FORMAT / RULES:
There are three 64-man bracket qualifying tournaments (three chances to qualify).
ROUND 1 - May 12, 2012 @ 7PM PST
ROUND 2 - May 19, 2012 @ 7PM PST
ROUND 3 - May 26, 2012 @ 7PM PST
The winner of each tournament QUALIFIES
for the FINALS
on May 26th, to be held immediately following the conclusion of ROUND 3
The winner of each tournament may not enter the following qualifying tournaments.
TO HELP KEEP PINGS AS LOW AS POSSIBLE, WE'RE RESTRICTING PLAYERS FROM THE UNITED STATES< CANADA, AND MEXICO ONLY. (SORRY!)
PING LIMIT OF 160ms IN IN EFFECT. IF YOUR PING IS OVER 160ms WHEN CHECKED BY A TOURNAMENT ORGANIZER, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE.
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR PORTS ARE FORWARDED CORRECTLY BEFOREHAND. IF THERE ARE ISSUES WITH YOUR CONNECTION, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE.
Registration will close 15 mintues before the tournament start time. PLEASE SHOW UP 15 minutes before the tournament start time.
All matches in the qualifying tournaments are 2 OUT OF 3
games and DOUBLE ELIMINATION
. 64 man cap.
, LOSER FINALS
, and GRAND FINALS
are 3 OUT OF 5 GAMES
NO CHARACTER LOCK.
Loser may switch characters. Winner must stay with the same character.
Akuma is banned. Zangief's "magic grab" glitch is banned.
Anyone who is caught using macros or turbos, will be DISQUALIFIED
Any excessive unsportsmanlike behavior will result in a BAN
. Keep it civilized, gentlemen!
If two players cannot connect, a coinflip will determine the winner.
, RACE TO TEN
format between the three finalists.
The first two players will be chosen at random and they will play one game. WINNER STAYS
. The third player plays the winner one game. Repeat. First player to TEN is the CHAMPION!
Matches will be streamed by Sabin @ http://www.twitch.tv/nycfurby
for the world to see, SO BRING YOUR "A" GAME!
The winner will become KING OF SPRING
and will qualify for the KING OF GGPO 2012 CHAMPIONSHIPS
to be held at the end of the year.