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2014 World Ranking
« on: December 11, 2013, 03:43:00 PM »
2014 World Ranking

The World Ranking has two basic components: a Wins component (50%) and a Participation component (50%). The World Ranking I devised for the Sims 3 Tournament is a very simple ranking system, but still an effective measure of player caliber. To receive a World Ranking a player must finish at least three Tournament challenges. So, let me walk everyone through how one's World Ranking is determined.

Each of the 2014 Tournament challenges has a column in my Tournament spreadsheet. Individual cells in the challenge columns are filled with a ratio of how many players a player beat in that challenge in relation to how many could have been beaten. Let’s take a look at Joe Blow and how Joe did in the first 3 events of the season. Let’s say the field size of event #1 is 25 and Joe finished 8th. That means he beat 17 out of a possible 24 players (I don’t count Joe), so Joe’s event #1 cell is =17/24. The 2nd event was larger, 30 players, and Joe did even better and finished 6th. Event #2’s cell is =24/29. Event #3’s participation dropped to 25, but Joe pulled out all the stops and won it. Event #3’s cell is =24/24.

Down the spreadsheet after all the individual challenge columns is the “Sum of Wins” column. This is just the total of all of one’s ratios in each challenge column. So, with the first 3 events in the bag, Joe’s “Sum of Wins” column is 2.537.

Next comes the “# of Events” column which is a simple count function for all challenge columns. Joe has only participated in three 2014 Tournament Challenges so far, so his “# of Events” figure is 3. The “Sum of Wins” is then divided by the “# of Events” for an “Ave of Wins” column:

2.537 / 3 = .845.

Now it’s time to add the weight for the Wins component. The Wins weight for everyone is 50% of final score, so we take .845 X .50 and get .422 That’s Joe’s final Wins component.

The second component is Participation. The participation component has been significantly beefed up for 2014 (50%) in hopes of seeing more players submit scores. Everyone who submits a score in a challenge receives a 10% participation bonus figured into their ranking. So, there’s a 10-event cap at which point a player receives 100% of the Participation component. If someone participates in more than 10 Tournament challenges, then a player’s best finishes will be used to compute the World Ranking.

Okay, so Joe Blow has participated in the first 3 events. His participation bonus is .30 (10% per event). Participation counts for 50% of final score, so we then take .30 X .50 to get Joe’s final Participation component of .15.

Joe’s World Ranking is his final Wins component + his final Participation component:

.422 + .15 = .572

For a trip down memory lane, check out the Final 2010 World Ranking the Final 2011 World Ranking, the 2012 Final World Ranking, and the 2013 Final World Ranking.


2014 World Ranking — August 8

Player                            World Ranking
LenaLJ.971
Chare.949
Metropolis Man.932
Femke82.928
alyssa.cole.901
GlazeyLady.880
Turoskel.848
mayayeti72.852
Blackrosea.795
Nutella.787
Kirstie.785
MarianT.781
ratchie.773
MomOfMany.740
Lisa46.727
Tiamet.727
christinal3106.719
Tandrael.718
_Annika_.707
KRae.704
CynKuy.699
susiesue.670
SassySimmer.646
Deklitch.644
rubywyld.643
kearn76.638
Sarleenia.613
drift9999.601
charliemaybe.587
SIMantics101.578
Alexandria_.577
klop90.550
bored1.543
sunshine_2406.507
Nandarelle.506
sethelD93.497
halls.488
Canucklehead044.485
YukiA.481
lvrugger.480
Ceresin.474
mismck.466
aalikane.461
Heathwyn.448
Myzteree.435
Jagid.434
nikkiheat.427
limsielou.403
Playalot.394
Pam.392
Abyshep.391
purpletiger.386
LivvieLove.378
tiffieleigh.372
jesirose.368
Simittysimsim.358
bluebelle.352
math_chick.345
Ferretmania.331
SlinBrigid.320
Danielle Haydis.306
Annie321.303
melisma.289
jewels129.287
KayBear.255
rokrchik.246
Alexandra88.242
eelfated.200
grbell.198

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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2014, 07:16:13 AM »
Not surprisingly, last year's World Champion, LenaLJ, is intent on keeping her crown and sits atop of this year's world ranking now that 3 events are in the bag. Grats Lena. And good job to everyone who participated in the first 3 events to earn a world ranking. There are plenty of events to come for this year.



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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2014, 07:45:49 AM »
With the closing of Baby Boomer I updated the World Ranking. Lena still clings onto the top spot, but Nutella and _Annika_ are right up there now and are chasing last year's champion. Baby Boomer saw great participation (56 players) — for many it was their 3rd event of the season, so I was able to add quite a few more names to the World Ranking.

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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2014, 08:15:09 AM »
The world ranking has been updated with the closing of the Grandmaster challenge. Femke82 leaped from 5th to 2nd place. Nice job.

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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2014, 08:38:15 AM »
I am sneaking up on you boss man  ;D

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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2014, 08:43:23 AM »
I am sneaking up on you boss man  ;D

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Eek! *trembles and shivers in fear*  ;D

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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2014, 08:45:41 AM »
The only reason im so much in front must be that I have done all challenges this year, cant wait to see the close run it will be when we get to the last challenges again :D



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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2014, 08:47:40 AM »
The only reason im so much in front must be that I have done all challenges this year, cant wait to see the close run it will be when we get to the last challenges again :D

Yep. It will be an incredibly tight race at the end, Lena. And you're exactly right — because I have weighted participation more this year it changes things slightly.

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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2014, 08:07:28 AM »
The World Ranking has been updated with the results of the Bunch of Jobs event.

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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2014, 07:30:46 AM »
The World Ranking has been updated with the closing of the Ghost Hunter Bingo event. I am trying to figure out who was paid off to allow me to jump into 3rd place!  ;D But, seriously — Lena and Femke continue to hold onto 1st and 2nd place. With Blackrosea's win, she jumped 2 spots, but she is a prime example of how important participation weight is this year. The GH event was only her 4th event, but she has done really well in her 4 events including a 2nd and 1st. If the ranking were based solely on finish, then she would probably be in the top 5.

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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2014, 07:39:49 PM »
You leaped over me again boss. One of these days I am going to catch you up.

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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2014, 08:43:42 PM »
Great work Lena and Femke! I'm so far at a higher % than I was at the end of last year, so yay for that.

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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #12 on: May 01, 2014, 08:39:12 AM »
With A Portrait of My Hometown now finished I updated the World Ranking. Not surprisingly, the winner of that event, Alexandria_, jumped quite a bit in the ranking. Grats to everyone that moved up and several players had the painting event as their 3rd one this year and were able to join the World Ranking. It's getting to be quite a nice list. :)

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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2014, 08:17:31 AM »
The World Ranking has been updated with the closing of the Fortunate Fortnight event. Wow, lots of new players in the World Ranking — I must have added close to 8 new names since this last event was their 3rd. Welcome, and thank you for participating this year! :)

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Re: 2014 World Ranking
« Reply #14 on: June 01, 2014, 07:08:29 AM »
The World Ranking has been updated with the finish of Metro's Haven.