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Objects to model tournament bracket

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 23, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net


I am asked to save and output a tournament bracket, like NCAA or US Open, two parties play and the winner move on to next round. To display the whole bracket, I need to find a way to maintain the hierarchy, say I have the following class:

public class Contest
    public int ContestantId1;
    public int ContestantId2;
    public int RoundNumber;

This is good for a single contest inside the tournament, but how do I change the class or use other classes to support hierarchy? 

Also if possible can someone show me the best way to model this in SQL server tables?


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