For some players that have a long history of successes ,_it can take quite some time_of not_making_the Weekend Round before dropping_down_a Skill Tier._

We also have measures in place to help guard against players� attempts to manipulate the Skill Tier system._Our advice for players that are having trouble qualifying_is, where possible, to play at a lower Skill Tier within a higher difficulty. For example,_it can often be_more difficult to qualify for Rookie 3 than it is to qualify for_Pro 2.