The first round will consist of four preliminary games with players
matched by their records in true swiss fashion. After the swiss
portion, those with at least three wins will qualify for Round
2 and continue to Single Elimination play.
Each match will consist of a single game. Some of the battles
may not be balanced, and players will bid card draws for sides.
Card draws may occur at any time. A card draw consists of drawing
a replacement card, then discarding one card (including perhaps
the card just drawn). The card draws do not increase a player's
There will be a time limit of one hour per game. Games not
finished after one hour will be subject to adjudication.