Another way to define it is that in only in an official matches you can set team Attitude, playing it cool, normal or match of the season.
A league match is identified by this icon
League matches are automatically scheduled on match days, which usually occur on Saturday or Sunday, sometimes with a different starting hours for division (only in highest countries).
Each season, every team has seven (7) home and seven (7) away matches. 100% of the income from league game ticket sales goes to the home team.
A qualifier match is identified by this icon
A qualifier is a match played during week fifteen (15) of each season. The match is played to determine which teams will qualify and be promoted to the next division and which teams will be relegated to a lower division.
Main National, Emerald, Ruby, Sapphire Consolation Cups
A cup match is identified by these icons
A cup official match is a competitive match between two cup opponents. Cup games occur on friendly days, which are on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.
A cup match is not a friendly with cup rules, but rather part of a official tournament hosted by the nation your team plays for. Every country in Hattrick has a Cup.
Rankings for the cup never change during the season. The Cup rankings and first round schedule are set before a season begins and are based on results from the previous season. Teams are ranked, starting in the top division on down.
Order of play is:
- #1 plays home the lowest
- #2 plays home the second lowest, and so on.
The lowest in rank of the two facing teams is always the home team. 67% of the income from cup game ticket sales goes to the home team; 33% to the away team.
Cup matches never end in a tie. A penalty shoot-out automatically ensues if the teams are tied after regular time. A loss in a cup match eliminates a team from the competition.
Users participating in a Cup tournament are unable to schedule friendlies while they are participating.
A Hattrick Masters match is identified by this icon
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A World Cup match is identified by this icon