[Aug 18, 2012] HeartNana Presents: Chicago 4 Ultimate in Midwest Arena


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]August 18 at 9:30am until August 19 at 1:00am
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HeartNana, I Play Games & Nickel City present
Chicago 4 Ultimate in Midwest Arena
Saturday, August 18th

Nickel City
555 Waukegan Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
847-559-8727
www.nickelcitygames.com

We’re doing this on short notice, but we don’t care. Presenting the sequel to last year’s successful Chicago Heart 3 and taking the place of Windy City Showdown Prime 5, it’s Chicago 4 Ultimate in Midwest Arena. What makes this different from the past few tournaments at Nickel City is that Nickel City will let us use their room for the entire day! So let’s do this big and do this right.

Preliminary Games List
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition v. 2012 (XBox)
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (XBox)
Persona 4 Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena (PS3)
King of Fighters XIII (PS3)
Soul Calibur V (PS3)
Mortal Kombat 9 (PS3)
Skullgirls (PS3)
Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown (PS3)

More games may be added with enough interest

All tournaments are $10 to enter. There is a venue fee of $10, which is paid upon entering Nickel City.

Payout
The top 10% of people who enter will be paid. Here’s how the payout scale works, along with pot bonuses:

8-24 entrants - 1st place: 65% of pot, 2nd place: 25%, 3rd place: 10%
25-40 entrants - 1st: 65% of remaining pot*, 2nd: 25%, 3rd: 10%, 4th: Entry fee + $5 - $25 pot bonus
41-64 entrants - 1st: 65% of remaining pot*, 2nd: 25%, 3rd: 10%, 4th: Entry fee + $10, 5th/6th: Entry fee + $5 - $75 pot bonus
65-80 entrants - 1st: 65% of remaining pot*, 2nd: 25%, 3rd: 10%, 4th: Entry fee + $15, 5th/6th: Entry fee + $10, 7th/8th: Entry fee + $5 - $150 pot bonus
81-128 entrants - 1st: 65% of remaining pot*, 2nd: 25%, 3rd: 10%, 4th: Entry fee + $20, 5th/6th: Entry fee + $15, 7th/8th: Entry fee + $10, 9th-12th: Entry fee + $5 - $225 pot bonus

And so on.

  • “Remaining pot” means the pot after all places 4th and lower have been paid out.

Preliminary Schedule (Subject to Change)
9:30 am - Doors Open
10:00 am - Sign-up starts for all tournaments
11:30 am - Sign-up ends for SSF4: AE12, Persona 4, MK9, and VF5FS
12:00 pm - SSF4: AE12, Persona 4, MK9, and VF5FS tournaments begin
3:30 pm - Sign-up ends for UMvC3, KoF, SC5, and Skullgirls
4:00 pm - UMvC3, KoF, SC5, and Skullgirls tournaments begin
1:00 am - Venue closes

Call for Volunteers
We will need a lot of volunteers in order to make this tournament run. First, we need a bunch of people to bring systems and set-ups. We cannot run this tournament without systems and set-ups. Please bring systems if you can!!! We also need people to help out to help out with the duty of running brackets. Please post in the thread if you are willing to volunteer for any of these duties.

General Rules
PS3 Dualshock Wireless controllers are permitted only with a connecting cord and with the understanding that they must remain off when they are not being used. If any irregularities or disputes occur, the players involved should attempt to resolve them among themselves. If they cannot, only then may it be referred to the tournament organizer.

Stream
www.twitch.tv/medina4life

Pizza
For people attending the tournament, Nickel City is offering a special deal: A one-topping slice of pizza and a small fountain drink for just $3!

Tournament Organizers
Rob aka HeartNana (E-mail xctalimu@gmail.com, Twitter @arcanaheartnana)
Max aka CurlyW (Phone 301-404-0316, E-mail maxwasserman@gmail.com, Twitter @maxwasserman)
Domingo aka Tactics (Phone 630-433-6979, E-mail domingoayala3@gmail.com, Twitter @WCS_Tactics)

If you have any questions or concerns about the event, please contact one of the tournament organizers.

Hope to see everyone there.

Already seems like over 125 will be there!!!
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