ProTubeVR & VR Cover Championship 2018
Championship Poster
Image artwork by Viper
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Keep your eyes peeled on May 19th, May 20th, May 27th and June 3rd as the very best teams in Onward will fight in a grand championship!
UPDATE: The top 4 teams coming out of the Round Robin stage will be selected to be flown out to an Onward Invitational Event in the ESL UK studios in Leicester, UK on June 15-17, 2018.
The grand prizes for the winning team are:
The participating teams will consist of:
  • The top 7 teams Worldwide
  • The winner of the Wildcard Tournament
Format Details
Stage 1 - Wildcard Tournament - Saturday May 12th - 16:00 UTC to 22:00 UTC
All teams registered in the Wildcard Tournament will play at least 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 total. If a tie happens, the teams will play a single-elimination map. The best team will be granted a spot for Stage 2.
First-stage: Wildcard Tournament : Swiss (Challonge)
Stage 2 - Group Stage - Saturday May 19th and Sunday May 20th - 16:00 UTC to 22:00 UTC
8 teams (7 coming from the Worldwide Season 4 Standings and 1 coming from the Wildcard Tournament) 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. For each bracket, each team will ban one map. The away team will ban a map first.
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 (Saturday 19th @ 16:00 UTC) GROUP B (Sunday 20th @ 16:00 UTC)
Second-stage (Group A): Round-robin (Challonge)
Second-stage (Group B): Round-robin (Challonge)
Stage 3 - Semifinals & Final - Sunday May 27th & Sunday June 3rd - 16:00 UTC and around 18:00 UTC
4 teams will participate in a single-elimination bracket. The teams will play 3 maps - regular league style - 'Best of 3' format. Whichever team finished higher in the Group Stage will start Home. Each team will ban one map. The away team will ban a map first.
SEMIS A (Sunday May 27th @ 16:00 UTC) SEMIS B (Sunday May 27th @ 18:00 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)
For the Final, the teams will play 5 maps - 'Best of 5' format. Whichever team finished higher in the VRML season standings will start Home. Each team will ban one map. The away team will ban a map first.
FINAL (Sunday June 3rd @ 16:00 UTC)
Semis A winner Semis B winner
Final-stage: Finalists (Challonge)