ROG Hearthstone Championship

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Looking to establish yourself at a major tournament? Want to win huge prizes and also be crowned as a Tavern Hero? Look no more, for ROG Hearthstone Championship is happening next weekend at the IT Show 2017!

Presented by GAM3.ASIA, Abyssus is also partnering with ASUS Republic of Gamers to bring to the local Hearthstone community this exciting event!



General Details

  • Date: 18th & 19th March 2017 (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Time: 11am – 6pm (Registration Starts at 11am) (GMT +8)
  • Venue: Suntec Convention Centre Level 6
  • Participants: 64 (First 64 Players to Confirm Their Registration at the Venue)
  • Server: Americas
  • Match Format: Best-of-5 4 Hero 1 Ban Conquest Mode
  • Tournament Format: Single Elimination
  • Registration Fee: Free
  • Registration Link: Click >> HERE! <<
  • Discord Channel: Click >> HERE! <<
  • Note: This is primarily a ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) event. Stage space will be reserved for certain matches.

Prizes

  • 1st: Asus Hamper ($100) + Steelseries Fanatic 7H Headset ($229) + Roccat Savu Mouse ($89) + Qualify for Tavern Hero Championship
  • 2nd: Asus Hamper ($100) + Plantronics Flex Headset ($139) + Roccat Savu Mouse ($89)
  • 3rd: Asus Hamper ($100) + Roccat Kulo 7.1 ($125) + Roccat Savu Mouse ($89)
  • 4th: Asus Hamper ($100) + Roccat Syva Earpiece($59) + Roccat Siru Mousepad ($22)
  • 5th – 8th: Asus Hamper ($100)


Schedule (Based on a 64 Men Bracket)

  • Day 1
    • 11am – 12pm: Registration
    • 12pm – 6pm: Round of 64
  • Day 2
    • 12pm – 3pm: Round of 32
    • 3pm – 4pm: Round of 16
    • 4pm – 5pm: Quarter-Finals + Semi-Finals
    • 5pm – 6pm: Bronze Match + Finals

Rules

  •  General
    • All players are to gather at the Abyssus Discord Channel (for announcements, queries, and settlement of disputes).
    • Deck Lock (Players are to use the four classes and decklists, that they have declared during registration, for the entire tournament).
    • Taking of screenshots is advised for the settlement of disputes; players are advised to use the time-stamp at the bottom-left corner of the game screen to assist them.
    • No backseat gaming is allowed in the tournament.
    • Players are to cross out the option to allow their friends to spectate their games.
    • A match loss is defined as a one deck victory for the opponent while a series loss is defined as a three decks victory for the opponent.
    • Players found infringing the rules will be given a warning. Subsequent infringements may result in disqualification from the tournament.
    • Players are to ensure that their decks are ready before the start of the tournament.
    • Decklists will be revealed before the start of the tournament and after the closure of registration.
    • The Chief Marshal will have the final decision in all matters.
  • Gameplay
    • A match must start within five minutes once both players are ready; the offending player will be given a match loss.
    • A player will be given a match win if his opponent is late by five minutes, and a round win if his opponent is late by 20 minutes.
    • Players are to verify for themselves that their opponents are playing the correct decks and classes.
    • If players begin a match with a deck that they are not allowed to use, they will be given a match loss.
  • Tie
    • The match will be replayed with the same classes.
  • Sportsmanship
    • Any racist or insulting comments will result in a match loss.
  • Disconnection
    • A match win will be awarded to the opponent of the disconnected player if he can show that he has lethal next turn. Else, the match will be restarted with the same classes.

Series Rules

  • Best-of-5 (first to three wins).
  • Players are expected to verify for themselves that their opponent is playing one of their selected classes. In the event that your opponent is not playing any of their selected classes, do call a marshal to arbitrate.
  • The winning player will use a different class – once a class has won, it is no longer playable for the rest of the series. The losing player can continue to use any class that has not yet won in the series.
  • After each series, inform the marshal of the results.


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Image Credits

  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • Leonard Teo (LeoTeo)

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