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Zenway Productions takes the heartlands by storm with The Seletar Mall Esports Festival!

September 20, 2017 |by Zenway Productions | 0 Comments | Esports, Events, News | , , , , , , , , ,

Image 1: The Seletar Mall Organising Committee, SecretLab and Zenway Productions team photo

And it’s a wrap! With over 700 participants and spectators, The Seletar Mall Esports Festival is our biggest event yet! With close to SGD$20,000 of cash and prizes, participants battled it out over a course of 7 days. Read on to find out the action you’ve missed out on!

Images 2 and 3: Mobile Legends team J3X and Impunity in the heat of battle

With 37 teams entering the arena, the qualifiers for the group stages of our first ever Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournament were held from Monday – Thursday. With a prize pool of SGD$11,000 worth of cash and prizes, we saw many well-loved local teams. The semi-finals kept everyone on the edge of their seats as we saw two giants in the MLBB community, Impunity and TitanZ face off. Ultimately, Impunity came out on top and went on to take the championship match. against INFamous with a very convincing 2-0 win. Not letting their defeat from Impunity set them back, TitanZ went on to take away the bronze title from DreamZ with a 2-0 win.

Image 4: Spectators catching the finals between Impunity and INFamous     |    Image 5: Mobile Legends Casters: Sodafiz (L) & GFree (R)

Images 6 and 7: Intensity builds in the Clash Royale Finals match between FamousKid and xfrostJr

Bigger than ever, our latest Clash Royale tournament featured many familiar names including members of prominent local clans, Aura Gaming and Nova SG. During the group stages, we saw well-known local players, The Rock and Somebody facing off in qualifiers Group D. It was a good fight but ultimately, Somebody came out on top. Ultimately, we had our top 3 winners, FamousKid, xfrostJr and V_BurningS_V take the top spot in this competition. . Fun Fact: Did you know, that in the Clash Royale 20-win challenge a month back, FamousKid was the first to complete the quest globally? It’s no wonder he came out on top for this event!

Image 8: Clash Royale Casters: Teddypay (L) & Uncle Rolo (R)

Image 9: Briefing for FIFA 17 participants on Saturday, 16th September 2017

Image 10 and 11: Players enjoy themselves to the fullest with the biggest FIFA tournament in SG with 256 players

Boasting 256 participants and having slots filled out even before registration closed, we held the biggest ever FIFA tournament in Singapore. We even had players from Indonesian team, Zeus, fly down just for the tournament! A mini challenge with Ash from OoE was held with the public as well. Veterans such as Hibidi and other members of the public took up the challenge but Ash didn’t drop a single game! Ultimately 3 members from OoE took home the top 3 places with Ash coming in at 3rd, HF14 at 2nd and Omnipotence taking the championship home.

Image 12: OoE.Ash emerges unbeaten in the FIFA 17 challenge’

Image 13: Hibidi (L) guest casts with Spooks (R)

It wasn’t just the players getting involved in the event! Game Quest cards were given out to the public for them to take part in our game challenges across 3 different booths. Family members old and young got together to try out the different types of gaming platforms available. Our console booth featured 4 different Playstation 4 games of different genres namely: Injustice 2, FIFA 17, Street Fighter V and F1 2017. Meanwhile over at the Samsung Smartphone booth, players got to try their hands out on VainGlory featuring the all new Samsung DeX . OMEN by HP presented an Overwatch Time Attack challenge on the map, Dorado. The fastest timing at the end of the weekend was 3 minutes and 8 seconds with the winners walking away with some awesome peripherals from OMEN by HP.

Image 14: JianHao Tan plays FIFA 17 friendly matches with his fans

Image 15: Truly adoring fans show their admiration for JianHao Tan during his appearance on Friday, 15th September 2017

On Friday, local YouTuber, JianHao Tan, came down as well to engage in some heart-pumping FIFA 17 action with his fans! The mall was crowded with them wanting to challenge him in attempts to walk away with some sweet prizes. Not forgetting that the finals of the VainGlory Impunity League happened as well, ending with Impunity taking home the title of Champions.

Image 16: Group shot of the winners of FIFA 17, Clash Royale and Mobile Legends

We closed off all the excitement on Sunday with a grand lucky draw featuring prizes from our sponsors. In the spotlight was a Samsung 27” Curved Monitor, the Samsung Tab S3 and the SecretLab TITAN gaming chair! Sounds amazing, right?

Image 17: Crowd shot of all FIFA 17 participants and Zenway Productions Team on Saturday, 16th September 2017

This event would not be possible without our sponsors. A huge shout out to Presenting Sponsor – Samsung, Official Gaming Chair – SecretLab and PC Gaming sponsor – OMEN by HP. And of course, Seletar Mall for giving us the opportunity to bring this event to you. Not forgetting the wonderful participants and spectators who joined us over the 7 days. We can’t wait to see you again for the next event!

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Overwatch Harvey Norman Gamers Cup 2017

September 3, 2017 |by Zenway Productions | 0 Comments | Esports, Events, News

The Harvey Norman Gamers’ Cup is back! Celebrate the 1st Anniversary of Harvey Norman Games Hub by taking part in the Overwatch Tournament, with over $5,000 worth of vouchers and prizes to be won! Check out what is going to happen on the 23rd and 24th of September 2017!

Registration link for qualifier 1: http://zenway.sg/OW_HNGC_Q1_Registration
Registration link for qualifier 2: http://zenway.sg/OW_HNGC_Q2_Registration

For more info about rules and regulations: http://zenway.sg/OW_HNGC_Rules

Overwatch Harvey Norman Gamers Cup 2017, being the highlight of the event, will consist of 2 weekend qualifiers on the 2nd and 3rd of September and 9th and 10th of September 2017, as well as the finals being held at Harvey Norman’s Games Hub over at Millenia walk. The top 4 teams of each qualifiers will then compete for a total of over $5000 worth of vouchers and prizes!

For gamers that are not competing, there are also exciting side activities over at Harvey Norman Games Hub with chances to win prizes proudly brought to you by Harvey Norman!

Take your game to the next level, we will see you at the Harvey Norman Games Hub next month!

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The Seletar Mall Esports Festival

September 3, 2017 |by Zenway Productions | 0 Comments | Esports, Events, News

Calling all gaming enthusiasts, The Seletar Mall Esports Festival welcomes you! With more than $25,000 worth of cash and prizes for you to win over tournaments, gaming challenges and lucky draws, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Have a competitive spirit in you? Join our Electronic Super Cup, where players compete in either FIFA 17, Clash Royale, and Mobile Legends! With close to SGD$20,000 worth of cash and prizes to be won, what are you waiting for?

Not that competitive anymore? No worries. Our Game Experience Zone will allow you to have some fun with our daily gaming challenges! Good with a controller? The console gaming challenge you to play various games throughout the day, from racing games, to fighting games and sports games. Prefer gaming on the go? Proceed to the Samsung booth to partake in their Samsung Mobile challenge, where Samsung challenges you to their Vainglory Blitz challenge! Keyboards and mouses are your thing? Omen by HP brings to you the Overwatch Timeattack Challenge! All these challenges comes with a chance to win more than $2,000 worth of cash and prizes should you best the leaderboards!

Not so good a gamer? It’s alright. NotGoodGamers representative and YouTuber Jian Hao will be waiting to challenge you on 15th September 2017, 5pm – 7pm! Stand a chance to win cash vouchers by beating him in a game!

Maybe you’re good gamer, think you’re up there with the best. Ash, reigning champion of the Tech Saturday FIFA17 Cup awaits you on Saturday, 16th September 2017. Should you best him at his forte, you’ll be duly rewarded!

Just a casual shopper or not a gamer at all? Don’t fret. spend $20 and stand a chance to win cash vouchers daily! its ok if you did not win at the first go; all lucky draw slips that have not been drawn will be snowballed to the Grand Lucky Draw on Sunday, 17th September 2017!  Stand a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, Secretlab TITAN Gaming Chair, Samsung 27’ Curved Monitor and many many more!

Again, there’s something for everyone, so what are you waiting for? Set your dates aside and head on down to The Seletar Mall on 11th to 17th September 2017!

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The Seletar Mall Esports Festival – Side Events

September 3, 2017 |by Zenway Productions | 0 Comments | Esports, Events, News

Are you not so good a gamer but still think you’re a better than Gaming YouTuber Jian Hao Tan from NotGoodGamers? Or do you think you’re among the best and think you can compete against the reigning champion of Tech Saturday FIFA17 Cup, Ash? Come on down to challange Jian Hao on Friday, 15th September 2017 between 5pm-7pm, or challenge Ash on Saturday, 16th September 2017 in a game of FIFA17, and stand a chance to win cash vouchers if you manage to best them on their favourite game! [Add FIFA17 Celebrity Challenge]

Think that you’re more of a pundit than a gamer? Come on down on Saturday, 16th September 2017, where selected games will be livestreamed on the stage. Spend $20 in The Seletar Mall and receive a ticket to predict a game! After every game, winners will be picked throughout the day, with a chance to win cash vouchers!

Lucky draws will be held all week long over at The Seletar Mall Esports Festival! Do not fret if you did not win during the match predictions and/or lucky draw; all lucky draw slips that have not been drawn will be snowballed to the Grand Lucky Draw on Sunday, 17th September 2017.  Stand a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, Secretlab TITAN Gaming Chair, Samsung 27’ Curved Monitor and many many more!

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The Seletar Mall Esports Festival – Game Experience Zone

September 3, 2017 |by Zenway Productions | 0 Comments | Esports, Events, News

Come on down to our Game Experience Zones to try and set the standard for the day. Every 2 hours, prizes will be given away in the daily lucky draw as well as for the top record for console games.

Feel that you’re good with a controller? The Seletar Mall invites you down to set the bar in multiple game titles! Many prizes await you daily should you set a record on our gaming challenges!

The world needs more heroes, but what good would heroes do if they are too slow? The Seletar Mall invites you down to HP’s Overwatch Time Attack Challenge, where you and your team of heroes take on 6 AI villians for attractive prizes brought to you by HP!

Blitz your way to the top! The Seletar Mall challenges you to Samsung’s Vainglory Blitz Challenge, where you pit your team of 3 against a team of very hard AIs.

 

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The Seletar Mall Esports Festival – Tournaments

August 25, 2017 |by Zenway Productions | 0 Comments | Esports, Events, News

Think you can be the next best online soccer Champion? Compete against the best in the Seletar Mall Gaming Festival FIFA17 Tournament! Every goal you score and every save you make brings you closer to the top, where more than S$3,500 worth of cash and prizes await! What are you waiting for? Register now!

Registration link: http://zenway.sg/SMEF_FIFA17_Registration

For more info about rules and regulations: http://zenway.sg/SMEF_ESC_FIFA17_Rules

The Seletar Mall proudly brings to you the Seletar Mall Gaming Festival Clash Royale Tournament! A battle royale till one King stands on the top of the castle, fight your way through to win attractive cash and prizes worth at least S$4,000! Will you share the spoils of war? Sign up now!

Registration link: http://zenway.sg/SMEF_CR_Registration

For more info about rules and regulations: http://zenway.sg/SMEF_ESC_CR_Rules

When times are dire, Legends are born. Carve out your adventure by competing in the first Seletar Mall Gaming Festival Mobile Legends Tournament! With a total of more than S$11,000 worth of cash and prizes to be won, sign up now to create your own legend!

Registration link: http://zenway.sg/SMEF_ML_Registration

For more info about rules and regulations: http://zenway.sg/SMEF_ESC_ML_Rules

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The Seletar Mall Esports Festival – Mobile Legends Rules and Regulations

August 20, 2017 |by Zenway Productions | 8 Comments | Esports | , , , ,

1. Tournament Information

1.1. Key Dates

Registrations will close on 8th September 2017 at 2359 sharp.

1.2. Format

1.2.1. Qualifiers

  • Dates: 11th to 14th September 2017
  • Format: Group Stages, Best of One Games
  • Qualification: Top two teams from each group advances to the finals

1.2.2. Finals

  • Date: 17th September 2017
  • Format: Single Elimination, Best of Three games

1.3. Registration

Registration fee:

Early Bird: $24 per team

General Registration: $30 per team

Do note that all registered team will receive a $20 The Seletar Mall Voucher upon attendance.

This is a tournament series consisting of 5 offline qualifiers and 1 offline finals; players are required to report punctually and be present during the finals in order to participate.

All participants must have at least a Level 8 account and 5 heroes. Information required during registration:

  • Team Name:
  • Captain’s/Vice Captain’s/Members’ Names:
  • Captain’s/Vice Captain’s/Members’ Contact Number:
  • Team Logo (At least 500×500 resolution)

2. Prize Pool Breakdown for Grand Finals

2.1. Cash Prizes

  • Champions: SGD$2,500 + Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Tab S3 WiFi and HP Roar Mini White Wireless Speakers
  • o 1st Runner Up: SGD$1,000 + HP Bluetooth Speakers 400 Blu3
  • o 2nd Runner Up: SGD$500 + HP S6500 Wireless Speakers
  • o 4th to 8th Place: SGD$200 each

3. Format

3.1. Player Eligibility

All players participating in the “The Seletar Mall Gaming Festival Mobile legends Tournament” must enter with their registered Mobile Legends in game name. The game account will be used to invite players into custom matches and for verification purposes.

3.2. Team and Player Names

Only registered team members can play for a team. Playing a match with a ringer is strictly prohibited. Players and team members must compete with their registered mobile legends in game name during all matches in the tournament proceeding.

3.3. Roster

3.3.1. Registered Players

  • Teams are only allowed to play with players registered on the team roster during the registration phase.
  • Players are not allowed to be playing for more than one team at any given time
  • Teams are only allowed to have a maximum of 1 substitute player.

3.3.2. Roster Changes

  • Teams are allowed to make changes to their roster any time before registration closes for each qualifier.
  • Any roster changes to qualified teams must be made known to admins via email by 9th September 2017, 2359hrs.

3.3.3. Roster Lock

  • Upon successful qualification for the offline finals, rosters will be locked.
  • Teams will only be allowed to change up to a maximum of 2 players inclusive of the substitute player, subjective to organiser’s approval.
  • Players who are substitutes for already qualified teams cannot be part of another team.
  • Playing with unregistered players or usage of ringers will result in disqualification.

3.4. Game Version

All games are to be played using the latest version of the game to participate in the tournament. Any updates must be installed before the start of the tournament. Any delays need to be kept to a minimum; no time wastage is allowed.

3.5. Technical Issues

Teams are responsible for their own technical issues (hardware). Matches will not be rescheduled due to above mentioned issues and will go on nevertheless. If maximum pause time and/or delay is exceeded, the game will continue even if the issues is unresolved.

3.6. Disqualification

To maintain fairness during the tournament, the organiser reserves the right to disqualify teams.

Teams found partaking in the following scenarios will be disqualified from the tournament:

  • Deliberate stalling of the game can result in losing that game or series entirely
  • Deliberate leaving of a match before it ends can result in forfeit and winning point awarded to the opposing team
  • Usage of exploits or third-party programs/cheats will result in player and/or team disqualification
  • Unsportsmanlike conduct (Toxicity in chat, excessive bad manners, physical violence etc) will result in player and/or team disqualification
  • Betting or match fixing will result in player and/or team disqualification

4. Rules

4.1. Tournament Format

4.1.1. Match Settings

  • 5v5 Draft Mode
  • Players on the left team will be tasked to create game lobby

4.2. Match Reporting

  • Teams must report the results after each series to the tournament admins.
  • Teams should screenshot the end of match screen for verification purposes.

4.3. Substitute Players

  • Teams are allowed to have a maximum of 1 substitute upon registration.
  • Substitutes cannot come into play in a series that has already begun.
  • The registered substitute player cannot be a part of any rosters of other registered teams that are participating in the tournament.
  • Should such a substitute player be found, the registration of the substitute player will be considered void and will not be able to act as a substitute for the team.

4.4. No Show

4.4.1. Registration

Should a team be absent and uncontactable during registration or attendance taking phase, that team will be marked as late and not allowed to participate in the tournament.

4.4.2. Match

  • If a player is late during a match or is ready only 15 minutes after match has started; will not be allowed to play during that series.
  • The Team Captain will be given a choice to start the match as 5 players or forfeit the match.
  • The player whom is late is not allowed to re-join this match series.

4.4.3. In-between Series

  • Players are recommended not to go on breaks in between matches in a series.
  • Should a player need to take a quick break, seek out an admin or marshal.
  • Players must remain contactable throughout the tournament.

4.4.4. Disconnections

  • In any scenario should a player or more leaves before a winner has been determined not due to an internet issue disconnection, that player(s) team forfeits the match, and may be subjected to disqualification.
  • In any circumstances where there is a disconnection/phone crash/application crash, players MUST return to the game as soon as possible and continue playing.
  • If in any scenario, in the organiser’s opinion that prevent the match from being decided properly, the “re-match” must be played with the same draft.
  • It is the responsibility of players to call out to a marshal should these situations occur.

5. Conduct

5.1. Participant Conduct

  • Players and teams are expected to report to the marshal when called upon as soon as possible. If a player or team isn’t present at match time after 15 minutes, the organiser reserves the right to disqualify.
  • Players are to take note that there MAY be no breaks during a match and/or after a game, thus advised to fully make use of downtime in between rounds to prepare for the next match (Toilet breaks, food, etc.)
  • Any action that results in an unfair advantage are illegal. This includes bug abuse or third-party programs.
  • If a player leaves a game deliberately before it ends, that game will be forfeited and the winning point awarded to the opposing player.
  • Match-fixing is not allowed. Should any match-fixing be found out, both involved teams will be disqualified.
  • All participants are expected to uphold exemplary standards of conduct at all times. Inappropriate, rude or unsportsmanlike behavior will not be tolerated. Participants who fail to comply will be strictly dealt with.

5.2. Disqualification

As stated above, the tournament organisers reserve the right to disqualify any player that do not comply with the rules.

5.3. Third-Party Softwares

  • It is strictly prohibited for a player to use any third-party software modifying the game functionalities or principles.
  • During the tournament, the organizer will carry out random mobile device and player materials checks for prohibited software.
  • If the presence or use of a prohibited software is detected, the concerned player will be banished of any current and future tournaments.
  • The player and their belongings will be removed from the tournament and the cash prize earned, if any, will be cancelled.

6. Prize Money Distribution

All prize money will be paid within 30 days after the conclusion of The Seletar Mall Gaming Festival. All prize money transfers are to be handled via bank transfer. The prize money will only be transferred to the team captain. The team leader has to make sure that his team members will receive the prize money.

The tournament organiser and the event producer reserves the right to modify the present Rules at any time without prior notice.

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The Seletar Mall Esports Festival – Clash Royale Rules and Regulations

August 19, 2017 |by Zenway Productions | 1 Comments | Esports | , , , ,

1. Tournament Information

1.1. Key Dates

Registrations will close on 14th September 2017 at 2359 sharp.

1.2. Tournament Format:

1.2.1. Qualifiers

  • Date: 16th September 2017
  • Format: Group Stages, Best of Three Games
  • Qualification: Top from each Group advances to the Finals

1.2.2. Finals

  • Date: 17th September 2017
  • Format: Single Elimination, Best of Three Games

1.3. Registration Free:

Registration details are as follows:

  • Early Bird Registration (Pre-1st September): SGD$12
  • Normal Registration: SGD$15

Do note that all registered players will receive a $10 The Seletar Mall Voucher upon attendance.

2. Prize Pool Breakdown

The prize pool of S$3,000 will be distributed as follows:

  • Champion: SGD$1,250 + Samsung Tab S3 WiFi and HP Roar Mini White Wireless Speakers
  • 1st Runner-up: SGD$750 + Hp Bluetooth Speakers 400 Blu3
  • 2nd Runner-up: SGD$400 + HP S6500 Wireless Speakers
  • 4th Place: SGD$200
  • 5th to 8th Place: SGD$100 each

3. Competition Format

3.1. Format for offline tournaments

Tournament will be played in a single elimination format.

  • Qualifiers: Best of 3 matches
  • Finals: Best of 3 matches

Custom Clans will be created to facilitate the tournament, with 32 players in each clan.

3.2. Decks

  • All players are allowed to switch their decks at any time during the tournament.

3.3. Live tournament

The tournament will be played using standard Clash Royale custom tournament mode format with rules applied as follows:

  • a) King Level Cap: 9
  • b) Common Level Cap: 9
  • c) Rare Level Cap: 7
  • d) Epic Level Cap: 4
  • e) Legendary Level Cap: 1

Overtime length: 3 minutes

To help facilitate the tournament better, players are recommended to report the score to the organiser/ marshals after their games.

4. Match regulations

4.1. Match settings

Tournament competition will be played under the current Clash Royale tournament level caps.

Streamed Matches: Matches are subjected to being streamed.

Clans and each player who participates agree that video of their gameplay during this tournament, player names, etc. for future promotions, marketing, communications, publications, etc.

4.2. Before match

Participants are advised to be present at the venue at least 15 minutes before the start of the event registration and match start time. Participants are advised to be on standby for matches at the designated waiting areas.

4.3. Setup

At the event, participants must be in the designated tournament area in preparation for the match. Players are responsible for bringing their own device with the official version of Clash Royale installed in order to participate. Tournament assistants may possibly help the team with technical issues but may not delay the tournament schedule for such reasons.

4.4. Disconnections

If in any scenario, a player leaves before a winner has been determined, that player forfeits the match, and may be subject to disqualification.

In any circumstances where there is a disconnection/phone crash/application crash, players MUST return to the game as soon as possible and continue playing.

If in any scenario, in the organiser’s opinion that prevent the match from being decided properly, the “re-match” must be played with the same decks.

It is the responsibility of players to call out to a marshal should these situations occur.

4.5. Tournament materials

Players must provide the following materials: iOS or Android device

Organizer reserves the right to deny the use of anything suspected of providing an unfair competitive advantage. Each player must install and configure their material themselves.

5. Forbidden behaviors

5.1. Participant conduct

Players are expected to report to the marshal when called upon as soon as possible. If player isn’t present at match time after 15 minutes, the organiser reserves the right to disqualify him/her.

Players are to take note that there MAY be no breaks during a match and/or after a game, thus advised to fully make use of downtime in between rounds to prepare for the next match (Toilet breaks, food, etc.)

Any action that results in an unfair advantage are illegal. This includes bug abuse or third-party programs.

If a player leaves a game deliberately before it ends, that game will be forfeited and the winning point awarded to the opposing player.

All participants are expected to uphold exemplary standards of conduct at all times. Inappropriate, rude or unsportsmanlike behavior will not be tolerated. Participants who fail to comply will be strictly dealt with.

As stated above, the tournament organisers reserve the right to disqualify any player that do not comply with the rules.

5.2. Prohibited software

It is strictly prohibited for a player to use any third-party software modifying the game functionalities or principles.

During the tournament, the organizer will carry out random mobile device and player materials checks for prohibited software. If the presence or use of a prohibited software is detected, the concerned player will be banished of any current and future tournaments. The player and their belongings will be removed from the tournament and the cash prize earned, if any, will be cancelled.

6. Prize Money Distribution

All prize money will be paid within 30 days after the conclusion of The Seletar Mall Gaming Festival. All prize money transfers are to be handled via bank transfer. Should any winners not receive their prize money, kindly contact the organisers for verification.

The tournament organiser and the event producer reserves the right to modify the present Rules at any time without prior notice.

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The Seletar Mall Esports Festival – FIFA 17 Rules and Regulations

August 18, 2017 |by Zenway Productions | 1 Comments | Esports | , , , ,

1. Tournament Information

1.1. Key Dates

Registration Period:

Registrations will close on 14th September 2017 at 2359 sharp.

1.2. Tournament Format

1.2.1. Single Elimination

  • Dates: 16th – 17th September 2017
  • Round-of-256 : Best-of-1
  • Round-of-128 : Best-of-3
  • Round-of-64 : Best-of-3
  • Round-of-32 : Best-of-3
  • Round-of-16 : Best-of-3
  • Quarterfinals : Best-of-3
  • Semifinals : Best-of-3
  • Finals : Best-of-3

1.3. Platform:

  • Console: Sony PlayStation 4

1.4. Registration Fee:

Registration details are as follows:

  • Early Bird Registration (Pre-1st September): SGD$12
  • Normal Registration: SGD$15

Do note that all registered playerswill receive a $10 Seletar Mall Voucher upon attendance.

2. Prize Pool

2.1. Prize Pool Breakdown:

  • Champion: SGD$1,250 + Samsung 25″ Gaming Monitor S25HG50 and HP Roar Mini White Wireless Speakers
  • 1st Runner Up: SGD$750 + Hp Bluetooth Speakers 400 Blu3
  • 2nd Runner Up: SGD$400 + HP S6500 Wireless Speakers
  • 4th Place SGD$200
  • 5th to 8th Place: SGD$100 each

3. Tournament Settings

Game-play Settings (Game settings will be set by the referees on event day)

  • Gamepad: Sony Playstation 4 Controllers only
  • Player attributes: Unique
  • Teams prohibited: Adidas All Stars & Classic XI
  • Penalty set target: Off
  • Difficulty level: Legendary
  • Half length: 6 minutes
  • Injuries: On
  • Offside: On
  • Time/Score display: On
  • Camera: Tele Broadcasting
  • Radar: 2D or 3D
  • Volume settings: Default
  • Controls: Tactical defending

During any penalty kicks, the ‘Set Target’ is to be turned off before taking the penalty. Should it not be turn off, any goals scored will not be counted

4. Rules

4.1. Match

Players are recommended to be standing by at the tournament site 15 minutes before the game.

4.2. No-Show

  • Should a player be absent and uncontactable during registration or attendance taking phase, that player will be marked as late and will not be allowed to participate in the tournament.
  • Should a player be late for his or her match, the penalty will be as follows.
  • 15 minutes late: Forfeiture of first game in the series
  • 20 minutes late: Forfeiture of the full series

4.3. Match Reporting

Players must report the results after each series to the tournament admins.

4.4. In-between Series and Games

  • Players are not recommended to go on breaks between matches and series unless approved by a tournament admin.
  • Should a player need to take a quick break, seek out an admin or marshal.
  • Players MUST remain contactable throughout the tournament.

5. Conduct

To maintain fairness and sportsmanship between players during the tournament, the organiser reserves the right to penalise players whom show any unsportsmanlike behaviour such as:

  • Deliberate stalling of the game
  • Deliberate leaving of a match before it ends
  • Usage of exploits (bugs)
  • Gambling
  • Match fixing
  • Other unsportsmanlike conduct (Excessive bad manners, physical violence, etc.)

Participants whom fail to comply with exemplary standards of conduct will be strictly dealt with.

The tournament organisers reserves any right to disqualify any players that do not comply with the rules.

6. Prize Money Distribution

All prize money will be paid within 30 days after the conclusion of The Seletar Mall Esports Festival. All prize money transfers are to be handled via bank transfer. Should any winners not receive their prize money, kindly contact the organisers for verification.

The tournament organiser and the event producer reserves the right to modify the present Rules at any time without prior notice.

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Overwatch Harvey Norman Gamers Cup 2017 Rules and Regulations

August 18, 2017 |by Zenway Productions | 0 Comments | Esports | , , , ,
The Harvey Norman Gamers’ Cup is back! Celebrate the 1st Anniversary of Harvey Norman Games Hub by taking part in the Overwatch Tournament, with over $5,000 worth of vouchers and prizes to be won!
The rules are updated and will serve throughout the duration of the competition. Organisers reserve the right to make changes to the rules and make decisions in fairness of the tournament proceedings. If you have any questions, please send an email to tournaments@zenwayproductions.com.
1. Tournament Information
1.1. Key dates
 
1.1.1. Online Qualifier 1
  • Registration period: 11th August to 31th August 2017, 1200hrs, GMT +8
  • Tournament dates: 2nd September 2017
  • Format: Single elimination, Best of 3
  • Qualification: Top 4 teams
1.1.2. Online Qualifier 2
Players whom fail to qualify on Qualifier 1 are auto-invited to participate in Qualifiers 2.
  • Registration period: 3rd September to 7th September 2017, 1200hrs, GMT +8
  • Tournament dates: 9th and 10th September 2017
  • Format: Single elimination, Best of 3
  • Qualification: Top 4 teams
1.1.3. Offline Finals
  • Finals dates: 23th September and 24th September 2017
  • Format: Double elimination – Best of 3, Finals Best of 7
  • Venue: Atrium outside Harvey Norman Millenia Walk
1.2. Registration
  • Registration is FREE!
  • This is a tournament series consisting of 2 online qualifiers and 1 offline finals; players are required to report punctually and be present during the finals in order to participate.
All Registrants are required to fulfill their tournament registration on EventBrite:
Information required during registration:
  • Team Name:
  • Captain’s / Vice Captain’s / Members Full Names:
  • Captain’s / Vice Captain’s / Members Contact Number:
  • Captain’s / Vice Captain’s / Members Addresses:
  • Team Logo (at least 500×500 resolution):
  • Blizzard Battletag:
Registration will be closed on 12pm on 31th August 2017 and 7th September 2017 respectively.
2. Prize Pool Breakdown for Grand Finals
  • Champions: SGD$3,000 worth of cash vouchers and prizes
  • 1st Runner Up: SGD$1,500 worth of cash vouchers and prizes
  • 2nd Runner Up: SGD$600 worth of cash vouchers and prizes
  • 4th – 8th Place: Prizes
3. Format
3.1. Player Eligibility
All players participating in the “Overwatch Harvey Norman Gamers Cup 2017” must enter with their Overwatch BattleTag. The game account will be used to invite players into custom matches and for verification purposes.
This tournament is only open for players residing in Singapore.
3.2. Team and Player Names
Only registered team members can play for a team. Playing a match with a ringer is strictly prohibited. Players and team members must compete with their Overwatch team names and BattleTag during all matches in the tournament proceeding.
3.3. Roster
 
3.3.1. Registered Players
Teams are only allowed to play with players registered on the team roster during the registration phase.
Players are not allowed to be playing for more than one team at any given time
Teams are only allowed to have a maximum of 1 substitute player.
 
3.3.2. Roster Changes
Teams are allowed to make changes to their roster any time before registration closes for each qualifier.
Any roster changes to qualified teams must be made known to admins via email by latest 2359hrs, 21st Sep 2017.
 
3.3.3. Roster Lock
 
Upon successful qualification for the offline finals, rosters will be locked.
Teams will only be allowed to change up to a maximum of 2 players inclusive of the substitute player. This is however subjected to approval by the organisers.
Players who are substitutes for already qualified teams cannot be part of another team.
Playing with unregistered players or usage of ringers will result in disqualification.
3.4. Game Version
All games are to be played using the latest version of the game to participate in the tournament. Any updates must be installed before the start of the tournament. Any delays need to be kept to a minimum; no time wastage is allowed.
3.5. Technical Issues
Teams are responsible for their own technical issues (hardware/internet). Matches will not be rescheduled due to above mentioned issues and will go on nevertheless. If maximum pause time and/or delay is exceeded, the game will continue even if the issues is unresolved.
 
3.6. Disqualification
To maintain fairness during the tournament, the organiser reserves the right to disqualify teams.
Teams found partaking in the following scenarios will be disqualified from the tournament:
  • Deliberate stalling of the game can result in losing that game or series entirely
  • Deliberate leaving of a match before it ends can result in forfeit and winning point awarded to the opposing team
  • Usage of exploits or third-party programs/cheats will result in player and/or team disqualification
  • Unsportsmanlike conduct (Toxicity in chat, excessive bad manners, physical violence etc) will result in player and/or team disqualification
  • Betting or match fixing will result in player and/or team disqualification.
4. Rules
4.1. Tournament Format
 
4.1.1. Match Settings
  • Rule Set: Competitive mode
  • High Bandwidth: On
  • Game Mode
    • Online Qualifiers: Best of 3 Single Elimination
    • Offline Finals: Best of 3 Double Elimination
    • Grand Finals: Best of 7
  • Map Rotation: Single map
  • Return to lobby: After a game
  • Maps available: King’s Row, Numbani, Watchpoint: Gibraltar, Dorado, Hanamura, Temple of Anubis, Volskaya, Nepal, Lijiang Tower, Hollywood, Ilios, Route 66, Eichenwalde, Oasis & Horizon Lunar Colony
  • Hero selection: 1 per team
  • Disable kill cam: On
  • General ruling: In the case of a tied game on Assault, Hybrid or Escort matches, a Best of 1 Control map is to be played. The team that successfully captures the first objective on the first point of the control map will win the tie.
4.2. Pauses
Pauses should only be used in an event of disconnection or hardware issues at which the game host or marshal must be informed immediately.
Each team has a total of 10 minutes’ pause time during a match.
When resuming, both teams must acknowledge to resume.
If pause time has exceeded 10 minutes, the game must be resumed regardless of issues being resolved or fixed. If one team refuses a resume, the opposing team will win by default.
In the event of a pause due to a disconnection, teammates of the disconnected player must provide a screenshot as proof of the player being disconnected from the game.
The screenshot will only be required to be submitted in the event of a dispute.
Admins reserve the right to request for a pause during a match in case of any issues on the organiser’s side. The time served during this situation will not be included in the 10 minutes’ pause allocated.
4.3. Map Pick
Unless otherwise specified, the map pick rules are as follows:
  • The organiser will pick the 1st map of each series
  • The losing team will then pick the next map of the series
  • The winning team will then pick the side of the next map of the series.
  • The organiser will announce the map pick together with the brackets 1 day before the event starts.
4.4. Map Pool
The map order will be predetermined by Organiser.
Teams are not allowed to pick maps that has been played before in the same series.
Best of 3
  • 1st Map – Control Map (Decided by Organiser)
  • 2nd Map – Escort + Hybrid Map
  • 3rd Map – Assault Map
Best of 7
  • 1st Map – Control Map (Decided by Organiser)
  • 2nd Map – Escort + Hybrid Map
  • 3rd Map – Assault
  • 4th Map – Control Map (Excluding map chosen in 1st set)
  • 5th Map – Escort + Hybrid Map (Excluding map chosen in 2nd set)
  • 6th Map – Assault +Control Map (Excluding map chosen in 1st, 3rd & 4th set)
  • 7th Map – Escort + Hybrid Map (Excluding map chosen in 2nd & 5th set)
4.5. Custom Match Settings
 
4.5.1. Rule Set
  • Rule set: Competitive
4.5.2. Map Options
  • Map rotation: After a game
  • Map order: Single Map
  • Return to lobby: After a game
4.5.3. Maps
Disable all maps except for the map that is to be played.
4.5.4. Hero Options
  • Hero selection limit: 1 per team
  • All heroes are currently allowed
  • Role selection limit: None
  • Allow Hero Switching: On
  • Respawn as random hero: Off
4.5.5. Heroes
  • All heroes are to be set as “on” unless otherwise instructed.
4.5.6. Gameplay Options
  • High bandwidth: On
  • Control game mode format: Best of 5
  • Health modifier: 100%
  • Damage modifier: 100%
  • Healing modifier: 100%
  • Ultimate charge rate modifier: 100%
  • Respawn time modifier: 100%
  • Ability cooldown modifier: 100%
  • Disable skins: On
  • Disable health bars: Off
  • Disable kill cam: On
  • Disable kill feed: Off
  • Headshots only: Off
4.5.7. Team Options
  • Team balancing: Off
  • When balancing occurs: After a mirror match
4.6. Match Score Reporting
  • Teams must screenshot the end of match screen and send it to tournament admins for verification purposes.
  • Teams must send to match_reporting channel in the discord server.
  • Team Captains must send the screenshot and score to admin email zenway.productions@gmail.com with the Subject Title indicating team name and if you have won or lost.
4.7. Regions
  • This tournament is currently held in the Americas Region server. Teams roster and players have to have accounts and BattleTag from this server.
4.8. Substitute Players
  • Substitutes can play in the tournament starting with the next match series.
  • Substitutes cannot come into play in a series that has already begun.
  • The substitute must be registered as part of the team roster before the tournament begins.
  • The registered substitute players cannot be a part of any line-ups of other registered teams that are participating in the tournament.
  • Should such a substitute player be found, the registration of the substitute player will be considered void and will not be able to act as a substitute for the team.
4.9. Number of Players
 
Matches will be played with a 6 on 6 team roster. If a side has less players during the beginning of the match, the match can carry on with less members if both teams agree to do so.
4.10. No Show
 
4.10.1. Registration
If a player is not present during registration or attendance taking phase will be marked as late and not allowed to participate in the tournament.
4.10.2. Match
  • If a player is late during a match or is ready only 15 minutes after match has started; he/she will not be allowed to play during that series.
  • The Team Captain will be given a choice to start the match as 5 players or forfeit the match.
  • The player whom is late is not allowed to re-join this match series.
4.10.3. During Match
  • Players are not allowed to go on breaks in between a game in a series.
  • Players must remain contactable during the tournament series.
4.11. Disconnection
In the situation of a disconnection, the match should be paused while waiting reconnection of the affected player(s). The team(s) affected are allowed to continue to play the match at a disadvantage.
4.12. Forfeit
Participants can choose to forfeit a match if they wish. Forfeiting will result in loss of the match.
4.13. Protests
If a match is wrongfully reported or if any suspected issues arise, teams have 10 minutes after match ends to make a protest. Protests must include appropriate screenshots or results showing the results of the issues. Teams are responsible to provide proof of match results in case of dispute.
Only a team, which participated in a match, can complain about their opponent breaking the rules.
4.14. Re-hosting
A re-host is only allowed to be made by admin and tournament officials. In the re-host game, teams must choose the team side. Disconnects and lag issues will only qualify for a re-host if the issue occurs the within the first 60 seconds of the game (not inclusive of the time spent in hero selection).
4.15. Observers
Admins and tournament officials are to be the only ones allowed to observe, except for people whom are given permission by the organising team such as shoutcasters.
Any unauthorized people invited will be kicked from the lobby.
5. Results
Both teams are responsible to submit and check all results. Results must be submitted all games in a series has been completed. If anything is unclear and a dispute needs to be filled, participants have to provide screenshots to verify the result and file for a protest.
6. Communications and Support
Play use Discord for all communications. Players are to report for attendance and are required to answer to admins and tournament officials when called for.
6.1. Discord Channel
 
Team captains/vice-captains/managers are required to report to this discord channel – https://discord.gg/hngc-ow for registration, verification and tournament purposes.
Team captains/vice-captains/managers have to be contactable through this discord channel at all times during the competition.
6.2. Admins and Tournament Officials
All participants must adhere to the decisions and rules of the tournament organizers, admins, and referees. All decisions are final, except in cases where the option to appeal is clearly stated. Conversations, either verbal or written, between organizers, admins, or referees, and participants are confidential. Publicly posting or sharing these conversations with outside parties is strictly forbidden, unless permission is obtained.
7. Match Media
All match media such as screenshots, replays and recordings are to be kept for at least 14 days. Participants are advised to upload all media for safekeeping as soon as possible. Faking or manipulating match result is strictly prohibited.
8. Casting and Streaming
Casting and/or streaming the tournament is only allowed if agreed by admins or tournament officials. Please contact the organisers if you wish to cast and/or stream the game and/or match series.
All rules are subject to change without notification.
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