Meaning of TOURNAMENT in English
1》 a series of contests between a number of competitors, competing for an overall prize.
2》 a medieval sporting event in which knights jousted with blunted weapons for a prize.
3》 a modern event involving display of military techniques and exercises.
ME: from Anglo-Norman Fr. vars of OFr. torneiement , from torneier (see tourney ).
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004