Tie-breaks to be used for 2016 Championship

The following ordered tie-breaks will be applied to resolve ties in the GCC 2016 Championship:

(c)   Individual Swiss Tournaments where not all the ratings are consistent:
Direct encounter
The greater number of wins
The greater number of games with Black (unplayed games shall be counted as played with White)
Buchholz Cut 1
Buchholz
Sonneborn-Berger

This is a FIDE-recommended tie-break ordering for tournaments like ours, where there is a wide range of ratings. You can find details of each tie-break method at: https://www.fide.com/component/handbook/?id=187&view=article

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