a best-of-five playoff games series
a four team playoff to determine the OUA champion
a successful achievment for every team
a team that is out matched and out-manned in Phoenix
Used to describe two different but related things. First, a general description of the playoffs at the end of a Swiss tournament. Usually the Top 8, but it can be any sort of single elimination playoffs where the top players contend for the highest prizes. The second, more specific usage is the final match of the playoffs. The last two players engage to determine who the overall champion will be.