# Tournament: Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney - HAYATE WINS - Videos added

Thread in 'Competition' started by Kevcel, 24 Feb 2009.

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## Who will win Kevcel's TDS Tournament?!

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1. ### zemus

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

are their deuces? like if the game was first to 10, and the score is 9:9, do you have to win by 2?

2. ### Shibby

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

two of my friends would like to participate, i told them to come sign up but it looks like they have yet to do it

4. ### Kevcel

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

GROUP STAGE:
- First to 15
- There are NO deuces. So if it's 14-14, you do NOT have to win by 2.
- Players are ranked by the amount of wins.
*Special cases:
*1) If the amount of wins between 2 players is the same, then the winner between their match is ranked higher.
*2) If the amount of wins between 3 players is the same, then they are ranked by the ''win-lose-difference''.
*3) If the amount of wins between 4 players is the same, then they are ranked by the ''win-lose-difference''.
*4) If it's still impossible to rank the players after rule *1, *2 and *3, the players must play a re-match.

QUARTER FINALS (8 Players left, Competing for the positions #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7 and #:

- Best of 3 sets (=first to 2 sets), each set first to 10.
- Set #1 + Set #2 do NOT contain deuces. In these sets you must NOT win by 2.
- Set #3 DOES contain deuces. In this Set you must win by 2.
- Winners go to Semi- Final.
- Losers will play Knock-out for the positions #5, #6, #7 and #8 [details to be announced, but these matches won't be too long]

SEMIFINALS (4 players left, Playing for the positions #1, #2, #3 and #4):

- Best of 3 sets (=first to 2 sets), each set first to 13.
- Set #1 + Set #2 do NOT contain deuces. In these sets you must NOT win by 2.
- Set #3 DOES contain deuces. In this Set you must win by 2.
- Winners go to FINAL.
- Losers will play for the positions #3 and #4 [details to be announced].

FINAL (2 players left, Playing for the positions #1 and #2):

- Best of 5 sets (=first to 3 sets), each set first to 10.
- Set #1 + Set #2 + Set #3 + Set #4 do NOT contain deuces. In these sets you must NOT win by 2.
- Set #5 DOES contain deuces. In this Set you must win by 2.
- Winner = #1
- Loser = #2

5. ### Kevcel

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

GREAT! Since it's impossible to register now, I save #14 and #15 for them. OK, so then I have 15 players now.
I must say that even though I save these places for them now, I won't hesitate to give a place away for a player who had given signs of being interested at an earlier phase.
I must admit that I am hoping for G-Fish or Chaos, but since they're not responding I don't count on them anymore.

If 1 more player will sign-up before the deadline, I will close the registration for this Tournament because then I'll have 16 players.
In other words: The first player who signs up now, will be the last player to be signed up in this Tourney!
[But since it's impossible to register, you must hope you'll be the first to find out that it is working again...
GOOD LUCK! ]

EDIT: Sorry for the double post. I didn't do it on purpose.

6. ### Nine InchUnregistered

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

I'm in!
TDS Screen name: Hayate
FC: 976823 126205

Contact me using AIM or either MSN (add me @furbe8@hotmail.com), screen name for AIM is Hayate510. I prefer to use MSN though, so i won't be on AIM most of the time. Will also be on #tetrisconcept when the tournament starts. Playing some games might be difficult for me as i'm from Singapore, but i will try my best to play all of them.

7. ### Kevcel

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

THAT IS #16...and therefore I can say:

*I count on ''(a) friend(s) of Shibbypod''. I haven't got a guarantee that they will be playing...so like I had said before:
I won't hesitate to give the saved places away to players who had said at an earlier phase that they would be interested.

Those who were interested, but a little bit too late to sign up:
You can still post your information here: I will consider you as ''standby''.
If someone cancels before 21 June, the ''standby'' will play instead of the player who had cancelled.

8. ### ChaosUnregistered

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

- Your Friend Code 081111 309605
- The ways you can be contacted: think about pm, email, IRC or so. I am contactable via
PM, AIM (sn: EdgeMasterChaos), and email: edgemasterchaos@hawaiiantel.net

Sorry so late guys, had a lot of stuff on my mind as of late. I hope I can still make it in for this.

9. ### Kevcel

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

You're in! No doubt about it! I had saved 2 places: you get 1 of them. But make sure you visit this site a bit more...well at least make sure that you're REALLY contactable...you frightened me these days by being so silent.

EDIT: Via IRC Kevin Birell told me he will play. He will post his data soon. The second saved place will be given to Kevin. That means that this Tourney is REALLY full now.

10. ### KevinDDR

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

TDS Screen name: KevinDDR
Friend Code:
873090
784515
AIM : KevinDDR2000
MSN: kevinddr2000 AT yahoo DOT com
Email: kevinddr2000 AT gmail DOT com

I'm also on IRC always.

11. ### Kevcel

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

All players are announced now. I will [try to] publish the full schedule with rules within a few hours. [Including loser bracket].

EDIT: Due to some ''situations'' that I will not explain, I've decided to NOT publish the schedule ''within a few hours''.
I'll publish it at the date that I promised earlier: Before 14 June.

12. ### GFish

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

Tourney hasn't started yet. I would like to be in Kevcel

13. ### Kevcel

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

I've always said that i wanted you in the Tourney...I won't refuse to let you in, even though I already have 16 players [which is a perfect number for a Tournament.]
Ok, I must admit, it has also something to do with the fact that you have something that I needed ...anyways: You've negotiated well.
I will make a group with 5 people.

Full schedule with rules etc will be published within 45 minutes after this post.

[EDIT #1]: GROUP STAGE

FULL Schedule of Group Stage can be found here:

GROUP STAGE:
- First to 15
- There are NO deuces. So if it's 14-14, you do NOT have to win by 2.
- Players are ranked by the amount of wins.
*Special cases:
*1) If the amount of wins between 2 players is the same, then the winner between their match is ranked higher.
*2) If the amount of wins between 3 players is the same, then they are ranked by the ''win-lose-difference''.
*3) If the amount of wins between 4 players is the same, then they are ranked by the ''win-lose-difference''.
*4) If the amount of wins between 5 players is the same, then they are ranked by the ''win-lose-difference''.
*5) If it's still impossible to rank the players after rule *1, *2, *3 and *4 the players must play a re-match.

[EDIT #2]: Knock-out stage WINNERS
FULL Schedule of Knock-out Stage for #1 + #2 at group stage can be found here:

QUARTER FINALS (8 Players left, Competing for the positions #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7 and #:

- Best of 3 sets (=first to 2 sets), each set first to 10.
- Set #1 + Set #2 do NOT contain deuces. In these sets you must NOT win by 2.
- Set #3 DOES contain deuces. In this Set you must win by 2.
- Winners go to Semi- Final.
- Losers will play Knock-out for the positions (#5, #6, #7 and #** [see below]

SEMIFINALS (4 players left, Playing for the positions #1, #2, #3 and #4):

- Best of 3 sets (=first to 2 sets), each set first to 13.
- Set #1 + Set #2 do NOT contain deuces. In these sets you must NOT win by 2.
- Set #3 DOES contain deuces. In this Set you must win by 2.
- Winners go to FINAL.
- Losers will play for the positions (#3 and #4)*

*Battle for positions #3 and #4:
- Best of 3 sets (=first to 2 sets), each set first to 13.
- Set #1 + Set #2 do NOT contain deuces. In these sets you must NOT win by 2.
- Set #3 DOES contain deuces. In this Set you must win by 2.
- Winner = #3
- Loser = #4

FINAL (2 players left, Playing for the positions #1 and #2):

- Best of 5 sets (=first to 3 sets), each set first to 10.
- Set #1 + Set #2 + Set #3 + Set #4 do NOT contain deuces. In these sets you must NOT win by 2.
- Set #5 DOES contain deuces. In this Set you must win by 2.
- Winner = #1
- Loser = #2

**Knockout for positions #5, #6, #7 and #8:
- 1 set, first to 15
- Winners will battle for #5 and #6
- Losers will battle for #7 and #8

Battle for position #5 and #6:
- Best of 3 sets (=first to 2 sets), each set first to 10.
- Set #1 + Set #2 do NOT contain deuces. In these sets you must NOT win by 2.
- Set #3 DOES contain deuces. In this Set you must win by 2.
- Winner = #5
- Loser = #6

Battle for position #7 and #8:
- Best of 3 sets (=first to 2 sets), each set first to 10.
- Set #1 + Set #2 do NOT contain deuces. In these sets you must NOT win by 2.
- Set #3 DOES contain deuces. In this Set you must win by 2.
- Winner = #7
- Loser = #8

[EDIT #3]: LOSER BRACKET
FULL Schedule of Loser bracket can be found here:

As you can see there are 8 places at the loser bracket, but there are 9 players after the group stage. Explanation:
- All #3's go automatically to Loser bracket.
- The 3 competitors with the worst { [''delta''] / [Games played] }-ratio, will go to a small group stage where they will play against each other:
- first to 10.
- The 2 best players qualify for the Loser bracket
- For The worst player: GAME OVER. The Tournament is over for you.

QUARTER FINALS (8 Players left, Competing for the positions #9,#10,#11,#12,#13,#14,#15 and #16):

- 1 Set, first to 10.
- Winners go to Semi- Final.
- Losers will play Knock-out for the positions (#13,#14,#15 and #16)** [see below]

SEMIFINALS (4 players left, Playing for the positions #9,#10,#11 and #12):

- 1 Set, first to 15.
- Winners go to FINAL.
- Losers will battle for positions #11 and #12.

Battle for postions #11 and #12.:
- 1 Set, first to 15.
- Winners = #11
- Loser = #12.

Final (2 players left, playing for the postions #9 and #10):
- Best of 3 Sets (=first to 2 Sets)
- Set #1 + Set #2 do NOT contain deuces. In these sets you must NOT win by 2.
- Set #3 DOES contain deuces. In this Set you must win by 2.
- Winner = #9
- Loser = #10

**Knockout for positions #13, #14, #15 and #16:
- 1 set, first to 10
- Winners will battle for #13 and #14
- Losers will battle for #15 and #16

Battle for position #13 and #14:
- 1 Set first to 15
- Winner = #13
- Loser = #14

Battle for position #15 and #16:
- 1 Set, first to 15.
- Winner = #15
- Loser = #16.

[END OF HUGE WALL OF TEXT]

14. ### iphys

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

I think you said something before about playing at a handicap of 2. Is that still the case, and if so, how exactly does it differ from normal play?

15. ### Kevcel

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

What is ''normal''?
You know that, when you play against somebody with friendcodes, you have to choose a ''handicap'' [1,2,3,4 or 5]before the match starts?
Well, the highest handicap gives the most scrappiest garbage and let the blocks fall faster than a lower handicap.
I've chosen that everybody must choose 2, because the garbage at handicap 1 is too tidy, garbage at handicap 3 is too scrappy.
[And if you play tds often, then you know that handicap 2 is some sort of well accepted standard].

ps: I want to stress again:
Please make sure that you can be contacted in a direct way to arrange a match or during a match.
The easiest way is with IRC.
- irc.quakenet.org
- #tetrisconcept

If you don't have irc, then use this webchat:
http://webchat.quakenet.org
and enter #tetrisconcept

16. ### Shibby

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

Hey, I'm pumped about playing and trying to take at least one game from Rosti! Anyone wanna play before the tourney starts? I'll need to practice cause i've been playing TSplash only pretty much cause my cpu is really dropping the ball on me...

Also today I achieved my first sub 1 minute time in 40 lines tetris ever! on Tetris Splash. 59.56! woo!

17. ### zemus

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

go on irc chat and you can find ppl to play.

when does this tornament officially start? june 15?

18. ### Kevcel

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

It's quite useless to try to find people to play by posting on this forum. Why don't you come online at irc where you can ask people in a direct way!

Yes, it starts officially on 15 June.

New information:
Deadline for the matches of group stage: 29 June

So competitors have 2 weeks to finish their matches. But ofcourse: the sooner, the better.

19. ### Meshens

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

I'd play but I'm going to be out of town for two weeks. Sorry.

20. ### Kevcel

Re: ''Kevcel's Tetris DS Tourney'' Officially started!

No problem. I managed to find enough [/too many] players anyways.