Swiss Tournaments


A Swiss tournament lasting 6-8 rounds, depending on the number of participants.  The top 16 players will advance to a single elimination playoff.  The tie-breaker is strength of schedule, i.e,. the Buchholz system used by challonge. [Commissioner may include more than 16 players in Stage 2 at his discretion, e.g., if the 17th & 18th players are tied with by record and tie-breakers]

Players will play one game per round, and each round will last 5 days.  Games not completed within 5 days will be counted as a tie subject to the commissioner’s discretion.


  • 90 pts per win (+45 points for a bye)
  • +10 points for participating
  • In the Top 16
    • +180 pts for 9th place or lower
    • +255 pts for 5-8th place
    • +355 pts for 3rd-4th place
    • +500 pts for 2nd place
    • +700 pts for 1st place


Season 1, Event 1 – Format VW-BF2KA

Season 1, Event 8 – Format W-G1C2


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