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Home Field Advantage II - Playoffs Round 1

Discussion in 'Tournaments' started by Dubby, Mar 5, 2013.

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  1. Dubby

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    Approved by Earthworm | Regular Season Thread

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    Introduction

    Here comes the return of Home Field Advantage! Back for the 2012 edition and ready to shine once again. After MarceloDK enticingly won the last tournament, who will be victorious this time around? And after a slightly edited format to the tournament, who will gain the upper hand and cruise into the playoffs? All these questions will soon be answered.

    General Rules

    • You are required to play only 1 game per week. You are allowed, and it is recommended, that you play more games quicker so that the season runs smoother. YOUR PRIORITY SHOULD BE THE MATCHUP FOR THE CURRENT WEEK. PLAY FUTURE MATCHES AFTER THAT.
    • No schedules will be sent. All matchups will be posted on the regular season thread at the beginning of the season.
    • The home player can choose from one of the following tiers to be played: BW2 OU, BW2 Ubers, BW2 UU.
    • The home player may choose a different tier to be played, but both sides must agree. The away player cannot refuse to play one of the three main tiers listed above.
    • The current Smogon banlists will apply to this tournament.
    High activity is expected of all players in this tournament. It is a long tournament, and I will not be hesitant to remove inactive players.
    • The battles must be played on Pokemon Showdown, unless both players agree otherwise.
    • The first and only tiebreaker between divisional opponents will be Head to Head matchup.
    • If you are the home player, please let your opponent know what tier you plan to play ahead of time. This gives the away player time to find a team they want to use.
    • This season will use a point system. The point system is as follows: 2 points for a win (including activity), 1 point for a coin flip win, and 0 points for a loss.
    • This will be a 64/128 man tournament depending on the interest in the sign-ups thread.
    • Players will be split into groups of 8 and will play their 7 other group members and a player from a different group.
    • The top 2 players from each group will advance to the playoffs which will contain 16/32 teams, and each team will be seeded by their regular season number of points.
    • The playoffs will be a best out of 3 format with the home player (the higher ranked seed) selecting the tier for Games 1 and 3, while the away player will choose the tier for Game 2.

    Tournament Rules

    Battle Rules

    • Evasion Clause
    • Sleep Clause
    • Species Clause
    • OHKO Clause
    • Team Preview
    • Timed Battle

    Matchups

    Note: The first player listed is the home player. These matchups are best out of three format. The home player chooses the tier for the first and third games, while the away player chooses the tier for the second game.

    (9) Cristal vs (24) BKC
    (10) dragonuser vs (23) Eo Ut Mortus
    (11) .Robert vs (22) Marshall.Law
    (12) Pedrock vs (21) Demist
    (13) Zephir vs (20) Jayde
    (14) KidChameleon vs (19) llvallejoll
    (15) Audiosurfer vs (18) papai noel
    (16) Kennen vs (17) Deluks917

    First Round Byes: (1) Cherub Agent, (2) HSA, (3) davidness, (4) Fiction., (5) Hantsuki, (6) ThatsMyLatios, (7) Living Things, (8) Destinyunknown


    Other Matchups

    shartruce2 vs BKC

    (BW OU) Finchinator vs Audiosurfer


    Round Robin

    (BW OU) Zephir vs Destinyunknown
    (BW OU) Destinyunknown vs Django
    (BW OU) Django vs Zephir


    Deadline: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 11:59 PM GMT - 8
  2. Dubby

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    Oh forgot to mention, but any BW OU matches will be WITHOUT Deoxys-D. And another thing, you may pick the same tier for both Games 1 and 3 if you want.
  3. Finchinator

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    Audiosurfer beat me because PO to PS import system screwed up on my scizor.
    He has the spot against Papai Noel.
  4. Audiosurfer

    Audiosurfer have one on me
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    Beat Finchinator, so I'll schedule w/ papai noel.
  5. ~GreenCore

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    Robert & Kennen
  6. Xelx

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    Contacted Marshall.Law.
  7. Deluks917

    Deluks917 Ride on Shooting Star

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    How were the seeds done if people had the same number of points?
  8. Joeyboy

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    man so close :) gl HSA and papai noel, do group J proud!
  9. Vinc2612

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    Head-to-head match up probably.

    (9) Cristal vs (24) shartruce2/BKC
    (10) dragonuser vs (23) Eo Ut Mortus
    (11) .Robert vs (22) Marshall.Law
    (12) Pedrock vs (21) Demist
    (13) Django/Destinyunknown/Zephir vs (20) Jayde
    (14) KidChameleon vs (19) llvallejoll
    (15) Audiosurfer vs (18) papai noel
    (16) Kennen vs (17) Deluks917
  10. DestinyUnknown

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    I won vs django in a battle with hax in both sides, and Zephir forfeited against me after freezing one of my mons because he didn't want to win that way (that was a really good show of sportsmanship I must say!). Sorry for using illegal stuff in the first battle (which forced you to use a different team), I really wasn't aware.

    ggs and good luck for your battles
  11. Django

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    lost to dunk and zephir, gg guys
  12. Zephir

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    Confirming (though it was a freeze) and confirming, ggs
  13. dragonuser

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    lost to eo in ubers and uu

    ggs
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    I won against dragonuser in Ubers and UU, ggs.
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    BKC hasn't vm'ed me back to play yet, activity post
  16. Pedrock

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    Is it still the same format as R1? I mean, when I pick a metagame, I can pick anything outside of BW OU/Uber/UU, but my opp has to agree too, or I can pick anything at all?
  17. Dubby

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    It's the same format as the regular season. Finals will be BW OU, Uber, and UU, but for the rest of the playoffs, it's the same format.
  18. Kennen

    Kennen dont you worry child

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    won 2-1 against Deluks917, ggs.
  19. Audiosurfer

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    Haxxed out of the win in g1 (BW UU) and lost g2 (bw ou) in a gg. Gl in future rounds papai noel
  20. papai noel

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    Won against Audiosurfer in BW UU and BW OU. There was a lot of hax in BW UU, though. ggs anyway.
  21. Xelx

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    won in ubers, lost in uu and choked in ou, ggs
  22. Marshall.Law

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    lost game 1 in uber and then won in UU and OU in 3 good games
  23. Deluks917

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    ggs Kennen. Bring the noise in the later rounds
  24. KidChameleon

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    I'm in touch with vallejo, the games will be played soon i guess, no worry, he seems really active and vm'ed me first
  25. BKC

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    sorry shartruce & i haven't gotten this done! we're having timezone issues so if you could wait just a bit longer i'd appreciate it
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