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In SG I have lost all of my last nine tie-breakers. My record is already woeful on the stats list for TBs but now it is beyond repair. I really don't know why I am so awful at getting the order right!

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Wins only in Quad (and TUG), which will end in 0 Masters points.  Thankfully, only three people won in all of TTT, so I'm still going strong there, at least.

For being second-to-last in total points, dead last in AAD for, and alone in the "lead" for AAD against, 3-6 isn't all that much to complain about.

The Machine may be a little slow on the uptake when it comes to sudden changes in overall abilities (or just "results") from a rikishi, but is that really going on on a large scale here?

GANBARIMASU

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3 minutes ago, Haidouzo said:

Wins only in Quad (and TUG), which will end in 0 Masters points.  Thankfully, only three people won in all of TTT, so I'm still going strong there, at least.

For being second-to-last in total points, dead last in AAD for, and alone in the "lead" for AAD against, 3-6 isn't all that much to complain about.

The Machine may be a little slow on the uptake when it comes to sudden changes in overall abilities (or just "results") from a rikishi, but is that really going on on a large scale here?

GANBARIMASU

This basho we are seeing strong performances from general underperformers and weak ones from former mainstays of the games. Got to be tough on any system that relies heavily on stats. 

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27 minutes ago, Pandaazuma said:

This basho we are seeing strong performances from general underperformers and weak ones from former mainstays of the games. Got to be tough on any system that relies heavily on stats. 

Evidence suggests so ;)

It has one strong (mid-basho) adaptive variable, but it's obviously not cutting it this time around.

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3 hours ago, Pandaazuma said:

Ganzo is somehow 6-3 with 3 AADs for and 5 against! After his hard luck in Kyushu, it looks like he is getting some payback... Ganzo is the only one with even a slight chance of glory.

3 hours ago, Pandaazuma said:

In SG I have lost all of my last nine tie-breakers.

Well, somehow my picking system (which can't be seen as a system at all) at least provides me with a nice TB win quota so far. Had three TB's in 9 days and won them all. Otherwise I'd be toast as my picks are sub-par in Hatsu. And no, with my really bad picking I don't have even a slight chance for more. If I can make it "8" I'll be happy. 9 ore more wins would be a surprise and not really deserved unless I'll find a crystal ball for the remaining 6 days.

Ganzohnesushi

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Damn, I knew I should have picked Mitakeumi instead of Kaisei in SG.

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I read the news and assumed Chiyo was withdrawing, so I played the games that way--thankfully.  I suppose this ends up counting as overruling the Machine, which is not the first time this basho.  Turned a TTT loss into a win.  Wins in DST, ISP, Quad, Toto, and TTT.  5-way tie for the yusho in TTT thanks to a no-show from Kotononami.

TTT has been one of the strongest games for the Machine.  I'd want to guess that much is just dumb luck, but this is years of playing now.

GANBARIMASU

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Rank    Record Points AADs Opp AADs 10 8+ 5- TB TB+ Who?

 

SG shikona

EY1 6-4 59-51 8 4 0 1 3 3 0 Simon Pandaazuma
ES2 3-7 49-60 3 9 0 1 8 2 2 Scott Haidouzo
EK1 6-4 49-52 7 8 0 1 4 1 0 Douglas ScreechingOwl
WK1 3-7 54-58 6 7 0 0 5 1 0 Gary Chocshoporyu
EM3 4-6 46-55 4 6 0 0 6 2 2 Jan Kuroimori
WM4 6-4 52-53 7 7 0 1 6 2 2 Stefan Sagi
EM7 5-5 54-57 7 5 0 1 6 0 0 Rupert Rupatengu
WM7 5-5 54-56 7 6 0 1 6 2 1 Miyako Chankoyama
WM8 6-4 49-51 2 6 0 0 8 3 3 Alexander Ganzohnesushi
WM13 5-5 56-55 7 5 0 1 3 1 0 Unko Unkonoyama
*                      
WJ6 6-4 55-54 8 6 0 0 4 2 2 Mark Fujiyama
EJ7 2-8 51-58 5 9 0 0 7 2 1 Eric Sebunshu
WJ7 6-4 52-50 6 4 0 0 5 3 2 Sergio Chishafuwaku
EJ14 4-6 54-56 7 7 0 0 4 2 1 Rocks Gansekiiwa
*                      
Wms5 7-3 58-51 7 6 0 1 3 3 2 Steve Chelseayama
Wms9 7-3 64-56 10 5 0 1 3 0 0 Ronnie Gawasukotto
Ems28 Kyujo 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jezz Jejima
Ems29 6-4 49-51 6 5 0 0 8 4 3 Dustin Domichi

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Day 10 above there. Special mention to Chelsea Steve and Ronnie for incredible 9-pointers today! Ronnie is the points leader of all three divisions. Well done, lad.

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7 hours ago, Haidouzo said:

 5-way tie for the yusho in TTT thanks to a no-show from Kotononami.


I've been on vacation since the beginning of the basho, that's why I don't play all the games and I am less focused on the others :-)

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Brilliant 10 by Chankoyama today put the luckless Scott to the sword. He is getting the luck Panda had last basho. 10 AADs against is a horror show and he is MK today. Gary also fell to a losing record and he has had some terrible luck too. Panda scored a lucky win over the Owl and is one win away from erasing his soft kadoban status. Ganzo is the only other player with 7 wins. No chance for yusho here as the leader is 10-1.

Chisha beat Mark in a tough bout and is 7-4 in Juryo. Only one win off the yusho pace. And everyone in Makushita is 7-4. Outstanding scoring again from Ronnie but he was so unlucky to lose 9-9 today.

Day 11:

Rank    Record Points AADs Opp AADs 10 8+ 5- TB TB+ Who? SG shikona
EY1 7-4 67-58 9 4 0 2 3 3 0 Simon Pandaazuma
ES2 3-8 57-70 4 10 0 1 8 2 2 Scott Haidouzo
EK1 6-5 62-67 6 9 0 1 4 1 0 Douglas ScreechingOwl
WK1 3-8 61-66 6 8 0 0 5 1 0 Gary Chocshoporyu
EM3 4-7 52-62 4 6 0 0 6 2 2 Jan Kuroimori
WM4 6-5 60-62 8 8 0 2 6 2 2 Stefan Sagi
EM7 5-6 61-65 7 6 0 1 6 0 0 Rupert Rupatengu
WM7 6-5 64-64 8 7 1 2 6 2 1 Miyako Chankoyama
WM8 7-4 57-58 3 6 0 1 8 3 3 Alexander Ganzohnesushi
WM13 5-6 63-64 7 6 0 1 3 1 0 Unko Unkonoyama
*                      
WJ6 6-5 63-63 9 7 0 1 4 2 2 Mark Fujiyama
EJ7 3-8 59-65 6 9 0 1 7 2 1 Eric Sebunshu
WJ7 7-4 61-58 7 5 0 1 5 3 2 Sergio Chishafuwaku
EJ14 5-6 62-62 8 7 0 1 4 2 1 Rocks Gansekiiwa
*                      
Wms5 7-4 66-60 8 7 0 2 3 3 2 Steve Chelseayama
Wms9 7-4 73-65 11 6 0 2 3 1 0 Ronnie Gawasukotto
Ems28 Kyujo 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jezz Jejima
Ems29 7-4 58-58 7 5 0 1 8 4 3 Dustin Domichi

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Things look a lot clearer at this stage. Myogiryu (and a lack of Shodai) are destroying my pre-basho games. Chances for small change in Oracle, Roto and Paper Oyakata if Myo wakes up. Really annoyed with him as he was brilliant last basho but is back to being woeful again. Norizo Cup is the only game I can score decent points in with that special question win but my 'active' lads had better actually start being active soon!

On the daily front I am in the yusho hunt only in Odd Sumo and Quad. Decent points are possible if I win out in Bench (possible as I have a strong team) and go at least 3-1 in SG. But all of this pales before the fact that I need to get one more win in SG. Four tough opponents left so I need to be on the case. AAAANNNDDD...I think that is 9-2 in the Baka Cup. No fun for my centipedal comrade this time.

So over all there will be no green mawashi but 30-40 points is reasonably likely. I am setting a target of 40.

GAMBARIMASU!

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Tiebreak win in Bench, perfect day in DST (far too late...), and a win in ISP.  Overruled the Machine again and it cost me the win in Toto, but 5-6 instead of 6-5 shouldn't make much difference.  Also cost me a point in SG, but that only brought me another loss in the Baka Cup.  Lost in TTT but still tied for the yusho lead, now with two more in the mix.

TTT is it.

GANBARIMASU

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Well, I picked a heck of a time to go into a slump this basho in dailies. I think my pre-basho lineup for this basho is probably the worst I've ever picked.

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I feel your pain with the pre-basho games. I'm currently 74/75 in Juryo game, and 83/88 in Roto. Getting my kachi-koshi in SG and ISP takes a little bit of the sting away.

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Rank    Record Points AADs Opp AADs 10 8+ 5- TB TB+ Who? SG shikona
EY1 8-4 73-61 10 4 0 2 3 3 0 Simon Pandaazuma
ES2 3-9 61-75 4 11 0 1 9 2 2 Scott Haidouzo
EK1 7-5 68-71 7 9 0 1 4 1 0 Douglas ScreechingOwl
WK1 4-8 66-70 7 8 0 0 6 1 0 Gary Chocshoporyu
EM3 5-7 59-68 5 7 0 0 6 2 2 Jan Kuroimori
WM4 7-5 66-67 9 9 0 2 6 2 2 Stefan Sagi
EM7 6-6 66-69 8 6 0 1 7 0 0 Rupert Rupatengu
WM7 7-5 70-70 9 8 1 2 7 3 1 Miyako Chankoyama
WM8 7-5 62-64 4 7 0 1 9 3 3 Alexander Ganzohnesushi
WM13 6-6 69-67 8 6 0 1 3 1 0 Unko Unkonoyama
*                      
WJ6 6-6 69-69 10 8 0 1 4 3 2 Mark Fujiyama
EJ7 4-8 65-71 7 10 0 1 7 3 2 Eric Sebunshu
WJ7 8-4 65-62 7 5 0 1 6 4 3 Sergio Chishafuwaku
EJ14 5-7 66-66 8 7 0 1 5 3 1 Rocks Gansekiiwa
*                      
Wms5 8-4 71-63 9 7 0 2 4 3 2 Steve Chelseayama
Wms9 8-4 79-69 12 7 0 2 3 2 0 Ronnie Gawasukotto
Ems28 Kyujo 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jezz Jejima
Ems29 8-4 62-62 7 5 0 1 9 5 4 Dustin Domichi

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Knackered so can't write much. Some great stuff though. Hats off to Ronnie! Legendary basho from him!

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Managed to clear kadoban status in SG. Was a travesty to begin with after last basho's utter ludicrousness so I am happy to be back with a clean slate and a keen beady eye on Doitsuyama's record.

Won in Quad with three utter idiots. Tomorrow I have to win with four to stay in the yusho hunt. Hilarious cat and mouse game with Mr. Reeeen in Odd puts me back at the top. Tomorrow could go badly wrong though. Coming back a bit in the pre-basho games thanks to Myo.

Now watch me lose to Scott tomorrow in SG despite winning the Baka Cup 10-2! Written in the effing stars, it is. ;)

Gambarimasu!

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75 points against.

Sick at home today so that's all I've got for now.

(Okay, fine--now in a jun-yusho herd in TTT.)

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5 hours ago, Pandaazuma said:

Now watch me lose to Scott tomorrow in SG despite winning the Baka Cup 10-2! Written in the effing stars, it is. ;)

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Mixed day really. I thought it was a very tough day to pick and that was reflected in a poor SG performance in which I was lucky to win in the end. I got away with two or three bad picks. Won Bench and Toto and did OK in Tipspiel but the games I actually needed to win for Masters points were all singlehandedly destroyed by that muppet Myo, who somehow contrived to lose to Giku. That was bad for most of my pre-basho too but thankfully I don't have him in Roto, which is my main hope.

GAMBARIMASU!

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It's a coin toss as to whether I prefer beating that guy in a low scoring TB or what I just did to him there :-D

You made my day punk (Laughing...)

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Once again scores were all over the place. Some great performances by the Centipedes. Excellent 9-9 win by Stefan there.

Chisha is leading Juryo with two others. Our three 9-4 Makushita heroes are all in with mathematical chances but it's not looking likely.

Promotions/demotions: Scott and Gary are out of sanyaku. Owl should be at Sekiwake. I suppose Sergio has a chance of Makuuchi promotion if he gets 11. Steve and Ronnie too but they will need one or maybe two more.

Day 13:

Rank    Record Points AADs Opp AADs 10 8+ 5- TB TB+ Who? SG shikona
EY1 9-4 79-67 10 4 0 2 3 4 1 Simon Pandaazuma
ES2 3-10 67-81 4 11 0 1 9 3 2 Scott Haidouzo
EK1 8-5 75-77 8 9 0 1 4 1 0 Douglas ScreechingOwl
WK1 4-8 73-77 8 9 0 0 6 2 0 Gary Chocshoporyu
EM3 6-7 67-74 6 7 0 1 6 2 2 Jan Kuroimori
WM4 8-5 75-76 10 10 0 3 6 3 3 Stefan Sagi
EM7 7-6 72-75 8 6 0 1 7 1 1 Rupert Rupatengu
WM7 7-6 76-76 9 8 1 2 7 4 1 Miyako Chankoyama
WM8 8-5 69-71 5 8 0 1 9 4 4 Alexander Ganzohnesushi
WM13 6-7 75-73 8 6 0 1 3 2 0 Unko Unkonoyama
*                      
WJ6 7-6 77-77 11 9 0 2 4 4 3 Mark Fujiyama
EJ7 5-8 71-77 7 10 0 1 7 4 3 Eric Sebunshu
WJ7 9-4 72-69 8 6 0 1 6 5 4 Sergio Chishafuwaku
EJ14 5-8 71-71 8 7 0 1 6 4 1 Rocks Gansekiiwa
*                      
Wms5 9-4 78-69 10 7 0 2 4 3 2 Steve Chelseayama
Wms9 9-4 87-77 13 8 0 3 3 3 1 Ronnie Gawasukotto
Ems28 Kyujo 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jezz Jejima
Ems29 9-4 69-67 8 5 0 1 9 5 4 Dustin Domichi

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"Promotions/demotions: Scott and Gary are out of sanyaku. Owl should be at Sekiwake. I suppose Sergio has a chance of Makuuchi promotion if he gets 11. Steve and Ronnie too but they will need one or maybe two more."

I would think it would be unlikely for me to get Juryo promotion even with 11 wins. I'll be happy to be able to repeat my performance from this basho if I can from the top of Makushita next time

 

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Almost all losses.  Only a win to hold off MK in Toto.  (Plus TUG, where I think I'm looking at another Ozeki-worthy KK.  I'm not sure I've had more than one MK.)

GANBARIMASU

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