Micro Tournament Winner and Final Thoughts

<Partially copied for the original Micro Tournament Post>

After eight grueling days of agonizing between brands, we have a winner. 32 of our favorite brands entered and sadly we had to pick just one. Like the seven days before it, the final day delivered the most votes in a single matchup showing the strong momentum of this tournament. Congratulations to Farer for taking the top prize. They had a bracket of some of the industry's best, but ultimately made quick work of all their matchups throughout the whole tournament, proving their powerhouse status.

Much love to Baltic for coming out of a very tough bracket and beating a number of greats on the way to the finals. They were #1 in the hearts of many.

Special thanks to everyone who participated and all the brands that showed up. Personally, I never thought we would see so many brands join in on the fun and discuss their watches with the community. That is what makes WatchCrunch special and I hope these brands continue to interact with this community.

Just because this tournament is over, it does not mean one has to stop learning about these brands as well as others. Hopefully, many of you discovered new brands and watches along the way, and perhaps one or two will end up in your collection. 

Thanks @Max  for the platform to make this possible. I do not have plans for another tournament, but perhaps in a couple of months we can kick some creative ideas around that do not involve lazy topics like "Best Luxury Brand" or "Most Iconic Watch."

With that said I can finally go to bed at a regular hour for a while.  :-) Thanks again everyone and see you in the posts. 

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Well-deserved  👏

My money was on Brew, but it got beat by Farer so that's okay.

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Congrats @Fareruniversal well deserved!

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that was fun!

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Well done @AllTheWatches, you put great effort into this! ✨

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That was a fun tournament and a worthy winner - thanks!🥳

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Farer the underdog comes out on top! Could not be happier!

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Well done putting on the tournament. It has been fun participating and following along. Lots of great brands there

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Excellent thread - love the tournament idea and the participation.

Kudos!

But we should all celebrate the winner with wrist shots of Farers if you've got them:

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Hail to the champ!

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Congrats Farer for the win 🎉🥇🎉.

I love my Resolute, beautiful piece.

Cheers

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Congrats Farer - well deserved imho.

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Brilliantly done @AllTheWatches  a really enjoyable tournament and we appreciate the work you put into it. 

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Cemented Farer's place on my wishlist. Are we going to make this an annual thing?? 

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It was a great idea, well executed.

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Bravo.. Very Cool idea!! Big Success !!

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Well deserved win.

Since all microbrands use standard movements anyway, the only way to set yourself apart is the design/case/dial/hands.

And Farer does this very well. Even though i don't have one (yet), i really like their designs.

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Great work on the tournament. I was disappointed that Monta didn't make it to the finals, but Farer is completely worthy of being the champion.