Specific rules of Mysterious Forty Five tournament

1.      Summary

(a) The tournament is organized in two simultaneous rounds.

(b) The player getting the best result in both games receive the individual trophy.

2.      Specificities

DECISIVE DOCUMENT

English

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

English

OFFICIAL MAP

Hasbro international

CONDITIONS ON PARTICIPANTS

To be able to speak English

PREREQUISITE NUMBER OF TEAMS OR INDIVIDUALS

49 players

ROUNDS

2 (simultaneous)

LAST DIPLOMATIC YEAR PLAYED

No game will go beyond the diplomatic year 11.

SCORING SYSTEM

The scoring obeys the system “Manorcon Square” namely:

  • For an outright victory (i.e. 18 centres or more):

O 100 points for the winner,

O 0 point for the others,

  • For a different ending:

O Let cp be the number of centres of power p,

O calculate f(cp) = cp2 + 4cp + 16,

O calculate sigma = sum of all f(cp) (eliminated powers included),

O every player with a centre gets (100 * f(cp)) / sigma

O every player with no centre gets 0

Please note that the sum of the points allotted for a game may not be exactly 100

ADVANCEMENT

No applicable.

CALCULATION OF NUMBER OF TOLERATED NMR (No Move Received) BEFORE CD (Civil Disorder)

One will use the number of NMR of the individual player only.

MEDIAN AND END SYNCHRONIZATION

End synchronization only.

USE OF THE COMMITEE

None

RESTRICTIONS ON CROSS GAMING

No negotiations on a game by players external to the game

RIGHT TO BE IN MORE THAN ONE GAME

No right. In fact players are in exactly two games.

IDENTITIES OF PLAYERS IN GAMES

Hidden

TIE BREAKERS FOR INDIVIDUAL TITLE

In the event of equality between players on the final board, one decides according to following criterion:

o       Score on best game,

o       Replace score by sum of scores on other game of players of board and apply same tie breakers

o       Drawing of lots

Note : overall score is best score on both games added to half of other score.

ROUND START

Third Sunday of September

3.      Round advancement and assignment

(a) All rounds are individual rounds so captains may not enter orders for players and replacement is handled at organisation level (with a waiting list ordered according to private criterion).

(b) The best player from rounds one and two will win the title. Overall score is best score on both games added to half of other score.

(c) Players will choose the power they play on the site, with a “first arrived first served” basis. That means :

(d) For technical reasons fictive teams are used for individual rounds to have the same number of players from each team.

(e) Games will be created in a predefined pattern

4.     Preparation schedule

(a) June : advertisement for the event

(b) Registration of all players on the site before Second Sunday of September (Sept 13h )

(c) Publication of the composition of the games on following Sunday, then one week and a half for first negotiations (Sept 20th )

(d) First deadline Wednesday 30th

(e) First report on following Sunday (effective beginning). (Oct 4th )

5.      On going schedule (indicative)

(a) End diplomacy year 1901 before mid October 2009

(b) End diplomacy year 1902 before mid November 2009

(c) End diplomacy year 1903 before end November 2009

(d) End diplomacy year 1904 before end December 2009

(e) End diplomacy year 1905 before mid January 2010

(f) End diplomacy year 1906 before mid February 2010

(g) End diplomacy year 1907 before mid March 2010

(h) End diplomacy year 1908 before mid April 2010

(i) End diplomacy year 1909 before mid May 2010

(j) End diplomacy year 1910 before end May 2010

(k) End diplomacy year 1911 before mid June 2010

(l) Before the end of June: publication of all the secondary trophies.

6.     Institutions

Organiser: Jeremie Lefrancois

Director: Jeremie Lefrancois

Committee mailing list: Not applicable

Gazette mailing list: Mysterious_FortyNine_Gazette@yahoogroups.com

Cross gaming mailing list: None

Reference WebSite : http://www.stabbeurfou.org/index.php

Forum On the reference website

7.     Additional information

The idea behind the Mysterious Forty Nine tournament is just to have fun.