Premium only (7 games at once in Round 1) and at least 97% attendance please.
This will follow a similar format to its predecessor, which included all the maps beginning with I, G and K. Since that tournament began two more maps beginning with G and one more beginning with I have been created, so the format has been adjusted slightly.
For each game the following points will be awarded: 1st: 8 points 2nd: 5 points 3rd: 3 points 4th: 2 points 5th: 1 point 6th: 0 points
Round 1 54 players will be split into 9 groups of 6 Each group will play the 7 maps beginning with I: Iberia, Iceland, Imperium Romanum, Indian Empire, Indochina, Ireland and Italy Points will be awarded (see above) and after all 7 games the top two players in each group will go through to Round 2.
Round 2 18 players will be split into 3 groups of 6 Each group will play the 5 maps beginning with G: Germany, Gilgamesh, Great Lakes, Greater China and Greenland Points will be awarded again (points are carried over from Round 1) and after all 5 games the top two players in each group will go through to the Grand Final.
Grand Final 6 players will play 1 game on the K map: King of the Mountains The winner of this game (regardless of points) will be declared the winner of the tournament!