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Tournament News [Competitive Events] Shadow Arena 1v1 Challenger Series – Europe/Russia
ShadowArena 2020-08-06 21:00 (UTC+0)

 

The 1v1 Challenger Series is making its debut in the Europe/Russia server! 
Looking for a suitable opportunity to show off your PVP prowess? Look no further - the EU/Russia 1v1 Challenger Series will pit the best against one another to determine the ultimate 1v1 fighter.

The top 8 players out of the signups and their fight for the winning title will be showcased on an exciting tournament stream, hosted by CM Rinku and NoctWolfTV on  August 29, 2020.
 

Read on below to see how you can participate! 

 


Participant Sign-up Period

■ Schedule 

Sign-Up Period  

August 7, 2020 (Fri) - August 17, 2020 (Mon) 23:59 CEST

Participant and Bracket Announcement 

August 20, 2020 (Wed) CEST

Players selected as participants will be sent a Discord channel URL by in-game mail after the participants announcement.

Please make sure to enter this Discord channel as further event communication and information will be provided through it.   

If you fail to join the participant Discord channel, you may not receive the information necessary to participate in the event. Please note that you will be responsible for any disadvantages that arise due to this.  

* The final bracket announcement will be made on August 29, 08:00 CEST.


How to Participate & Selection Criteria 

① Submit the form below to sign up for the 1v1 Challenger Series. 

▶ Shadow Arena 1v1 Challenger Series – Europe/Russia Sign Up Form

 

② The 8 participants chosen to participate in the Challenger Series will be chosen on the basis of the criteria detailed below.

※ Selection Criteria 

1) Selections will be based on your Europe/Russia server Solo matches rank. 

How to check your rank: At the top of the Lobby screen, go to “Battle History” > “Rank” > “Solo” > “World Ranking” 
Your rank at the end of the sign-up period will be the rank considered when determining your eligibility. 

 

2) Out of all sign ups, the players with the highest Solo ranks will be selected to participate as “selected participants”, and an additional 3 reserve participants will be chosen 

* Selected participants: are the players who are selected to participate in the 1v1 Challenger Series. 

> If you are a “selected participant”, you must enter the tournament Discord server by August 26 (Wed), 23:59 CEST and confirm your participation status with Pearl Abyss Staff. If you do not confirm your participation in this manner, then you will be disqualified as a “selected participant” and a reserve participant will take your spot in the tournament. 

* Reserve participants: are players who will participate in the tournament in the case of a selected participant dropping out or getting disqualified.  

> If you are selected as a “reserve participant”, you must enter the tournament Discord server by August 26 (Wed), 23:59 CEST and confirm your availability as a reserve participant with Pearl Abyss Staff. 

All selected players, reserve or not, must make sure that they are available for the tournament schedule to avoid any possible inconveniences. 

Reserve participants will be notified of their final participation status by August 28, 08:00 CEST and selected reserve participants must respond back their confirmation by August 28, 20:00 CEST.  

Participants will win by default and proceed to the next round should their opponents cancel their participation after August 28, 20:00 CEST.  

*All participants will be notified by August 29, 08:00 CEST regarding final bracket changes. 

Please make sure to carefully review the Shadow Arena Competitive Rules & the Supplemental Rule to avoid any possible inconveniences. 

 


 Tournament Period 

1v1 Challenger Series – EU/RU Period

August 29, 2020 (Sat) 20:00 CEST – expected to run 2 hours

* All participants must enter the tournament Discord server by August 26 (Wed), 23:59 CEST.
* All participants need to be in the tournament Discord server and logged into the game an hour before the tournament begins (by August 29, 19:00 CEST).
* All matches will be broadcast live via our official channels. As a result, the nicknames and other details of participants may be broadcasted. Pearl Abyss reserves the right to use the video (unedited or edited) of this broadcast for promotional purposes without limitations to time or region.


Tournament Information

Heroes Eligible to Participate 

Jordine DucasYeonhwaAhon KirusGerhard ShultzHaruHerawen

OrwenBadal the GoldenGoyenVenslarTagahl SherekhanLahn, Gorgath

 

* Participating with a Hero not listed above will result in your expulsion 

* New Heroes released after the start of sign-ups will not be eligible for selection.

Tournament Server 

Europe/Russia Server 

Tournament Structure 

Tournament 

* Group of 8 > Semi-finals > Finals 

Tournament Format 

1v1 Mode (Custom Match King of the Hill) 

* Best of 3 

① All participants must be logged into the Europe/Russia server and standing by on the “Main Screen” of the Lobby. 
* If you enter or are in a different menu (storage etc.) besides the main screen, you may not receive the room invite, so please make sure to wait in the “Main Screen” menu for your invitation. 

 

② Each match will be held as a Custome Match in King of the Hill mode. Participants standing by in the “Main Screen” of the Lobby will be sent invitations to the room when their turn has come. 
* If you fail to accept the invite within a set period, you will be considered as forfeiting your participation, and you will not be re-invited.   

 

③ When both players have entered the match, the match will begin. The pair will go through a best of 3, and the first player to win 2 matches will qualify to the next round. 
If a player does not show up to their match or does not accept their invitation but the opponent has, the opponent will automatically qualify for the next round. 

 

④ The tournament rewards are as follows: 

■ Rewards 

Winner 

Winner-exclusive Special Skin - Blackstar's Successor 

Winner-exclusive Special Title - Blackstar's Successor 

Hero Selection Coupon x5 

Runner-up 

Hero Selection Coupon x3 

20,000 Silver 

Semi-finalists 
(Third & fourth place) 

Hero Selection Coupon x 1 

10,000 Silver 

▲ Winner-exclusive Skin: “Blackstar’s Successor” 
*The skin reward will be for one of the Heroes you played during the 1v1 Challenger Series. 
 

[Additional Notices] 

  • - The event will be with the latest version of the client. Participants must understand and acknowledge before signing up that any updates during the event (such as any Hero-specific balance changes, etc.) may impact the event.    
  • - If a player who is selected to participate fails to attend without a specific reason after being selected, the player may be less likely to be selected to participate in future events as per the Shadow Arena Competitive Rules. If you cannot attend due to unavoidable/unforeseen circumstances, please let us know via Support or Discord. 
  • - The Group of 8, semi-finals, and finals of the 1v1 Challenger Series will all take place on August 29, 2020 (Satday) and is expected to take approximately 2 hours. We recommend having extra time to continue playing on that day should the tournament take longer than expected. 
  • - Pearl Abyss may collect (with your agreement) your personal information to deliver any prizes. If you do not submit your personal information within the collection period, we will deem your non-compliance as your intention to forfeit any prizes.   
  • - All rewards will be sent to your account in the Europe/Russia server during the next maintenance after the tournament ends. 
  • - All matches will be broadcast live via our official channels. As a result, the nicknames and other details of participants may be broadcasted. Pearl Abyss reserves the right to use the video (unedited or edited) of this broadcast for promotional purposes without limitations to time or region.     
  • - Pearl Abyss reserves the right to change/cancel the event depending on mitigating circumstances. If changes are made, they will be announced on this event page.    
  • - If you have any other questions or concerns related to the event, please contact us via [Support].     
  • - Any matters not listed on this page will follow the [Shadow Arena Competitive Rules] and [Shadow Arena Event Rules].