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Stone Age (STA)   Last updated July 16, 2022
Class B: Beginning Players Welcome You may play if you have read the rules, played previously, or participated in a scheduled demo. Be on time for the scheduled demonstration. The GM will remain for only 15 minutes if no one is present.
Schedule  GM: Rodney Bacigalupo (5th Year)
Round Day Start Time Duration Location
Demo 1/1Mo141Exhibit Hall Annex Table #5
Heat 1/3Mo122Seasons
Heat 2/3We132Seasons
Heat 3/3Th132Seasons
2022 Tournament Format HMW-Points

The Stone Age Tournament will consist of 3 heats of 4-player games (possibly up to three 3-player games)

The top 64 qualifiers will move on to the quarterfinal based o the Heats Most Wins – Points standard tiebreakers. If there are less than 64 for the semifinals, byes to the semifinals will be issued based on their ranking in the heats. A player must show up to the quarterfinal to receive a bye. The quarterfinal games will be seated in NCAA style according to players' rankings.

Quarterfinal winners and possibly individuals with byes in the quarterfinal will advance to a 16 player semifinal. Semifinal winners will advance to the 4-player Final.

Table assignments for the semifinal games will be assign players randomly to tables and will use bidding for seat turn order. The final will also use turn order bidding.

HEATS: MOST WINS - POINTS (HMW-P):Tie-breakers are:

  1. Most Wins (e.g., total in all heats entered)
  2. Most Second Places
  3. Fewest total points behind first place in second place finishes. Not playing in a heat counts as an N/A for this criteria, not 0 points
  4. Fewest total points behind first place in all finishes. Not playing in a heat counts as an N/A for this criteria, not 0 points
  5. Fewest Heats
  6. High dice roll.