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Single Elimination - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Single Elimination

Single Elimination is a billiards term that is a part of Game Rule Terminology.

A single elimination tournament format is a billiard tournament format in which a player is eliminated after the loss of a single match. Once that single match is lost, that player is no longer eligible to continue play in that tournament. The single elimination tournament can be contrast with the double elimination tournament, where two games must be lost before a player is out.

See: double elimination for more on the meaning of "Single Elimination".

Single Elimination - Usage

Is tomorrow's tournament single elimination? If so, I'm friggin' scared.

Billiards - Single Elimination

  • Title: Single Elimination
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/15/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:58 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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