I have decided to use the much improved Super Pro Hockey game now titled "Fight For The Cup" to simulate the entire 2018 Winter Olympic Hockey Tournament. I want to see how close it predicts the group outcomes and the winner. How will I do this? I will place all 12 teams in their current groups and give them a skill number in the game based on their 2017 IIHF World Ranking HERE.
Knowing there are individual skill levels in the game (4=Super Pro, 3=Pro, 2=Rookie, 1=Amateur), each team will be assigned the following skill level:
Czech Rep (4)
South Korea (1)
This should separate the winners from the losers or the better team (hopefully). At the very least this will hopefully prove to be an interesting simulation. Feel free to follow progress of this thread as I update the groups after each set of games are played in the first round. Then, I plan on re-ranking the teams and simulate a single elimination tournament, the same format as what will be played out in the real Olympics. Enjoy the Intellivision Olympic Hockey as they Fight For The Cup!