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  1. And here are the rankings after the Aki Basho.

    My apologies for the delay, but I noticed a mistake in previous rankings and wanted to double check before publishing (I just hope that the correction I had to make did not cause another problem elsewhere).

    There is one major headline: Shatsume is the new leader of the "Rolling Ranking" ahead of Flohru and Profomisakari, while SumoSpiffy keeps climbing up the ranks at an accelerated pace.

    For the "Annual ranking", Flohru and Profomisakari stay in the lead, and the major news is that Hakuryuho is now on the podium while Chankomafuji has dropped two ranks.

      6 Basho Rolling Ranking 2022 Ranking
    Rank Shikona Average Points Average TB # of Basho Shikona Total Points Total TB # of Basho
    1 Shatsume 13.00 144.75 4 Flohru 60 767 5
    2 Flohru 12.00 153.40 5 Profomisakari 58 689 5
    3 Profomisakari 11.60 137.80 5 Hakuryuho 56 601 5
    4 Sumo Spiffy 11.33 150.00 3 Oortael 55 617 5
    5 Hakuryuho 11.20 120.20 5 Chankomafuji 55 604 5
    6 Oortael 11.00 123.40 5 Yarimotsu 52 597 5
    7 Chankomafuji 11.00 120.80 5 Shatsume 52 579 4
    8 Yarimotsu 10.40 119.40 5 ChickyStarr 51 537 5
    9 Hoshotakamoto 10.33 134.67 3 Asojima 50 696 5
    10 ChickyStarr 10.20 107.40 5 Susanoo 48 490 5
    11 Asojima 10.00 139.20 5 Tameiki 46 504 5
    12 shimodahito 9.75 125.50 4 Athenayama 45 464 5
    13 Susanoo 9.60 98.00 5 Asapedroryu 45 458 5
    14 Mmikasazuma 9.50 88.00 2 Fujisan 45 450 5
    15 Achiyama 9.25 89.00 4 Wamahada 44 475 5
    16 Tameiki 9.20 100.80 5 Benihana 44 453 5
    17 Karasukurai 9.00 95.50 4 Hakuhonofan 44 452 5
    18 Peeter 9.00 95.00 2 Kellyama 43 464 5
    19 Athenayama 9.00 92.80 5 Tochinofuji 41 432 5
    20 Asapedroryu 9.00 91.60 5 RaeucherLax 41 355 5
    21 Fujisan 9.00 90.00 5 WAKATAKE 40 403 5
    22 Gansekiiwa 9.00 70.00 1 shimodahito 39 502 4
    23 Wamahada 8.80 95.00 5 chishafuwaku 37 443 5
    24 Benihana 8.80 90.60 5 Achiyama 37 356 4
    25 Hakuhonofan 8.80 90.40 5 Karasukurai 36 382 4
    26 Kellyama 8.60 92.80 5 Sumo Spiffy 34 450 3
    27 Suwihuto 8.50 112.00 2 Chartorenji 33 378 4
    28 Chartorenji 8.25 94.50 4 kujo 33 320 4
    29 kujo 8.25 80.00 4 ScreechingOwl 33 290 4
    30 ScreechingOwl 8.25 72.50 4 Hoshotakamoto 31 404 3
    31 Tochinofuji 8.20 86.40 5 Mmikasazuma 19 176 2
    32 RaeucherLax 8.20 71.00 5 Peeter 18 190 2
    33 WAKATAKE 8.00 80.60 5 Suwihuto 17 224 2
    34 chishafuwaku 7.40 88.60 5 Gansekiiwa 9 70 1
    35 Takanorappa 6.00 90.00 1 Takanorappa 6 90 1
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  2. Here we are again with (only) 27 participants. 

    At the risk of repeating myself, as is now customary, Profomisakari will be in charge of the updates until the end of the Basho and below are the three usual tables: the SUMMARY OF ALL THE CHOICES, the RECAP OF YOUR INDIVIDUAL PICKS (in order of submission), and the DEVIATIONS (the higher the total, the more unique the choices).

     

    Haru 22 History Rank A #   Rank B # X
    1 1-1 K1e Abi 10   M2e Kotonowaka 17 0
    2 5-5 M7e Aoiyama 13   M9w Kotoeko 14 0
    3 5-5 M14e Chiyoshoma 6   M9e Myogiryu 15 6
    4 2-2 M11w Chiyotairyu 1   M10w Takanosho 26 0
    5 2-2 S2e Daieisho 7   S1w Hoshoryu 20 0
    6 6-5 M6w Endo 22   M5w Sadanoumi 5 0
    7 0-1 M16w Hiradoumi 8   M13w Oho 18 1
    8 6-6 M8w Hokutofuji 18   M8e Tochinoshin 8 1
    9 6-8 K1w Ichinojo 14   M4w Takayasu 9 4
    10 2-1 M13e Ichiyamamoto 25   M16e Mitoryu 2 0
    11 5-6 K2w Kiribayama 14   O2w Mitakeumi 13 0
    12 2-3 M11e Kotoshoho 12   M10e Nishikifuji 14 1
    13 1-1 M2w Meisei 19   M1w Midorifuji 8 0
    14 1-1 M4e Nishikigi 0   S1e Wakatakakage 24 3
    15 5-4 M12e Okinoumi 2   M12w Ryuden 25 0
    16 6-5 M7w Onosho 10   M15w Tsurugisho 5 12
    17 2-3 O1w Shodai 20   M3w Ura 5 2
    18 4[+1]-5[+1] O1e Takakeisho 6   Y1e Terunofuji 19 2
    19 0-1 M5e Takarafuji 4   M6e Wakamotoharu 23 0
    20 1-2 M3e Tamawashi 21   M1e Tobizaru 6 0
    21 6-7 M15e Terutsuyoshi 13   M14w Yutakayama 14 0

     

    Bout Nr
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    Shikona
    Tochinofuji A B B B B B B B B B B B B B A A A X B A B
    Hakuryuho B B B B B A A A B A B A A B B X A B B A A
    ChickyStarr B A B B B A B A B A A A A B B B A B B A B
    Sumo Spiffy B B B B B A B A X A A B A X B X B B B A A
    Chankomafuji A A B B B A B A A A B B B B B X A B B A A
    Profomisakari B A X B B A A B A A A B A B B X A B A A A
    RaeucherLax B B B B A A B A B A A B A B B A A A B A B
    Jim A B X B A A A X X A A A A B B X B B A B A
    shimodahito A B A B A B A A A A A B B X B A X A A A B
    Kellyama A B B B A A X A A A A B B B B B B B B A A
    Athenayama A B X B B A A B A A A B A B B X A B A A A
    Chartorenji B A A B B A B A B A B A B B B A B B B B A
    Oortael B A X B B A B B X A A B A B B X A B B A A
    Wamahada A A A B A B B A A A A B B B B A A B B A A
    Hakuhonofan A A B B B A B B A A A B A B B B A A B A A
    Achiyama B A B B B A B B A A B A B B A A A B B A B
    ScreechingOwl B A B B B A A A B A B A A B B A A B B A B
    Yarimotsu B B B B B B B A B A A A A B B X A A B A A
    Flohru B A X B B A B A X A B A A X B X A B B A B
    Shatsume B B A B A A A A B A B B A B B X A A B A B
    Benihana A A B B B A B A A A B A B B B B B B B B B
    Asapedroryu A B X B B A B A A A B B A B B X X B B A B
    chishafuwaku B B B B B B B B A A B A A B B A A B B A A
    Susanoo B B B B B A B A B A A A A B B X A X B A B
    WAKATAKE B A B A B A A B A A A X A B B A A A B B B
    Tameiki B A A B B A B A A B B B A B B B A B B B B
    Fujisan B B A B A A B A A A B A A B B A A B B B B

     

    Maximum 461
    shimodahito 313
    Jim 291
    Tochinofuji 289
    WAKATAKE 262
    Kellyama 244
    Chartorenji 235
    Wamahada 234
    Benihana 232
    Athenayama 229
    Tameiki 229
    Shatsume 224
    Profomisakari 223
    Achiyama 223
    Sumo Spiffy 220
    Flohru 217
    Fujisan 215
    Hakuhonofan 212
    Yarimotsu 211
    Asapedroryu 208
    RaeucherLax 206
    chishafuwaku 206
    Oortael 204
    Susanoo 197
    Chankomafuji 194
    ScreechingOwl 194
    Hakuryuho 192
    ChickyStarr 188
    Minimum 173

     

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  3. One day and Only a few hours left at the time of posting and 19 26 registered players*: Tochinofuji, Hakuryuho, ChikiStarr, Profomisakari, Sumo Spiffy, Chankomafuji, and RaeucherLax, Asojima (Jim), shimodahito, Kellyama, Athenayama, chartorenji, Oortael, Wamahada, Hakuhonofan, Achiyama, ScreechingOwl, Yarimostsu, Flohru, Shatsume, Benihana, Asaperoryu, chishafuwaku, Susanoo, WAKATAKE, and Tameiki.

    *Again, those of you who follow the link to the minute-by-minute table may think this is wrong, but one of the players above has played 4 times!

    So here is the now usual appeal to veteran players (but new ones are welcome too):  @Fujisan  @Hoshotakamoto @Karasukurai  @Kujo @Mmikasazuma @Nekonoyama @Peeter @Rocks (aka Gansekiiwa) @Suwihuto @Tenshinhan Tochiyatsu  @Unkonoyama 


  4. One day and a few hours left at the time of posting and 19 registered players*: Tochinofuji, Hakuryuho, ChikiStarr, Profomisakari, Sumo Spiffy, Chankomafuji, and RaeucherLax, Asojima (Jim), shimodahito, Kellyama, Athenayama, chartorenji, Oortael, Wamahada, Hakuhonofan, Achiyama, ScreechingOwl, Yarimostsu, and Flohru.

    *Again, those of you who follow the link to the minute-by-minute table may think this is wrong, but one of the players above has played 4 times!

    So here is the now usual appeal to veteran players (but new ones are welcome too):  @Asapedroryu  @Benihana  @chishafuwaku @Fujisan  @Hoshotakamoto @Karasukurai  @Kujo @Mmikasazuma @Nekonoyama @Peeter @Rocks (aka Gansekiiwa) @Shatsume @Susanoo @Suwihuto @Tenshinhan Tochiyatsu  @Unkonoyama @WAKATAKE 


  5. Hardly more than 3 days left to register and we only have 7 players*: Tochinofuji, Hakuryuho, ChikiStarr, Profomisakari, Sumo Spiffy, Chankomafuji, and RaeucherLax.

    *Those of you who follow the link to the minute-by-minute table may think this is wrong, but one of the players above has played 4 times!

    So here is the now usual appeal to veteran players: @Achiyama @Asojima @Asapedroryu @Athenayama @Benihana @Chartorenji @chishafuwaku @Flohru @Fujisan @Hakuhonofan @Hoshotakamoto @Karasukurai @Kellyama @Kujo @Mmikasazuma @Nekonoyama @Oortael @Peeter @Rocks (aka Gansekiiwa) @ScreechingOwl @Shatsume @shimodahito @Susanoo @Suwihuto @Tenshinhan Tochiyatsu  @Unkonoyama @WAKATAKE  @Wamahada @Yarimotsu

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  6. Welcome to Game 21 for the Aki 2022 Basho.

    Here we go again and I am launching the game today while Profomisakari will be back for the day to day comments.

    So, let's play!

     

    HOW TO PLAY GAME 21

     

    Shortly after the Banzuke is published, 21 potential bouts are selected by the admins. You just have to decide which bouts will or will not take place and, if they will, who you think will be the winners.

     

    Each correct pick will earn you one point. If a Rikishi is listed in one of the potential bouts but never appears on the Torikumi for the 15 days of the Basho, the bout will not count for the allocation of points (minor rules adjustment introduced for the Nagoya Basho already). If two or more entrants end up with the same number of correct picks, the two following tiebreaker rules will apply:

    • TB1: entrants will earn TB points for their ability to spot winning outsiders (i.e. the fewer players pick up a Rikishi the more points you score) and the entrant with most TB points will be the winner.

    • TB2: if the first tiebreaker does not suffice to separate them, the entrant with the earliest submission time will be declared the winner.

     

    The deadline to play is the Friday before Shonichi at 11 AM (JST), 2 AM (UTC)

     

    If you want to play, simply click the link below. it will take you to a multiple-choice form that will offer you three choices for each bout: 

    • A if you think the first Rikishi will win

    • B if you think the second Rikishi will win

    • X if you think the bout will not take place

     

    In addition to your picks and your Shikona, the form will ask for a valid email address. The reason for this request is (a) to allow the system to send you a copy of your picks and (b) to allow you to update your choices until the deadline by clicking the “Edit Response'' button that is in the email.

     

    Besides, after you have submitted your choices, you will have access to global selection statistics (not individual player’s picks).

     

    So, if you want to play for the upcoming Nagoya Basho, HERE IS THE LINK.

     

    The deadline to play is Friday 9 September at 11 AM (JST), 2 AM (UTC)

     

    To help you prepare your picks before getting to the form itself, here are the bouts for the upcoming Basho:

    Nagoya 22 History Rank A #   Rank B # X
    1 1-1 K1e Abi 0   M2e Kotonowaka 0 0
    2 5-5 M7e Aoiyama 0   M9w Kotoeko 0 0
    3 5-5 M14e Chiyoshoma 0   M9e Myogiryu 0 0
    4 2-2 M11w Chiyotairyu 0   M10w Takanosho 0 0
    5 2-2 S2e Daieisho 0   S1w Hoshoryu 0 0
    6 6-5 M6w Endo 0   M5w Sadanoumi 0 0
    7 0-1 M16w Hiradoumi 0   M13w Oho 0 0
    8 6-6 M8w Hokutofuji 0   M8e Tochinoshin 0 0
    9 6-8 K1w Ichinojo 0   M4w Takayasu 0 0
    10 2-1 M13e Ichiyamamoto 0   M16e Mitoryu 0 0
    11 5-6 K2w Kiribayama 0   O2w Mitakeumi 0 0
    12 2-3 M11e Kotoshoho 0   M10e Nishikifuji 0 0
    13 1-1 M2w Meisei 0   M1w Midorifuji 0 0
    14 1-1 M4e Nishikigi 0   S1e Wakatakakage 0 0
    15 5-4 M12e Okinoumi 0   M12w Ryuden 0 0
    16 6-5 M7w Onosho 0   M15w Tsurugisho 0 0
    17 2-3 O1w Shodai 0   M3w Ura 0 0
    18 4[+1]-5[+1] O1e Takakeisho 0   Y1e Terunofuji 0 0
    19 0-1 M5e Takarafuji 0   M6e Wakamotoharu 0 0
    20 1-2 M3e Tamawashi 0   M1e Tobizaru 0 0
    21 6-7 M15e Terutsuyoshi 0   M14w Yutakayama 0 0


    And again, if you find that the game is more fun if you can have an idea of the picks of the other players, you can see the minute-by-minute evolution of the choices FOLLOWING THIS LINK.

    Good luck to all.

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  7. Flohru, the winner of the Nagoya Game 21, is also leading both the "Rolling Ranking" and the "Annual Ranking" ahead of Profomisakari and Chankomafuji. Note also the strong debut of Takanorappa with an impressive TB score. 

    Thank you all for participating. See you in September for the Aki Basho.

      6 Basho Rolling Ranking 2022 Ranking
    Rank Shikona Average Points Average TB # of Basho Shikona Total Points Total TB # of Basho
    1 Flohru 13.00 176.75 4 Flohru 52 707 4
    2 Profomisakari 12.00 150.75 4 Profomisakari 48 603 4
    3 Chankomafuji 11.50 136.25 4 Chankomafuji 46 545 4
    4 Suwihuto 11.50 157.00 2 Hakuryuho 45 515 4
    5 Hakuryuho 11.25 128.75 4 Oortael 44 523 4
    6 Oortael 11.00 130.75 4 Shatsume 41 480 4
    7 Sumo Spiffy 10.50 157.50 2 ChickyStarr 41 462 4
    8 Hoshotakamoto 10.33 134.67 3 Asojima 40 578 4
    9 Shatsume 10.25 120.00 4 Susanoo 37 399 4
    10 ChickyStarr 10.25 115.50 4 Fujisan 37 389 4
    11 Asojima 10.00 144.50 4 Benihana 36 383 4
    12 Achiyama 10.00 102.67 3 Karasukurai 36 382 4
    13 shimodahito 9.67 127.67 3 Asapedroryu 35 392 4
    14 Mmikasazuma 9.50 88.00 2 WAKATAKE 35 380 4
    15 Susanoo 9.25 99.75 4 Yarimotsu 34 413 4
    16 Fujisan 9.25 97.25 4 Athenayama 34 365 4
    17 Benihana 9.00 95.75 4 Hakuhonofan 33 359 4
    18 Karasukurai 9.00 95.50 4 Tameiki 33 343 4
    19 Peeter 9.00 95.00 2 kujo 33 320 4
    20 Takanorappa 9.00 129.00 1 Tochinofuji 32 332 4
    21 Gansekiiwa 9.00 70.00 1 Hoshotakamoto 31 404 3
    22 Asapedroryu 8.75 98.00 4 Kellyama 31 342 4
    23 WAKATAKE 8.75 95.00 4 Wamahada 31 341 4
    24 Yarimotsu 8.50 103.25 4 RaeucherLax 31 283 4
    25 Athenayama 8.50 91.25 4 Achiyama 30 308 3
    26 Hakuhonofan 8.25 89.75 4 shimodahito 29 383 3
    27 Tameiki 8.25 85.75 4 chishafuwaku 27 363 4
    28 kujo 8.25 80.00 4 Chartorenji 24 295 3
    29 Tochinofuji 8.00 83.00 4 ScreechingOwl 24 231 3
    30 Chartorenji 8.00 98.33 3 Suwihuto 23 314 2
    31 ScreechingOwl 8.00 77.00 3 Sumo Spiffy 21 315 2
    32 Kellyama 7.75 85.50 4 Mmikasazuma 19 176 2
    33 Wamahada 7.75 85.25 4 Peeter 18 190 2
    34 RaeucherLax 7.75 70.75 4 Takanorappa 9 129 1
    35 chishafuwaku 6.75 90.75 4 Gansekiiwa 9 70 1

     

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  8. There we are! We have 31 participants again. We will be missing Mmiokasazuma, Nekonoyama, Peeter, Gansekiwa, Suwihuto, Tenshinhan, Tochiyatsu, and Unkonoyoma, but we can welcome @Takanorappa

    At the risk of repeating myself, as is now customary, Profomisakari will be in charge of the updates until the end of the Basho and below are the three usual tables: the SUMMARY OF ALL THE CHOICES, the RECAP OF YOUR INDIVIDUAL PICKS (in order of submission), and the DEVIATIONS (the higher the total, the more unique the choices).

    Haru 22 History Rank A #   Rank B # X
    1 0-2 K1w Abi 4   S1e Wakatakakage 27 0
    2 4-4 M6e Aoiyama 14   M9e Shimanoumi 14 3
    3 1-0 M17w Chiyomaru 13   M15w Oho 16 2
    4 7-7 M13w Chiyoshoma 11   M12w Takarafuji 20 0
    5 3-3 M10e Chiyotairyu 5   M10w Meisei 26 0
    6 5-4 M16w Daiamami 9   M12e Terutsuyoshi 20 2
    7 1-2 S1w Daieisho 26   M2e Kotonowaka 5 0
    8 6-4 M5e Endo 26   M5w Sadanoumi 4 1
    9 7-6 M7w Hokutofuji 12   M14e Myogiryu 5 14
    10 1-1 K1e Hoshoryu 22   M3w Ura 7 2
    11 0-1 M2w Ichinojo 18   M4e Wakamotoharu 12 1
    12 3-3 M13e Ichiyamamoto 20   M16e Yutakayama 9 2
    13 5-5 M1e Kiribayama 10   O1w Mitakeumi 21 0
    14 6-6 M9w Kotoeko 10   M15e Onosho 14 7
    15 1-1 M11e Kotoshoho 20   M14w Tsurugisho 9 2
    16 2-1 M11w Midorifuji 11   M6w Tobizaru 10 10
    17 2-4 M17e Nishikifuji 7   M8w Nishikigi 12 12
    18 9-11 M7e Okinoumi 10   M8e Tochinoshin 20 1
    19 9-11 O2w Shodai 10   M3e Tamawashi 21 0
    20 9-9 O1e Takakeisho 14   M4w Takayasu 2 15
    21 5-6 M1w Takanosho 2   Y1e Terunofuji 28 1

     

    Bout Nr
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    Tochinofuji B B A B B B A B A X B B B A A A B B B B B
    Asojima B A B A B X A A X A A X B X X X X B B X B
    ChickyStarr A B B A B B A A A A A B B B A A B B B A B
    Karasukurai B B A B B B A A B B B A B A B X B B B A B
    Sumo Spiffy B X A B B X B A X A A X A X A X X A B A B
    Athenayama B B A B B A A A X A A A A B B A B B A A B
    Shatsume B B A A B B A A X A A A B X A A X B B A B
    Chankomafuji A A B A B B A A X A A A B B A B X B B A B
    Chartorenji B B B A A B A B A A B A B B A B A B A A B
    kujo B A B B B A A A X A B A A B A A A B B X A
    Kellyama B A A A B A A A A B B A A A B B A B B X B
    Hoshotakamoto B A A B B B A A X A X A B B A X X X B X B
    Hakuryuho B B B B B B B A X A A B B B A B X B B X B
    Oortael B B B B B B A A X B A A B B B X X B B X B
    RaeucherLax B A A B B B A A A A B A B B A B B B B A B
    Profomisakari B A B B B B A B X A A A B X A X X B B A B
    shimodahito A B A B B B A X A B B B A B B X A A B X B
    ScreechingOwl B B X B B A A A A X A A B A A B B A B X B
    chishafuwaku B A A A A A B A B A A A A A A A B B B X B
    Achiyama B A B B B B A A B A A B B B A A B A A B B
    Susanoo B B B B B A A A X A A A B X A X X A A X B
    Flohru B X B A B B A A X A A B B X X X X A A A B
    Hakuhonofan A A B B B B A A B A B A A A B A B A A X B
    WAKATAKE B X X A A B A A A B B A B B A A A B B X B
    Fujisan B B B A B B A A A B A B B B A B B B A A B
    Yarimotsu B B A B B B A A X A B A A A B X X B B X A
    Takanorappa B A A B B A B A B A A B A B B A X A A X B
    Asapedroryu B B A B B A A A X A A A B X A A B A B X X
    Wamahada B A B B B B A B A A A B A A A B A B A A B
    Tameiki B A B B A B A A A B B A B A A B A A A A B
    Benihana B A B A A A B A A A B A B A B B B B B A B

     

    Maximum 490
    shimodahito 363
    Sumo Spiffy 341
    Takanorappa 338
    chishafuwaku 329
    Benihana 327
    Hakuhonofan 325
    WAKATAKE 323
    Tochinofuji 321
    Flohru 319
    Chartorenji 318
    Kellyama 318
    Tameiki 316
    Asojima 311
    Wamahada 308
    ScreechingOwl 302
    Yarimotsu 302
    kujo 299
    Asapedroryu 298
    Achiyama 294
    Karasukurai 290
    Fujisan 290
    Athenayama 288
    ChickyStarr 286
    Hoshotakamoto 280
    Susanoo 280
    Chankomafuji 274
    Hakuryuho 273
    Profomisakari 271
    Oortael 267
    Shatsume 260
    RaeucherLax 253
    Minimum 222

    And that's all for this post. I wish you all a great Basho.

     

     

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  9. Slightly less than 30 hours to go and we have 23 registered playersTochinofuji, Asojima, ChickyStarr, Karasukurai, Sumo Spiffy,   Athenayama, Shatsume, Chankomafuji, Chartorenji, Kujo, Kellyama, Hoshotakamoto, Hakuryuho, Oortael, RaeucherLax, Profomisakari, shimodahito, ScreechingOwl, chishafuwaku, Achiyama, Susanoo, Flohru, and Hakuhonofan.

    And so, we are still hoping for the following veterans join us: @Asapedroryu @Benihana  @Fujisan @Mmikasazuma @Nekonoyama  @Peeter  @Rocks (aka Gansekiiwa)   @Suwihuto @Tenshinhan Tochiyatsu  @Unkonoyama @WAKATAKE  @Wamahada @Yarimotsu

    Which doesn't mean newcomers are not welcome ;-)


  10. We are half-way through the registration period, and we have 8 registered players:  Tochinofuji, Asojima, ChickyStarr, Karasukurai, Sumo Spiffy, Athenayama, Shatsume, and Chankomafuji.

    Which means we are still counting on the participation of: @Achiyama @Asapedroryu @Benihana @Chartorenji @chishafuwaku @Flohru @Fujisan @Hakuhonofan @Hakuryuho @Hoshotakamoto @Kellyama @Kujo @Mmikasazuma @Nekonoyama @Oortael @Peeter @Profomisakari @RaeucherLax @Rocks (aka Gansekiiwa) @ScreechingOwl @shimodahito @Susanoo @Suwihuto @Tenshinhan Tochiyatsu  @Unkonoyama @WAKATAKE  @Wamahada @Yarimotsu

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  11. Welcome to Game 21 for the Nagoya 2022 Basho.

    Not as promptly as expected (sorry!), I am launching the game today and Profomisakari will be back for the day to day comments.

    So, let's play!

     

    HOW TO PLAY GAME 21

     

    Shortly after the Banzuke is published, 21 potential bouts are selected by the admins. You just have to decide which bouts will or will not take place and, if they will, who you think will be the winners.

     

    Each correct pick will earn you one point. If a Rikishi is listed in one of the potential bouts but never appears on the Torikumi for the 15 days of the Basho, the bout will not count for the allocation of points (minor rules adjustment). If two or more entrants end up with the same number of correct picks, the two following tiebreaker rules will apply:

    • TB1: entrants will earn TB points for their ability to spot winning outsiders (i.e. the fewer players pick up a Rikishi the more points you score) and the entrant with most TB points will be the winner.

    • TB2: if the first tiebreaker does not suffice to separate them, the entrant with the earliest submission time will be declared the winner.

     

    The deadline to play is the Friday before Shonichi at 11 AM (JST), 2 AM (UTC)

     

    If you want to play, simply click the link below. it will take you to a multiple-choice form that will offer you three choices for each bout: 

    • A if you think the first Rikishi will win

    • B if you think the second Rikishi will win

    • X if you think the bout will not take place

     

    In addition to your picks and your Shikona, the form will ask for a valid email address. The reason for this request is (a) to allow the system to send you a copy of your picks and (b) to allow you to update your choices until the deadline by clicking the “Edit Response'' button that is in the email.

     

    Besides, after you have submitted your choices, you will have access to global selection statistics (not individual player’s picks).

     

    So, if you want to play for the upcoming Nagoya Basho, HERE IS THE LINK.

     

    The deadline to play is Friday 8 July at 11 AM (JST), 2 AM (UTC)

     

    To help you prepare your picks before getting to the form itself, here are the bouts for the upcoming Basho:


    Nagoya 22 History Rank A #   Rank B # X
    1 0-2 K1w Abi 0   S1e Wakatakakage 0 0
    2 4-4 M6e Aoiyama 0   M9e Shimanoumi 0 0
    3 1-0 M17w Chiyomaru 0   M15w Oho 0 0
    4 7-7 M13w Chiyoshoma 0   M12w Takarafuji 0 0
    5 3-3 M10e Chiyotairyu 0   M10w Meisei 0 0
    6 5-4 M16w Daiamami 0   M12e Terutsuyoshi 0 0
    7 1-2 S1w Daieisho 0   M2e Kotonowaka 0 0
    8 6-4 M5e Endo 0   M5w Sadanoumi 0 0
    9 7-6 M7w Hokutofuji 0   M14e Myogiryu 0 0
    10 1-1 K1e Hoshoryu 0   M3w Ura 0 0
    11 0-1 M2w Ichinojo 0   M4e Wakamotoharu 0 0
    12 3-3 M13e Ichiyamamoto 0   M16e Yutakayama 0 0
    13 5-5 M1e Kiribayama 0   O1w Mitakeumi 0 0
    14 6-6 M9w Kotoeko 0   M15e Onosho 0 0
    15 1-1 M11e Kotoshoho 0   M14w Tsurugisho 0 0
    16 2-1 M11w Midorifuji 0   M6w Tobizaru 0 0
    17 2-4 M17e Nishikifuji 0   M8w Nishikigi 0 0
    18 9-11 M7e Okinoumi 0   M8e Tochinoshin 0 0
    19 9-11 O2w Shodai 0   M3e Tamawashi 0 0
    20 9-9 O1e Takakeisho 0   M4w Takayasu 0 0
    21 5-6 M1w Takanosho 0   Y1e Terunofuji 0 0

    And again, if you find that the game is more fun if you can have an idea of the picks of the other players, you can see the minute-by-minute evolution of the choices FOLLOWING THIS LINK.

    Good luck to all.

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  12. And here are the updated rankings too.

    In the "Rolling Ranking", newcomer Sumo Spiffy has taken the lead while Hakuryuho has caught up with Flohru who remains in second place thanks to a better TB score.

    In the "Annual ranking", Flohru and Hakuryuho are tied at the top, Flohru remaining in first place thanks - again - to a better TB score. They are joined on the box by Profomisakari who is now in third place thanks to - you guessed it - a stronger TB score than Oortael. Note also that Fujisan's performance means entering the Top-10 (from rank 22).

    Thank you all for participating. See you in July.

      6 Basho Rolling Ranking 2022 Ranking
    Rank Shikona Average Points Average TB # of Basho Shikona Total Points Total TB # of Basho
    1 Sumo Spiffy 13.00 172.00 1 Flohru 38 482 3
    2 Flohru 12.67 160.67 3 Hakuryuho 38 431 3
    3 Hakuryuho 12.67 143.67 3 Profomisakari 36 425 3
    4 Profomisakari 12.00 141.67 3 Oortael 36 422 3
    5 Oortael 12.00 140.67 3 Chankomafuji 35 392 3
    6 Chankomafuji 11.67 130.67 3 Yarimotsu 34 413 3
    7 shimodahito 11.50 147.50 2 ChickyStarr 33 362 3
    8 Yarimotsu 11.33 137.67 3 Shatsume 32 362 3
    9 ChickyStarr 11.00 120.67 3 Karasukurai 31 332 3
    10 Shatsume 10.67 120.67 3 Fujisan 30 304 3
    11 Hoshotakamoto 10.50 131.00 2 Athenayama 29 310 3
    12 Achiyama 10.50 98.00 2 Asapedroryu 29 306 3
    13 Karasukurai 10.33 110.67 3 Benihana 29 283 3
    14 Fujisan 10.00 101.33 3 Tameiki 28 287 3
    15 ScreechingOwl 10.00 96.00 2 kujo 28 257 3
    16 Athenayama 9.67 103.33 3 Asojima 27 360 3
    17 Asapedroryu 9.67 102.00 3 Kellyama 27 297 3
    18 Benihana 9.67 94.33 3 WAKATAKE 27 272 3
    19 Mmikasazuma 9.50 88.00 2 Tochinofuji 26 257 3
    20 Tameiki 9.33 95.67 3 Susanoo 26 234 3
    21 kujo 9.33 85.67 3 Wamahada 25 259 3
    22 Asojima 9.00 120.00 3 RaeucherLax 25 228 3
    23 Kellyama 9.00 99.00 3 Hakuhonofan 24 230 3
    24 WAKATAKE 9.00 90.67 3 shimodahito 23 295 2
    25 Peeter 9.00 95.00 2 chishafuwaku 22 288 3
    26 Gansekiiwa 9.00 70.00 1 Hoshotakamoto 21 262 2
    27 Tochinofuji 8.67 85.67 3 Achiyama 21 196 2
    28 Susanoo 8.67 78.00 3 ScreechingOwl 20 192 2
    29 Suwihuto 8.50 112.00 2 Mmikasazuma 19 176 2
    30 Wamahada 8.33 86.33 3 Peeter 18 190 2
    31 RaeucherLax 8.33 76.00 3 Suwihuto 17 224 2
    32 Hakuhonofan 8.00 76.67 3 Chartorenji 14 148 2
    33 chishafuwaku 7.33 96.00 3 Sumo Spiffy 13 172 1
    34 Chartorenji 7.00 74.00 2 Gansekiiwa 9 70 1
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  13. In spite of the absence of a few veterans, we have reached the nice total of 31 participants. Well done!

    As is now customary, Profomisakari will be in charge of the updates until the end of the Basho and below are the three usual tables: the SUMMARY OF ALL THE CHOICES, the RECAP OF YOUR INDIVIDUAL PICKS (in order of submission), and the DEVIATIONS (the higher the total, the more unique the choices).

     

    Natsu 22 History Rank A # Picks   Rank B # Picks X
    1 1-1 S1w Abi 5   Y1e Terunofuji 21 5
    2 6-5 M11e Aoiyama 20   M10w Nishikigi 11 0
    3 2-3 M15e Azumaryu 3   M5e Onosho 12 16
    4 4-4 M11w Chiyoshoma 14   M12e Myogiryu 17 0
    5 7-6 M13e Chiyotairyu 15   M16e Ishiura 14 2
    6 3-4 K1w Daieisho 4   S1e Wakatakakage 27 0
    7 5-8[-1] M4e Endo 11   M4w Takanosho 19 1
    8 8[-1]-10 M3e Hokutofuji 5   M1e Takayasu 26 0
    9 3-3 K1e Hoshoryu 24   M2e Kiribayama 6 1
    10 10-9[-1] M1w Ichinojo 20   M3w Tamawashi 4 7
    11 1-0 M15w Ichiyamamoto 16   M10e Okinoumi 7 8
    12 1-1 M17w Kagayaki 11   M16w Midorifuji 20 0
    13 3-3 M7w Kotoeko 13   M5w Tobizaru 17 1
    14 1-0 M17e Kotokuzan 17   M14w Yutakayama 11 3
    15 1-1 M2w Kotonowaka 3   O1e Mitakeumi 28 0
    16 2-2 M9e Kotoshoho 13   M14e Oho 13 5
    17 5-5 M13w Meisei 20   M12w Sadanoumi 11 0
    18 1-1 M8e Shimanoumi 14   M9w Tochinoshin 16 1
    19 6-10 O1w Shodai 10   O2w Takakeisho 19 2
    20 1-1 M7e Takarafuji 17   M6e Ura 14 0
    21 1-2 M8w Terutsuyoshi 5   M6w Wakamotoharu 25 1

     

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    Shikona
    Tochinofuji B A B B B B B B A A B B B B B B B B A A B
    Asojima X B X A X B A B A A X A A X B X B B X A A
    Hoshotakamoto B A X B A B B B A A X A X B B A A B B B X
    Yarimotsu A B X B B B A B A X A B B B B A B B B A B
    RaeucherLax B A B B A B A B A B A B A B B B A B A A B
    Karasukurai B A B B A B A B A B A A A A B A B B B B B
    Chankomafuji B A X A B A B B A A X B B A B X A B A B B
    Sumo Spiffy B B X A X B A B A A X B B X A X B A B A B
    Suwihuto B A A B A B X A X A A B B X B B A X B B A
    Hakuryuho B A X B B B B B A A X B A B A A A A A B B
    Kellyama B B A A B B B B A B A B B A B B B B A B B
    chishafuwaku B B B A A A B B B A B B A A B B B A A A B
    Chartorenji A B B A B B A A A A A B B A B B A A B B B
    Profomisakari A B X B A B B B B A X B B B B X B B B A B
    Wamahada B A B A B B B A A A A B A B B A A B A A A
    Athenayama X B X A B B B B A A B B B A B B B A A A B
    ChickyStarr B A X A A A B B B B B A A A A B A A B A B
    Susanoo X B X A B B B B A X A B B A B A A A A A B
    Asapedroryu X A X A A B B B A X A A A A B B A A X A B
    Peeter B B X B A B A B A A X B A A B A A B A A B
    Fujisan B A B B A A B B A A A B B B B A A A B B B
    Mmikasazuma B A B A A B A B A A A A A A B A A B B B B
    Oortael B B X B B B B B B X A B B A B B A A B B B
    Shatsume A A X A B B A B B X B B B B B A B A B B B
    Flohru X A X B B B B B A A X A B A B X A A B B B
    Tameiki B A A B A B B A A A A B A A B B A B B A A
    Achiyama B A B B A B B B A A A A B A B A A B B A B
    WAKATAKE A A B A A B A B B A A A A B B B A B B A A
    kujo B A X B B B A A A X B B A B B A A A B B B
    Hakuhonofan B A B B A B B B A A A A B A B B A A B A B
    Benihana B A B B B B B B A X B A B A B A