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idrayer wrote:What is the goal for these practices? Is it for determining your best team of 4 or to help all your players in getting better?
idrayer wrote:I'd suggest having just 2 or 3 rooms with 6-10 people in each room so that everybody is playing all the questions, and then just shuttling players up/down in a ladder format, like after 20 tossups, the 2 lowest players in the room move down a room, the 2 highest move up a room, and everybody else stays where they were.
Leucippe and Clitophon wrote:The schedule is:
1v16, 2v15, 3v14, 4v13, 5v12, 6v11, 7v10, 8v9
1v8, 2v7, 3v6, 4v5, 9v16, 10v15, 11v14, 12v13
1v4, 2v3, 5v9, 6v10, 7v11, 8v12, 13v16, 14v15
1v2, 3v8, 4v7, 5v6, 9v14, 10v13, 11v12, 15v16
If you only have four rooms, then you just take 8 rounds to play instead of 4. If you have fewer than 16 students, then you just get a bye whenever you are supposed to play a student who does not exist. If you have a little more than 16 students, there isn't a particularly nice way to do it--you might just want to pair up some weaker students to form teams until you get down to 16.
Horned Screamer wrote:Is the idea to do this once, or at many practices?
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