2v2 Format：Open qualifier- tournament
Bo1 Emerald City until Ro.8. Ro.8 will be Bo3.
The qualifier Top 4 will play in the weekly on October 1st, 2023.
8 qualifiers and 8 invited placed in 4 group double elimination to Ro.8.
Quarter-final will be Bo3, Semi-final and play-off for third place will be Bo5, Final will be Bo7
Maps：（use official map）
Arctic Dream, Nightscape, Reclamation, Fields of Death, Rhoskallian，Emerald City, Heavy Artillery
Unless otherwise all matches will take place on Asia server（KR Server）
If agreed upon by the players, server priorities will be as follows:
NA vs NA - Any US server
EU vs EU - EU server
KR vs KR - KR server
NA vs EU - Any US server
NA vs KR - KR server
KR vs EU - US West
Match Time：（UTC/GMT +8）
2023/9/30 14:00 Open Qualifier #1 19:00 Open Qualifier #2
19:00 Opening Round
20:30 Winner/Losers match
22:00 Final match
Those who did not sign in or not waiting in the in-game channel beyond the schedule will be considered to come late（Except still in the previous match）
If your opponent did not arrived, screenshots the chat channel in game then contact admin, Those who exceed this time limit will be dealt with in accordance with Article 4 of the competition rules.
Open Qualifier #1：https://challonge.com/zh_CN/v7r27tbh
Open Qualifier #2：https://challonge.com/zh_CN/wn7sc0vm
Official Discord channel：https://discord.gg/4eJQz9r3Rx
Deadline for registration 2023/9/30 12:00
Prize pool：￥6000 CNY≈($820 USD)
Runner up: ￥1300($178)
Third place: ￥900($123)
Fourth place:600($82) Ro.8:300($41)
The priority of bonus payment is Alipay or WeChat, Outside Chinese Mainland, the bonus will be paid in the corresponding currency according to the reference settlement of the current day's exchange rate of Paypal, or the virtual coin address will be provided for transfer, and the handling fee will be included in the bonus.
1. Cheat and smurf are forbidden.
2. Do not use insulting words or talk about politically sensitive in game.
3. each Team only allows 1 progamer(Aligulac Rating>1500)
4. Teams who are late for the game for more than 15 minutes without permission will be considered as waivers
For anyone who violates the regulations will be subject to, but not limited to, disqualification from participating in the competition, recovery of rewards distributed, and prohibition from participating in Maxlight subsequent related competitions and other related penalties
If there are special reasons for not being able to arrive on time, it is necessary to negotiate with the opponent in advance and notify the admin for reporting
5. chat channel “maxlight” on the KR server （/join maxlight)
Group Stage channel MaxlightA MaxlightB MaxlightC MaxlightD
6. Notice to Contestants during the Competition Process
Open qualifier Bo1 find your opponent at the chat channel in game by yourself. You can register open qualifier #1 and #2, Top 4 of the #1 do not need play #2
Group Stage Bo3 find your opponent at the chat channel in game by yourself, Those who need live streaming will be notified, two official casters will be present in a single game, The selected live streaming team needs to wait.
Each round of the quarter finals and third place matches requires live streaming from the competition team, All players must wait for notification or refer to live streaming to prepare in advance and wait for the competition. They are allowed to start ban pick the maps, not allowed to start game early on their own.
7. If you don’t know how to submit results and replays or abstention, please contact referee or admin.
8. The match needs to live streaming will create the room by official，Without both players and admin allows, do not let others observing
9. No one can change the race during the competition, both players need to use the race when they register.
10. Player register need use Common Game id, at least of one player in the game must use an account with the same as registration ID，do not use 2 barcode account. If you found both of your opponent use barcode please contact admin or referee, your opponent will be punish according to the situation.
11. Any issues, contact admin, who will have final say.
Ban Pick rule
BO3： ABBA ABC
（TeamA ban 1map TeamB ban 2maps TeamA ban 1map then pick 1st map TeamB pick 2nd map）
BO5： AB loser pick
（TeamA ban1map TeamB ban1map TeamA pick 1st map then loser pick）
BO7: 1st Emerald City loser pick
* where the top-seed (top on bracket smaller seed number) is always A