US Open 'Battle of the Boards' pick 'em contest -
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-29-2010, 02:10 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 407
US Open 'Battle of the Boards' pick 'em contest

The US OPEN 'BATTLE OF THE BOARDS' PICK 'EM contest is open for entries at

Qualifiers have already been placed and entries will close at 15.00 GMT / 4 pm UK / 11 am US EDT / 16.00 CET on MONDAY 30 August.

We run these competitions for all of the slams and about half of the Masters events - it works like FITD on here or the USO Bracket Challenges (so you can enter in a couple of minutes by re-using your picks for either of those contests) but with a different scoring system (which balances the effects of rounds a bit more) and a team element - as well as playing for the individual title, you can compete against,,,, etc, to help MTF to win the team title too.

There is also a Hall of Fame and an overall rolling ranking system - your best 7 scores from up to 9 tournaments in a 12-month period count, with slam scores allowed to count twice, so you actually end up counting 7 scores from 13.

While anyone who enters will count towards the individual competition, you need at least five entrants for MTF to end up counting as a full team - you usually manage that fairly easily though and you actually won Miami this year.

At Roland Garros, 19 of you collectively came 3rd/15 in the teams league and 2nd in the team KO competition (which both use the same picks but work slightly differently) and both Björki and Deathless Mortal from MTF finished in the individual top 10 out of 347 entrants.

At Wimbledon, 16 of you finished 4th/16 in the team league and Ivanatis finished 8th out of 420 entrants.

Good luck!

GB top 25 men - rankings, whereabouts & progress this week, points, etc
steven is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-29-2010, 03:12 AM
Registered User
156mphserve's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 17,820
Re: US Open 'Battle of the Boards' pick 'em contest

hey steven, I asked in the thread for Toronto but got no answer so I'll ask here as well....

hey steven, Toronto has been my first tournament and I got to say i'm loving it so far. However I was wondering if it was possible to add another Forum to the teams? although I love this forum and wouldn't mind staying on team MTF, I'm more active on . Is there anyway you could add that to the list? The people on that forum love to play games and we could easily get more than 5 participants to play in the team competition for the next draw. Let me know

2012 Chennai Champion
11-13 San Jose 3-Peat

Welcome Your Newest Top 10 Member


Proud Canadian
11-13 San Jose 3-Peat
2012 Chennai Champion
156mphserve is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome