From what I've witnessed this format doesn't change how anyone plays. What it does do is cut out most of the players in the first round. You end up taking 1 or 2 wilds the first round and taking Top 2 in the semi's making it easier to reach the finals from the semi. I think taking Top 2 from the first round, having more people playing in the semi and winner only with maybe 1 wild to the final is much better. So let me please cast the first vote for Classic Top.. TY
: OK, starting in November, we will be starting
: a new format. This format was designed to
: reduce players from being rewarded for 2nd
: or 3rd place by advancement. Winners ONLY
: and enough 2nds to fill needed table will
: So in cases with 8 tables and under, only
: the winner and enough 2nds to fill 2 tables
: will advance.
: Example: 6 tables will be winners & 2
: lowest 2nd place players. This would fill 2
: semi tables.
: From the semis, the 1st and 2nd would
: Now, to further help, we will be changing
: the point system. Winners will get 5 points,
: all else
: will get 2 points. So the new point system
: is 5 for winners and 2 points for 2nd, 3rd
: and 4th!
: Feel free to give your oppinions on this,
: but we will try it for at least a week!