Originally Posted by AdeyC
Can I seek clarification on an issue?
Ostrava – at time of deadline there were 7 players in qualifying so it’s a one-day round of qualifying on Sunday. Another player has committed overnight.
Qualifying draw hasn’t been made yet – shouldn’t I let that newly committed player have the 8th place in the qualifying draw - rather than have the top player in the qually list have a main draw place and just have 3 qually matches with the newly committed player as an ALT?
In my view it would be unfair to allow the new player to get a spot in the qualification draw, because the other players did commit on time.
You have about 2 weeks time to commit to a tournamnet, so the 2nd deadline should be seen as one, allowing players who commit later only an ALT status.