Developing and implementing the best competition is a science. That may sound a bit exaggerated, but so much more is gained from a strong competition when compared to a weak one. Unfortunately, there is no optimal solution to compose a strong competition as this depends on several characteristics. One might think of the number of teams participating, the strength of those teams and number of TV spectators. Hypercube is an expert in determining the most feasible scenarios when shaping “the best” competition. There are numerous possibilities varying from a round robin model (i.e., everyone against each other twice, home and away) to play-off systems or even more advanced systems with pools of 4, 5, 6 or 8. Which competition model fits best, differs between countries and situations. Do you want to see how the same questions resulted in two different solutions? Then click here.
The question In Denmark the quality of football could use an impulse. Before the Danish League asked Hypercube for their support, a number of initiatives had already been taken without success. The biggest problem from a competitive perspective was related in the dominance of FC Copenhagen. Though good for this club, the competition had lost […]
The question At the beginning of this millennium, the Belgians declined on the UEFA ranking. This ranking is important as this ranking determines how many teams from a country are allowed to play European football. Belgium used to be ninth on the ranking which means that Belgian champions have direct access to the Champions League. […]