If a player pauses at any point during a round, they will lose the round.
The following stages are legal:
The following stages are banned:
Prison of Despair.
The first stage is decided by random such as using the in game random stage select.
From game 2 onward, the loser of the previous game will choose the stage. Before a stage is chosen as a counter pick, in a best of 3 the winner of the previous game will strike two stages and then the loser will select from the remaining. In a best of 5, there is only one stage strike from the winner before a selection is made. These strikes before counter picks do not carry over between rounds.
Players may not choose a stage that they have previously won on in that set.