Our top vote getter in the 2002
Century new event survey
Swiss Elimination play of the Annus Mirabilis Scenario. Players
will bid VPs for sides as per Rule 12.3 in the WNW Rulebook.
As per Rule 12.14, a draw will count as a victory for the French
Rounds will be continuous, starting promptly at 9 AM on Wednesday.
Please arrive by 0830 to sign up. There will be four rounds of
Swiss play on Wednesday with the top four players advancing to
the Semi-finals. The time limit will be four hours per round
with succeeding Swiss rounds tentatively scheduled to start at
1300, 1700 and 2100. The Semi-finals and Finals will be played
later in the week when convenient for the participants.
This tournament is well known for its additional prizes.
The Champion's Warhawk will be awarded as in the past. Additional
goodies will also be distributed to the deserving.
Keith Wixson s the GM. There will also be two Assistant GMs who
are yet to be determined. All will be playing in the event. Feel
free to contact the GM with any questions about the tournament.
All Advanced Rules will be used. No optional or house rules will
be used. The Official Errata and Clarifications posted on the
WNW site at Consimworld (http://talk.consimworld.com/)
will apply. Use of a cell phone or hand held computer while playing
will not be tolerated. Use of chess clocks is encouraged but
Late Arrivals, Long Games and
Latecomers will be matched up with other latecomers, but risk
not playing in the event (and are still expected to finish by
the ending time set for the first round.). Latecomers for subsequent
rounds will likely be penalized. Time limits will be strictly
enforced to keep the event running on schedule. If any players
disregard the time limit and appropriate warnings, the GM reserves
the right to adjudicate games and, if necessary, to penalize
players for slow play. Byes, if necessary, will be given to the
strongest player remaining in the tournament, based upon a series
of tiebreakers which will be announced prior to the start of
Medalists (plaque winners) will receive merchandise credits
courtesy of GMT.