|AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/8/2017 04:56:47
Meanwhile, during my (very) lated... monthly update, two new events finished in April.
So congratulation time! :D
23. AWP World Tour - Masters 1000 - Chinahttps://www.warlight.net/MultiPlayer/Tournament?ID=21130
Congratulation to MoD for his first major event win! :D (this was his 5th (!) event wins btw)
So MoD repelled Wini's attack for the 4th place now, but to be continued :D
Wini's performance on the Masters is incredible so far!
1 Win, 2 Finals, 1 Quarter Final! (so he reached finals in ALL of the 4 Masters so far)!
Big congratulations to Milly and Treehorn as well, very well performance too!
Milly likely will be back to the TOP10 with this result.
Here are the TOP16:
35. AWP World Tour - 250 Series - Malviahttps://www.warlight.net/MultiPlayer/Tournament?ID=22175
Very big congratulations to Edge for his first Tour event win!
It was likely after his very much finals (I wrote about it in one of my earlier anaylizing post)
Congrats to Swisster too for his first final.
They two did an excellent performances, especially if we check who are behind them in this tourney ;)
Here are the TOP16:
Edited 4/8/2017 04:57:03
|AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/8/2017 18:27:10
And thx for the update. I'm really interested to see how the rankings develope, when the next wave of tournaments get finished.
|AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/12/2017 04:09:45
You are welcome Edge!
I am interested to see as well what to expect about Rankings, so I made my monthly ongoing events analysis, based on the state of yesterday morning. Here are the updated google docs:https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Ao0SlM6Kv6CE1-Ha5mBIrI6nj4Uft2lMaE25qbXxWHs/pub?gid=648212339&output=html
I collected the present finals (F, SF, QF) positions from the ongoing events (+ the China Masters won by MoD, and the Malvia 250 Series won by Edge), so here are the players with 2 or more finals (the + means still in the event):
MoD (1W, 1F+, 1SF, 1QF+, 2QF)
Edge (1W, 1F+, 1SF, 1QF)
Panagiotis (1F+, 1SF+, 1QF+, 1QF)
Wini (1F, 1SF, 1QF+, 1QF)
Timinator (1F+, 3QF)
Jackie Treehorn (2SF, 2QF)
rakleader (1SF, 1QF+, 2QF)
ACL Tears (1F+, 1SF+, 1QF+, 1QF)
MIFRAN (1F+, 2SF)
ps (3 QF)
Doron Hoh (1SF+, 2QF)
dry-clean-only (1F+, 1QF)
Hunta (1SF+, 1QF)
malakkan (1SF, 1QF+)
culpa (1SF, 1QF)
Additionally I collected all present major events and QF+ small events point status for the TOP20 + players above, and here are the Rankings based on those present minimum points (in the brackets the possible maximum points but only from majors):
As you can see, counting the ongoing events, Pana still has got a nice (actually higher) point lead.
Interesting, but all the Big Four already out from the Battle Islands V Masters :O MoD already out from the Guiroma Masters too, but the other three still in, so the fight in the TOP3 is very close!
MoD, after he won his first Masters, is closer to them, but as I wrote, he is already out from all the running majors, so his only hope (for the takeover) the coming MA Grand Slam event ;)
Additional interesting stuff, that seems Buns started to play only in the important events, which means the majors (Grand Slam and Masters). Logical step in Rankings point of view, because the best six results of the Big Four already very high, the only possibility them for bigger additional points from this section is winning 500 Series events. So I would do the same than Buns, but join to the 500 Series events as well (and those new results will be good as well when the old results start to expire!)
Wini, build on his excellent Masters performance so far, getting closer and closer to the Big Four, although he lost the important Masters final againts MoD.
Milly seems will come back to the TOP10, and join to the illustrious group of rakleader, ANT and Hades (although reakleader has got the biggest potential (regarding present and possible maximum points) among them to reach the Big Four in the near future)
FlyingBender's falling continues :(((((
I hope that he will be able to solve all obstacles and can start again the focused play on the Tour ;)
Unfortunatelly I don't have more time to continue the analysis :(
Only one more thing. Timinator still couldn't get his first Tour event win, what means (for me) the avarage field of the Tour is quite strong :D
|AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/12/2017 09:17:39
Could you limit it so that players can only compete in 1 tournament of any size at once, I skimmed the rules so you might already do this.
|AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/12/2017 12:26:50
Thx for the analysis Ekstone.
Really cool:) as all the AWP tour.
The best and strongest 1v1 by far in warlight.
Now I just need to climb a bit up in this thing....
Edited 4/12/2017 12:30:17
|AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/13/2017 03:59:33
Maybe tomjh speaks about that the smaller events are filled up very quickly, I don't know.
You are welcome.
And good luck for the mountaineering, you are on a good way ;)
New event finished, so congrats time :D
31. AWP World Tour - 500 Series - GME IIIhttps://www.warlight.net/MultiPlayer/Tournament?ID=21836
A very huge congratulation to MoD for his 6th (!) Tour event win!
This performance is marvellous! I think his base play level is one of the highest, however, seems that he has problems when he should raise this base level and should play in a more focused way? (regarding his missing (compared to his other results leastwise :P ) major results) Who knows :D
Congrats to Edge as well for his second final in a short time.
And congrats to malakkan and culpa too.
Here are the TOP16:
Just for fun, I checked what the rankings is if we consider only the smaller events with the best six results limit. Here are the TOP10 of this virtual Rankings:
Edit: this list is without the two event finished in this month, but no time to update it now :|
Edit2: MoD has got now 1930, and Edge is the TOP10 too with 755 points :D
Edited 4/13/2017 04:13:26
|AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/15/2017 05:45:06
Two finished events, so congrats time again :O
22. AWP World Tour - 250 Series - Georgia Army Caphttps://www.warlight.net/MultiPlayer/Tournament?ID=21039
Congrats to dry-clean-only for his first Tour event win!
With this win he will be in TOP50 sure (so one Wild Card released for others :D )
Congrats to ACL Tears as well for his first Final (after one QF and SF).
And congrats to BigMack for his first SF, and Buns too (although no points counted for him, because his already many best six finals :P )
Here are the TOP16:
32. AWP World Tour - 250 Series - Sri Lankahttps://www.warlight.net/MultiPlayer/Tournament?ID=21949
Congrats to MIFRAN for his 5th (!) Tour event wins!
With this win he will get 160 additional points, and likely will regain the second position, but (far) not enough for the first one.
Congrats to JV for hist first Final (it took a long time :P ), and likely will be in TOP50 too (so again a released Wild Card :D ).
Congrats to Jackie and Edge as well, they performances recently are very impressive!
Here are the TOP16:
|AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/23/2017 04:14:35
Congrats time, because new events finished again (a lot of finished events in this month :O )
37. AWP World Tour - 250 Series - Basileiahttps://www.warlight.net/MultiPlayer/Tournament?ID=22349
Congrats to Hunta for his first Tour event win!
His good rank is not a coincidence, I mean I didn't know him earlier, but seems he is a good player. He is a new (? :P ) Odin (if I remember well, Odin from Norway too)
Congrats to Nynwhen for his first final!
Congrats to Rodolfo and Rento for their first semifinals!
Here are the TOP16:
The last Challenger were finished too.
Reminder: no Tour points for these Challengers, but the TOP4 win Wild Cards (=Monday invitations) to any Tour events. The winner won 4 Wild Cards, the 2nd won 2 Wild Cards, and the two semifinalists won 1 Wild Card. Just write me (PM or any Tour topic) in which events want to use them.
26C AWP World Tour - Challenger - Discoveryhttps://www.warlight.net/MultiPlayer/Tournament?ID=21319
Congrats to vicnus for this Challenger win!
Here are the TOP16:
Edited 4/23/2017 04:23:47
|AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/23/2017 04:54:17
Besides these new result announcements, I would like to write a few words about the templates, especially in the "Clay season".
You can read more about the Tour templates here:https://www.warlight.net/Forum/203213-awp-world-tour-templates
And about the different Tour seasons (and other concepts) in my 5th post.
I tried to translate the tennis surface into the Warlight AWP World Tour.
So the SR templates will be the Hard courts (the most tennis courts are hard)
The WR templates will be the Grass courts (the luck is the Grass factor :) )
Finally, the Clay courts will be the templates with extra settings (like LD, MA, Commanders, LFD, no split, not normal fogs, kill rates, bonuses, etc.)
This is the grouping method (G-Grass, H-Hard, C-Clay) in the previous post too.
On the ATP World Tour there are seasons, like Clay, Grass seasons.
My plan (if the majority can accept it :) ), there will be seasons in AWP World Tour too.
- After the Guiroma Masters (first week of March) until the Poland Masters (first week of June) will be the "Clay" season (using templates with extra settings).
It means three major and three 500 Series events, plus (depends on the Mondays in the given year) seven 250 Series events (25% of the Tour events)
- After the Poland Masters (first week of June) until before the Treasure Map Masters (the last week of July) will be the "Grass" season (using WR templates).
It means one major and two 500 Series events, plus (depends on the Mondays in the given year) five 250 Series events (15% of the Tour events)
- From the Treasure Map Masters (first week of August) until the Guiroma Masters (first week of March) will be the "Hard" season (using SR templates).
It means eight major and seven 500 Series events, plus (depends on the Mondays in the given year) sixteen 250 Series events (60% of the Tour events)
Many of you probably noticed, that recently I create Tour events in row with weird settings.
Well, this is because we are in the "Clay season" ;)
I should have written this here earlier (before the "Clay season" started...) but I have a slight backlogs in the Tour administration tasks :|
But better late than never, so here are the templates in the present and the next "Clay seasons":
Here are the current one:
And here are the next one:
(of course if there will be a (some) new popular template(s) this can be changed in the future)
I (helped by a Template Panel) chose these templates because they cover almost all special settings!
Snow Mountain MA, Battle Islands V - MA
Turkey LD, Greece II - auto LD
- Kill rates
- Extra armies
- Army Cap
- Fog Level
Macedonia (Dense), Greece II - auto LD (Light), French Brawl (Light)
Greece II - auto LD (automatic), Sumo (automatic), Great Lakes (LFD) and more other dist. combinations
- Weird maps (bonuses)
Poland, Elitist Africa, Sumo
OP, OD, Diplo, Airlift, Sanction, Emergency blockade, Blockade, Reinf., Gift, Recon, Bomb, No Cards
Only the Spy and Surveillance cards weren't used in any templates above
I hope that you will enjoy the 13 weeks during the "Clay seasons" as well (I will make separate summaries, statistics about these "Clay seasons" btw. Who will be Nadal in Warlight? :D)
Edited 4/23/2017 04:59:50
|AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/23/2017 22:58:10
Actually, there is template with Spy card too, created by Qi. And quite "clay" in more settings. In case you don't know: https://www.warlight.net/MultiPlayer?GameID=2864348
Edited 4/23/2017 23:00:24
|AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/23/2017 23:07:21
Reading the chat of that game you would almost think dunga is an alt of ekstone xD
|AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/25/2017 04:16:37
Thank you very much for your template proposal!
(And would very welcome from anybody else if you give your template suggestions here or in any other way (e.g. PM) anytime in the future!)
Although, this template "was discussed" in the Template Panel, and seems it is "terrible" :O
Btw, as I wrote, almost all the card will be used in the templates of the "Clay season", so I can accept that won't be a template with many cards (anyway, I like a lot the many card templates, this tourney was one of my favourites for example: https://www.warlight.net/MultiPlayer/Tournament?ID=4456
Hehe, Dunga reborned in Hungary, with a much weaker English :/
Another difference between us, that I would easy beat Qi in that game :D :P
Jokes aside, it was a very cool idea, 1 year before I join to this magnificient game, Warlight :)
(and he seems was obsessed of the competitions just like me :D)
Anyway, there was another ATP World Tour clone, the WSOW by Ineffablehttps://www.warlight.net/Forum/65257-wsow-season-1-summery
In that time, I didn't adore the tennis yet, so I have no idea that system is based on the ATP World Tour, I just simple enjoy it (until the evil ChrisCMU broke my dreams :P :D )
Oh man, those good old days... when I still had enough motivation fuel for the competitive play :|
Ok, coming back to the present, Ollie, join to the Tour events more :P
|AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/25/2017 21:15:26
I wish i had the time mate :/
|AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/3/2017 04:44:09
Official Tour Rankings and Tour records updates - 04/2017
- The Official TOP10 on the Tour after April:
Pana holds the number one position for 4th consecutive months, this is a new record!
But unfortunately seems he was retired :/ So the Big Four (and my heart) broken :|
GL&HF IRL Pana (but hoping you will come back soon ;))
(because how the Rankings works (results from last 52 weeks), Pana will be TOP10 for a while yet :O)
Ok, let's speak about the Big Three then :P
MIFRAN scored 250 points and got the 2nd position back from Buns.
But the most points earned by MoD (1100!) in the last month, but still 700+ points different from the TOP3. But he has got a good chance, because the TOP3 already out from the MA Grand Slam (in the first round all :O), and he is still in (1 win). Go for it MoD! :D
Wini scored a nice 670 points in last month and keeps sticking to the leading group.
rakleader and ANT both earned almost 100 points, and kept their positions (6th-7th).
Welcome back Milly in the TOP10, with a nice 360 scored points.
FlyingBender is still sinking :(
Hades lost one position as well.
Some more words about some TOP10 outsider (yet :)) players.
Edge is coming! :)
If you check the Records below, you can see what I am speaking about ;)
And some additional players who are coming too:
Jackie Treehorn (465), ACL Tears (320), dry-clean-only (290), Hunta (275), Timinator (225 - still much slower than I would expect :P), Nynwhen (205), Culpa (135)
- You can find here the full Official Rankings after April:
- Number one (plus full Rankings links) history per months:
Players with most finals:
- The most tournament wins:
- 6 - MoD
- 5 - MIFRAN
- 3 - Panagiotis, Buns
- 2 - rakleader, ANT
- 1 - FlyingBender, Krzysztof, Beren, PJ017, Wini, Jefferspin, Quicksilver, awesomeusername, Edge, dry-clean-only, Hunta
Players with best win%, 20+ games minimum (win-loss):
- 16 - MoD (6W, 2F, 3SF, 5QF)
- 13 - Panagiotis (3W, 2F, 4SF, 4QF)
- 12 - MIFRAN (5W, 3SF, 4QF)
- 11 - Buns (3W, 3F, 3SF, 2QF)
- 8 - rakleader (2W, 1F, 1SF, 4QF), Wini (1W, 2F, 1SF, 4QF)
- 7 - ANT (2W, 1F, 2SF, 2QF), FlyingBender (1W, 1SF, 5QF), Milly (1F, 2SF, 4QF)
- 5 - Hades (4SF, 1QF), awesomeusername (1W, 4QF), Hunta (1W, 1F, 1SF, 2QF), 13CHRIS37 (3SF, 2QF), Krzysztof (1W, 1SF, 3QF), Jackie Treehorn (3SF, 2QF), Edge (1W, 2F, 1SF, 1QF), culpa (2SF, 3QF)
Players with most win(events number) (win%):
- 78% - Buns (59-17)
- 76% - MoD (74-23)
- 75% - MIFRAN (71-24)
- 74% - Edge (31-11)
- 73% - Panagiotis (61-21)
- 69% - andy903 (18-8)
- 67% - rakleader (58-28), Hades (35-17), Wini (55-27), ACL Tears (26-13), dry-clean-only (20-10)
- 65% - Timinator (34-18)
- 64% - awesomeusername (29-16)
- 63% - ANT (51-30), PJ017 (22-13)
- 63% - FlyingBender (31-19), Rob (28-17)
- 61% - Krzysztof (35-22)
- 60% - Beren (28-19), Sułtan Kosmitów (15-10)
Plus some more good win% between 10-20 games:
- 88% - Quicksilver (14-2)
- 69% - Juan (9-4)
- 67% - Emu Pub (8-4), Nynwhen (10-5)
- 61% - Ollie (11-7)
- 60% - blat.be-bop (6-4)
The highest ranking points (maximum is 19000)
- 74(29) - MoD (76%)
- 73(30) - Panagiotis (73%)
- 71(29) - MIFRAN (75%)
- 59(20) - Buns (78%)
- 58(30) - rakleader (67%)
- 55(28) - Wini (67%)
- 51(32) - ANT (63%)
- 41(28) - Milly (59%)
- 37(27) - 13CHRIS37 (58%)
- 35(17) - Hades (67%)
- 35(23) - Krzysztof (61%)
- 34(27) - Hunta (57%)
- 34(18) - Timinator (65%)
- 31(20) - FlyingBender (62%)
- 31(23) - Jackie Treehorn (57%)
- 31(12) - Edge (74%)
- 4555 - Panagiotis
- 4350 - MIFRAN
- 4315 - Buns
- 3595 - MoD
- 2965 - Wini
- 2195 - rakleader