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Tournament News [Competitive Events] Regional Cup – Weekly Tryout (Asia)
ShadowArena 2020-09-02 14:30 (UTC+9)

 

Greetings, this is Shadow Arena. 

 

A fierce competition with 10 million KRW is on the line! 

The Regional Cup that everyone has been waiting for returns once again 

 

In this Regional Cup, a “Weekly Tryout” format has been added to present the thrill and joy of competition to more players.

 

The Regional Cup and Weekly Tryout will all be held in Solo mode.

Please stay tuned for the future Team mode competitions that we are preparing.

 

Check out the detailed tournament schedule! 

 

* The times listed below are in UTC+9.

September

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat 

6 

7 

8 

9 

10 

11 

12 

 

1st Week

Preliminary

1st Match

21:00

1st Week

Preliminary

3rd Match

21:00

1st Week

Finals

1st~4th

Round

21:00

Start of

Regional

Cup

entry

application

 

 

1st Week

Preliminary

2nd Match

21:30

1st Week

Preliminary

4th Match

21:30

13 

14 

15 

16 

17 

18 

19 

 


 

2ne Week

Preliminary

1st Match

21:00

2nd Week

Preliminary

3rd Match

21:00

2nd Week

Finals

1st~4th

Round

21:00

 

 

 

2nd Week

Preliminary

2nd Match

21:30

2nd Week

Preliminary

4th Match

21:30

20 

21 

22 

23 

24 

25 

26 

 

 


 

3rd Week

Preliminary

1st Match

21:00

3rd Week

Preliminary

3rd Match

21:00

3rd Week

Finals

1st~4th

Round

21:00

 


 

 


 

 


 

3rd Week

Preliminary

2nd Match

21:30

3rd Week

Preliminary

4th Match

21:30

October 

Sun

Mon

Thu

Wed 

Thurs 

Fri

Sat 

27 

28 

29 

30 

1 

2 

3 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 

5 

6 

7 

8 

9 

10 

End of

Regional

Cup

Entry

appli-

cation

 

Regional

Cup

bracket

announ-

cement

 

 

 

 

11 

12 

13 

14 

15 

16 

17 

 

 

Regional

Cup

Preliminary

Group A / B

Regional

Cup

Preliminary

Group C / D

 

 

 

18 

19 

20 

21 

22 

23 

24 

Regional

Cup

Finals

 

 

 

 

 

 

※ Tournament schedule is subject to change and will be updated in this notice 

- Regional Cup Participant and Bracket announcement date has been changed to October 6 (Tues). We apologize for the inconvenience. (Updated)

 

Weekly Tryouts are held for 3 weeks before Regional Cup and is comprised of 4 Preliminaries and 1 Finals per week.  

Additionallythis upcoming Regional Cup and Weekly Tryout will be held with the new tournament entry system which is detailed below 

Tournament entry system 

All players participating in the tournament will use “tickets” to enter a custom match room created for the tournamentThere are PreliminaryFinals, and Special tickets and details can be found below: 

 

1) Preliminary ticket 

Ticket given to all players to enter the preliminary round of the tournament   

- The Preliminary tickets to participate in the Weekly Tryout Preliminaries will be given during the September 3 (Thurs) maintenance to all accounts created before the maintenance start time, and additional tickets will be given out every Thursday maintenance of Weekly Tryout.  

All Preliminary tickets still in possession after the week’s Preliminary will be deleted during the Thursday maintenance of the same week 

 

2) Finals ticket 

- Ticket given to players who passed the preliminary round of the tournament to enter the final round of the tournament 

You will not be able to participate in the Preliminary of that week if you obtain the Finals ticket.  

All Finals tickets still in possession after the week’s Finals will be deleted during the Thursday maintenance of the same week. 

 

3) Special ticket 

A ticket given to specific or all players to enter Regional Cup, GM event matches, or other special event matches 

- Special tickets to participate in the Regional Cup Preliminaries will be given to all participants upon announcement of bracket on October 5 (Mon) and any Special tickets still in possession will be deleted after the Preliminaries.  

- Special tickets to participate in the Regional Cup Finals will be given to the finalists on October 15 (Thurs) maintenance and any Special tickets still in possession will be deleted during October 22 (Thurs) maintenance. 

Now, let’s take a look at the new Regional Cup and the Weekly Tryout! 

 


  1. Weekly Tryout

Weekly Tryout is divided into the Preliminaries where all players can participate and the Finals where the top 10 rankings from the Preliminaries enter. Here are the details:   

 

■ Heroes Eligible to Participate 

- Jordine Ducas, Yeonhwa, Ahon Kirus, Gerhard Shultz, Haru, Herawen, Orwen, Badal the Golden, Goyen, Venslar, Tagahl Sherekhan, Lahn, Gorgath, Igrid 

  

■ Event Format and Scoring System 

1) Weekly Tryout Preliminaries 

Total of 4 single-round Preliminary matches will be held per week and maximum 40 players enter by order of arrival for each match. (Modified)

② The match will start automatically at match start time or when all participants have entered. 

③ Top 10 players with highest amount of points accumulated from each match will receive the Finals ticket needed to advance to the Finals. (Modified)

 

2) Weekly Tryout Finals 

① Total of 4 rounds  

② The match will start automatically at match start time or when all participants have entered. 

The final rankings will be determined by the sum of points earned from each round, as noted in the Scoring System  

  

■ Finals Cash Prizes and Rewards 

Placement 

Rewards and Prize 

1st 

500,000 KRW and Regional Cup Finals qualification 

2nd 

300,000 KRW 

3rd 

200,000 KRW 

4th 

100,000 KRW 

5th 

100,000 KRW 

MVP 

100,000 KRW 

* MVP : The MVP will be selected by the votes of the broadcast team and observers for the player that displayed the most amazing plays.

Regional Cup Finals qualification 

Reaching first in the Weekly Tryout Finals advances you to the Regional Cup finals without Regional Cup entry application or Preliminaries.  

If a same player obtains the Finals qualification more than 2 times, only their first week’s performance will be counted, and the next highest ranked player will receive the Finals qualification. 

Weekly Tryout Finals will be streamed live to all global Shadow Arena players through Twitch, AfreecaTVYoutube, and DouyuTV. 

 

▶ Official Shadow Arena channels 

Twitch

afreecaTV

Youtube 

DouyuTV 


Regional Cup

Regional Cup is a tournament where any player ranked Silver V or higher in the server where the tournament will take place in can join.

Preliminaries will be held using separate entry application and 37 players who have passed the Preliminaries will be put together with 3 finalists from the Tryout.

Details regarding the entry application and heroes eligible for use will be notified in separate notice.

 

■ Entry Qualifications 

- Ranked Silver V or higher in the server the tournament will take place in.

 

■ Tournament Format and Placements  

1) Regional Cup Preliminaries 

The Group Preliminaries Format has been changed. Please carefully read the changes below. We apologize for the inconvenience. (Update)  

① Please login to the Asia server and stand by in the main lobby before the start of the event.  

② Participants who are waiting in the lobby will be invited to the room one by one.  

③ The round will begin once the participants have finished entering.   

④ Once the round is over, the next round will begin by repeating steps ① - ③.    

⑤ There will be a total of 2 rounds, and a total of 37 players will advance based on the total combined points earned from each round.  

> Top 10 from Group A and Top 9 from Groups B-D will advance. 

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. 
* We ask everyone for your understanding and cooperation by limiting in-game chat during the event.  

 

① Each Group Preliminaries will have 2 rounds and 1 Special ticket will be used to enter the Group Preliminaries.  

* Special tickets to participate in the Regional Cup Preliminaries will be given to all participants upon announcement of bracket on October 5 (Mon) and any Special tickets still in possession will be deleted after the Preliminaries.  

② The match will start automatically at match start time or when all participants have entered. 

③ Top 37 players will be determined based on the sum of all points earned from each round to advance to the Finals.   

* After the Group Preliminaries, players will advance to the Finals by order of highest points earned per Group. The number of advancing players may change depending on the number of total participants and group organization. 

 

2) Regional Cup Finals 

① The Finals will have total of 4 rounds and 1 Special ticket will be used to enter the Finals.  

Special tickets to participate in the Regional Cup Finals will be given to the finalists on October 15 (Thurs) maintenance and any Special tickets still in possession will be deleted during October 22 (Thurs) maintenance. 

② The match will start automatically at match start time or when all participants have entered. 

③ The final rankings will be determined by the sum of points earned from each round, as noted by the Scoring System below. 

 

■ Scoring System 

Achievement 

Points Earned  

1st Place Per Round 

55 Points 

2nd Place Per Round   

14 Points  

3rd Place Per Round   

3 Points 

4th Place Per Round   

2 Points 

5th Place Per Round 

1 Point  

Kill (After 3-min. Grace Period) (Modified)

10 Points (Per 1 Kill) 

Penalty for Failing to Participate in a Round 

-50 (Per Round) 

* If two or more players have the same amount of total points, the points of the last round will determine the final placements.       

- However, if the points of the last round are tied, the final placements will be determined by the survival ranking for that round. 

 

■ Cash Prizes and Rewards

Placement 

Cash Prizes and Rewards

1st 

3,000,000 KRW + Special Winner Title (added)

2nd 

2,000,000 KRW 

3rd 

1,000,000 KRW 

MVP 

500,000 KRW 

* MVP : The MVP will be selected by the votes of the broadcast team and observers for the player that displayed the most amazing plays.  

 

All Regional Cup matches will be streamed live to all global Shadow Arena players through Twitch, AfreecaTVYoutube, and DouyuTV. 

▶ Official Shadow Arena channels 

Twitch

afreecaTV

Youtube 

DouyuTV 

 

※ Some parts of the Shadow Arena Competitive Rules were revised. Please make sure to carefully read the changes and additions before signing up to participate in order to avoid any inconveniences.   
 
 

 


 

We look forward to seeing players’ participation and support for the new Regional Cup - Weekly Tryout! 

 

Thank you. 


※ Additional Notices 

Weekly Tryout finalists and Regional Cup finalists will receive a tournament participant Discord server invite via in-game mail and all tournament related announcements will be shared in there. (Modified)

Used tickets will be not restored upon leaving the match room after entering. Please make sure to enter after all preparations are complete.  

You may only participate in the tournament with the heroes listed in the “Heroes Eligible to Participate” section. You may be kicked without warning if you enter with a Hero that is not allowed.

- The prize money for the Weekly Tryout finals and Regional Cup will be sent after the end of the Regional Cup playoffs.

Pearl Abyss may collect (with your agreementyour personal information to deliver any prizesIf you do not submit your personal information within the collection periodwe may be unable to send you the prize money. 

- Pearl Abyss reserves the right to change/cancel the event depending on mitigating circumstances. If changes are made, they can be found 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 Terms of Service].

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