Tournament Report

 

 

Duelyst Tournament Report

by Kirabi

Team Wars 5 Finals VOD

 


 

 

Team Wars 5 came to dramatic close with Meltdown Town winning against Astral Crusader 6-4 in a close series which you can see in the Vod above.


 

 

S Rank Snapshot


 

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 Tournament News


 

I feel that I failed a little with Duelyst  Tournament Report because I created it with this type of stuff in mind. You are suppose to see it, read it, and then know what is going on. And it  feels a little like still people don’t know that tournaments are happening.  One of the biggest days for players who like Tournaments and Competitive play AND they are some tournaments that aren’t filled for community prizing. It doesn’t make any sense to me because on  Saturday April 28 most players will be playing and watching Duelyst. SO WHY NOT DO IT FOR PRIZES?

Let’s be real everyone is not going to make the end of all of these tournaments .You know what is going to happen then you are going to want to still play Duelyst and you going to say the ” Hey I wish could join that Tournament”. This is the biggest two week stretch of competitive duelyst in a long time. **Join these tournaments.**

 

Monolith Climb(PLAYERS (7)

Date & Time

Saturday, April 28th 2018

1:00 PM ADT

200 Dollar Prize pool

Matches are played as best of 3 in Loremaster format.

Loremaster format rules:

  • Players must each register two generals from different factions and two 39 card decklists. Cards must follow the “Standard” rotation set by CPG.
  • Matches up to the top four are played as a best of 3 (first player to win 2 games wins the match). Matches in the top 4 are played as best of 5 (first player to win 3 games wins the match).
  • Players may choose either deck to play in any given game (Decks are never “eliminated” by a win or loss).
  • The tournament will be played in a single elimination bracket.
  • If you suspect your opponent has modified their decklist in game (IE not using their submitted deck), pm an organizer, and play out the game. The decision will be made after that game has concluded.

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Gauntlet Throwdown (PLAYERS (45)

Saturday, April 28th 2018

4:00 PM ADT

1. Players can only submit one GAUNTLET DRAFTED deck, that deck must have been screenshared with TheTacticalGmr from the GAUNTLET TICKET PURCHASE SCREEN. This is to ensure everyone deals with the same RNG factor when it comes to General selection.

2. All entrants must add “TacticalGmr” to their friends list in-game. This is to ensure that all matches will be viewable during and after the stream to have accurate game reports.

3. Players will engage in single elimination until the Final Four, at which point they will have to win BEST OUT OF 3 to move into the Finals.

Players can report their own score.

 

Trials of the Seventh Sanctum(PLAYERS (22)

 

Date & Time

Saturday, April 28th 2018

6:00 PM ADT

 

  • This tournament is open to all players (unranked, bronze, silver, gold, diamond and S rank).
  • Before each match, players will select one of their decks to play simultaneously.
  • At the end of each game, the winner reports their score and must continue to use the winning deck until losing a game with it.
  • A losing deck can no longer be used in the match.
  • Once a player eliminates their opponent’s decks, the match is over.

Basic Rules

  • You must choose two unique generals, each from a different faction.
  • All rounds are played in the Aestari format, as described below:
    • Whenever a game ends, the winning player has to keep using the General he or she has just won with.
    • Conversely, squads that are defeated during a game are eliminated and can no longer be used for the rest of the match.
    • Before starting a match players must inform their opponents their General lineup.
  • If your opponent is unavailable to play more than 10 minutes after the round you’re on started or forfeits without playing all of the games in the match, report to a tournament admin. Your opponent will have 5 minutes after that to start the match or will receive a disqualification.
  • You are not allowed to take time to watch your opponent’s replays in between games, and will be disqualified if caught doing so. Due to the difficulty of determining what a player is watching in the Duelyst client, viewing any replays between your matches in a round is grounds for immediate disqualification.
  • In the case of a tie, the game will be replayed, using the same generals.
  • You must play all your games in order to place in the top 8. Agreeing to not play a round and tie will result in disqualification.
  • Players should report their score on the Battlefy page.
  • All rounds will be timed. You have 50 minutes to find your opponent and finish your games. If games are not finished in the allotted time, the current game will be decided as a draw unless the players can agree on a winner, and the match will be scored as is. The elimination bracket will be under similar rulings, but the time will be extended to 70 minutes.

 

 

Race to S-Rank April 30th / May 1st

April 30th, roughly 330 PST(?)

When April 30th, roughly 330 PST(?) / Whenever the reset goes into effect.

Prizes

1st Place

  • $50.00 USD Supplied by GrincherZ via Paypal. Must have paypal to accept payment I will not be mailing a check.
  • A Mark II General of the Winner’s Choice
  • An Exclusive Elyx Stormblade Red/White Skin Code
  • A Twitch Con Healing Mystic Skin Code

2nd Place

  • $25.00 USD Supplied by GrincherZ via Paypal. Must have paypal to accept payment I will not be mailing a check.
  • A Twitch Con Healing Mystic Skin Code

 

The Ostracon PLAYERS (2)

Date & Time

Wednesday, May 2nd 2018

6:00 PM ADT

Games will be played as single elimination best of 3 format with semi finals and finals being best of 5. Best of 3 matches are first player to 2 wins and best of 5 is first to 3 wins. There is no time limit on matches and no need to wait for full rounds to finish. Play your opponent as they become free. Players are to add each other in game during the tournament and play their match with their submitted list.

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Trial of Mythron

Saturday, May 5th 2018

2:00 PM ADT

Short Form Rules:

  • All players should be in the tournament support channel for the duration of the event: LINK TBA
  • Participation is open to those 13 and above by the tournament start date
  • This event will be a 2-stage competition
    • Stage 1 – Swiss, 2 general conquest, best of 3
    • Stage 2 – Single Elimination, 3 general conquest, best of 3
  • You must check-in for the tournament during the hour leading up to the start time
  • You must check-in for each match on Battlefy. If you do not do so within 10 minutes of the match appearing, you will be forfeit the match
  • Watching opponent’s replays in between games is disallowed. If you are caught doing so, you will be disqualified from the tournament

What Is Conquest?

  • In Conquest, each player will submit a number of generals for the tournament in advance. In the case of a best of 3, you will submit 2 generals.
  • In order to win, you must beat your opponent with each of your generals. When you win a game with a general, you are no longer allowed to use it for the duration of the match

What is Swiss?

  • A swiss stage is conducted round by round. All matches must be complete within round 1 in order for round 2 to be generated
  • In the first round of the swiss stage, all players will be randomly paired against one another
  • In subsequent rounds, Battlefy will attempt to pair you with a player that has the same win-loss record as you (e.g., 1-0 will be paired with 1-0 and 0-1 will be paired with 0-1)
  • For this tournament, record ties (e.g., 2 people scoring 5-0) will be broken by a combination of…
    • opponents’ match-win percentage (OMW%)
    • player’s game-win percentage (PGW%)
    • and opponents’ game win percentage (OGW%)

DM Last Hero Standing

Saturday, May 5th 2018

8:00 PM ADT

Rules for standard LHS format applies. You need to supply us with three decklists, of three different generals. When you lose a match, you lose your ability to play that deck. After you have lost with all three decks, you lose the round.


 

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Meltdown League Tournament

Sunday, May 13th 2018

1:30 PM ADT

Rules

  • This tournament is open to all players (unranked, bronze, silver, gold, diamond and S rank).
  • Tournament is played in STANDARD FORMAT, be sure that the decks you want to play can also be seen when you go to ranked ladder.
  • Add munkbusiness AND Dalboz in game.

Deck rules:

  • Bring 4 decks total.
  • 2 different factions, 1 general from each
  • You can bring 2 different decks for each general (you can bring the same, it simply limits you in the tournament)

How to play:

  • A series is one best of 3. First to win 2 games wins the series (Win with both generals).
  • Ties are replayed. You can play any deck from a general you have yet to win with.
  • Before each match, players will select one of their decks to play simultaneously. (i.e., players will not have a chance to counter their opponent’s choice)
  • When you win you cannot use any deck from that general anymore.
  • Any deck from a losing general can be used again until a game has been won with it.
  • You have to win once with each general, but which version of the two variants you use is up to you.

 

 

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Endnotes


-The Bad Magmar is still looking for people interested writing articles for Duelyst

 

 

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