How Did the Bracket Simulators do?

For the 2021 tournament, we added two new simulator variants. For 2022 and 2021, we sampled one million brackets from each of the variants. The best scores from each variant were

2022 Tournament:

To put these scores in perspective, the best score from the ESPN Tournament Challenge was 1710 out of 17.3 million brackets submitted, and the bottom of the ESPN leaderboard (top 100) scored 1590.

2021 Tournament:

To put these scores in perspective, the best score from the ESPN Tournament Challenge was 1690 out of 16.2 million brackets submitted.

 

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