Number of entrants: 16 players
Maps: Japan (Round 1), Far East (Round 2), Random (Round 3), Classic (Finals)
Game Type: 1v1 (Standard between 2 players)
Play Order: Sequential in remainder of tournament
Troop Deployment: Automatic
Special Gameplay: n/a
The tournament starts out with one exhibition game.
The winning player in a game advances. The loosing player in a game plays a consolation round. One round is best three of five games. A consolation round is best two of three games. The finals has five games regardless, and the one who wins three games wins the tournament.
A list of current players is below.