[BLML] Fwd: Re: Agreed draw?

Robert Frick rfrick at rfrick.info
Fri Nov 16 21:01:14 CET 2012


On Fri, 16 Nov 2012 07:20:21 -0500, Alain Gottcheiner <agot at ulb.ac.be>  
wrote:

>
>>
>> Let me try again. Suppose conditions of contest are that my best player
>> must sit out one round of a Swiss Teams. I agree with the other captain
>> that if my best player sits out this round, his best player will sit  
>> out.
>> Legal? Yes. Widely done? I don't know. Fair? It doesn't seem that way to
>> me. But it is a good strategy.
>> _______________________________________________
>>
>
> AG : no. In the case given (trying to get a result close to 15-15), it  
> is a very bad strategy, as weaker players tend to generate unbalanced  
> results.


Okay. I give up on that. What about if I am in a bracketed knockouts, I  
need to sit out my best player for one match. I agree with another captain  
to sit out our best players when we play each other.

Legal?  Fair?  It is a good strategy. Widely done?


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