The tournament is played as a qualifying round with 7 Matches to 11 points. If players wins 5 matches they qualify for the main round which is played as a knock out tournament. 32 players will qualify for then main event and the rest will play in a tournament for the players who did not qualify the the last 32 players. There are no last chance.
Players winning 5 matches and losing 0 in qualifying rounds will be the first to get a bye if any, then 5 wins/1 loss and finally 5 wins/ 2 losses. Note, when you have won 5 matches you do not play more matches in the qualifying round.
New unique format: All players will play up to 7 rounds Swiss system and all players who lose no more than 2 matches make the cut to the main tournaments. All others play in the tournament for players who did not qualify for the last 32.
|From||07th Feb 2018, 5:00pm|
|To||11th Feb 2018, 3:00pm|