Every game slot of the festival to have two stages: qualifications and final tournament?
Festival is divided into game slots and each game slot is a separate competition that consists of two stages: qualifications and final tournament.
At least that's the current idea and we seek your approval.
How would the qualifications be played depends on the nature of the game slot itself.
If it is a Free for all deathmatch on a first person shooter game we would divide them into groups and have those groups wreck each other in a series of classic deathmatches limited in number of maps played per match, recording their frags each time and ultimately lining them up to a final qualifications chart.
If it is a team deathmatch instead the team wins would be the one being qualified, not actual players, but per-player scores and outcoming charts may still be recorded.
Once the charts are available there are two ways to go about qualifying or disqualifying:
- 1. Disqualify the bottom third of the players in the charts (weakest go home).
- 2. Don't disqualify anyone, but the weaker third or half gets penalized in the final tournament, basically starts off in unfavorable conditions. For example, the penalized players may need to play single elimination (one loss and you're out) while the winners get to play double elimination.
Whatever basic rule we adopt here would apply generally to all games.