Final Instructions for the Fourth Games Decathlon Tournament

May 16, 2014

There are still seats available for the Fourth Games Decathlon Tournament.

Venue: Wizards Books and Games, Claremont, Cape Town

Date & Time:    Saturday 17th May 2014. 10 AM. May continue to 7 PM.

Entrance Fee:    R20.00 per player

Prizes:

1st: Wizards Gift Voucher R300
2nd: Wizards Gift Voucher R200
3rd: Wizards Gift Voucher R100

The Games
There is a choice of 17 boardgames that can be played. Please see final list below. 4 Players per table. 6 games will already be set out when you arrive. Most people asked for these games in their entry forms. They are: Alhambra, Carcassonne, Dominion, Small World, Smash Up (+ expansions) and Spyrium.

If you e-mailed your entry and you arrive by 10AM you get preference to play the game of your choice and to join a full 4-player table over walk-ins on the day.

Scoring
All games are scored as for 4 players. 4-3-2-1 points allocated for first down to fourth. If 5 players or more only 4 score. If there are 3 players the score would be 3-2-1. Chris Legg can play only if contestants want to make up a 4-player game. He plays as a full-scoring player. Choose your best 4 games for final scoring.

Tie Breakers
If there are players with the same final score the following tie breakers will be used to decide who goes above. The player that:

1. Played 4 games as opposed to others that have played more
2. Played less games
3. Played more 4-player games
4. Won more games
5. Finished second in more games
6. Finished third in more games

If any players are still tied after taking all the tiebreakers into consideration, they share the position.

Prizes
Prizes will be given out as soon as possible after all players have handed in their final game scoresheets.

Miscellaneous
Light snacks are available at no charge to participants.
Danny Smuts is the judge for the day and his decision is final in any player disputes.

Wishing all participants a most enjoyable day of boardgaming and good luck.

The Wizards Team

The List of Games

7 Wonders (+ Leaders exp)
Alhambra
Carcassonne
Discworld: Ankh-Morpork
Dominion
Kingdom Builder
Relic Runners
Serenissima
Small World
Smash Up (+ expansions)
Splendour
Spyrium
Star Trek Catan
Suburbia
Takenoko
Ticket to Ride Marklin
Trains