Ernst Haeckel and Franz Marc tied in their Second Round contest. With no previous tie waiting, that put them on hold, but only for as long as it took for me to check the other contest in their bracket pair. With Martin and Martini locking up 4-4 in a ballot marked by alarmingly low voter turnout, the stage was set for a close-knit tiebreaker. Instead of the winner of Haeckel/Marc going up against the winner of Martin/Martini, now we'll pair off the winners of Haeckel/Martin and Marc/Martini. Unless there are more ties, of course.
1834 - 1919
Finished Second in Phase 1, Flight 1 of the Play-In Tournament, with a voting score of .800.
Finished Second in Phase 2, Flight 4 of the Play-In Tournament, with a voting score of .500.
Slaughtered Theo Van Doesburg in Round 1.
Tied with Franz Marc in his first try at Round 2.
1789 - 1854
Beat Italian sculptor Marino Marini in Round 1.
Tied with Simone Martini in his first attempt at Round 2.
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