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Terraforming Mars – Tournament
SFGE is excited to partner with CLS GAMES to run Terraforming Mars Tournament. The Tournament will take place on Friday July 28th with finals on July 29th. 
 
Cost and Registration
* Tournament registration is on-site in the board game area beginning Friday at 5 PM.
* $15 per player payable in cash only at the time of registration.
* Tournament size — maximum 25 players
* Players who own Terraforming Mars (and Prelude) are encouraged to bring their copies to SFGE 2023 for use during the tournament.  A prize will be given out at random to one tournament participant who brings a copy of Terraforming Mar for tournament use.
* Additional prizes have been supplied by Stronghold Games for the final 4 participants.

Tournament Format & Prize Pool
* 4 Participants (1 table)
– All players play both rounds and receive rank-order points for each game 10, 7, 4, 1)
– Raw Scores (sum of both games) are used only to break ties
– Tournament Winner gets professionally printed quad-fold Mars Map + free admission to SFGE ’24

* 5 Participants (1 table)
– All players play both rounds and receive rank-order points for each game 10, 7, 5, 3, 1)
– Raw Scores (sum of both games) are used only to break ties
– Tournament Winner gets professionally printed quad-fold Mars Map + free admission to  SFGE ’24

* 6 Participants (2 tables)
– All players play both rounds and receive rank-order points for each game 10, 5, 1)
– Raw Scores (sum of both games) are used only to break ties
– Tournament Winner gets professionally printed quad-fold Mars Map + free admission to  SFGE ’24
– Runner-up gets professionally printed quad-fold Mars Map

* 7-10 Participants (2 tables)
– Top 2 at each 1st round table advance to finals
– 2nd place gets professionally printed quad-fold Mars Map
– Tournament Winner gets professionally printed quad-fold Mars Map + free admission to  SFGE ’24

* 11-15 Participants (3 tables)
– Winner at each 1st round table advances to finals
– All players at final table get professionally printed quad-fold Mars Map
– Tournament Winner gets free admission to SFGE ’24

* 16-20 Participants (4 tables)
– Winner at each 1st round table advances to finals
– All players at final table get professionally printed quad-fold Mars Map
– Tournament Winner gets free admission to  SFGE ’24

* 21-25 Participants (5 tables)
– Winner at each 1st round table advances to finals
– All players at final table get professionally printed quad-fold Mars Map
– Tournament Winner gets free admission to  SFGE ’24

Game Format
* Base game + Prelude (if enough Prelude sets are available for all tables)
* Players are dealt 4 corporations (and 4 prelude cards, if the expansion is in-use)
* Starting 10 cards are drafted — 5 to the left, then 5 to the right
* Players select 1 corporation ( and 2 prelude cards if in use) & project cards once all drafting is completed
* Research Phase — cards are drafted (even generations left, odd generations right)
* After official tie-breakers are exhausted, project card cost will break ties (highest cost card in play wins)

Questions?
* Contact Bob Solow (770.310.2498) — CLSGames@Comcast.Net

 
 
 

SCHEDULE

1st Round
Friday 6 PM

Finals
Saturday 10 AM

Please arrive 15 minutes before schedule time.