Top Ten Invitational
Tournament Bracket

September 15th, 2019 - September 12th, 2021
Last Updated on September 13th, 2020

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Seed
Fleet Admiral
AREA Rating

Current Record

Finish
1
Ed Paule7444QMYH9 5-0  
2
Andy Gardner7395YPZN9 4-2  
3
Jim Eliason6817TKZO9 4-2  
4
John Pack6757ZUZO9 3-2  
5
Joe Dragan6736RNTI9 3-2  
6
Ed Menzel6686ZSZP9 4-2  
7
Dennis Nicholson6373MJVG9 1-4  
8
Daniel Blumentritt6345RPTK9 2-3  
9
John Lindley6339LMOF9 2-2  
10
Ong Meng Soon6254JJSB9 0-9 10th

The current record shows wins and losses in each of the player matches rather than individual game results (since players can optionally play a pair of games, one as each side, as their match). The top three get an automatic invitation to the next Top 10 Invitational!

* * * Pairings * * *

Round
Ed P
Andy
Jim
John P
Joe
Ed M
Dennis
Daniel
John L
Meng
Start Date Timer Date End Date
1
Meng John L Daniel Dennis Ed M Joe John P Jim Andy Ed P Sept. 15, 2019 Jan. 15, 2020 May 12, 2020
2
John L Daniel Dennis Ed M Meng John P Jim Andy Ed P Joe Nov. 15, 2019 Mar. 15, 2020 July 12, 2020
3
Daniel Dennis Ed M Joe John P Jim Andy Ed P Meng John L Jan. 15, 2020 May 15, 2020 Sept. 12, 2020
4
Dennis Ed M Joe Meng Jim Andy Ed P John L Daniel John P Mar. 15, 2020 July 15, 2020 Nov. 12, 2020
5
Ed M Joe John P Jim Andy Ed P John L Meng Dennis Daniel May 15, 2020 Sept. 15, 2020 Jan. 12, 2021
6
Joe John P Meng Andy Ed P John L Daniel Dennis Ed M Jim July 15, 2020 Nov. 15, 2020 Mar. 12, 2021
7
John P Jim Andy Ed P John L Daniel Meng Ed M Joe Dennis Sept. 15, 2020 Jan. 15, 2021 May 12, 2021
8
Jim Meng Ed P John L Daniel Dennis Ed M Joe John P Andy Nov. 15, 2020 Mar. 15, 2021 July 12, 2021
9
Andy Ed P John L Daniel Dennis Meng Joe John P Jim Ed M Jan. 15, 2021 May 15, 2021 Sept. 12, 2021

Players may initiate games whenever they choose but should start games no later than the start date shown.
Players may play more than one opponent at a time (and, in fact, this is pretty much required baring super-human speed).
Italics indicate games in progress; Bold indicates completed games.

* * * Round Robin Match-ups * * *

IJN vs.
USN
Ed P Andy Jim John P Joe Ed M Dennis Daniel John L Meng IJN vs.
USN
Ed P X Turn 1 (#Mr)
0 (-1)
Turn 8 (#M)
By 2! (-3)
Turn 6 (#M)
Locks!
X Turn 8 (#M)*
By 3.5! (-1.5)
Turn 7 (#1a,2b,3c)
Locks! (-5)
Ed P
Andy X Turn 1
0 (-7)
X Turn 4
Wins! (-8)
Turn 8
By 3! (-8)
Turn 8
By 6! (-9)
X

Turn 7
Wins! (-9)

X Andy
Jim X X Turn 3 (#NT1,3c,4a)
Wins! (-1)
X X Turn 6 (#M)
Wins! (-0)
X X Jim
John P Turn 1
0 (-10)
X X Turn 6 (#OT2)
YNY Falls! (-)
Turn 8 (#3cMr)
Wins! (-2)
Turn 4 (#3cMr)
Wins! (-2)
X John P
Joe X X Turn 6 (#NT1,3b,4a)
Wins!
X X Turn 6 (#M)
Wins! (-1)
Turn 8 (#1a,2b)
By 2! (-6)
Joe
Ed M X X Turn 7 (#M)
Locks! (-1)
X X X   X Ed M
Dennis X X X X X X
.
X Dennis
Daniel Turn 7 (#1a,2b,#3c,4a)
Locks! (-7)
Turn 8
By 3 (-11)
Turn 5 (#NT1,3b,4a)
Wins! (-0)
Turn 1 (#3cM)
0 (-)
X Turn 6 (#Mt2,1?,3c,4a)
Wins! (-1)
X Daniel
John L X X
.
X X X John L
Meng
X X X X X X X X Turn ? (#?)
Resigns (-?)
X
Meng
IJN vs.
USN
Ed P Andy Jim John P Joe Ed M Dennis Daniel John L Meng IJN vs.
USN

Click on blue Turn headers to see more detail for the game!
Grey Background = Game in Progress
Light Blue or Light Red Background = Recently Completed
X = This game will not (or cannot) be played [i.e., single game match played].
Numbers after the turn number show the optional adjustments in use.
Number in parenthesis after the current score shows the bid.

* * * Qualifiers * * *
2021-2023 Top 10 Invitational

Name Qualification
Ted Drozd 2020 Midwest Open Champion
? 2021 Midwest Open Champion
? 2021 World Boardgaming Championships Winner
? 2019-2021 BPA Single-Elimination Champion
? 2019-2021 King-of-the-Hill Ladder Champion
? 2019-2021 King-of-the-Hill Ladder - Most Wins
? 2019-2021 Top 10 Invitational World PBEM Champion
? 2nd Place in 2019-2021 Top 10 Invitational
? 3rd Place in 2019-2021 Top 10 Invitational
? AREA Champion (as of September 1st, 2021)

Alternate Qualifiers

Name Qualification
? 2rd Place in AREA as of September 1st, 2021

Top 10 Invitational Format
Universal PBEM Format, Rules, and Guidelines
PBEM Rules Clarifications
Official VITP Rules Clarifications
PBEM Reporting Guidelines

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