**Rules:**

- Participation will be open to subscribed MAN2 players.
- The tournament will last for 14 weeks - starting on July 5th (Thursday).
- The tournament will contain 3 stages:
- All tournament's battles will be created as rating games, with normal allies density, infinity in-game limit, 10 turns of revenue and extended unit's set. Each battle at the first and the second stage has a 2-weeks chess time limit. The Final battles has a 3-weeks chess time limit.
- Scoring system:
- If a participant wants to quit the tournament, he will have to email Moderator.
- Prizes: The players, who’ll take the first 3 places of the tournament, will get a special award on the site of MAN2.

The top 12 players will get additional bonus scores in expirience-based rating:

500 for the 12th place,

1000 for the 11th place,

1500 for the 10th place,

2000 for the 9th place,

2500 for the 8th place,

3000 for the 7th place,

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4000 for the 6th place,

5000 for the 5th place,

6000 for the 4th place,

7500 for the 3rd place,

8500 for the 2nd place,

10000 for the 1st place. - If two or more players have the same score, winner will be defined based on the following factors (listed in priority order):

a. All players will be divided in 24 pools (5-6 players in each pool). The toss-up procedure will be similar to the one used in FIFA. The round-robin tourney will take place inside each Pool: each player will play 2 games against other players (as F.N.U. and Phantom League) on Beotorum planet. The winner of each Pool will proceed to the following stage. Additionally, 12 players, who’ll take the second place in their pools, will also proceed to the following stage basing on the best records (number of tournament's victories, sum of turns in lost battles minus sum of turns in won battles).

b. The players will be divided in 6 pools (6 players in each pool). The round-robin tourney will take place within each Pool: every player will play 2 games against other players (as F.N.U. and Phantom League) on Eden planet. The winner of each Pool will proceed to the following stage. The second-place winner will take part in the Consolation Final.

c. The Final round-robin tourney will be held within its final Pool (of 6 top players): each player will play 2 games against other players (as F.N.U. and Phantom League) on Anubis planet. The Consolation Final for the 7-12 places will have the same structure.

a. Won game at any stage costs 3 points.

b. Lost game costs 0 points.

c. If a game is finished a draw, both players will get 1 point.

a. Result of battles for equal-score players

b. Difference: (Sum of turns in lost battles minus sum of turns in won battles in the games between equal-score players)

c. Difference: (Sum of turns in lost battles minus sum of turns in won battles in the all games of this round)

If you have questions contact tournament moderators.