To help you navigate how each double-elimination bracket works we have broken down each one for better understanding.
9 Team Double Elimination Bracket
- Team 1 and Team 2 play each other for game one.
- Team 3 and Team 4 play each other for game two.
- Team 5 and Team 6 play each other for game three.
- Team 7 and Team 8 play each other for game four.
- The winner of game one will play Team 9 for game five.
- Game six begins the first game of the losers’ bracket and is played between the losers of games one and two.
- The loser from game four and the loser from game five will play each other in game seven.
- For game eight, the winner of game six will play the loser from game three.
- The next two games will feature the currently undefeated teams from the winners’ bracket. Game nine is played between the two winners from games two and three.
- Game ten is played between the two winners from games four and five.
- Game eleven is a head-to-head battle between the winner of game seven and the loser of game nine.
- For game twelve, we see the winner of game eight play the loser of game ten.
- Game thirteen will leave the tournament with just one undefeated team. That team will go on to play in the championship. For game thirteen the winners from games nine and ten will play one another.
- Games fourteen and fifteen will both be played from the loser’s bracket. In game fourteen, we see the two winners from games eleven and twelve play.
- Game fifteen will determine who makes it to the championship round between the two remaining teams with only one loss. For game fifteen, the winner from game fourteen will play the loser from game thirteen.
- The championship round is then played between the winner from game thirteen and the winner from game fifteen. If the loser suffers their first loss, a second-round is played between the same two teams until all of the losing teams have been double eliminated.
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