2000 ACF Nationals
|High scorer||Andrew Yaphe, Chicago A|
|Field||22 eligible teams, 2 exhibition teams|
The 2000 ACF Nationals was held on April 21 and April 22 at Maryland. Chicago A, consisting of Andrew Yaphe, Sarah Bagby, Alice Chou, and Ryan Scranton won the tournament, defeating Illinois A 305-155 in a one-game final. The tournament was edited and directed by Dave Hamilton.
The format consisted of two eleven-team prelim brackets followed by three playoff brackets of eight, eight, and six teams, respectively. Chicago and Illinois both went undefeated in their respective prelim brackets, and both went 6-1 in the playoffs, with Chicago losing to Illinois and Illinois losing to sixth-place Michigan.
The top five scorers at the tournament through all rounds were Andrew Yaphe of Chicago A, John Kenney of Virginia, Jeff Stewart of Princeton A, Raj Bhan of WUSTL A, and Joon Pahk of Harvard. Yaphe led the field with 76.5 points per game.
The tournament planned for an ambitious 17 rounds in a single day. The tournament was delayed by several moderators not showing up and by problems with the Stats99 program before the playoffs.
- 2000 ACF Nationals results with location, format, and final PPG
- 2000 ACF Nationals prelim and individual results
- Berkeley newsletter writeup