Format Finalisation - Given that We Have 39 Clans
Four Groups of 6 Clans (Divisions A,B, C, D)
Three Groups of 5 (Divisions E, F, G)
Clans in Divisions E to G will all automatically be awarded 1 point (and 9 game wins and losses) in view of equalising qualification possibilities for Phase Two vis-a-vis clans in larger Divisions playing one extra round. Qualification to Phase Two
Winners of each group progress to Division 1
The top clan in 2nd-place also qualifies for Division 1 (according to points, then games won/lost ratio)
The remaining 2nd-placed clans qualify for Division 2
The top 2 clans in 3rd-place also qualify for Division 2 (according to points, then games won/lost ratio)
The remaining 3rd-placed clans qualify for Division 3
The top 3 clans in 4th-place also qualify for Division 3.
The remaining 4th-placed clans qualify for Division 4
The top 4 clans in 5th-place also qualify for Division 4.
The remaining 7 clans qualify for Division 5