Not-So Basho Math Recap

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The Not-So Basho is over and for our final podcast on the event, we discuss the process of simulating an entire sumo tournament with nothing but blood, sweat, and spreadsheets.

*Content warning: extremely nerdy*

Thanks again to everyone who helped along the way. 

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Not-So Basho Final Results

Congrats to Mitakeumi for his “accomplishment” of winning our Not-So Basho! Full results and commentary can be found in the usual spots and keep an eye out for our recap episode and banzuke “prediction” coming up this week!

Full Results Spreadsheet

Tachiai Blog

Yusho: Mitakeumi
Jun-Yusho: Asanoyama
Kanto-Sho: Sadanoumi
Shukun-Sho: Mitakeumi, Takanosho
Gino-Sho: Mitakeumi

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Banzuke by record:

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Banzuke by rank:

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Not-So Basho Day 10 Results

Act 2 is complete and with it comes another midway episode. Listen below and check out the full results and Tachiai’s commentary. The obvious big story of the day is what we all knew would happen eventually. King Ishiura has finally shown a crack in the armor as he falls to Sadanoumi, leaving hope for a pack of SEVEN (!) other wrestlers who are hot on his heels.

Midway episode download

Full Results Spreadsheet

Tachiai Blog

Day 10 Results

Day 10 Banzuke Record