OMEN by HP in support of: Harvey Norman Gamers Cup is back again this year, BIGGER and BETTER than ever! This year, the vibrant 2-DAY event will bring together the best Overwatch teams in the country, to compete for the ultimate glory! Held at Harvey Norman Millenia Walk South Galleria, the event promises to be a celebration of competition and community.
REGISTER NOW to witness an intense, action-packed competition!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
1.1.1. Offline Qualifier on Day 1
1.1.2. Offline Finals
Champion: $1,500 Harvey Norman Vouchers & 6 x OMEN Keyboard 1100
1st Runner Up: $600 Harvey Norman Vouchers & 6 x OMEN Headset
2nd Runner Up: $300 Harvey Norman Vouchers & 6 x OMEN Mouse
All players participating in the Overwatch OMEN x Harvey Norman Gamers’ Cup 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.
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.
3.3.1. Registered Players
3.3.2. Roster Changes
3.3.3. Roster Lock
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.
All players must use provided HP Omen Gaming Gear at event venue on the day. Users are not allowed to swap out their gear.
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 are unresolved.
4.1.1. Match Settings
4.5.1. Rule Set
4.5.2. Map Options
4.5.4. Hero Options
4.5.6. Gameplay Options
4.5.7. Team Options
This tournament is currently held in the Americas Region server. Teams roster and players have to have accounts and BattleTag from this server.
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.
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.
4.10.3. During Match
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.
Participants can choose to forfeit a match if they wish. Forfeiting will result in loss of the match.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.KEEP READING
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!KEEP READING