Double elimination

Double elimination brackets builds on single elimination brackets but give players who lose one more chance to win the tournament. Players are organized into a winners bracket using a seeding method (typically manual seeding). Each match is a head-to-head match between two players. The winner of each match will advance in the winners bracket, and the loser is moved to a secondary losers bracket.

Matches in a losers bracket are also head-to-head matches. The winner moves on to the next match in the losers bracket while the loser is eliminated from the tournament.

When the winner is both brackets has been found, the winner of the winners bracket will face the winner of the losers bracket. The winner of that match-up is the winner of the tournament. The winner of the losers bracket will have to beat the winner of the winner's bracket twice to win the tournament. The winner of the winners bracket only has to win once.

Configuration options

See also: Common configuration options.

Bracket size

Determines the size of the bracket that will be built. 4/8/16/32/64 player brackets are available. Pick the next size up if you do not have the perfect amount of players; byes will be created accordingly. For example, if you have 24 players, pick the 32-player bracket size.

Best-of-X winner's bracket

If you want to play each match in the winner's bracket as a best-of-x match (like best-of-3 or best-of-7), set this option accordingly. When entering results for a match, you can enter partial results as you go, and the match won't be marked as completed until a player has enough wins to satisfy the best-of requirements.

Best-of-X losers's bracket

This lets you set a best-of-x target for the losers bracket.

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