America/New York (UTC-04:00)
Door Prize - just for showing up to all your matches, you will get a copy of Bill Leighton's book "Mastering Tak: Level I".
First Place - First pick of:
Artificer's capstones https://worldbuildersmarket.com/collections/all/products/tak-artificers-metal-capstones?variant=1893853265932
Travel Tak Sethttps://worldbuildersmarket.com/collections/all/products/temerant-tak-set
Second Place - remaining prize from above
You do NOT need to be a member of the USTA to enter.
Official game rules are used, except where changed below.
Games are to be played on size 6 board with time controls set at 15 +10.
Please coordinate your matches on Discord in the #tournaments channel.
Players must complete 2 matches per week. (The first "week" will be from 1/15/21-1/23/21)
Each match consists of 2 games, where the players alternate starting colors.
Scoring is Win, Loss, or Draw.
Tournament format is: Groups of Round Robin (everyone plays everyone else in their group) and then a playoff between the top contender in each group.
Tiebreaks for Round Robin are built in to Toornament:
Match wins/draws/losses (overall)
Most played matches
Match score difference (head-to-head)
Match score difference (overall)
If for some reason there remains a tie after these, Blitz matches of 3 +5 time controls on size 6 board, with alternating starting colors will be played until a winner is decided.
Tiebreaks for the Playoff will be Blitz matches as outlined above until a winner is decided.