must be broken by a game full contact rock paper scissors.

Lozst000 wrote:

I hear the tie must be broken by a game full contact rock paper scissors.

I truly hope this is the right answer 💚

The full explanation is article 13
https://handbook.fide.com/files/handbook/C02Standards.pdf

tygxc wrote:

The full explanation is article 13
https://handbook.fide.com/files/handbook/C02Standards.pdf

That is not what I am asking. That explains several different tiebreaking options for FIDE tournaments. I am specifically inquiring about daily tournaments on chess.com.

Lozst000 wrote:

I hear the tie must be broken by a game full contact rock paper scissors.

lol

Michael_wirth312 wrote:

What happens if two players are tied for first place at the end of a daily tournament?

I understand how tiebreakers work. My question is what happens if both players have the same amount of points and for both? The only thing I have found is that both would advance, but what if it is the final round or if it is a single round tournament?

In that case, both players would tie for first

Example where 12 players tied for first: https://www.chess.com/tournament/literally-mate-in-one-but-12-players-per-group-part-69

Lozst000 wrote:

I hear the tie must be broken by a game full contact rock paper scissors.

That's how it SHOULD work!

Maybe they will rematch

Lozst000 wrote:

I hear the tie must be broken by a game full contact rock paper scissors.

Chess is a complex game and would not break ties by something as simple as Rock, Paper, Scissors.  At least look into using Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock.

https://the-big-bang-theory.com/rock-paper-scissors-lizard-spock/

KnightAttack1567 wrote:
Michael_wirth312 wrote:

What happens if two players are tied for first place at the end of a daily tournament?

I understand how tiebreakers work. My question is what happens if both players have the same amount of points and for both? The only thing I have found is that both would advance, but what if it is the final round or if it is a single round tournament?

In that case, both players would tie for first

Example where 12 players tied for first: https://www.chess.com/tournament/literally-mate-in-one-but-12-players-per-group-part-69

Thank you!

KnightAttack1567 hat geschrieben:

In that case, both players would tie for first

Yes. And the 3rd player will win 2nd prize instead of 3rd as it should be

I have the question for tournament, is really or not?? :blush