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Fansite Tournament – Slay the Princess, Save the Dragon!

A Blizzard-sanctioned fansite tournament is about to take place in two weeks. Many fansites have already signed up for this bracketed, two versus two tournament – sending their writers and admins to represent them.

Blizzard, in their infinite kindness, are providing an incentive to the participants. The winning players will get:

3 G51 Logitech Surround Sound Speaker Systems

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3 StarCraft 2 Shirts

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The SC2 Blog is giving our readers the opportunity to enter this tournament and win the prizes for themselves. That’s right – two of our loyal readers will get to represent the SC2 Blog in this friendly tournament and collect the reward.

If you want to represent the SC2 Blog in this battle of the fansites tournament and win the prizes for yourself as our official representative, you need to:

1) Write a comment to this post, mentioning that you wish to play in the tournament.
2) Mail XalKurat at Gmail.com with your full details, using the following format:

Real name: Zetaras Xal’Kurat

 

Alias: The Twilight Arbiter

 

Full Address (prize shipment): 51 Tassadar St., Talematros, Shakuras

Make sure the email address you use to mail your details with is the one you wish to be contacted at. Please put “StarCraft Tournament” in the mail subject.

3) Tell us about your StarCraft background. Are you a pro gamer? A total newbie? Let us know. Do not be discouraged if you don’t play StarCraft daily or have trophies at home – this is a friendly tournament!

The chosen players will become official representatives of the SC2 Blog. A qualifying, in-house tournament will be held to determine which of the players get to participate in the official tournament.

Tournament rules and details:

  • Games will be played using StarCraft BroodWar with the latest patch.
  • If a team does not show up after 30 minutes past the round start time they automatically forfeit their match.
  • There are no official pauses during any match, be sure to take the appropriate pee breaks before hand.
  • After each game that is played, all teams are allowed to take a 10 minute break before starting the next game.
  • Games cannot start until teams on break have returned in under 10 minutes between games.
  • Starfeeder admins have the final say.
  • No observers are allowed except for Starfeeder staff, commentator DiggitySC, or Blizzard’s Karune.
  • Seedings will be randomly drawn.
  • Games will be played on Battle.net East, tournament channels will be announced closer to game day.
  • The tournament will consist of two 16-team brackets, single elimination best of 5, no losers bracket.
  • First Round Map will be The Lost Temple
  • Second Round Map will be Azalea
  • Third Round Map will be LUNA
  • Fourth Round Map will be Python
  • Finals will be best of 7 and order of maps follows (1)Lost Temple (2)Vampire (3)Luna (4)Python (5)Lost Temple (6)Azalea (7)Python (Obs versions of these maps will be used)

Download the tournament maps here.

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