Thursday 19th October
Number of Games
3 Bo1, or 2 Bo3 each night
All players must be current students of the 2017/18 academic year with verified NUEL accounts
Tuesday 17th October
Each Game night starts 7.15pm on Thursday Evening.
19th October Swiss League
26th October Swiss League
2rd November Swiss League
9th November Swiss League
16th November Quarterfinals & Semifinals
23rd November Finals
The Winter Championship will be ran In 2 stages a 4 week league followed by single elimination top 8 (quarters, semis, finals).
We will be 9-12 rounds of modified swiss across 4 weeks (Depending on signups). In a swiss everyone plays all rounds and teams are then ranked on number of wins. Swiss works by matching teams with same win record against each other in each round. Eg teams with 2 wins play against other teams with 2 wins.
We will be using a modified swiss algorithm to do pairing. By pre generating a “swiss bracket” after check in we avoid the problem of having to wait for all games in around to finish before starting next round. This also helps us reduce playing the same team twice but does not eliminate rematches altogether.
Teams tied on wins in final standing will be ordered by OMWP(opponent match win percentage).
After the swiss stage finishes, the top 8 will be seeded into a single elimination bracket. Quarter finals and semifinals will be bo3 and grand finals will be bo5.
Map Selection should be done using pre-game lobby chat.
- All results should be submitted using tournament companion.
- The available map pool is: All Maps.
Map Selection will be determined as follows depending on number of rounds in a match:
- Best-of-Five (Bo5)-Teams alternate banning maps until 5 maps remain, these maps are then played in a random order.
- Best-of-Three (Bo3)-Teams alternate banning maps until 3 maps remain, these maps are then played in a random order.
- Best-of-One (Bo1)-Teams alternate banning maps until 1 map remains, this is then the map played.
Map ties will be settled by a Bo1 Control map announced before that night’s games begin.
Custom Game Settings:
- Rule set: Competative
- High bandwidth: ON
- Return To Lobby: After A Game
- Hero Selection Limit: 1 Per Team
- Disable Kill Cam: ON
Full rules doc will be available before season starts.
6x NUEL Exclusive NUEL winners Hoodies
Further prizes for the Winter Tournament TBC
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