As usual, the tournament is scheduled to take place on the last Saturday of the month at 10 AM / 10:00 UTC.
Tournament format & rules:
- Registration is open until 1 hour before the official start time of the tournament, at which time the bracket will be shuffled.
- Double elimination
- Random seeding
- First map of each round is predetermined, the following maps in the winners bracket will be selected by the loser of the previous game from the featured 1v1 map pool.
- All winners bracket games will be best of 3 (including finals). All losers bracket games will be best of 1 with the exception of the losers finals (bo3).
It is possible to substitute for players who don't show up. If you have signed up, make sure to show up on time. Those who fail to show up will likely be subbed out by 10:30 UTC.
The players coming first, second and third will receive special unique collectible awards to their player profile, and receive tournament points which will at the year's end determine the year's altogether best tournament player.
The initial maps for each round are as follows:
Round 1: Battle for Planet XIV - v01
Round 2 and Losers Round 1: Isle of Grief 0.2
Round 3 and Losers Round 2: Zed 1.7
Winner Semifinals and Losers Round 3: Fairyland v0.3
Losers Round 4: SiberianDivide 1.0
Loser Finals: Fetid Marsh - v05
Grand Finals: Apophis v2_2
Grand Finals Take 2 (if necessary): AstroTurf v2_3
The bracket can be seen at this link
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