In round 1, we will have 24 players. Each player will play 5 games with a randomly assigned team each game.
Round 1 Each win will be worth 1 point. A bonus of 5 points will be added to any player who wins all 5 games.
Map 1: Atlantis Map 2: Balkan Peninsula Map 3: Europe 1914 Map 4: Cairns Coral Coast Map 5: Montreal
At the end of the round, the 6 players with the least points will be eliminated. Tie-breakers in all rounds will be decided on Arms Race!. These games will usually be 1v1, but will sometimes have more players. They will always have a 20 round limit.
In round 2, we'll have 18 players. Once again everyone will play 5 games with a randomly assigned team each game.
Round 2 Wins will be worth 3 points each. Anyone who can win all 5 Round 2 games will get a 10 point bonus.
Map 1: Mexico Map 2: King's Court Map 3: Poker Club Map 4: Quad Cities Map 5: Route 66
At the end of the round, the 6 players will the lowest amounts of points will be eliminated.
In round 3, we'll be down to 12 players. This round everyone will play 7 games with a randomly assigned team each game.
Round 3 Wins will be worth 8 points each.
Map 1: World 2.1 Map 2: The Citadel Map 3: Middle Ages Map 4: Lunar War Map 5: King of the Mountains Map 6: Clandemonium Map 7: City Mogul
At the end of the round, the bottom half of the scoreboard will be eliminated leaving just 6 players for the finals.
In the finals, the 3 players with the best scores will team up vs. the 3 players with lower scores. These teams will play a best-of-9 series on the Random map with the same settings.
The winners of this series will be the winners of the tournament!
This tournament runs very similarly to a tourney I ran in 2011 with quads:
Game 1 - Brazil: Team 2 Game 2 - Age of Merchants: Team 2 Game 3 - South Africa: Team 1 Game 4 - King's Court: Team 2 Game 5 - Mongol Empire: Team 2 Game 6 - Australia: Team 2
Score as of end of Round 3
bragsie: 66
Catarah: 59
alf300: 54
Deantursx: 50
mcshanester29: 43
nibotha: 40
I GOT SERVED: 37
Loose Canon: 36
Leverpuller: 34
Epitaph1: 33
harvmax: 30
mr_chopper: 26
Score as of end of Round 2:
Loose Canon: 28
bragsie: 26
Catarah: 19
alf300: 14
harvmax: 14
I GOT SERVED: 13
mcshanester29: 11
Deantursx: 10
Leverpuller: 10
mr_chopper: 10
Epitaph1: 9
nibotha: 8
dorsettrob: 8 (Lost Tie-breaker)
patrickaa317: 7
zimmah: 7
thelord: 6
Fuzzy316: 5
wrongwayrebekah: 4
dazza2008: 2
ponyandtrap: 1
brett2000: 1
tnekzai: 3
allinpoker1980: 4
br4nd0n2002: 0
Score as of end of Round 1:
Catarah: 10
Deantursx: 4
Leverpuller: 4
mr_chopper: 4
I GOT SERVED: 4
patrickaa317: 4
Epitaph1: 3
Loose Canon: 3
thelord: 3
Fuzzy316: 2
dorsettrob: 2
mcshanester29: 2
alf300: 2
nibotha: 2
harvmax: 2
bragsie: 1
zimmah: 1
wrongwayrebekah: 1
dazza2008: 2 (Failed to accept several invites
ponyandtrap: 1 (Lost Round 1 Tie-breaker)
brett2000: 1 (Failed to accept invite to tie-breaker)