ProTubeVR & VR Cover Championship 2017 - Format
Stage 1 - Wildcard tournament - Sunday December 3rd - 16:00 UTC to 22:00 UTC
All teams registered in the wildcard tournament will get a maximum total of 5 matches against other teams in a Swiss-system tournament. The first set of matches will be determined randomly. Each match will consist of 1 map which will be pre-selected. The home/away will be determined randomly.
At the end, all teams will be ranked by number of wins (& ties) then by Buchholz then by points then by +/- points. The best team will be granted a spot for Stage 2.
Stage 2 - Round-robin - Saturday December 9th - 16:00 UTC to 22:00 UTC
8 teams will be split in 2 groups. Each team will play the other 3 teams in the respective group in a round-robin format. Each match will consist of 2 maps. The home/away will be determined randomly and reversed for the second map.
At the end, all teams will be ranked by number of map-wins then by +/- points then by total points. The top 4 teams (2 from each group) will be granted a spot for Stage 3.
GROUP A GROUP B
Globochem Beginners
Boss Fight SMC Tactical
This Can't Be Blank Silent Purge
Burning Chrome Danglers
Stage 3 - Semifinals & Final - Sunday December 10th - 16:00 UTC and around 19:00 UTC
4 teams will be split in 2 groups. The teams will play 3 maps in a single-elimination - regular league style - 'Best of 3' format.
At the end, each winner will move on to the Final.
SEMIS A (16:00 UTC) SEMIS B (16:00 UTC)
Round-robin Group A #1 (Home) Round-robin Group B #1 (Home)
Round-robin Group B #2 (Away) Round-robin Group A #2 (Away)
The Final will consist of a 'Best of 5' match. Whichever team was highest in the official league ranking will start Home.
FINAL (~19:00 UTC)
Semis A winner Semis B winner