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[PREDICTION CONTEST] Women's Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship 2019

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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 :FIN Espoo :FIN
Start Date April 4th, 2019
End Date April 14th, 2019
Participants TBD
Silver :WHT TBD :WHT
Bronze :WHT TBD :WHT





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





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 point difference in appropriate Cell of T1 Column. If your prediction is that Nation 2 is going to win, then type point difference in appropriate Cell of T2 Column. You must pick a winner for each match. Result after overtime/penalties will be counted as final result.




Group A


Date & Time (GMT +3) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
April 4th 2019, h. 16:00 Switzerland :SUI   2 :CAN Canada
April 4th 2019, h. 19:30 Finland :FIN  3   :USA United States



Scoring System: Basic number of points is 7

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

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

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



Group A


Date & Time (GMT +3) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
April 4th 2019, h. 16:00 Switzerland :SUI   2 :CAN Canada
April 4th 2019, h. 19:30 Finland :FIN  3   :USA United States


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

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

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

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

If Switzerland 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 Semifinals, points will be multiplied by 1.5
  • 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.



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 Championship - April 4th, h. 12:30 (GMT +3).



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: Make sure your predictions are understandable. For instance, SUI-CAN 2 means the Canada beats Switzerland by 2. SUI 2 CAN 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 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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Preliminary Round
April 4th - April 9th, 2019
10 Nations, 2 Groups, all five Teams from Group A and 1st, 2nd and 3rd Teams from Group B will qualify for Quarterfinals


Group A


Date & Time (GMT +3) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
April 4th 2019, h. 16:00 Switzerland :SUI     :CAN Canada
April 4th 2019, h. 19:30 Finland :FIN     :USA United States
April 5th 2019, h. 19:30 Russia :RUS     :SUI Switzerland
April 6th 2019, h. 16:00 Russia :RUS     :FIN Finland
April 6th 2019, h. 19:30 United States :USA     :CAN Canada
April 7th 2019, h. 19:30 Switzerland :SUI     :USA United States
April 8th 2019, h. 16:00 Finland :FIN     :SUI Switzerland
April 8th 2019, h. 19:30 Canada :CAN     :RUS Russia
April 9th 2019, h. 16:00 United States :USA     :RUS Russia
April 9th 2019, h. 19:30 Canada :CAN     :FIN Finland


Group B


Date & Time (GMT +3) Nation 1 T1 T2 Nation 2
April 4th 2019, h. 12:30 Germany :GER     :SWE Sweden
April 4th 2019, h. 18:00 France :FRA     :JPN Japan
April 5th 2019, h. 16:00 Czech Republic :CZE     :FRA France
April 6th 2019, h. 12:30 Sweden :SWE     :CZE Czech Republic
April 6th 2019, h. 18:00 Japan :JPN     :GER Germany
April 7th 2019, h. 16:00 France :FRA     :SWE Sweden
April 8th 2019, h. 12:30 Japan :JPN     :CZE Czech Republic
April 8th 2019, h. 18:00 Germany :GER     :FRA France
April 9th 2019, h. 12:30 Sweden :SWE     :JPN Japan
April 9th 2019, h. 18:00 Czech Republic :CZE     :GER Germany



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