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[PREDICTION CONTEST] Ice Hockey at the Winter Olympic Games 2018

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Wanderer    652

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Prediction Contests Are Just-For-Fun Games

You don't need to be an expert to take part in a Prediction Contest. 

If a mistake penalizes you, always keep in mind that everyone is in good faith.

 

 

Competition Details
City :KOR Gangneung :KOR
Start Date February 10th, 2018
End Date February 25th, 2018
Participants TBD
Gold :WHT TBD :WHT
Silver :WHT TBD :WHT
Bronze :WHT TBD :WHT

 

 

Instructions

 

In order to post your predictions, you have to do the following:

  • Select with your mouse specified content of the Post named Prediction Contest Design
  • Copy the selected content
  • Go to Reply Box at the end of the Page, click on "Reply to this topic"
  • Paste the copied content ( When information "You have pasted content with formatting" appears at the end of the Reply Box, ignore it, it will disappear eventually. DO NOT click on "Remove formatting" under any circumstances)
  • Once you have specified content in new Post, start making your predictions according to the Rules
  • To post your predictions, click on "Submit Reply" button

 

 

Rules

 

For this Prediction Contest you are predicting goal difference for each match. 

To do that, you have to write in empty Cell a number - goal difference for each match. If your prediction is that Nation 1 is going to win, you should type goal difference in appropriate Cell of T1 Column. If your prediction is that Nation 2 is going to win, then type goal difference in appropriate Cell of T2 Column. You must always pick a winning Nation (result AFTER Overtime/Penalties will count as final result).

 

 

Example

Group B

 

Date & Time (GMT +9) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
February 10th 2018, h. 16:40 Japan :JPN   2 :SWE Sweden
February 10th 2018, h. 21:10 Switzerland :SUI 1   :KOR South Korea

 

 

Scoring System: Basic number of points is 7

If you predict right winner for a match, you will get 7 points regardless of the goal difference.

If your prediction is perfect (correct winner + correct goal difference) you will earn 7+5=12 points.

Depending on difference between your prediction and actual result, earned points will differ.

 

 

Example

Group B

 

Date & Time (GMT +9) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
February 10th 2018, h. 16:40 Japan :JPN   2 :SWE Sweden
February 10th 2018, h. 21:10 Switzerland :SUI 1   :KOR South Korea

 

If Sweden wins by 1, you will earn 11 ponts [7 pts for correct winner + 4 pts for goal difference: (5-1)]

If Sweden wins by 2, you will earn 12 points [7 pts for correct winner + 5 pts for goal difference]

If Sweden wins by 8, you will earn 7 points [7 pts for correct winner + 0 pts for goal difference: (5-6) - no negative points]

If Japan wins by 1, you will earn 2 points [0 pts for correct winner + 2 pts for goal difference: (5-3)]

If Japan wins by 3 or more, you will earn 0 points [0 pts for correct winner + 0 pts for goal difference: (5-5)]

 

In the Knockout Round, points will be multiplied by:

  • In the Round of 16, points will be multiplied by 1.25
  • In the Quarterfinals, points will be multiplied by 1.5
  • In the Semifinals, points will be multiplied by 1.75
  • In the Medal Matches, points will be multiplied by 2

 

 

TB Rules

If two or more contestants have the same number of points at the end, Tie-Break rule will be applied to break the tie.

Number or perfect predictions throughout the contest will be compared for the involved contestants. If they are still tied, number of second best scores will be compared, then number of third best results and so on.

 

Example

Contestant 1: 3x12, 2x11, 2x10, 2x9

Contestant 2: 3x12, 2x11, 2x10, 1x9

Contestant 1 will be placed ahead of Contestant 2.

 

Contestant with most points wins the competition.

 

The Ranking is determined by the Sum of Points the Contestant scores in all predicted Matches.

 

You can enter the Contest whenever you want. The moment you post your predictions is the moment when you are entering the Contest and your points will be calculated for all the matches you predicted AND which haven't started. 

In order to earn points from the start, you should post your predictions before the start of the second match of the Tournament - February 10th, h. 16:40 (GMT +9).

 

 

You can EDIT your predictions whenever you want until the start of the first match of the Prediction Design Post. Once competition starts, you are not allowed to edit your post and any further changes will be ignored. On contestant's request, edited predictions will be accepted, but contestant will earn 0 points for finished matches and the matches that have started. Moment at the latest editing will be considered as the entry moment, in other words. 

 

If you want to comment on this Prediction Contest, please use Prediction Contests - Discussion Thread only.

 

If you have problem with the format, you can post your predictions in simplified format. Also, if the forum is down, or you cannot access the forum for any reason, you can send your predictions on e-mail: totallympics.predictions@gmail.com. Make sure your predictions are understandable. For instance, JPN - SWE 3 means Sweden beats Japan by 3. JPN 2 SWE means nothing. And please, write your Totallympics username so the contest manager can know who actually sent predictions.

 

Every contestant MUST HIDE own predictions. To do that, you have only to delete the space between the bracket "[" and the text "hide" in "[ hide]" at the beginning of prediction post. Do the same with "[ /hide]" at the end of prediction post too. The hidden content will appear to other users as follows:

 

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If you have any other questions concerning this prediction contest, problems with format, editing etc... please, contact the contest manager via Personal Message.

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Wanderer    652

You MUST hide your post. To do that, you have only to delete the space between the bracket "[" and the text "hide" in "[ hide]" at the beginning of prediction post. Do the same at the end of prediction post with "[ /hide]" too.

 

PREDICTION DESIGN - START COPYING HERE --->

 

 

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Women's Tournament Preliminary Round
February 10th - February 15th, 2018
8 Nations, 2 Groups, the 1st and 2nd Nations from Group A will qualify for the Semifinals, the 3rd and 4th Nations from Group A and 1st and 2nd Nations from Group B will qualify for the Quarterfinals, the 3rd and 4th Nations from Group B will qualify for the 5th-8th Places Semifinals

 

Group A

 

Date & Time (GMT +9) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
February 11th 2018, h. 16:40 Finland :FIN     :USA United States
February 11th 2018, h. 21:10 Canada :CAN     :WHT Olympic Athletes form Russia
February 13th 2018, h. 16:40 Canada :CAN     :FIN Finland
February 13th 2018, h. 21:10 United States :USA     :WHT Olympic Athletes from Russia
February 15th 2018, h. 12:10 United States :USA     :CAN Canada
February 15th 2018, h. 16:40 Olympic Athletes from Russia :WHT     :FIN Finland

 

Group B

 

Date & Time (GMT +9) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
February 10th 2018, h. 16:40 Japan :JPN     :SWE Sweden
February 10th 2018, h. 21:10 Switzerland :SUI     :KOR South Korea
February 12th 2018, h. 16:40 Sweden :SWE     :KOR South Korea
February 12th 2018, h. 21:10 Switzerland :SUI     :JPN Japan
February 14th 2018, h. 12:10 Sweden :SWE     :SUI Switzerland
February 14th 2018, h. 16:40 South Korea :KOR     :JPN Japan

 

 

Men's Tournament Preliminary Round
February 14th - February 18th, 2018
12 Nations, 3 Groups, the 1st Nations from each Group and the best 2nd ranked Nation between all Groups will qualify for the Quarterfinals, the other Nations will qualify for the Round of 16

 

Group A

 

Date & Time (GMT +9) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
February 15th 2018, h. 21:10 Czech Republic :CZE     :KOR South Korea
February 15th 2018, h. 21:10 Switzerland :SUI     :CAN Canada
February 17th 2018, h. 12:10 Canada :CAN     :CZE Czech Republic
February 17th 2018, h. 16:40 South Korea :KOR     :SUI Switzerland
February 18th 2018, h. 16:40 Czech Republic :CZE     :SUI Switzerland
February 18th 2018, h. 21:10 Canada :CAN     :KOR South Korea

 

Group B

 

Date & Time (GMT +9) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
February 14th 2018, h. 21:10 Slovakia :SVK     :WHT Olympic Athletes from Russia
February 14th 2018, h. 21:10 United States :USA     :SLO Slovenia
February 16th 2018, h. 12:10 United States :USA     :SVK Slovakia
February 16th 2018, h. 16:40 Olympic Athletes from Russia :WHT     :SLO Slovenia
February 17th 2018, h. 21:10 Olympic Athletes from Russia :WHT     :USA United States
February 17th 2018, h. 21:10 Slovenia :SLO     :SVK Slovakia

 

Group C

 

Date & Time (GMT +9) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
February 15th 2018, h. 12:10 Finland :FIN     :GER Germany
February 15th 2018, h. 16:40 Norway :NOR     :SWE Sweden
February 16th 2018, h. 21:10 Finland :FIN     :NOR Norway
February 16th 2018, h. 21:10 Sweden :SWE     :GER Germany
February 18th 2018, h. 12:10 Germany :GER     :NOR Norway
February 18th 2018, h. 21:10 Sweden :SWE     :FIN Finland

 

 

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