DOU 2017 Doubles Invitational Tiebreaker


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The Circuit Tournaments for the 2017 Doubles Circuit have officially concluded. The Top 16 players will play in the Doubles Invitational but there are some tiebreakers to decide who the final player in the Invitational is.
GRAND EMPRESS, miltankmilk, Mishimono, Psynergy, and qsns were tied for 15th seed. The win %s are as follows:
  • GRAND EMPRESS: 62.50% (10-6)
  • miltankmilk: 63.64% (14-8)
  • Mishimono: 57.89% (11-8)
  • Psynergy: 61.11% (11-7)
  • qsns: 69.23% (9-4)
Per TD standard operating procedure and precedence, for z players in tiebreaks and a number that's smaller than z/2 playoff slots to fill, a number of players are immediately advanced to playoffs based on predetermined metrics until there's 2^n1 players remaining competing for 2^n2 (1, 2, 4, 8) slots, who are then slotted into a single elimination bracket. Games are played until there's 2^n2 players remaining, and those players are then advanced into the playoffs. In this specific case, we have 5 players and 2 playoff slots. We'd therefore advance one player to the playoff immediately and let the other four play 1v1 games to determine who'd also join the playoffs.
qsns had the highest win % and will be advanced to the playoffs as the 15th seed. The remaining four players will be slotted into a single elimination bracket and will compete for the 16th seed.

The following 4 players enter a single elimination bracket with the winner advancing as the 16th Seed in the Invitational:

Tiebreaker Semis

(16a)miltankmilk vs Mishimono(16d)

(16b)GRAND EMPRESS vs Psynergy(16c)

Tiebreaker Finals
(16a)miltankmilk vs (16b)GRAND EMPRESS

Players were paired up by their Relative Seeding based on their Win % detailed on the Circuit Thread.

This tiebreaker as well as the remaining Invitational will be played under Best of 3 USUM Doubles OU

Tiebreaker Semis Deadline: Sunday 12/10 11:59pm EST (GMT -5)
Tiebreaker Finals Deadline: Tuesday 12/12 11:59pm EST (GMT -5)

Get the 3 matches done ASAP so the actual Invitational can begin early next week. You may play the final set immediately if your next opponent is available
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