Considering this map: https://www.warlight.net/SinglePlayer?PreviewMap=62022
I What are optimal picks for 1v1? Why?
II How are these picks best countered? why?
III What are the best picks for larger FFA games? Why?
IV How are these best countered?
V In which positions are abandon-cards best utilized?
VI Is it a good idea to aim for negative territories to the west and "gift" them to your opponent?
VII What bonuses should be avoided like the plague?
VIII Are large bonuses that have massive values worth it if you are relatively safe?
IX Should one at all take megabonuses into account when picking?