How is seeding and group placement determined in multi-group tournaments?

For multi-group tournaments, players are placed into groups starting with the highest rated player sequentially down to the lowest rated player. 

For example, in a 25-player tournament with 5 groups and 5 players in each group, the top rated player goes into Group #1, 2nd highest rated player into Group #2, 3rd highest rated player into Group #3, and so on. 

After all groups have one player, it runs the opposite direction. So in this example, Group #5 would have the 5th and 6th highest rated players, Group #4 would have the 7th, Group #3 would have the 8th, etc.

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