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  1. 01 Oct '02 09:29
    After the first round, 9 participants will be left in that division. This
    means that one of us will get a bye until the final game, because
    subsequent rounds will still produce an odd number of players.
  2. Donation Acolyte
    Now With Added BA
    01 Oct '02 09:56
    Try this: you all draw lots, and the two players who draw the short straws play each other in
    the '1 1/2th' round. The winner goes on to the second round as normal. Not entirely fair, but
    better than giving someone a bye to the final.
  3. Donation vaknso
    The Ambassador
    01 Oct '02 23:20
    Thanks for posting. I'll ask Dave (Schliemann) to answer your
    question on how this will be handled.
    Assistant Td Baker Invitational
  4. 02 Oct '02 20:34
    same situation with the 1600 section where three players will qualify
    for the second round.
  5. 03 Oct '02 00:03
    It would have seemed to make sense when there were 18 players to
    give 14 byes in the first round, that would have eliminated 2 players
    in the first round bringing the numbers down to 16 - 8 - 4 - 2 - 1...

    now with 9 we would need to have 2 people play off a first-and-a-half
    round (or give 7 byes in the second) to give 8 - 4 - 2 - 1

    of course given that we are all pawn stars (i hope!!) and that there are
    or will be only 9 people left we could all play each other. I think i could
    manage 16 tournament games at once...