This is the tenth anniversary of the World Championships prediction contest and will see predictors battling out for the title of WC. Wildey, who made history twelve months ago by becoming the first ever mutliple winner of the World Championship contest is back to defend the title, seek an unprecedented hattrick as well as once again break his own record for the lowest World Championship winning score - a tag he regained last year.
The Roll of Honour lists as follows
2008 - Armchair de Critique/Smart
2009 - Casey
2010 - Alex0Paul
2011 - Jadechelsea
2012 - Wildey
2013 - Random05
2014 - SavoMilosevic
2015 - McChazzz
2016 - Wildey
The prediction contest will use the same format as in previous years.
1. Match winner predictions
A Seeded player defeats a qualifier = 6 points
A Seeded player defeats a Seeded player = 7 points
A qualifier defeats a qualifier = 7 points
A qualifier defeats a Seeded player = 8 points
This system will run throughout the tournament.
2. Correct score predictions:
Round 1 to quarter-final: correct score = 4 points, 1 frame out = 2 points
Semi-final and Final: correct score = 5 points, 1 frame out = 3 points, 2 frames out = 1 point
You only get the points if you predict the correct winner
3. Maximum break game:
- pick any number of players to make a maximum break
- if a player you've nominated makes a maximum break you get 12 points
- if you nominate a player who fails to get a maximum break you lose 3 points
- if you do not predict a maximum break you receive no points
(A maximum break is defined as a 147 with 15 reds or a 155 with 15 reds + free ball red)
4. Tournament winner predictions:
Each entrant may choose any 2 names for overall victory.
12 points for predicting a winner, 6 points for predicting a runner-up.
In the event one or more scores are level at the conclusion of the contest then the following criteria shall be applies.
- Most correct predicted winners
- Most correctly predicted scores
The deadline for naming your nominations for a 147 maker and your tournament winners is 10am Saturday 15th April - Templates for the first round will open once the draw for the First Round is made on Thursday 13th April
GOOD LUCK TO ALL ENTRANTS!
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