The Rising Sun Pre-Con is seperate from WBC and requires
its own registration fee. Click the Pre-Con icon for pricing
information. Tribune level members may attend any and all Pre-Cons
AND WBC free of charge.
The event remains a Pre-Con slot as we trade one weekend for
another with five swiss rounds starting on the Sunday before
WBC and ending Tuesday afternoon. The top eight players will proceed to three rounds of Single Elimination play. It is hoped that the pre-Con
status will enable not only new players to take part but also
allow more of the field to stay for all five preliminary rounds
so as to enjoy the full ramifications of a true swiss format.
VIP will again use Chess Clocks
courtesy of Alan Applebaum and John Sharp—one of the few events
at WBC so furnished.
Tribune level members may again freely partake in any and
all of BPA's Pre-Cons during the two days preceding WBC. For
details see http://www.boardgamers.org/bpaterms.htm