Welcome to the Early Access Celebration! Today we'll break down the players, what they are playing for, the event rules, and our plans for coverage for the August 14th event.
Top 16 ladder
- [[RFC]Chameleon (https://twitter.com/42ChameLeon )
Mock Tournament Winner
7 community invites
- 1st: $1k Invite for future tournament*
- 2nd: $600 Invite for future tournament*
- 3rd: $300
- 4th: $200
- 5th-8th: $100
- 1st-24th: 700 Gem code (given out pre-tournament)
*Future tournament details TBD, but tentatively planned for some time in September, and should have a larger prize.
Coverage will be run by Parney (aka Telemokos) and starts on August 14 at 2pm Pacific time. LSV, Matt Nass, and Matt Place will be joining him on camera. We will also be doing giveaways for free hero codes during the broadcast!
Rules and Format
- 3 rounds of random 8 player pods
- Points awarded for placement in each pod:
- 1st: 10
- 2nd: 7
- 3rd: 5
- 4th: 4
- 5th: 3
- 6th: 2
- 7th: 1
- 8th: 0
- After 3 rounds, the 8 highest point holders enter the Top 8, the final 8 person bracket.
- Final lobby of top 8 to determine winners. Points are a clean slate for the final lobby.
Tiebreakers for Points
- Highest Finish
- Second Highest Finish
- Most points in joint matches.
- Lobbies with bugs or issues at or before Hero select will be restarted.
- Lobbies with bugs or issues (internet disconnects etc.) after that point will play on.
- All rulings are the right of the tournament organizers.
- Players must share their screen in discord while playing.
- Streaming on twitch or other platforms is allowed, but must be in addition to sharing screen on discord.
- Players must be prepared to play the whole event (~4 hours).
Note: this announcement was originally published on Storybook Brawl's news feed on Steam.