A. Contest winner is determined by the total number of points for the entire tournament, with each round=32 points. (Each second round game=1 point; 3rd round games=2; regional semis=4; regional finals=8; national semis=16, national finals=32.) Winner gets all money entered minus $1.10.
B. The cheapskate special second prize of $1.10 (a big 10% yield on your investment) goes to the person picking the greatest number of second plus third round winners, where each game winning pick is worth one point, regardless of round.
C. Total possible points=192. Highest in Cheapskate history: 152; Random chance=32.