Registration for the SIGILLUM WINTER CUP 2022 Bestiary of Sigillum tournament is open and will last until 18:00 (MSK +3GMT) on January 3, 2022.
Two-stage tournament: participants compete in two groups separately; the winners advance to the final stage.
- Group stage. After registration, the players will be divided into two groups according to their rating (the player with the highest rating goes to group A, the next highest to group B, and so on). Games in groups are played in a circular system - each plays bo3 (up to two wins) with each one. Players who took 1st and 2nd places in each group go to the upper bracket of the final stage, and 3rd and 4th places - to the lower one.
- The final stage follows the Olympic system with elimination after two defeats (Double Elimination). The games of the upper bracket are played in bo3 format (up to two wins), in the lower bracket - bo3 (up to two victories), the grand final - bo5 (up to three victories).
All games are played in the «Custom game» mode, time control is rapid, the strength of locks is medium, the ban stage is present, without doubled damage during exile. In the starting game, a participant whose rating is higher at the time of the game plays for the South Castle. In subsequent games, the sides alternate. There are no restrictions on unlocked creatures, the player can take part in the tournament with a free demo.
After the start of the tournament, based on the tournament grid, the players independently contact the enemy via Discord and conduct a series of games. The publication of materials on the tournament, game results, discussion of games takes place on the Discord-server of the tournament. To simplify communication, each participant will have to indicate on the #registration channel their nickname on Steam and their current rating. The winner of each game posts a screenshot with post-match statistics on the #results-games channel, indicating in text the six characters blocked in the match. If desired, players can open the broadcast of their games. Game discussions on the #discussion channel. The winner of the series independently indicates the score of the meeting in the tournament grid.
When agreeing on a date for a match, players should strive for a reasonable timing of the winner of each series. In case of prolonged waiting for an opponent lagging behind in the tournament grid, the referee (Intaglyph) has the right to credit him for a technical defeat.
In case of any unresolved disputes or other questions, the judge can be contacted via Discord.