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> Introduction to Tetris Friends Rank Tournament, テトリスフレンズૅ
djackallstar
post Mar 8 2014, 05:07 PM
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Notes: yoiyami, a Japanese tetris player, also wrote an introduction article, which is more up-to-date and precise than the article I wrote below. Here is the link to his article: https://docs.google.com/document/d/17_W3omB...TdtK1qVZYE/edit

What's This?
テトリスフレンズ段位戦, which means "Tetris Friends Ranked Match Tournament" in English, is an active tournament hosted by a couple of volunteer Japanese tetris players. It was started as early as 2010 and now has more than 100 participants. In this thread, I will make a concise introduction to テトリスフレンズ段位戦 based on the official website of the tournament, live streams I have watched, and information that is gathered from tournament hosts and participants. Note that this thread was written on 2014/03/09, and some of the following content could be outdated in the future.

Official Websites for Latest News
1. Homepage (normal version)
2. Homepage (mobile version)
3. Homepage (backup version) http://instxt.net/txt/f1a11015f364c49617cf7fbac96c6286
4. Twitter https://twitter.com/dannisen_tet

Rules
- One on one in a non-ranked 2-player room
- Fight against opponents with the same rank
- Every match goes on concurrently
- For players ranked 1~4, first to 7, win by one (no deuce)
- For players ranked 5~6, first to 10, win by one (no duece)
- Expert+ mode
- No map
- No item
- Spectating allowed (According to the official wiki page, spectating is allowed, but I once found that some players disable spectating when playing the match.
- You gain 1 point by defeating an opponent, and you lose 1 point by being defeated. When your points reach +3, you rank up, and the points become zero. When your points reach -3, you rank down, and the points become zero. (This rule applies only to players ranked 1~4; as for rank 5~6, the ranking system is undetermined.)

Live Streams
A host will make a preparation live stream (at least 30 minutes), and the next 2 hours is the time for the participants to fight.

Timeline
The tournament is usually held 3+ times every week in the evening (JST); However, due to the lack of spare time of the hosts, there is no fixed time when the tournament will be held. The best one can do is follow the news on the official websites, or subscribe to the Niconico communities of the hosts for immediate alerts. Sometimes in the live streams, the hosts will also tell the audience when the next tournament will be held.

Notable Participants
Currently participants are ranked from one to four, and the highest rank is six. More ranks may be added in the future. Players ranked four are as follows (lexicographically sorted): aitsu_k, ajanba, Chocobana, Fran_s, HAHAHA1744, hebo_MAI, kiri_n, mattyabar, megurokki, MuRaChaN, ReReLemon, salvia, samaf, singen77777, subversive44, Thunbergia1413, TORA123, yukihumi_ooba

Hosts (In Random Order)
ajanba http://com.nicovideo.jp/community/co1414387
hm_39 http://com.nicovideo.jp/community/co1952121
polygon2236 http://com.nicovideo.jp/community/co616134
陸井和人 http://com.nicovideo.jp/community/co1049147
Nico_Kazu http://com.nicovideo.jp/community/co1776876

I Want to Participate
Step 1. Register a Niconico account
Step 2. When a preparation live stream is on air, post a comment with the format: 参加希望@_Your_Tetris_Friends_ID

I Want to Be a Host
Contact any of the hosts.

Related Tournaments
1. テトリスフレンズ月例大会 (Tetris Friends Monthly Tournament)
This a monthly tournament similar to テトリスフレンズ段位戦.
- Held on the 4th Sunday every month when a host has spare time.
- A preparation live stream starts after lunch time (usually at 13:30).
- If #Players is less than 8, round-robin is applied. First to 10.
- Else if #Players is less than 32, single elimination is applied. First to 10.
- Else if #Players is greater than or equal to 32, a preliminary contest (FT 5, time limit=15 minutes) with Swiss-system is held. After that, comes the main contest (FT 10, time limit = 30 minutes) with single elimination.
- Every match (except the final one) has a preset time limit.
- Winner gets ranked up, runner-up gets +2 points, third place gets +1 point in テトリスフレンズ段位戦.
- Expert+ mode
- No map
- No item
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- Highlights
Finals of the 6th monthly tournament: subversive44 vs. HAHAHA1744
Finals of the 7th monthly tournament: subversive44 vs. mattyarbar
Finals of the 12th monthly tournament: Fran_s vs. mattyarbar


2. テトリスフレンズ突発チーム大会 (Tetris Friends Quickfire Team Tournament)
This is an irregular quickfire tournament, where participants are assiged into random teams, with each time consisting of two players.
- Single elimination
- First to 5
- Expert+ mode
- No map
- No item
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post Mar 8 2014, 06:30 PM
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QUOTE(djackallstar @ Mar 9 2014, 02:07 AM) *

(pardon me but my mom asking me to sleep now. will finish this thread tomorrow)

What's This?
テトリスフレンズ段位戦, which means "Tetris Friends Ranked Match Tournament" in English, is an active tournament hosted by a couple of volunteer Japanese tetris players. It was started as early as 2012 and now has more than 100 participants. In this thread, I will make a concise introduction to テトリスフレンズ段位戦 based on the official website of the tournament, live streams I have watched, and information that is gathered from tournament hosts and participants. Note that this thread was written on 2014/03/09, and some of the following content could be outdated in the future.

Official Websites for Latest News
1. Homepage
2. Homepage (mobile version)
3. Twitter https://twitter.com/dannisen_tet

Rules

Timeline

Notable Participants

Hosts (In Random Order)
ajanba http://com.nicovideo.jp/community/co1414387
polygon2236
陸井和人 http://com.nicovideo.jp/community/co1049147
Nico_Kazu

I Want to Participate

I Want to Be a Host

Misc
http://i.imgur.com/2tK4u7n.png

References


Sorry to get off the topic for a moment.

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Official Websites for Latest News
1. Homepage
2. Homepage (mobile version)


I heard the parent company that operates these wiki sites, which is called @wiki service, has been hacked yesterday, so it is dangerous for us to access the above sites. There has been still in problem. I think HD power admins should hide these links temporarily for user's safety.
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post Mar 8 2014, 06:52 PM
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post Mar 8 2014, 07:04 PM
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Hi~
I am making a web page about Danni-sen in English now.
Finished it, I let you know:)
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post Mar 9 2014, 05:32 PM
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Thanks for the info. It's interesting to see there's more competition going on in Japan than in the rest of the world. Japan-internal tourneys have the advantage that there are no language barriers and no time zone issues.

The format behind "Tetris Friends Ranked Match Tournament" sounds similar to Swiss-system, with the difference that the tourney is ongoing and people needn't play the same number of rounds.

A question regarding the "Tetris Friends Monthly Tournament": Is it done within a few hours or do have people some days time to play their matches?
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post Mar 10 2014, 02:57 AM
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QUOTE(yoiyami @ Mar 9 2014, 03:04 AM) *

Hi~
I am making a web page about Danni-sen in English now.
Finished it, I let you know:)

Looking forward to it! Also lemme know if you need any help.

QUOTE(Integration @ Mar 10 2014, 01:32 AM) *

A question regarding the "Tetris Friends Monthly Tournament": Is it done within a few hours or do have people some days time to play their matches?

Since every match goes on concurrently, the whole tournament is done within a few hours, and usually ends before dinner time. (P.S. I just detailed the rules and added some video links of the final matches. Please have a look.)


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post Mar 10 2014, 07:35 AM
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^^ I didn't know that Subversive also participates in tourneys.

In the tourneys mentioned above, it's pretty much looking for who is currently online and who wants to play. Is there also a TTO-equivalent?
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post Mar 10 2014, 09:02 AM
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QUOTE(Integration @ Mar 10 2014, 03:35 PM) *

^^ I didn't know that Subversive also participates in tourneys.

In the tourneys mentioned above, it's pretty much looking for who is currently online and who wants to play. Is there also a TTO-equivalent?

Pardon me, I don't get it. What do you mean by a TTO equivalent? In what regard?


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post Mar 10 2014, 05:40 PM
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^^ I meant a 100+ player tournament where people play 1 or 2 matches per week, and where the winner is considered Japan's best TF player.
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post Mar 11 2014, 02:09 AM
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QUOTE(Integration @ Mar 11 2014, 01:40 AM) *

^^ I meant a 100+ player tournament where people play 1 or 2 matches per week, and where the winner is considered Japan's best TF player.

Oh ok. Actually I haven't seen any 100-plus-player tournament held on TF except TTO; the sixth テトリスフレンズ段位戦 has quite a bit of participants, though. I know it's far from 100+ but hey.
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post Mar 13 2014, 01:51 PM
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I finished a translation.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/17_W3omB...jf0diTdtK1qVZYE

Thank you for cooperation djackallstar!
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post Mar 13 2014, 02:55 PM
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QUOTE(yoiyami @ Mar 13 2014, 09:51 PM) *

I finished a translation.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/17_W3omB...jf0diTdtK1qVZYE

Thank you for cooperation djackallstar!

You're welcome. I have added your link to the main article.


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post Mar 15 2014, 04:24 AM
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Japanese community is awesome. Does anyone feel that it would be possible to have some regular short tournament around here? Or we couldn't even get 8 people to regularly participate?
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post Mar 15 2014, 05:01 AM
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QUOTE(eevor @ Mar 14 2014, 09:24 PM) *
Japanese community is awesome. Does anyone feel that it would be possible to have some regular short tournament around here? Or we couldn't even get 8 people to regularly participate?
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post Mar 15 2014, 05:53 AM
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QUOTE(Aaron @ Mar 14 2014, 10:01 PM) *

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Facts:
That was one match.
The waiting time was 23 min.
There was no streaming.
Best to 5 with no ties

My suggestions :
Tourneys usually have more than one match.
Waiting time was okay, we could extend the time to one waku, 30 minutes, for japanese players who might participate.
Stream almost every match.


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