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RGL HL Season 16: Playoffs Information and Post-Season Survey

   Jercer   - 11/15/2023

SFM by MetalCloud, Editing by Raos

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Season 16 Playoff Default Match Dates

Playoffs 1: Mon, Nov 20th @ 9:30 PM EST
Playoffs 2: Mon, Nov 27th @ 9:30 PM EST
Playoffs 2b (Lower Bracket Finals): Sat, Dec 2nd @ 9:30 PM EST**
Third Place Match: Mon, Dec 4th @ 9:30 PM EST*
Grand Finals: Mon, Dec 4th @ 9:30 PM EST
Bracket Reset (if necessary): Mon, Dec 11th @ 9:30 PM EST**

*Single Elimination Divisions Only
**Double Elimination Divisions Only

Season 16 Playoff Structures

Invite: 4-team double elimination
Advanced: 4-team double elimination
Main: 4-team double elimination
Intermediate: 6-team single elimination
Amateur: 8-team single elimination
Newcomer: 6-team single elimination


Should there be a tie in match points, the tiebreakers for rank are (in this order):
1. Head to Head Winner (if teams played each other prior in the season)
2. Quality of Opponent / Strength of Schedule
  • Median-Buchholz (used in Swiss Divisions)
  • Sonneborn-Berger
  • Tiebreaker Score
3. Rounds Won

Demo Requests During Playoffs

Due to the competitive nature of playoffs, we will be more strict during playoffs regarding the requirement to record demos. Any missed demos during playoffs will immediately result in a ban instead of a warning for a first offense. Furthermore, all players participating in a division grand finals must submit their demos.

Players have the responsibility to double-check their demo files to make sure they are the correct ones before submitting them to an admin. Submitting the incorrect demo will be considered a fraud attempt for falsification of demos, and will receive an additional penalty.

Should you need to provide a demo please upload it to Google Drive, Discord, OneDrive, Dropbox, Mega, demos.tf, or MediaFire. Other methods will be ignored.

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