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Awarding of Points
for Nation Rankings

Normally, a nation may send up to 2 participants to a Catan Championship. The automatic qualification of a tournament winner from the year before may result in exceptions.

For each tournament, each nation only receives points for its best player. Therefore, if a nation sends 2 players, only the score of the higher ranking player is considered for the Nation Ranking. The points for the second player are not awarded; instead, the other participants of the tournament move up in the Nation Ranking. If nations send only one player, this player's score is considered for the Nation Ranking.

The awarding of points takes place as follows:

Rank Points
1 40
2 35
3 32
4 30
5 28
6 27
7 26
8 25
9 24
10 23
11 22
12 21
13 20
14 19
15 18
16 17
17 16
18 15
19 14
20 13
21 12
22 11
23 10
24 9
25 8
26 7
27 6
28 5
29 4
30 3
31 2
32 1
33 and lower 0