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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

:IND Bhubaneswar & Rourkela :IND

Start Date January 13th, 2023
End Date January 29th, 2023
Participants 28
Gold :BRA hoversaBR :BRA
Silver :ITA Henry_Leon :ITA
Bronze :ARG LDOG :ARG

 

 

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 the result (Win of either Team or Draw/Tie) for each match.

To do that, you have to write in the empty Cells the number of goals each team will score in that particular match. If your prediction is that Nation 1 is going to score 3 goals, you should type that number in appropriate Cell of T1 Column. If your prediction is that Nation 2 is going to score 1 goal, then type that number in appropriate Cell of T2 ColumnFrom the Cross-overs and onward, result at the end of Full time (BEFORE shootout) will count as final result.

 

 

Example

Group A

 

Date & Time (GMT +5:30) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
January 13th 2023, h. 13:00 Argentina :ARG 3 1 :RSA South Africa 
January 13th 2023, h. 15:00 Australia :AUS 1 1 :FRA France

 

Points will be awarded as follows:

- Right predicted outcome (winner or draw) + right score at the end of the full time (before shootout from cross-overs and onward) - 5 points.
- Right predicted winner + wrong score but right goal difference - 4 points.
- Right predicted draw but wrong score and right predicted winner + wrong score and wrong goal difference but right number of scored goals for Team 1 or Team 2 - 3 points.
- Right predicted winner + wrong score + wrong goal difference + wrong number of scored goals for both teams - 2 points.
- Wrong predicted outcome (winner of draw) but right number of scored goals for Team 1 or Team 2 - 1 point.
- Wrong predicted outcome (winner of draw) and wrong number of scored goals for both teams - 0 points.

 

 

Example

Group A

 

Date & Time (GMT +5:30) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
January 13th 2023, h. 13:00 Argentina :ARG 3 1 :RSA South Africa 

 

If Argentina wins 3-1, you get 5 points
If Argentina wins 4-2 or 5-3 or 6-4..., you get 4 points (right winner and goal difference)
If Argentina wins 4-1 or 3-0 or 2-1 or 10-1..., you get 3 points (right winner, wrong goal difference, right number of goals for one of the teams)
If Argentina wins 1-0 or 5-2 or 8-3..., you get 2 points (right winner, wrong goal difference, wrong number of goals for both teams)
If South Africa wins 4-3 or 5-3 or 6-3... or if match ends 1-1 or 3-3, you get 1 point (wrong outcome, right number of goals for one of the teams)
If South Africa wins and Qatar score more or less than 3 goals or if match ends with draw but not 1-1 or 3-3, you get 0 point (wrong outcome and wrong number of goals for both teams)

 

 

Group A

 

Date & Time (GMT +5:30) Nation 1 T1 T2

Nation 2

January 13th 2023, h. 15:00

Australia :AUS

1 1 :FRA France

 

If match ends 1-1, you get 5 points
If match ends with draw but not 1-1, you get 3 points
If match ends with winner and one of the teams scores exactly one goal, you get 1 point
If match ends with winner and both of the teams score more or less than exactly one goal, you get 0 points

 

 

 Top 3 Prediction points will be awarded as follow:

  • Correct Predicted 1st Place will be awarded 5 points
  • Correct Predicted 2nd Place will be awarded 4 points
  • Correct Predicted 3rd Place will be awarded 3 points
  • Corrected Predicted Nation in Top 3, but wrong place will be awarded 2 points

 

 

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: 3x4, 2x2, 2x1

Contestant 2: 3x4, 2x2, 1x1

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 and Top 3 Predictions.

 

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 first match of the Championship - January 13th, h. 13:00 (GMT +5:30).

 

 

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 the Prediction Contests - Discussion Thread.

 

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, ARG 3-1 RSA means Argentina wins 3-1 against South Africa. 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 postDo 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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PREDICTION DESIGN - START COPYING HERE --->

 

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Group Stage 
January 13th - January 20th, 2023
16 Nations, The 1st-placed Nations from each Group will qualify for the Quarterfinals. The 2nd and 3rd-Placed Nations from each Group will qualify for the Cross-overs.

 

Group A

 

Date & Time (GMT +5:30) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
January 13th 2023, h. 13:00 Argentina :ARG     :RSA South Africa 
January 13th 2023, h. 15:00 Australia :AUS     :FRA France
January 16th 2023, h. 17:00 France :FRA     :RSA South Africa 
January 16th 2023, h. 19:00 Argentina :ARG     :AUS Australia
January 20th 2023, h. 13:00 Australia :AUS     :RSA South Africa 
January 20th 2023, h. 15:00 France :FRA     :ARG Argentina

 

 

Group B

 

Date & Time (GMT +5:30) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
January 14th 2023, h. 17:00 Belgium :BEL     :KOR South Korea
January 14th 2023, h. 19:00 Germany :GER     :JPN Japan
January 17th 2023, h. 17:00 South Korea :KOR     :JPN Japan
January 17th 2023, h. 19:00 Germany :GER     :BEL Belgium
January 20th 2023, h. 17:00 Belgium :BEL     :JPN Japan
January 20th 2023, h. 19:00 South Korea :KOR     :GER Germany

 

 

Group C

 

Date & Time (GMT +5:30) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
January 14th 2023, h. 13:00 New Zealand :NZL     :CHI Chile
January 14th 2023, h. 15:00 Netherlands :NED     :MAS Malaysia
January 16th 2023, h. 13:00 Malaysia :MAS     :CHI Chile
January 16th 2023, h. 15:00 New Zealand :NZL     :NED Netherlands
January 19th 2023, h. 13:00 Malaysia :MAS     :NZL New Zealand
January 19th 2023, h. 15:00 Netherlands :NED     :CHI Chile

 

 

Group D

 

Date & Time (GMT +5:30) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
January 13th 2023, h. 17:00 England :ENG     :WAL Wales
January 13th 2023, h. 19:00 India :IND     :ESP Spain
January 15th 2023, h. 17:00 Spain :ESP     :WAL Wales
January 15th 2023, h. 19:00 England :ENG     :IND India
January 19th 2023, h. 17:00 Spain :ESP     :ENG England
January 19th 2023, h. 19:00 India :IND     :WAL Wales

 

 

 

Top 3

 

Place

1st 2nd 3rd
Nation

 

   

 

 

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Group Stage 
January 13th - January 20th, 2023
16 Nations, The 1st-placed Nations from each Group will qualify for the Quarterfinals. The 2nd and 3rd-Placed Nations from each Group will qualify for the Cross-overs.

 

Group A

 

Date & Time (GMT +5:30) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
January 13th 2023, h. 13:00 Argentina :ARG 4 0 :RSA South Africa 
January 13th 2023, h. 15:00 Australia :AUS 3 1 :FRA France
January 16th 2023, h. 17:00 France :FRA 2 0 :RSA South Africa 
January 16th 2023, h. 19:00 Argentina :ARG 2 2 :AUS Australia
January 20th 2023, h. 13:00 Australia :AUS 4 0 :RSA South Africa 
January 20th 2023, h. 15:00 France :FRA 0 3 :ARG Argentina

 

 

Group B

 

Date & Time (GMT +5:30) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
January 14th 2023, h. 17:00 Belgium :BEL 3 0 :KOR South Korea
January 14th 2023, h. 19:00 Germany :GER 3 1 :JPN Japan
January 17th 2023, h. 17:00 South Korea :KOR 1 2 :JPN Japan
January 17th 2023, h. 19:00 Germany :GER 1 2 :BEL Belgium
January 20th 2023, h. 17:00 Belgium :BEL 3 0 :JPN Japan
January 20th 2023, h. 19:00 South Korea :KOR 1 3 :GER Germany

 

 

Group C

 

Date & Time (GMT +5:30) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
January 14th 2023, h. 13:00 New Zealand :NZL 4 0 :CHI Chile
January 14th 2023, h. 15:00 Netherlands :NED 4 1 :MAS Malaysia
January 16th 2023, h. 13:00 Malaysia :MAS 2 0 :CHI Chile
January 16th 2023, h. 15:00 New Zealand :NZL 1 4 :NED Netherlands
January 19th 2023, h. 13:00 Malaysia :MAS 1 2 :NZL New Zealand
January 19th 2023, h. 15:00 Netherlands :NED 6 0 :CHI Chile

 

 

Group D

 

Date & Time (GMT +5:30) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
January 13th 2023, h. 17:00 England :ENG 5 0 :WAL Wales
January 13th 2023, h. 19:00 India :IND 3 1 :ESP Spain
January 15th 2023, h. 17:00 Spain :ESP 4 0 :WAL Wales
January 15th 2023, h. 19:00 England :ENG 1 1 :IND India
January 19th 2023, h. 17:00 Spain :ESP 1 2 :ENG England
January 19th 2023, h. 19:00 India :IND 6 0 :WAL Wales

 

 

 

Top 3

 

Place

1st 2nd 3rd
Nation

Australia

Belgium Germany

 

 

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