- nounADJECTIVE▪ basketball, chess, golf, poker, tennis, etc.▪ qualifying, ranking, World Cup▪ European, international, local, national, regional, world▪ major▪ one-day (in cricket)▪ knockout, round-robin (both esp. BrE)▪ doubles, five-a-side, seven-a-side, etc. (in football/soccer), sevens (in rugby), singles▪ indoor▪ club, open▪ amateur, professional▪ pre-season (esp. BrE)VERB + TOURNAMENT▪ enter, play, play in, take part in (esp. BrE)▪
The tournament was played under floodlights.▪
Several top teams have agreed to play (in) the tournament.▪ win▪ hold, host, organizeTOURNAMENT + VERB▪ take placeTOURNAMENT + NOUN▪ victory, win▪
her first tournament win of the season▪ leader, winner▪ final, game▪ director, organizer, sponsor▪ referee (esp. BrE)▪ player, professional (esp. BrE)▪
the tournament professional at the local golf club▪ golf▪
She retired from tournament golf last year.PREPOSITION▪ in a/the tournament▪
the strongest player in the tournament▪ out of a/the tournament▪
The loser will be out of the tournament.
Collocations dictionary. 2013.