The game starts out with 32 players in 4 group. Winners will stay in the higher groups while losers will end up in the lower groups and eventually eliminated. The goal is to keep from being eliminated by staying in the higher groups and eventually surviving until the final rounds. This format has been called TUG OF WAR by
TalynStarburst , the creator of this format. There will be 11 rounds. Please read the Game Format to see how all this will be played out.
The defending Champion is mcshanester29 who won the Tug of War: Classic tournament and has chosen the map for this tournament; Celtic Nations. Each tournament will be on a different map and winner gets to pick the next map (non-beta maps only)
I need 32 players and up to 5 reserves
Tournament Format: show
There will be 11 rounds starting with 32 players randomly placed in 4 groups. All settings (except for side games) will be Celtic Nations, Sequential, Auto, Flat, Chained, Sunny. 8-players, Terminator, and Casual. Please continue to read to get a feel on how the tournament will be ran. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to pm me. Top 4 = the last 3 players that got eliminated + the winner of that game/group Bottom 4 = first 4 eliminated players of that game/groupRound 1 : 4 GROUPS, 32 PLAYERS (all players will be randomly placed using random.org) Groups A-1 - 8 players placed randomly Top 4 - Stays in GROUP A-1 next round Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP B-1 next roundA-2 - 8 players placed randomly Top 4 - Stays in GROUP A-2 next round Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP B-2 next roundA-3 - 8 players placed randomly Top 4 - Moves into GROUP A-1 next round Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP B-1 next roundA-4 - 8 players placed randomly Top 4 - Moves into GROUP A-2 next round Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP B-2 next roundRound 2 : 4 GROUPS, 32 PLAYERS Groups A-1 - Top 4 of A-1 + Top 4 of A-3 Top 4 - Moves into GROUP A next round Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP B next roundA-2 - Top 4 of A-2 + Top 4 of A-4 Top 4 - Moves into GROUP A next round Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP B next roundB-1 - Bottom 4 of A-1 + Bottom 4 of A-3 Top 4 - Moves into GROUP C next round Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP D next roundB-2 - Bottom 4 of A-2 + Bottom 4 of A-4 Top 4 - Moves into GROUP C next round Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP D next roundRound 3: 4 GROUPS, 32 PLAYERS GroupsA - Top 4 of A-1 + Top 4 of A-2 Top 4 - Gets a pass next round and plays a side game with the map and settings of winner's choice Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP B next roundB - Bottom 4 of A-1 + Bottom 4 of A-2 Top 4 - Stays in GROUP B next round Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP C next roundC - Top 4 of B-1 + Top 4 of B-2 Top 4 - Stays in GROUP C next round Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP D next roundD - Bottom 4 of B-1 + Bottom 4 of B-2 Top 4 - Stays in GROUP D next round Bottom 4 - Are eliminated from the tournament Round 4: 4 GROUPS, 28 PLAYERS Groups A - Top 4 of A gets a pass this round and plays in a side game of winner's choice All 4 players on pass stays in GROUP A next roundB - Bottom 4 of A + Top 4 of B Top 4 - Moves into GROUP A next round Bottom 4 - Stays in GROUP B next roundC - Bottom 4 of B + Top 4 of C Top 4 - Moves into GROUP B next round Bottom 4 - Stays in GROUP C next roundD - Bottom 4 of C + Top 4 of D Top 4 - Moves into GROUP C next round Bottom 4 - Are eliminated from the tournament GROUP D will be dropped next round (meaning there will only be 3 groups of 24 players)Round 5: 3 GROUPS, 24 PLAYERS GroupsA - 4 players that had a pass last round + Top 4 of B Top 4 - Gets a pass next round and plays a side game with the map and settings of winner's choice Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP B next roundB - Bottom 4 of B + Top 4 of C Top 4 - Stays in GROUP B next round Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP C next roundC - Bottom 4 of C + Top 4 of D Top 4 - Stays in GROUP C next round Bottom 4 - Are eliminated from the tournament Round 6: 3 GROUPS, 20 PLAYERS Groups A - Top 4 of A gets a pass this round and plays in a side game of winner's choice All 4 players on pass stays in GROUP A next roundB - Bottom 4 of A + Top 4 of B Top 4 - Moves into GROUP A next round Bottom 4 - Stays in GROUP B next roundC - Bottom 4 of B + Top 4 of C Top 4 - Moves into GROUP B next round Bottom 4 - Are eliminated from the tournament GROUP C will be dropped next round (meaning there will only be 2 groups of 16 players)Round 7: 2 GROUPS, 16 PLAYERS GroupsA - 4 players that had a pass last round + Top 4 of B Top 4 - Gets a pass next round and plays a side game with the map and settings of winner's choice Bottom 4 - Moves into GROUP B next roundB - Bottom 4 of B + Top 4 of C Top 4 - Stays in GROUP B next round Bottom 4 - Are eliminated from the tournament Round 8: 2 GROUPS, 12 PLAYERS Groups A - Top 4 of A gets a pass this round and plays in a side game of winner's choice All 4 players on pass stays in GROUP A next roundB - Bottom 4 of A + Top 4 of B Top 4 - Moves into GROUP A next round Bottom 4 - Are eliminated from the tournament GROUP B will be dropped next round (meaning there will only be 1 group of 8 players)Round 9: 1 GROUP, 8 PLAYERS GroupsA - 4 players that had a pass last round + Top 4 of B Top 4 - Stays in GROUP A for a 4 player game next round Bottom 4 - Are eliminated from the tournament Round 10: 1 GROUP, 4 PLAYERS GroupsA - Top 4 from last round (4 player game) Top 2 - Stays in GROUP A for 5 1v1 player games next round Bottom 2 - Are eliminated from the tournament Round 11: FINAL ROUND 2 PLAYERS Groups A - Top 2 from last round (5 1v1 player game) Best out of 5 is WINNER of tournament!(gets to pick the next map)
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