|Figure 1: Initiative Outcomes Assuming a +1 Bonus to the Elf|
|Figure 2: Elf Wins Initiative 58.33% of the Time with a +1 Bonus|
|Figure 3: Elf Wins Ties Initiative 13.89% of the Time with a +1 Bonus|
Does a +1 bonus enable a serious "first strike" advantage? Probably not. But over several combat rounds would the cumulative effect become noticable? You'd notice it. particularly if you were strong enough to withstand a tied round now and then. If that was the case, then it'd be pretty decisive.