Leagues - InternationalĮrašas atnaujintas: 2013-03-05 16:55
The biggest part of clubs participates in the international tournament. They are distributed into international leagues. It may be so, that newly registered user will not participate in any international tournament for the first season. After the end of it, he will be assigned to some international league.
The leagues are arranged in a "triangle" principle; that is that every league has two minor leagues. For example, 1.1 league has minor leagues 2.1 and 2.2 and each of them has their minor leagues (2.1 has 3.1 and 3.2; 2.2 has 3.3 and 3.4)
The higher the league a club is ins, the more money the club gets from sponsors, and the more profit it gets from the matches.
There are 32 teams in each league.
Teams in Standings table are sorted by wins/losses and +/- rate of inter-matches (in case of same number of wins). Remember that technical loss is worse than a common loss (2 points for win, 1 for loss, 0 for technical loss). Therefore a team that has a technical loss in the standings can be beneath the teams with bigger number of wins.
How is the rate of inter-matches calculated? Example, when three teams have same number of wins:
Team1 - Team2 : 72-70
Team1 - Team3 : 60-70
Team2 - Team3 : 0-0 (haven't played yet)
In this case the results are: Team1 = 2-10 = -8; Team2 = -2 + 0 = -2; Team3 = 10 + 0 = 10
Therefore, Team3 will get the highest place, Team2 will go afterwards and Team1 will be the last.
After the finals clubs get prizes for the place taken in the league. The higher place is taken, the bigger prize is given.
Limit of foreigners
There is no limit of foreigners in the international leagues' matches. Even all players registered for international leagues' matches may be foreigners.
Teams are distributed into 8 subgroups with 4 teams in each.
Every team plays two matches with every other league's team. Clubs are ordered by points got for match results. Win is equal to 2 points, loss - 1 point, technical loss - 0 points.
Two best teams from each regular season's subgroup go to TOP 16. 4 new subgroups are formed with 4 teams in each.
After the regular season, 16 best teams go into 4 hats for the draw (according to the number of wins and points difference). Then the teams are randomly selected for the 4 groups - each group has one team from each hat. All the teams play 2 matches with the left three.
Third place's teams fight for 17-24 places. All 8 teams play 2 matches with each of the left 7. According to the standings after the two rounds, teams take their final place in the league.
Fourth place's teams fight for 25-32 places. All 8 teams play 2 matches with each of the left 7. According to the standings after the two rounds, teams take their final place in the league.
Six last teams in the league (27-32) descend to the inferior league.
Two best teams from each of TOP 16 subgroup go to play-offs and play until 2 wins.
Third and fourth teams in the TOP 16 subgroups also play until 2 wins to find their final places in the league.
The winners of play-offs go to semifinals and play until 2 wins. The winners go to the final and fight for the title of the champion. Teams play until 3 wins in the final.
Little final is also played until 3 wins.
3 best teams ascend to the superior league.
Special invitation to the league
Sometimes clubs are closed and at the end of the season their places are taken by lower division's active clubs that didn't manage to ascend to upper division.
On 50th day of the season, the queue of teams for these vacant places is made. At first all active clubs from lower division are included into the queue. However team can leave the queue if it doesn't want to participate in this contest. Criteria that are used to form the queue (according to priority):
- Place taken in the league (the best clubs are in the top)
- User is not violating game's rules
- Free money owned by the club (so that club could adapt easier in higher league)
- Gold Premium Package
In the beginning the queue is only for orientation because place taken in the league is not known yet. It gets more accurate when the end of the season is approaching.
The queue is updated once a day.