|Mode of Play
Single Elimination Tournament
||Sat Jan 26, 3:30pm PST / 6:30pm EST / Sun 00:30 CET (3mo 25d ago)
||55 min before start date (2:35pm PST / 5:35pm EST / 23:35 CET)
||16 / 16 - Bracket
||North America, Europe, Korea, Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Russia, South America
||Xo gaming team (NA: xoninjamandj.814, EU: FteKDeejTrip.114), Kownz (EU: JudgeBladeZ.978)
||Prestige + Dota 2 Keys
|Round||Best of||Map||Report deadline|
|Round # 16||1||MLG Star Station||3mo 25d ago|
|Quarter Finals||1||Howling Peaks - Blizzard||3mo 25d ago|
|Semi Finals||3||MLG Newkirk city||3mo 25d ago|
|Finals||3||Korhal City LE - Blizzard||3mo 25d ago|
Team XO Heart of the Swarm Open Event 1.
Will be casted and streamed:
Channel to join in game: xOpen
Your admins for this event: DanielThomas.526 ; JudgeBladez.978
The Goal of Team XO is to provide the E-Sports community with weekly series of Heart of the Swarm Tournaments. Where the best of the best can come to show their hardly earned skills and new timings! Show off your new builds and reign terror with new units! Compete for prestige within Team XO and the E-Sports community. This will be our first in a series of weekly tournaments! Prizes are to be determined.
The XO Team implores you to join us for the our grand opening event ! There is a deficit in Heart of the Swarm tournaments at this point in time; Well that changes now! Team XO will provide a constant source of amazing and innovative game play from the best in the world via streaming each event with casting!
With your support Team XO can establish itself in the Heart of the Swarm community! Where we plan to stay and grow bigger with each event ...and with your help of course!
-Your Admin for this Event will be announced in the Hots In-Game Channel: xOpen -before the tournament begins and listed on the tournament info page.
-This declared admin will decide with absolute authority which games will be casted; although feel free to ask if you would like be considered;
*As well as Hold your round (x) game; so that it that may be used as back up' to ensure a smooth downtime free event..
*Basically ...this is an extra chance to get casted based on the current situation of our bracket; Although: at any given time during the waiting period or 'back-up' you may be asked to play immediately; and the Admin will leave your lobby; Then your Start Round (x) Game.
Please respect your admin! When messaged please respond promptly and politely and follow any instructions. In This way Team XO encourages a professorial yet fun atmosphere for the players and the viewers.
When To Start Games & Important Information
-Your Admin will inform all players via in-game chat when they may play their Round "x" games and also when they must hold their Round "x" Games.
-Any issues with players who have not shown up, BM, or any general Inquiries : Please message the Admin in game for assistance.
-By Signing up for This Tournament you agree to be casted at any point so please be aware of messages from your admins!
-You are only allowed to sign up for this tournament until the scheduled starting time of said event; And must CHECK IN - 30 Minutes before the event.
Game-play & Contacting Your Opponent
-When the brackets go live please try to contact your opponent and set up your game lobby on the correct map for the current round but Do NOT Start until given permission from your Admin.
-If You are unable to contact your opponent and they are NOT in-game Channel: xOpen
*Inform the Admin immediately where then 15 minute time allowance will be given before Disqualification.
**Do NOT report forfeit of your opponent; this may only be completed by your Admin after the allotted time has passed.
-Winner's of their matches or series are obligated to upload all said replay to the Z33K event page: If you are having trouble please ask your Admin:
-You may not play your round (x) game without the previous rounds replay(s) having been successfully uploaded to Z33K Via the Match-Up Page; Unless R1; * And the permission / release of round (x) directly from Your Admin via HOTS in Game Chanel: xOpen
-If any opponent disconnects within the first (5) Minutes of any said game; Then it must be replayed immediately; With your admin present to start the match;
*If Dispute Occurs : Replay(s) MUST be reviewed and analyzed where after your Admin will make his FINAL decision which is Absolute;
-Bad Manner will NOT be tolerated and may result in warning / and or BAN from this even series. If Occurs: Inform Your Admin immediately.
* If Bad Manner occurs; Please take screenshots for verification reasons; then send to your admin.
Star Station , Howling Peaks, Akilon Wastes, Hunting Grounds, WCS Cloud Kingdom, WCS Daybreak , WCS Antiga Shipyard, Newkirk City, Korhal City
- The above Maps are all valid choices for any Best of 3 Series: The map will be chosen Via Loser's Pick: No Map Veto & No Repeat Maps in any Series
Other Important Information
- Players MUST use the race originally signed up with on www.z33k.com;
-Those races may be changed ONLY until the point of tournament start.
-All Leagues shall be able to participate in this event: Team xOpen Weekly Tournament.
-Race-Picking is NOT allowed; Please be aware that ANY games played with different races to the original z33k account that has been signed up with
*Those games shall be counted as Forfeited -
-If Round (x) Game played out of turn or rather without being released by your Admin In HOTS Game Channel: xOpen
*Then; It is mandatory for said Round (x) games to be replayed and the round (x) game started without the release of your admin shall not count!
-Rules are liable to Change at any given time! Please be aware that: By signing up to play this event: Team XO Heart of the Swarm Open Tournament
*You agree to all above terms and conditions and shall abide by any decision given from your admin.
The Most Important Thing of All
-Have a great time! Try to learn something new from your peers.
-Enjoy watching the stream and taking part in this newly forming community.
-With help from all E-Sports Enthusiasts this weekly series Team XO Heart of the Swarm Open Tournament;
*Become part of a new community; with friendly enthusiastic casters , players of every skill level are welcome!
-If this event series is successful then prize pool money will be allocated and shall GROW as the tournament itself does; Another reason to play every week!
Thank you for taking the time to read and understand all the above terms and conditions. We hope you enjoy your tournament experience!
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