How are there only 64 Worlds spots?

Discussion in 'World Championships' started by yoyofsho16, Jul 10, 2008.

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  1. yoyofsho16

    yoyofsho16 New Member

    A lot of people, as I have heard, say that last year and this year the Worlds main event competitors number was shortened to 64.

    However, I just went to and looked at their Nationals page, and counted all of the Nationals invites, and it came to 73 invites per age division, or 81, including the extra invites at US Nationals.

    Then, in Premier ratings, there were 51 invites total among the 4 premier ranking zones.

    That comes out to 124 invites per age division, and that isn't counting the Japanese Battle Roads and such.

    Could someon explain to me what they mean by 64 invites?
  2. Lawman

    Lawman Active Member

    There were 64 invites only last year since it was in Hawaii. This year, it will be bigger. Think closer to 128.

  3. kirstin

    kirstin New Member

    you forgot to add 4 from grinders, minimum of players to get in is 4, totals to 128 players
  4. yoyofsho16

    yoyofsho16 New Member

    ohhhhh, i see, that was just last year. if that's 128 total, then where do the Japanese players' Battle Roads invites fit in?
  5. Scizor

    Scizor New Member

    It's 145 if they let 4 in from the Grinder and everyone uses their invite in Masters last I counted.

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