The tournament will use the card system like HSNCT:
StatsTeams are guaranteed exactly nine preliminary matches on Saturday. Those matches will be determined by power-matching, so that teams with similar records will be playing each other in every round. Every team with a winning record (5–4 or better) will advance to the playoffs. The elimination playoffs will be held on Sunday; teams that finish Saturday 6–3 or better can lose twice before being eliminated; teams that finish 5–4 on Saturday will be eliminated after a single loss.
A total of 11 rounds will be played on Saturday, so each team will have exactly 2 byes. Either 8 or 9 rounds will be played on Sunday, depending on whether the champion finishes with a playoff loss or not.
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Good luck everyone!