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|01-12-2009, 09:13 AM||#1|
Tournament and Ladders Guide
What is the difference between an LMS Tournament and Single Elimination?
LMS (Last Man Standing) Tournaments are held at a specific time and date. All players/teams jump into the server at the same time and battle it out until only one is left standing. Players/teams are then given a score by the tournament creator. The higher the score the higher their placing in the tournament. Once all matches have been played the tournament creator will select 'finish' from the Tournament Tools drop down menu and the system will calculate the final standings based on the player/team scores.
In Single Elimination Tournaments competitors progress through the rounds of the tournament. The tournament draw and the number of rounds will be automatically created by the system using the number of players/teams in the tournament.
How do I create a Tournament?
Click on the 'Tournament List' link in the left hand navigation menu
Click on the 'Create Tournament' link located at the base of the tournament list
Enter the title, whether or not the tournament is for individual players or teams, number of players/teams, type (LMS or single elim), date and description.
Click the <add> button. The Tournament is now created and will appear on the tournament list. The tournament will start and be listed as 'in progress' once all slots have been filled. If there are still open slots by the time the tournament is due to start the tournament creator can remove the empty slots by clickign the little [-] icon next to the 'Total slots' in the tournament details box (located in the top right hand corner of the tournament details page). Right now only mods can create tournaments
How do I join a Tournament?
For team based Tournaments ony Team Leaders (the person who created the team) can join the tournament.
Anyone can join a player based tournament.
To join a tournament view the tournament information and click the 'Join Tournament' link
How do I create a team?
Once you have created your team it will be displayed in the Teams List. You can invite other players to join your team by clicking the 'Add User to Team' link located at the top of your team description. Type the username that you want to invite into the textbox provided and click the <Go> button. The user will be automatically added to your team.
How do I join an existing team?
There are two ways to join a team:
Team Leaders can add you to their team
You can ask to join a team by viewing the team's details and clicking on the 'Join Team' link located at the top of the team description. A join request will then be sent to the team leader. Note to Team Leaders, the system does not currently support PM notifications of Join requests. In order to see the join requests you need to view your team details page.
How do I create a Ladder?
How do I join a Ladder?
This depends on the ladder type.
For team based Ladders ony Team Leaders (the person who created the team) can join the Ladder.
Anyone can join a player based ladder.
To join a ladder view the ladder information and click the 'Join Ladder' link
How do I challenge a Team / Player?
Only Team leaders can challenge other teams.
Any player can challenge another player.
To submit a challenge:
View the ladder
Click on a player/team name and select 'Challenge Player' from the drop down menu provided.
The player/team leader that you have challenged will be sent a private message notifying them of the challenge. They can then view the 'Ladder Challenges' page (located in the left hand navigation bar) to either accept or reject the challenge.
Once a challenge has been accepted you will then need to sort out amongst yourselves the date/time of the match.
Note: if a challenge has been rejected then the challenge will be removed from the 'Ladder Challenges' page. At this stage, PM notifications are not sent upon challenge acceptences / rejections.
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