A knockout poker competition starting with a certain number of poker players, continuing until one poker player has all of the chips. Once a poker player loses their chips, they are eliminated from the competition unless it is a rebuy tournament in which they have the option to purchase more chips within a specified time period.
A generic term for mock combat held between teams of contestants either mounted or on foot. Introduced as a useful form of practice for real combat, as well as for entertainment, becoming a formal event during the twelfth century.
A competition where bowlers compete in a single or series of events against all others in their division. TRACK 1) The worn or most used part of a lane. 2) The part of the ball that contacts the lane surface when rolling.
A chess competition in which players or teams play against each other to determine a winner. A number of TOURNAMENTS at the same time in the same place is a CONGRESS. Tournaments may be open only to players below a certain age or GRADE, only to girls or women and so on. Individual tournaments are usually scored by giving the winner of a game one point and the loser no points. A draw scores half a point each.
An armed combat competition. SCA fighters fight in full armor with wooden (rattan) weapons. The fighting is real, men and women participate on an equal level and all have to pass an authorization test to prove they can do so safely before competing in a tournament.
A poker competition involving many tables where normally participants pay an entry fee and play with a fixed number or chips. Once the tournament has started additional players may not enter. Players are eliminated until only one winner remains.
In a poker tournament all players start with the same amount in chips. The winner is the one player left with all the chips. Tournaments are run differently from card room to card room. There is a predetermined payout schedule for the winner or players that finish in the tournament. How this breaks down depends on the number of players that entered.
An event where a group of players sit down with the same number of chips and continue play until only one player has all of the chips. In tournaments, there is a buy-in for each player and all of the money is added up and divided into a prize pool. Usually nine players get paid for every 100 entries.
Enjoyable and inexpensive form of Texas Holdem play. In a Poker Tournament all players buy-in for a set sum and the winner of the tournament is the one who at the end of the game ends up with all of the chips. The distribution of Prize money is agreed at the outset of the tournament. Also referred to as a Poker Tourney.
A competition whereby entrants play until one player has all of the chips. Each player begins with the same number of chips, but once these are lost they are out of the tournament, unless it is a re-buy tournament in which they have the option to purchase more chips within a specified time period. The blinds increase at regular intervals to ensure the game does not last too long.
In a poker tournament, each player sits down with the same number of chips, and eventually only one player has any chips left. That is the basic idea behind a tournament. Each card room runs tournaments differently. Tournaments are usually played with chips that have no value outside of the tournament. So a buy-in of $30 might get you $500 in tournament chips to play with, but you can't cash them out in the middle. The winner of a tournament (the last player to bust out) as well as several of the other top finishers are typically awarded prize money according to some predetermined schedule.
Each Poker room plays tournaments differently but the main principle is that each player will be designated a certain amount of chips. The tournament will keep playing until only one player has chips left on the table.
The general idea behind poker tournaments is that a bunch of poker players sit down with the same number of chips, and eventually only one player has any chips left. In order to ensure that the event will finish in reasonable time, tournaments institute a schedule by which the blinds and/or antes increase. Tournaments are usually played with chips that have no value outside of the tournament. So a buy-in of $30 might get you $500 in tournament chips to play with, but you can't cash them out in the middle. The winner of a tournament (the last player to bust out) as well as several of the other top finishers are typically awarded prize money according to some predetermined schedule.Tournament details vary widely, but a typical arrangement might include an initial buy-in, a re-buy period during which a player who runs out of tournament chips may buy more, and an opportunity to add on to one's stack after the re-buys have ended. Other details about the structure can vary widely.
A competition involving a number of golfers, which may be match play or stroke play. Most professional tournaments are at stroke play over four rounds, or 72 holes. In a match-play tournament, players are paired for matches, with a winner advancing to the next round, until only two golfers remain to play a final match for the championship.
A tournament is a digraph in which there is exactly one arc between any two vertices. A tournament is said to be transitive if whenever (a,b) and (b,c) are arcs of the tournament, then (a,c) is also an arc.
CompeticiÃ³n en la que para participar debe pagarse una Entrada o Buy-in. Todos los jugadores empiezan el Torneo con la misma cantidad de fichas y son eliminados cuando se quedan sin ninguna. Gana el jugador que consigue acumular todas las fichas. Se reparten premios entre los finalistas en relaciÃ³n a su clasificaciÃ³n final.