tournament

[Noun] Plural form: tournaments. A series of games or contests.
Example: Wimbledon is a very famous tennis tournament.
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tournament

[n] - a series of jousts between knights contesting for a prize 2. [n] - a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner
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tournament

In medieval England, martial competition between knights. Until the accession of the Stuarts to the English throne, chivalric contests were a feature of court life. Jousting and hand-to-hand...
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Tournament

Tour'na·ment noun [ Middle English turnement , tornement , Old French torneiement , tornoiement , French tournoiement a turning or wheeling round. See Tourney .] 1. A mock fight, or warlike game, formerly in great favor, in which a number of combatan...
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tournament

tourney noun a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner
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Tournament

• (n.) A mock fight, or warlike game, formerly in great favor, in which a number of combatants were engaged, as an exhibition of their address and bravery; hence, figuratively, a real battle. • (n.) Any contest of skill in which there are many contestents for championship; as, a chess tournament.
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tournament

(from the article `tournament`) In the early 20th century, the word tournament also came to be applied to certain methods of conducting sports competitions. In the most common ...
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tournament

series of military exercises, probably of medieval French origin and confined to western Europe, in which knights fought one another to display their ... [2 related articles]
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tournament

tournament or tourney,in the Middle Ages, public contest between armed horsemen in simulation of real battle. In this military game, which flourished from the 12th to the 16th cent., combatants were frequently divided into opposing factions, each led by a champion. It differed from the joust, a sing...
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tournament

As opposed to cash games. A tournament can have any number of entrants, and any number of buy-in, but once started, you're there until you've either been knocked out or won.
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Tournament

A tournament was originally an exhibition of combat between mounted men. Named from the tournament, or quick turning of the horses, it appeared in Europe in the 11th century, and quickly grew in popularity, both in France and England, where, in the reign of Henry II, it became necessary to prohibit tournaments owing to extravagant indulgence in the...
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Tournament

A tournament was an equestrian contest between military knights and others armed with lances which were common in the Middle Ages. They were introduced to England by the Normans.
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Tournament

A competition among players for a set duration of time, often with widely varying rules.
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tournament

A stroke or match play competition. A competition in which a number of golfers compete.
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tournament

A series of bouts to determine championships in various weight classes. A wrestler is eliminated after two losses. Elimination rounds continue until only three wrestlers remain in each pool. Finalists are seeded by classification points. If any of the finalists have not wrestled each other, they meet in a bout. Technical points or penalty points fr...
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Tournament

An organised competition for both amateurs and professionals.
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Tournament

[solitaire] Tournament is a solitaire card game which uses two decks of playing cards shuffled together. Despite the name, the game play doesn`t seem to be related to the word tournament. First, the cards are shuffled and dealt as two columns of four cards laid out. The player must make sure that these eight cards include either a king, an ...
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Tournament

[graph theory] This implies that a strongly connected tournament has a Hamiltonian cycle (Camion 1959). More strongly, every strongly connected tournament is vertex pancyclic: for each vertex v, and each k in the range from three to the number of vertices in the tournament, there is a cycle of length k containing v. Moreover, if the tournam...
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Tournament

A tournament is a competition involving a relatively large number of competitors, all participating in a sport or game. More specifically, the term may be used in either of two overlapping senses: These two senses are distinct. All golf tournaments meet the first definition, but while match play tournaments meet the second, stroke play tournaments...
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Tournament

(also 'tourney') an organized golf competition
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tournament

a competition in which contestants play a series of games
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