Tournaments Announcement

Hi players, and welcome to our first ever tournament announcement! Today we’ll provide details for a small tournament we’re running this weekend to test our systems, as well as a bigger tournament we’re running next month! Here are the details:

Early Access Mock Tournament

Date:
Saturday 7/17 @ 2PM PT

Competitors
Players may sign up for the tournament on discord starting today. 24 competitors will be chosen at random on Thursday July 15 at noon pacific time. To sign up go to the tournament sign up discord channel and click the check mark. Discord link: https://discord.gg/QFtFvDDC

Prizes
1st $100 + invite to Early Access Celebration
2nd $50
3rd/4th $25
Everyone who participates: 4,000 dust (enough for a free hero)

Coverage
Live coverage will be provided at twitch.tv/storybookbrawl.
Commentators will be: Parney, Matt Nass, Matt Place, and Wrapter
Codes for free heroes and other prizes will be given out during the stream.

Early Access Celebration

Date
Saturday 8/14 @ 2PM PT

Competitors
Top 16 ladder
7 community invites
1 winner from mock tourney

Prizes
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.

Rules and Format

Format
The format and rules for both tournaments will be the same, and goes as follows.
3 rounds of random 8 player pods
Points awarded for placement in each pod
1st: 10 points
2nd: 7 points
3rd: 5 points
4th: 4 points
5th: 3 points
6th: 2 points
7th: 1 points
8th: 0 points
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.
Random

Rules
Lobbies with bugs or issues at or before Hero select will be restarted.
Lobbies will play on from bugs or issues (internet disconnects etc.) after that point.
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).