Ah, I see.
Because it was expanded upon and built upon. Just like the argument that the GE has lots of ships was. This is why the tally system is effective because it doesn't lump arguments like that together but considers and counts every aspect of them.
P.S. Nice to see your being good about the outcome by the way, some people seem rather peeved...
I imagine the tallies were difficult to count. IIRC, the battle was pretty close so it wasn't a blow-out or anything.
PS. I have an idea for a future tournament. Maybe you can do a battle similar to this before each new tournament and then (after a few tournaments) do a massive tournament with these big factions!