Two gruelling weeks of qualifying wasn't enough to determine the sixteenth seed, so Dave Wolsey, Brad Blisner and Gerald Renneberg will face off in a do or die match, with the winner facing this year's top seed Rich Odamura in the 2016 Match Play tournament.
You can view the brackets for the 2016 Match Play tournament here
In the top half of the bracket, newcomer Alan Sakai will square off against steady Isao Kuramoto, Jerry Kimura will do battle with Moe Takeuchi and defending champ Tom Yesaki faces a determined Roger Nakagawa. The bottom half of the draw features second seed Alan Ohashi against the unpredictable Martin Kuramoto. In the battle of the Mizunos, Gary Mizuno will face the veteran Gord Mizuno, Aki Akizuki will go head to head against Rob Currie, while Kuni Ikuta and Art Nishi will renew rivalries in the final match.
The sudden death playoff will be held on May 22, with the tournament starting in June. This match will not be televised, so make sure you check our website for the results.