[*] The tournament I would like to see it used for would more than likely have to currently be standard best-of-9 (or 7) tournaments. I have no preference as to which one.
[*] I would only like it to be used for one or at the most two events. I feel there isn't a whole lot wrong with the traditional 'race-to' format, it's more for the sake of variety that I like this and to get away from the culture of reduction in formats.
[*] Matches up to and including the semi-finals would be best-of-3 sets. Each set would be best of three frames.
[*] That means that a minimum of 4 frames would be played, with a maximum of 9... no problems with that.
[*] If you feel it is complicated, it is used in tennis and darts as the norm.
[*] The final would be best-of-7 sets. That would be a minimum of 8 frames, and a maximum of 21. It is however hugely unlikely that all seven sets would go to a deciding frame. I think it is also possible to have a best-of-5 sets final, which is a minimum of 6 frames and a maximum of 15.
[*] I feel this format would see an emphasis on more pressure frames, thus favouring the more established snooker players and players that are strong under pressure. That for me is it's main selling point. It offers a different mental challenge.
So, please give your honest opinions and vote. I will vote no opinion as I want to read the poll results but as I'm biased I won't be affecting the poll.
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