User:Nakajin/Greatest of all time pool
The Greatest of all time poll is a community contest run on Team Liquid to find out who's the Greatest Starcraft 2 player of all time as decided by the Team Liquid community. Every "match" is a poll hosted in the Team Liquid thread open to anyone, the winner of each match is decided by the number of vote he or she got. The winner of the contest is crown the Greatest Player of All Time.
Criteria on what makes a player great and the basis for their choice are entirely up to the voters.
Player are chosen exclusively on the basis of their performances in premier championships as listed on the liquipedia premier tournaments page , with the exception of eight wildcard players to fill up the bracket, chosen at the organizer discretion.
Players who have been convicted of match fixing are disqualify and the tournaments they won are considered without winners.
If during the duration of the contest a player that isn't in the players list win or reach a final of a premier tournament, they will take the place of a random wild card player whom group has not yet gotten vote on. There will be no change to the line-up of players after the end of the group stage.
Player will not be reseeded after the start of the tournament even if they improved their number of tournaments wins or finals appearances.
Voters chose 2 players they want to advance of the group, the two players with the most votes goes to the round of 64. The votes are counted individually, it is not the most popular option that goes through but the players with the most votes.
In the situation:
Player A (11 votes) and B (7 votes) goes through and D (6 votes) is eliminated.
In case of a 2, 3 or 4 way tie the winner(s) is chosen by a random draw. In case of a draw between the first and second place finishers the initial seeding prevail if applicable, if not a random draw separate them.
Players are put in groups according to their seeding, the first seeds are dispose randomly in the groups 1 to 16, the second seeds in the groups 17 to 32 and the third and fourth seeds are place in any groups. Each group must be formed of one first or second seed player, one third seed player and two fourth seed players.
Single elimination bracket
Players coming first of the groups 1 to 16 are given the spots 1 to 16 in the round of 64 bracket. Players coming first of the groups 17 to 32 are given the spots 17 to 32 in the round of 64 bracket. Players coming second of the groups are randomly given the spots 33 to 64 in the round of 64 as long as they are on the opposite side of the bracket of their group stage opponent.
Each "match" is a poll between the two players, the player with the most vote wins. In case of a tie a random draw decide the winner. Starting in the round of 16 there can no longer be any draws, in case of a tie an extra 24 hours is given to the poll until the tie is broken.
|Protoss (44)||Terran (41)||Zerg (43)|
|First seed (16) 1|
|Second seed (16) 2|
|Third seed (32) 3|
|Fourth seed (64) 4|
1 Players with 5 or more premiers championships.
2 Players with 3 or 4 premiers championships or two championship and multiples finals appearances
3 Players with 2 premiers championships or one championships and multiple or major finals appearances
4 Players with a single premier championship wins or any finals appearances
5 Wild card players without any premiers finals appearances
Final 8 bracket
|Round of 128||
|Round of 64||
|Round of 32||
|Round of 16||