# Sup's On

## Posted on July 19, 2010 at 10:26:57 AM by Craig G

Well, sort of.

If we play to 4 points, it is possible for all number combo's
to make the playoffs.

But unlike the 3 post playoffs, where A-B-C can come out in
any order, if we use 4 posts in 'pair off and play off'
style, there are some exclusions. Eg: if A wins the first point,
then B cannot be second.

So even though we know that every super combo is possible in
terms of order of qualifying, AND that fact proves that every
combo is possible as a final result, I still have to code the
playoffs to get the exact probabilities for each combo.

Now, all that remains is the playoffs, and then a calculation
of average number of points per game. It might actually be less
than our 9 point games.

Anyhow, there are aspects of this scoring system that are very
appealing. As Perry said, faster and cleaner playoffs. But also
the fact that any team finishing ITM had to actually DO SOMETHING,
as opposed to placing or showing with one point, as often happens
in Spec scoring. So the results might be more meaingful.