/'tɔ:nəmənt; [US] 'tɜ:rn-; `tɝnəmənt/
n 1series of contests of skill between a number of competitors,often on a knock-out basis 联赛, 比赛, 竞赛, 锦标赛（常为淘汰制）
*a tennis, chess, snooker, etc tournament 网球、国际象棋、落袋台球等比赛. =>Usage at sport 用法见sport.
2 (formerly) contest between knights on horseback armed with blunted weapons, esp lances （旧时）武士骑马比武（用钝武器, 尤指长矛）.
[Date: 1100-1200; Language: Old French;Origin: torneiement, from torneier; TOURNEY]
a competition in which players compete against each other in a series of games until there is one winner
I feel I can win this tournament.
tennis/chess/badminton etc tournament
a competition to show courage and fighting skill between soldiers in the Middle Ages
1. The tournament is open to amateurs as well as professionals. 这次比赛不仅职业运动员可以参加, 而且业余运动员也可以参加.
2. I intend to participate in a kungfu tournament next year. 我打算明年参加一个功夫联赛.