TeamLiquid is proud to announce our first TL Open, a 512 player open registration Starcraft 2 tournament run entirely through our website. This will hopefully be the first of many TL Opens. Each one will alternate between the EU and US servers and have individual sponsors. The first tournament will be held on the Europe server, and anyone with an EU battle.net account can enter.
The Altitude TL Open #1 will be held on Saturday, Sep 18 1:00pm GMT (GMT+00:00).
Check-in will begin 30 minutes before the tournament starts.
Prize Pool Distribution
- Open registration begins Sunday, Sep 12 4:00pm GMT (GMT+00:00). Click here to register.
- You must have a teamliquid account to register in the tournament.
- You must specify your EU Bnet account and code #.
- Check-in starts 30 minutes before the event.
- There will be a waitlist check-in 30 minutes before the event to fill no-shows.
- TL will open registration earlier for interested pro-gamers, PM me to see if you qualify. As a general rule, if you are not prominently listed in the SC2 International TLPD, you will not qualify for early registration.
- Check out which players have early registered here.
Format, Maps, and Rules
- Bracket will be 512 man single elimination.
- Format will be Bo1 until Ro16. Ro16 to semis will be Bo3, and Finals will be Bo5.
- Players must report wins and upload replays between rounds.
- Detailed Map Lists and Rules will be announced on September 12.
Coverage and Observer Rules
- No observers allowed in games other than those designated by TL. No exceptions.
- TL will officially cast both semifinals and the finals.
- We may allow certain casters to cover earlier rounds.
- Full details, including on how to apply to be a caster/observer, will be released on Sept. 12.
About Our Sponsor - Altitude
Altitude is a multiplayer 2-D aerial combat game known for its deep, addictive gameplay. Many of you may know Altitude already from the Altitude TL Invitational or the TL Thread about the game. Their creators are huge StarCraft 2 fans, especially of TLAF-Liquid`TheLittleOne, and love to help support our community. Altitude is already favorite among TL users, and if you haven't tried their game yet, go to altitudegame.com and check it out.
If you are interested in sponsoring a TeamLiquid Open, please see our advertising / sponsorship page.