Get your shorts and sunglasses on because it's SUMMER TIME! The WardiTV Summer Championship is back after taking it's own vacation last year (did we even have a summer last year, really?) and we're heating it up to be a big one as always!
The Summer Championship has been planned in coordination with the Winter & Spring Championship events this year but will have it's own format so it can standalone - though we aren't doing anything too complicated! With a Pool Party to kick it all off followed by the Prelims at the Beach, the run up to the Main Event itself is already sounding exciting as players are going to be booking up their spots!
ALL TOURNAMENT DATES LISTED HERE MAY CHANGE - THIS IS DUE TO THE ONGOING "THERE IS SO MUCH STARCRAFT 2 HAPPENING" SITUATION WHICH WE ARE TRYING TO BE VERY RESPECTFUL OF!
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We loved kicking off the Spring Championship with a little pre-event action and this event is just the same in order to get the good word out about our tournament and to get everybody warmed up a little!
Format & Dates!
Qualifier (Sign-up link soon!) - Friday, Jun 18 5:00pm GMT (GMT+00:00)
Group A - Tuesday, Jun 22 2:00pm GMT (GMT+00:00)
Group B - Wednesday, Jun 23 2:00pm GMT (GMT+00:00)
Playoffs - Friday, Jun 25 11:00am GMT (GMT+00:00)
Times might be pushed back slightly if NEXT Playoffs run long each day.
1st - $250 & Qualified to the Summer Championship!
2nd - $125
3rd - $75
4th - $50
Prelims for the Summer Championship won't actually be at a beach, but we're trying to get the summer vibes rolling in here already!
Unforunately due to receiving DreamHack schedules late, we had to push the Korean Preliminaries back from the initial dates, they will now take place on August 2nd, 4th, 9th, 11th, 12th & 14th.
Open Qualifier - Monday, Aug 02 11:00am GMT (GMT+00:00)
Our $100 open qualifier will see the top four players guaranteed a place in the preliminaries.
Play-in brackets will be played as four player double-elimination brackets with BO3 matches and a BO5 final (Winner Bracket player starts 1-0). The top two players will advance to the Playoffs.
Each bracket will pay out as follows :
1st - $100
2nd - $50
3rd/4th - $25
Bracket A - Wednesday, Aug 04 11:00am GMT (GMT+00:00)
Zest vs Armani / ByuN vs Solar
Bracket B - Monday, Aug 09 11:00am GMT (GMT+00:00)
Rogue vs Nice / RagnaroK vs KeeN
Bracket C - Wednesday, Aug 11 11:00am GMT (GMT+00:00)
Bracket D - Thursday, Aug 12 11:00am GMT (GMT+00:00)
Playoffs will take place on Saturday, Aug 14 10:00am GMT (GMT+00:00) as a single elimination BO3 bracket, with a BO5 finals.
Prize money for the Playoffs will be as follows :
1st - $300
2nd - $150
3rd/4th - $75
5-8th - $25
European Preliminaries : August 17th - August 22nd - more information TBA.
Each servers preliminaries will have a total prize pool of $1,500 - meaning a total of $3,000 between the two regions!
The main event is going to be a sizzler! Twenty players, four groups of five in classic WardiTV fashion as we go back to our roots for this tournament format. This naturally leads into a high-stakes single-elimination bracket!
Format & Dates!
Group A - Thursday, Aug 26 11:00am GMT (GMT+00:00)
Group B - Friday, Aug 27 11:00am GMT (GMT+00:00)
Group C - Saturday, Aug 28 11:00am GMT (GMT+00:00)
Group D - Sunday, Aug 29 11:00am GMT (GMT+00:00)
Playoffs RO12 - Friday, Sep 03 11:00am GMT (GMT+00:00)
Playoffs RO8 - Saturday, Sep 04 11:00am GMT (GMT+00:00)
RO4 & Finals! - Sunday, Sep 05 11:00am GMT (GMT+00:00)
1st - $1,500
2nd - $750
3rd /4th- $375
5th-8th - $200
9th-12th - $100
This is how we will get our players for the main event - any mentioned players are still yet to accept any invites & as such are NOT confirmed to play :
Spring Championship Top 2 : Zest & Cure (Clem to replace if one player cannot join)
Pool Party Winner : TBD
EU Prelims 6 Players : TBD
KR Prelims 6 Players : TBD
Invites for 5 Players : TBD
This tournament is made super awesome thanks to the help of supporters on our Patreon Page where we always put 100% of pledges directly into WardiTV event prize pools. Also a big shout out to all of our Twitch Subscribers who also help to fund our events - every sub is a guaranteed $1 into a tournament prize pool!
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