The pairing of players for a competition.
The pairing of golfers for a match play tournament
a fair result but whether I have gained a point or lost two, we will have to see as the tournament progresses
a good result for us after probably being outplayed for most of the match
a valid result in all tournaments except tournaments run using single elimination
Procedure established to determine the position of each player in a tournament.
Not all games allow draws to happen. A draw is when a game or match is concluded without a clear winner being determined. In some games, if both players lose at the same time, the game is a draw. If each player has won one game of a â€œbest of 3â€ series, and time is called in the match, the match is a draw. Ask a tournament official how draws work in your game.
A boxing match that goes the entire number of rounds goes to the scorecards for a decision. If all scorecards show both opponents level on points, then the referee declares the match a draw. A draw can occur in 3 possible ways: 1. one judge has boxer A in front, one has B in front and one has them both level; 2. two judges have both boxers at the same level but the third judge has one ahead of the other, then the majority verdict stands; and 3. all three judges score the fight with both boxers receiving the same number of points.
The means by which opponents are determined or given byes in tournament play.
A technique to start or resume play by which a ball is placed in between the sticks of two standing players and drawn up and away.
In a tournament, the order of play and schedule of which players compete against which other players
All Fives (the standard on MSN games) is one of many variants of the Draw game. If a player does not have a match, they must draw dominoes from the boneyard until they get one.
the result of a two-innings match in which one or both sides did not complete all their innings before the allotted amount of time for play elapsed. cf. no result. v.i. to finish (a match) drawn with the other side. v.t. to finish (a match) drawn with the other side.
The process by which matches are arranged and scheduled for a tournament. Generally, seeded players are given byes or scheduled before the draw, and names of the other entrants are then randomly selected to determine match-ups and order of play. The word is also used to mean the schedule itself, after the draw has been completed. See also seed.
The process of selecting the starting positions of players in a tournament. Also refers to the "drawsheets" or brackets posted to indicate winners of each round.