Winter Championship
Are you ready to witness the very best Onward matches?
VRML is happy to bring you the Season 6 Winter Championship!
Up for grabs are ProTube merchandises/coupons from ProTubeVR, Official VRML player-personalized T-shirts, a selection of VR Cover accessories, Steam/Oculus gift card rewards and of course bragging rights! This season was pretty short to fit before the Christmas holidays, but we certainly want to reward the teams for competing in the league!
Don't have a team? Recruit players and REGISTER HERE!
Prize Pool Distribution
GRAND CHAMPIONS
ProTube merchandises/coupons offered by
VRML player-personalized T-shirts
VR Cover accessories offered by
CHALLENGER CUP WINNERS
Steam/Oculus gift cards
Golden Ticket
to Championship Round-Robin B Stage
Format Diagram
Championship diagram
Format Details
Stage 1 - Challenger Cup - December 1st & 2nd
All teams registered in the Challenger Cup will play at least 5 matches against other teams in their corresponding group. The Challenger Cup follow the standards of a Swiss-system tournament. The first set of matches will be seeded by standings and new teams will be seeded at the bottom in a random fashion. Each match will consist of 1 map as detailed below. Whichever team finished higher in the season standings will start home - for all matches.
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 of each qualifier will proceed to Stage 2.
QUALIFIER A (December 1st)
Channel Onward Master League 1 Onward Master League 2
15:30 UTC Preshow
16:00 UTC Open Registrations Open Registrations
QUALIFIER B (December 2nd)
Channel Onward Master League 1 Onward Master League 2
15:30 UTC Preshow
16:00 UTC Open Registrations Open Registrations
MAPS FOR BOTH DAYS
1st match Downfall 1
2nd match Bazaar
3rd match Cargo
4th match Quarantine 1
5th match Suburbia
... TBD
Stage 2 - Challenger Cup Final - Between December 3rd & 8th
The 2 teams coming from the qualifiers will play a regular league style - 'Best of 3' maps match. Whichever team finished higher in their respective qualifiers bracket will be home. Each team will ban one map. The home team will ban a map first.
The winning team will qualify for Stage 3.
CHALLENGER CUP FINAL (Between December 3rd & 8th)
Channel Onward Master League 1
TBD Preshow
TBD
Stage 3 - Round-robin Group Stage - December 8th & 9th
8 teams (Rank #1 to #7 from the Worldwide Season Standings and 1 coming from the Challenger Cup) will be split in 2 groups. Each team will play the other teams in their respective group in a Round-robin format. Each match will consist of 2 maps. Whichever team finished higher in the season standings will start home and reversed for the second map. For each bracket, each team will ban one map. The home team will ban a map first.
All teams will be ranked by number of map-wins then by +/- points then by total points. The top 2 teams from each group will be granted a spot for Stage 3.
Stage 4 - Semifinals & Grand Final - December 15th & 16th
4 teams will participate in a single-elimination bracket. The team which finished higher in its round-robin group will be home.
The matches in the Semifinals will be regular league style - 'Best of 3' format.
The Grand-Final match will be 'Best of 5' format.
SEMIS (December 15th)
Channel Onward Master League 1
17:30 UTC Preshow
18:00 UTC
~20:00 UTC
GRAND FINAL (December 16th)
Channel Onward Master League 1
17:30 UTC Preshow
18:00 UTC WINNER OF SEMIS BRACKET
vs
WINNER OF SEMIS BRACKET
Championship Poster
Image artwork by Viper