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Emrys Dec 7th, 2012 12:23 PM

2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
2013 WTA PAW Season


In this thread, please post your names to offer management of each PAW tournament.

As all players of PAW know, we are short of managers for PAW tournaments. Therefore, any amount of help (even just organizing a smaller International tournament or two) would be very much appreciated.

Remember that the number of participants varies according to the ranking status of the tournament:-

Gland Slams - unlimited players
Premier Mandatory - 128 players
Premier 5 - 96 players
Premier - 80 players
International - 64 players

Note - The tournament ranking status and winners ranking points for each event are shown in brackets below:-

^ Saturday Singles Final
! Friday Singles Final

DEC 30
#625 Brisbane (Prem - 275) : Purtov
#626 Shenzhen (Int - 140) : valac222
#627 Auckland (Int - 140) : Tuckii

JAN 6
#628 Sydney (Prem - 275) : sdtoot
#629 Hobart (Int - 140) : Meelis

JAN 14
#630 Melbourne (GS - 1000)^ : Hakon

JAN 28
#631 Paris (Prem - 275) : Purtov
#632 Pattaya (Int - 140) : valac222

FEB 11
#633 Doha (Prem 5 - 430) : Purtov

FEB 17
#634 Dubai (Prem - 275) : Purtov
#635 Memphis(Int - 140) : charmedRic

FEB 24
#636 Florianopolis (Int -140) : bgbgbg
#637 Acapulco (Int - 140) : charmedRic
#638 Kuala Lumpur (Int - 140) : ozfan44

MAR 6
#639 Indian Wells (Prem Mand - 500) : Purtov

MAR 17
#640 Miami (Prem Mand - 500) : Purtov

APR 2
#641 Charleston (Prem - 275) : charmedRic
#642 Monterrey (Int - 140) : goOudinUSA

APR 8
#643 Katowice (Int - 140) : valac222

APR 22
#644 Stuttgart (Prem - 275) : Hakon
#645 Marrakech (Int - 140) : valac222

APR 29
#646 Estoril (Int - 140) : Purtov

MAY 4
#647 Madrid (Prem Mand - 500) : Purtov

MAY 13
#648 Rome (Prem 5 - 430) : Purtov

MAY 20
#649 Brussels (Prem - 275) : Hakon
#650 Strasbourg (Int - 140) : Sasja

MAY 26
#651 Roland Garros (GS - 1000) : sdtoot

JUN 10
#652 Birmingham (Int - 140) : Purtov
#653 Nurnberg (Int - 140) : valac222

JUN 16
#654 Eastbourne (Prem - 275) : Purtov
#655 s-Hertogenbosch (Int - 140) : Purtov

JUN 24
#656 Wimbledon (GS - 1000) : Purtov

JUL 8
#657 Budapest (Int - 140) : Purtov
#658 Palermo (Int - 140) : bgbgbg

JUL 15
#659 Bad Gastein (Int - 140) : Purtov
#660 Bastad (Int - 140) : Sasja

JUL 22
#661 Stanford (Prem - 275) : Purtov
#662 Baku (Int - 140) : mariusz_pol

JUL 29
#663 Carlsbad (Prem - 275) : Purtov
#664 Washington (Int - 140) : Purtov

AUG 5
#665 Toronto (Prem 5 - 430) : Purtov

AUG 12
#666 Cincinnati (Prem 5 - 430) : Purtov

AUG 18
#667 New Haven (Prem - 275) : Purtov

AUG 26
#668 US Open (GS - 1000) : Purtov

SEP 9
#669 Tashkent (Int - 140) : valac222
#670 Quebec City (Int - 140) : Archer16

SEP 16
#671 Seoul (Int - 140) : mariusz_pol
#672 Guangzhou (Int - 140) : zziptennis

SEP 22
#673 Tokyo (Prem 5 - 430) : Purtov

SEP 28
#674 Beijing (Prem Mand - 500) : Purtov

OCT 7
#675 Linz (Int - 140) : mariusz_pol
#676 Osaka (Int - 140) : valac222

OCT 14
#677 Moscow (Prem - 275) : valac222
#678 Luxembourg (Int - 140) : mariusz_pol

OCT 22
#679 Istanbul YEC's (YEC's - 750) : zziptennis

OCT 29
#680 Sofia ToC's (TOC's - 275) : Emrys


Can managers please ensure the following:-











For the New Manager

Code:

Copied from MTF PAW Managers Thread

Basically, the manager has 2 main tasks:

1. Publishing the matches and scoring points. It's important that the scoring points are
 published as soon as possible, because the players take them in consideration when
 selecting their picks for the next day of play.
2. Calculating the scores for each player and publishing the league standings. This is
 usually done after each day of play (or after each round in 2-weeks tournaments). Although
 the timing of publishing the standings is not as important as the scoring points, it would
 be good do do it as soon as possible. Players like to know where they rank, especially in
 the latter stages (after the QF and SF) when players take the standing and the picks of
 other players in consideration.

Generally, the time required for the standings depend on the # of matches played, so the
 work load at the start of the week is the hardest and it gets lighter as the tournament
 progresses.

More matches and more players yield more work for the manager... that's why we suggest that
 people who aren't sure they have the time to do it to take smaller tournaments for a start.

Of course, to be able to function as manager you must have access to the internet on every
 day of the tournament (from the time the main draw is done until the final).
You should be aware what's going on in the tournament and be ready to make adjustments when
 necessary (for example: occasionally the draw is changed due to withdrawal so the matches
 and scoring points have to be changed).

Another important task is to check the validity of picks, in particular look after "late
 picks", i.e. picks that were posted after the match start, or may have started, and
 therefore should be marked as an "invalid pick" and not be counted. Note - Start times of
 all matches can be found on the xscores.com website (tennis section).

A manager should also know the fine details of the game rules, so it is suggested to read
 thoroughly post #1 in the "Official PAW Rules and FAQ's thread" (link to which should
 appear on the first message of the PAW tournament thread).


Håkon Dec 19th, 2012 01:20 PM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
I'll take AO :)

Can't do anything in the first week sorry :o

valac222 Dec 19th, 2012 03:02 PM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
Will surely need some hand, but I would do a Shenzhen debut :)

Tuckii Dec 19th, 2012 04:48 PM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
First tournament in Auckland :)

sdtoot Dec 19th, 2012 10:17 PM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
Sydney please.

Emrys Dec 21st, 2012 04:48 PM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Håkon (Post 22602109)
I'll take AO :)

Can't do anything in the first week sorry :o

Quote:

Originally Posted by valac222 (Post 22602367)
Will surely need some hand, but I would do a Shenzhen debut :)

Quote:

Originally Posted by Tuckii (Post 22602640)
First tournament in Auckland :)

Quote:

Originally Posted by sdtoot (Post 22603908)
Sydney please.

Thank you guys :wavey:

Meelis Dec 23rd, 2012 06:51 AM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
Hobart please.

Emrys Dec 24th, 2012 04:16 AM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Meelis (Post 22616500)
Hobart please.

You got it :yeah:

charmedRic Dec 26th, 2012 12:17 PM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
I'm done with classes for the year, so I've got more time on my hands. If yinz need any help, let me know.

purtov Dec 28th, 2012 03:23 AM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
Brisbane please

Emrys Dec 28th, 2012 04:47 AM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by purtov (Post 22636793)
Brisbane please

Brisbane is for you :yeah:

sdtoot Jan 5th, 2013 09:09 PM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
Can I please point out the following new Tie-Break Rule to all PAW Managers. This rule is introduced from the start of the 2013 season and is the same rule which is used on MTF PAW:-

http://www.tennisforum.com/showpost....6&postcount=18

This rule will be used to determine the final leaderboard positions when several players have the same number of points.

charmedRic Jan 15th, 2013 10:50 AM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
I can do any of the upcoming: Paris, Memphis, and/or Acapulco. :)

purtov Jan 17th, 2013 03:28 AM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
3 tournaments please:

#633 Doha
#640 Indian Wells
#641 Miami

Emrys Jan 19th, 2013 08:57 PM

Re: 2013 PAW Management Thread - Sign Up for 2013 !!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by purtov (Post 23120865)
3 tournaments please:

#633 Doha
#640 Indian Wells
#641 Miami

Thanks :)


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