Velogames Fantasy Cycling

Scoring Points

Points are allocated to riders based on their real-life performance in each event.

Points are awarded in three areas: Finishing Positions, Assists and Breakaways.

There are three different race categories, based on the relative importance of each event, for which a different amount of points are awarded.

Race Category One includes all five monuments - the historic one-day races which every rider dreams of winning, along with the Elite Men's World Championship Road Race.

Race Category Two includes the remaining leading classics and World Tour races on the schedule, sunch as La Fleche Wallonne and Strade Bianche.

Race Category Three includes the so-called semi-classics, which may not have the overall reputation of the historic monuments of the cycling season, but nevertheless represent key prizes for a rider (and team) to win.

For the full list of races with their scoring category, please visit the race schedule page.

The points awarded in each scoring area are shown in the sections below.

Finishing Positions

Points for Finishing Positions make up the major amount of points available, and are awarded to the top 30 classified finishers in each race, using the following scoring table.

PositionRace Category OneRace Category TwoRace Category Three
1st200150100
2nd18013590
3rd16012080
4th14010570
5th1209060
6th1108255
7th1007652
8th957249
9th906846
10th856443
11th806040
12th765738
13th725436
14th685134
15th644832
16th604530
17th564228
18th523926
19th483624
20th443322
21st403020
22nd362718
23rd322416
24th282114
25th241812
26th201510
27th16128
28th1296
29th864
30th432

Assists (Team Mate Points)

Points for Assists are awarded to the real-life team-mates of riders who finish in the top three, to recognise the efforts that go into putting a team's rider into a winning position.

For all races except the World Championship Elite Mens Road Race, assist points are awarded to teammate within the same professional cycling team. For the Word Championships Elite Mens Road Race, assist points are awarded based on national teams only.

Assist points are awarded as follows:

PositionRace Category OneRace Category TwoRace Category Three
Team Mate 1st302015
Team Mate 2nd201510
Team Mate 3rd1074

In order to score assist points, a rider must start the race - they do not have to complete the course.

Note that riders who finish in the top three do not score assist points for their own finishing position.

Breakaway Points

Points for Breakaways are awarded to the riders who animate the race in its early stages and also during the crunch moments leading up the the finale.

There are four nominated Breakaway Points Sectors during each event, where the riders in the leading group on the road will all score points.

The first Breakaway Points Sector is based at 50% race distance.

The second Breakaway Points Sector is based at 50km to go.

The third Breakaway Points Sector is based at 20km to go.

The fourth Breakaway Points Sector is based at 10km to go.

The following points are scored at each breakaway points zone.

PositionRace Category OneRace Category TwoRace Category Three
In Lead Group at Breakway Points Zone 1 (50% race distance)201510
In Lead Group at Breakway Points Zone 2 (50 km to go)201510
In Lead Group at Breakway Points Zone 3 (20km to go)201510
In Lead Group at Breakway Points Zone 4 (10km to go)201510

For the purposes of points scoring, a "leading group" of riders is a group of 20 riders or less, with a gap of more than five seconds to the next rider or group of riders on the road.

Velogames will review video footage and race reports to ensure an accurate distribution of Breakaway Points, but in all cases the decision of Velogames is final.