Dakota Spears September 7, 2021 Template
When running a tournament with as many as 10 teams using a single elimination system, it is necessary to prepare a suitable bracket that can be printed.
Setting up a tournament with ten teams is not as easy as managing a tournament with 4, 8, 16, 32, and 64 teams. In addition to requiring an even number of teams, getting to the next round also requires the same number of brackets.
Inevitably, one team will not play a match because if it advances to the second round the number of winning teams will be odd. The hallmark of the 10-team bracket is that the match will go through four rounds and there will be one winner.
Usually, the byes in the first round will be occupied by the top six seeded teams. Then, a total of 4 teams with the lowest seeded category will compete in the second round.
Seeding has a very important role in this 10-team tournament. As seen in the visualization below: