8am, Tuesday morning. 35 contestants vying for a prize. The typical winners fell fast, and even Ian fell in the round-robin to be in the semi-finals (alphabetical discrimination...and again...)*.
It came to Yaw and Chirs E. Chris played his cards well, and won 5 ec points.
*Mr. Sh. (full name withheld for identity protection) was an OK case; he had a by' from a previous round-robin. But Mr. Ri. was victimized, rising through the normal bracket for two rounds, then having to round robin. Now if they were minorities...)