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The LC Open I - Round 4

Discussion in 'Smogon Grand Slam' started by Aerrow, Oct 9, 2012.

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  1. Aerrow

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    Welcome to the LC open, dear trainer! After fighting your way through the other lower tiers, you've stumbled upon a place relatively different from what you've experienced so far in the Grand Slam: a world where your Pokemon have been taken back in time to their earlier years at a mere level 5 to duke it out against countless other cute and cuddly baby 'mons. I wish the best of luck in the final frontier of the Smogon Grand Slam - may all your Brave Birds crit and your Hi Jump Kicks hit!

    Just be sure to remember: great things come in little packages ...

    Tournament Rules:

    • General tournament rules and regulations can be found here.
    • Grand Slam rules can be found here.
    • Standard BW2 LC.
    • Best of three, single elimination.
    • The banlist for this tournament is the same as the LC ladder of the Smogon University server of Pokemon Showdown.
    • If tier changes occur during the middle of a round, they will take effect in the subsequent round.
    • Battles should take place on Pokemon Showdown! unless both players agree otherwise.*

    A bunch of rulings I expect you all to read (open)
    Identity

    I expect many battles to be completed under alts and I expect many battles to be completed on other servers to prevent scouting. These kind of factors are pretty bad for tournament security, and thus I will make this clear: If I hear any whispers of identity theft (battling as someone you are not) or proxy battling (helping someone else battle through pm) I will not be pleased and I will take severe actions.

    Scouting

    Next, I do not want to hear anything about counterteaming, at all. It is the silliest thing I have ever heard, any battler worth their marbles has more than one team. Do not complain about it. I also don't want to hear about any forceful scouting, whether it be spying on another teams irc channel or following your opponent around on PO. There is a difference between "ipl is known for using stall" and "let me follow ipl around all day to watch all his battles since I am his opponent". I expect a lot of the former and none of the latter.

    With that said, I give permission to all battlers to ask any person spectating their battle to leave if they do not want them watching. However, given the fact that this is the big stage, I am sure a lot of people want to watch, so don't be too mean.

    Timer Clause

    As for taking long between moves, if your opponent asks you to hurry up, please oblige. If you are doing a damage calc for a key turn that is one thing, but prolonging every move is suspicious and annoying. Don't do it. Furthermore, Battle Timeout is a rule for a reason. If you run out of time, you lose, simple as that. It does not matter what your opponent says. Do not battle if you think you will have to leave mid battle, and instead reschedule for a better time. Timing out is still classified as a loss, unless the reason for timing out is a disconnection. If there is any suspicion that a disconnect was carried out deliberately to take advantage of this rule in any way, we reserve the right to exercise a harsh punishment.

    Disconnections

    If a player disconnects and either player contends that they could still win, the optimal solution is to recreate the exact situation the disconnection occurred at during the battle. If it is agreed between players that this is not feasible due to unreasonable battle length, highly improbable circumstances, or some other reason, the player who did not disconnect may choose to rematch with either the same teams or (the option to use) new teams. Timing out is still classified as a loss, unless the reason for timing out is a disconnection. If there is any suspicion that a disconnect was carried out deliberately to take advantage of this rule in any way, we reserve the right to exercise a harsh punishment. Do not do it.

    I know that was a lot to read, but it is all necessary for me to have posted here so everyone can see it in the case of a dispute. I don't want any confusion or any problems.

    Battle Clauses:
    • Evasion Clause
    • OHKO Clause
    • Sleep Clause
    • Species Clause
    • Timed Battle
    • Team Preview
    Round 4 Pairings:

    Malekith vs blarajan
    senegal vs Annoyer
    Lavos Spawn vs Amarillo
    Furai vs kokoloko
    Django vs Heist
    Nanoswine vs Bernis
    MAlkaviano vs comatthew6
    Nelson-X vs (Raseri vs McMeghan)

    Deadline: October 14th 15th

    (extensions need to be done within 2 days (October 11), or I'll determine the winner through a coin flip)


    Highlight Matches

    PM me if you want to add a highlight match.
  2. kokoloko

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  3. Bernis

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  4. Nanoswine

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    EDIT: Lost 0-2-1 in a pretty terrible set, had the first two games won but then got Pokemon'd pretty bad x_x
  5. Bernis

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    Won against nanoswine, 2,5-0

    first battle was shitty, i took a freeze and he got fully paralyzed 546441814684 times, not counting the misses and CHs that helped me, and in the end he managed to tie

    the other battles were ggs, the second battle he CH'd me but it helped a lot lol
  6. Ray Jay

    Ray Jay "The sky's the limit, okey-dokey!"
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    malekith will win it all because he beat eo who would've won it all

    tl;dr: user blarajan:
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  7. Furai

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    ha!
  8. Kennen

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    Malekith vs blarajan
    senegal vs Annoyer
    Lavos Spawn vs Amarillo
    Furai vs kokoloko
    Django vs Heist
    Nanoswine vs Bernis
    MAlkaviano vs comatthew6
    Nelson-X vs (Raseri vs McMeghan)
  9. comatthew6

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    Malekith vs blarajan
    senegal vs Annoyer
    Lavos Spawn vs Amarillo
    Furai vs kokoloko
    Django vs Heist
    Nanoswine vs Bernis
    MAlkaviano vs comatthew6
    Nelson-X vs (Raseri vs McMeghan)
  11. Vinc2612

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    Lot of interesting matches.

    Rooting for blarajan, senegal, Lavos Spawn, Furai, Django, comatthew and Nelson-X.
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    Malekith vs blarajan
    senegal vs Annoyer
    Lavos Spawn vs Amarillo
    Furai vs kokoloko
    Django vs Heist
    MAlkaviano vs comatthew6
    Nelson-X vs (Raseri vs McMeghan)
  13. McMeghan

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    Won 2-0 vs Raseri, couple of things fell my way (notably a miss saved my choke game 1).
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    lost to mcmeghan 2-0. had a sweep set up game 1 and missed stone miss lol. game 2 i lost a bunch of speed ties, but thats LC for ya :)
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    Malekith vs blarajan
    senegal vs Annoyer
    Lavos Spawn vs Amarillo
    Furai vs kokoloko
    Django vs Heist
    MAlkaviano vs comatthew6
    Nelson-X vs McMeghan

    some close matchups :o
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    Responded.
  17. Nelson

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    Looks like your request has been obeyed. :]
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  19. blarajan

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    made contact etc

    when will you niggas understand that i'm the favorite??? smh
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    Responded, we are definitely going to need an extension on this one. He can't play this weekend, and I can only play on weekends, so we won't be able to play each other until next weekend. Sorry about that, life happens though.
  21. comatthew6

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    I understand that youre the favorite barnacle man blarajan

    predictions:

    Malekith vs blarajan <-- I honestly do not see anyone in this tournament that can beat blara without a sheer amount of luck.
    senegal vs Annoyer <-- unfortunately have never heard of either
    Lavos Spawn vs Amarillo <-- Amarillo got lucky against my boy Sir, I don't think it'll happen again vs Lavos.
    Furai vs kokoloko <-- two good friends of mine :'( I want to play the winner if I win! Slight edge to Furai.
    Django vs Heist
    Nanoswine vs Bernis <-- bs predict he already won
    MAlkaviano vs comatthew6 <-- gl hf
    Nelson-X vs McMeghan <-- no moar for mcnigger
  22. Django

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    Me and Heist agreed to play on Monday the 15th (by GMT), a short extension would be nice since timezones are irritating :)
  23. blarajan

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    no response from malenigga =(
  24. Furai

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    we set time for tommorow!
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    Sorry. Responded blarajan right now.

    What a short deadline :(
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