Sign Ups for Final Stage, Group D, Closed

Closed If you did not attend YATSL yet and you regret it, you may still sign up. Due to numerous withdrawals and removals from the tournament and because the remaining players have nothing against it, new players may join YATSL since 2016 Final phase and be placed into Final D. This option is opened to […]

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Final Stage Re-Scheduling and Inviting Dropped Players Back – A Proposal

Hi all! The details of the deadline system I designed proved several disadvantages: Too many grace periods allowed very long presence of inactive players who had apprently never intended to play. Quite active people could lose games just because of bad luck (no option of a particular Deadline Event presence combined with pairing against an […]

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Withdrawal and Replacement

Laurent Saunier from Group A has withdrawn after playing 12 games. According to the rules all his unplayed games had been declared as forfeitures in favor of his opponents and the results of all the games he had played remain. Forfeiture win doesn’t differ from a normal win except it is not counted into AREA […]

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Games Repository

Hi, Folks! From now on all the *.wgr files from the reported games are publicly available for downloading. The download directory is here: http://omnibus.home.pl/pub/yatslgames/2016/ Also please note the file naming convention: Prelim is for Preliminary Stage (Final will be for the Final Stage), the letter A, B, C, or D is the group, then the […]

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The Playing Formula

Since there are 48 players, the season was divided into 2 stages. In the first stage, players will compete with each other in 4 groups 12 players each. I wanted to transmit drawing of groups online but after 11 minutes I failed. I finished the drawing anyway, dividing AREA-rated players into 8 baskets containing 4 […]

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