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Welcome to the Classic Escalating: Elite Tournament, where the best of the best of the best Classic escalating player will be determined. Here's how it works:

Requirements:

- Rank: 1800+

Pay: Premium not necessary, but you will need to leave TWO slots open.

Preference will be given to those with a MapRank of 1000+ on Classic Map, but all are encouraged to join.

Gameplay:

- Map: Classic

Players per game: 7 (except for tie-breakers)

Gametype: Standard

Initial Troops: Automatic

Play Order: Sequential

Spoils: Escalating

Reinforcements: Chained

No Fog of War

No Trench Warfare

No Round Limit

Tournament:

- Round 1:

Players will each be placed into 2 games of 7 random players. All advance.

Round 2:

Players will each be placed into 2 games of 7 random players. All advance.

Round 3:

Players will be placed into 2 games of 7 random players. All advance.

Round 4:

Players will be placed into 1 game of 7 random players each. All advance.

Tie-Breaker:

In the Tie-Breaker round, players with equal victories will be divided into games as necessary (2-8 players per game). Number of tied players will determine number of games played. All winners of Tie-Breaker games advance. (Note: 2-player Tie-Breakers will be determined by winner of 2/3 games)

[e.g. 18 players finish Round 4 with 2 total victories each. Only 1 player in the tournament has 3 victories and advances to the final round. Tied players enter 3, 6-player games. 3 winners advance. Remaining players enter 3, 5-player games. 3 winners advance]

Final Round:

7 finalists play one final game to determine the winner!

Rules:

- A general NO COLLUSION policy will be requested: it will be against tournament rules to form alliances against players based on how many games in the tournament they have won so far. Violators will be chastised.