As I'm a little bit fed up with that discussion, and anyhow the Board Decision will never stick to the written rule and what was written on Cherbourg Thread but make poetry about an unwritten habit, I will make you spare your time and mine and quit TT.
I'm sorry to importunate here, but this will be the silliest decision you will make. I think the manager tries to be fair with something that's gone wrong here. Try to understand the situation and to get into the manager's skin.
Ohhh, yes, you could have won the tournament or you could have got 0 points. So what? Have fun!!!