Win or second?

Nanadru
I new to playing tournament. I just won 5of 5 games. and another player had placed 1st, he also won 5 matches.... Do what's the reason he got 1st. Thanks
baddogno

Your answer may be in this article....

https://support.chess.com/customer/en/portal/articles/1444840-what-happens-when-there-is-a-tied-score-and-what-is-the-tie-break-

Nanadru

This isn't readable on my device. I'd appreciate someone give an easy explanation. thanks

IMBacon
Nanadru wrote:
I new to playing tournament. I just won 5of 5 games. and another player had placed 1st, he also won 5 matches.... Do what's the reason he got 1st. Thanks

He had a better tie break

Nanadru

I find math impossible... please, please I'm plain words explain what Tie 1.0 means compared to Tie 3.0, if both players has equal wins and ELOs

apotosaurus

can you send the link of the tournament?

Nanadru

No I can't find any links of my past tournament was 2 days ago.

apotosaurus

what was its name?

manekapa

https://www.chess.com/tournament/live/100-blitz-968566

Tie-break scores by round:

first place: 2+1+4+4+4 =15

second place: 3+3.5+2+3+3 =14.5

manekapa
Nanadru wrote:

I find math impossible... please, please I'm plain words explain what Tie 1.0 means compared to Tie 3.0, if both players has equal wins and ELOs

If you win a game, add your opponent’s tournament score.

If you draw a game, add half of your opponent’s tournament score.

The purpose of tie-break points is to measure the quality of tournament wins. A win against an opponent who won a lot of tournament games should count more in the event there is a tie.

Firefly_2010

Great blog!