# AGazine, June 2012

### The Online Magazine of the Academic Games Leagues of America

News and Notes

World Events Suptopics

Presidents Rules Changes

• Under the rotation that is already in effect, Elementary and Middle Divisions play Presidents #25-44 in 2012-13.
• As in Propaganda, players may not answer until after the second reading of the clue.
• Each clue is projected as the first reading of the clue begins.
• Additional themes will be added to the rotation for all divisions, and Junior/Senior will play two themes each year. For 2012-13 the themes are as follows.
• Elementary/Middle – Cabinet Members
• Junior/Senior– Cabinet Members & Election Opponents

For #25-44, American Leaders Group 4
(Cesar Chavez, John Foster Dulles, Sandra Day O’Connor, Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, George Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, Henry Kissinger)

Equations and On-Sets

• Two additional items will be printed on the back of the variation sheets:
(a) the last cube procedure from the tournament rules
(b) the list of -1 penalties.
• A slightly revised scoresheet will be used. (Download it here.)
• The -1 penalty for making a bonus move when ahead in the match is extended to Elementary and Middle Divisions.

Equations Only

• Middle: The Remainder variation is eliminated and Multiple of k is now perennial.
• Elementary/Middle: The odd and even variation lists are revised as follows:
 Elementary Perennial Variations Sideways Upside-down 0 wild Factorial Multiple Operations Three-operation Solution Remainder Odd Variations (2012-13) Two-digit numbers LCM GCF # Factors Even Variations (2013-14) Average Percent Decimal PointSmallest Prime Middle Perennial Variations Sideways Upside-down 0/x wild Factorial Multiple Operations Base m Multiple of k Odd Variations (2012-13) # of Factors Powers of the Base Exponent Even Variations (2013-14) Average Percent Decimal Point

On-Sets

• Add the following chart to the examples of valid charts in the Appendix.
 – B BR R – G GY Y
• Middle/Junior/Senior: Writing “= (Goal)” after the Set-Name makes the Solution incorrect.