World Cup Knockout Stage Pool
The new World Cup Knockout Stage pool is a free bracket pick'em pool based on the world's most popular sporting event. The pool's matches start Saturday, Dec. 3rd.
We also offer the Group Stage pool as a separate pool. If you play both pools, you're points for both pools will be combined. Group Stage leagues and league players' points can be carried over to continue league play in the Knockout Stage pool. Knockout Stage leagues will be available soon after the Group Stage matches have started.
In the Knockout Stage pool, players can pick 1 round at a time or the whole bracket before the matches begin. Playing 1 round at a time creates a more strategic, engaging game for sports fans.
When picking 1 round at a time, leagues have the choice of letting players pick any team after the 1st round, or limiting player's picks to one of the winning teams they picked in the previous round.
Picking the whole bracket before the pool begins is the more traditional game and works great for leagues and organizations with more casual members.
Other league options include awarding more points to the underdogs and increasing the points for each successive round.
All our pools feature easy league hosting setup for the commish and great league scoring options to customize the game to your preference.
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World Cup Knockout Stage Pool Leagues
World Cup Knockout Stage Pool - How it works
This is a bracket pick'em pool. Just pick the winner of each match. Each player can make 1 set of picks.
Earn points for correct picks. Most points wins the pool or league.
Point values for each pick are shown next to each team on the picks page.
Tiebreaker: the entry closest to the total goals scored in the Final match wins the pool or league. This includes extra time goals, but not shootouts.
When picking 1 round at a time, each match's pick is due by the listed match start time.
• Pick 1 round at a time or the whole bracket at the start.
• Points increase each round.
• Underdogs are worth more points, favorites are worth less.
• When picking 1 round at a time, after the 1st round, allow players to pick any team or limit players' picks to the teams they picked in the previous round.
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