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Matt Morrison Qualifying will be announced and start sometime around 14th/15th August, with however many people we've got at that point.
Matt Morrison 4 more signups, then we go.
Rhys Benjamin I love the sound deadlines make as they fly by.
Matt Morrison Shut up.
Matt Morrison The 16 top-ranked entrants are in the main competition. The rest of us lowly 32 will qualify or return to local competition by way of double elimination action.
Matt Morrison There's not a fucking lot going on here guys. Am I really going to have to start aptomail threads for everyone?
Ian Volante Jason's not been around for a week.
Matt Morrison Cheers Ian. Will bear in mind, can chase him on Facebook when it comes close to being the final fixture, but we're so far from that still...argh!
Ross Jeffries Hi Matt, sorry just back from holiday on Sunday and jet lag took effect. Will mail Mervyn and get the game done as quickly as possible
Ryan Taylor Is this R1 proper or is this just qualifying?
Rhys Benjamin Still Q1, Ryan.
Matt Morrison Chasing up the stragglers... yawn!
Ian Volante Still no sign of JL.
Matt Morrison So far Ian is getting a win over Jason and Dan is getting a win over Christy. Holding on a moment still for Mervyn-Ross and Emily-Brett.
Matt Morrison Deadline is Wednesday 11:59pm
Matt Morrison Anyone who has a bye struck against them is out of the rest of qualifying, because this round has been fucking painful.
Matt Morrison Ian gets the bye over Jason (Jason is out), Dan gets the bye over Christy (Christy is out), and Emily gets the coin toss over Brett (Brett remains in the tournament).
Matt Morrison There we go, all done. The two lucky recipients of a bye are Ross (vs Christy) and Vincent (vs Jason). The unlucky recipient of a non-bye-that-was-almost-a-bye against Brett is, oh, me.
Matt Morrison I'm going to do all the fucking aptomail threads now. Manually. You pricks.
Rhys Benjamin Shit. Bye bye me.
Matt Morrison It's a game of two halves Rhys!
Rhys Benjamin I told you so.
Matt Morrison One more bye, with Patrick Thompson taking a win over Derek Matthews.
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Ryan Taylor What's happened with this? Why do you and Heather have an unplayed game against each other? Are you not talking to each other?
Matt Morrison I've been putting a lot of effort into chasing up. Me and Heather are just being dramatic and only playing our game when it's the final one. (Not really, I've just been ill.)
Matt Morrison Sorry for delay. Will have to sort the next step when I get back from holiday.
Gevin Chapwell You're always on holiday.
Matt Morrison pot kettle
Notes from the organizer: Hello everyone!
So we're doing it a bit late this time... but welcome to the Apterous World Cup 2018, to be held in the host city of бескрылый in deepest, darkest, nerdiest Russia.
This qualifying round will whittle down the interested parties to the 32 required for the World Cup proper, using some kind of format appropriate to the amount of signups we actually get.
The only entry requirement is that you need to have a real photo of yourself that I can access either via Facebook or you emailing it to me. (And no I can't access the original photos you uploaded for your apterous profile, either, sorry.)
For those of you new to the Apterous World Cup format, it's a bit different. Essentially it's a winners-only scoring system over 7 rounds. If there's a tie after 90 minutes, extra time is another 5 rounds. If it's still a tie, you get a minimum of 5 penalty kicks (conundrums) to settle the score, and then sudden death penalties after that.
Ran from: 19 July – 18 October 2018. Format: Apterous World Cup. Matches: One-off. Approved.
Signed up: Ben Wilson, Jason Larsen, Gevin Chapwell, Ian Volante, James Hurrell, Thomas Cappleman, Tom Chafer-Cook, Matthew Tassier, Transude Transude, Phil Collinge, Matt Morrison, Jason Turner, Andrew Smith, James Robinson, Ryan Taylor, Heather Badcock, Amie Bateen, Mark James, Emily Cox, Graeme Cole, Rhys Benjamin, Tracey Mills, Thomas Carey, Zarte Siempre, James Laverty, Anthony Endsor, Luke Johnson-Davies, Eddy Byrne, Brett Davids, Sean Fletcher, Patrick Thompson, Mervyn Tong, Matty Artell, James Haughton, Tim Down, Vincent Barcet, Christy Cooper, Bradley Horrocks, Dan Byrom, Noel Mcilvenny, Suzy Turner, Jonny D, Ross Jeffries, Mich H, Derek Matthews, J E, Sam Shepherd, John Cowen.
Fixtures: 33. Completed: 33.
|Notes||Player 1||Player 2||Status|
|R1||Matthew Tassier||Mich H||7 – 6|
|R1||Graeme Cole||Patrick Thompson||7 – 6|
|R1||Gevin Chapwell||Sam Shepherd||6 – 4|
|R1||Mervyn Tong||Ross Jeffries||9 – 8*|
|R1||Mark James||Rhys Benjamin||6 – 4|
|R1||Ryan Taylor||Vincent Barcet||13 – 8*|
|R1||Ben Wilson||Anthony Endsor||6 – 4|
|R1||Jason Turner||Andrew Smith||4 – 6|
|R1||James Hurrell||Noel Mcilvenny||5 – 6|
|R1||Heather Badcock||Derek Matthews||7 – 2|
|R1||James Laverty||James Haughton||6 – 5|
|R1||Phil Collinge||Matt Morrison||6 – 4|
|R1||Tracey Mills||Suzy Turner||7 – 4|
|R2 (Winners)||Ryan Taylor||Mark James||7 – 4|
|R2 (Winners)||Ben Wilson||Noel Mcilvenny||6 – 5|
|R2 (Winners)||Gevin Chapwell||Tracey Mills||11 – 10*|
|R2 (Winners)||Ian Volante||Andrew Smith||11 – 10*|
|R2 (Winners)||Heather Badcock||James Laverty||4 – 6|
|R2 (Winners)||Mervyn Tong||Dan Byrom||5 – 7|
|R2 (Winners)||Phil Collinge||Emily Cox||6 – 4|
|R2 (Losers)||James Hurrell||Suzy Turner||9 – 7*|
|R2 (Losers)||Rhys Benjamin||Anthony Endsor||5 – 6|
|R2 (Losers)||Jason Turner||James Haughton||5 – 4|
|R2 (Losers)||Matt Morrison||Brett Davids||7 – 6|
|R2 (Winners)||Matthew Tassier||Graeme Cole||7 – 5|
|R2 (Losers)||Mich H||Sam Shepherd||9 – 8*|
|R3||Mark James||Vincent Barcet||8 – 10*|
|R3||Matt Morrison||Heather Badcock||8 – 7*|
|R3||Patrick Thompson||Ross Jeffries||7 – 5|
|R3||Andrew Smith||Graeme Cole||3 – 6|
|R3||Anthony Endsor||Noel Mcilvenny||6 – 7|
|R3||Jason Turner||Emily Cox||5 – 6|
|R3||James Hurrell||Tracey Mills||5 – 2|
Key. Green: winner. Red: loser. Grey: tie. Light green/red: provisional. White: unplayed.
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