First Stage of the WZ Individual Championship. The planned start dates are 3/30/2018, 6/30/2018, 9/30/2018 and 12/30/2018.
- Groups of 7 to 9 players.
- Rating up to 2099 required.
- May register in more than one group.
- The winner and the second place players will advance to the Semifinals.
- Ties will not be broken, all tied players will advance.