So it's been a month since the pre-announce and it's time to assess the situation.
CPM Masters 2014 will take place in full double elimination system, with Qualification stage on 12th & 18th of October, Finals in November.
Given the current amount of donations from the European community equals mighty $50 (thanks to xou for that), with a total of $374 as of 5th of October, the mode for the Cup, for obvious reasons, is 1v1. No suggestions have been made as of now on the map pool, so it is to remain neo-classic.
Tournament system is Full Double Elimination. Finals stage is played out between 16 player slots. Players placed at top 4 places during CPM Masters 2013 are invited directly to the Finals. 4 players are qualified at 12th and 18th of October for a total of 8 players. The last 4 players are invited after the Qualification ends.
Grand Final (for Qualifications and Finals) is best of 5 series with an advantage of 1 map win for the player raising from the winners' bracket.
(WR 15), (WR 15), (WR 5), (WR 5), (WR 5)
Picking rules: The players call heads or tails and use /callvote random 2. The winner of the cointoss picks the first map and the loser decides the second map. Both players cannot pick the same map.
If a tie occurs after the 2 maps, the players make another cointoss. Then the winner decides who starts to remove a map from the remaining maps in the list. Each player drops a map until one map remains to be played.
Any CPMA 1.48 server with standard settings could be used. The ping difference between players should not be higher than 30. If players can't agree on suitable server, it is picked by an admin. Once a player gets ready in-game he accepts the server and its settings as they are.
The list of the admins, including new candidates, is as follows:
The admins' list is a subject to edit, with good backed-up reasons to do so.
Regarding the well-noted involvement of zubich in the discussion, his name was never in the pre-announce to begin with. Therefore, zubich is not to be among the Cup admins and he will not take any part in administration of the cup.
Regarding arguable situations: Any arguable situation, if not resolved by the respective players themselves, is to be regulated by admin's decision, or, if he is subjective for the matter, by a collective decision of all the admins available at the moment.
Distribution of the prize pool is as follows (* for the current amount of funds awarded):
1st: 50% of the total (*~$187)
2nd: 25% of the total (*~$93)
3rd: 15% of the total (*~$56)
4th: 10% of the total (*~$37)
Same as CPM Masters 2013, all rewards will be payed out using PayPal.
Newcomers, experienced players and veterans - all are welcome to participate and fight for the prize!
Donations are accepted via PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org from anyone willing to take part or show some support for CPMA CPM. Please include your name in the transfer donation, so that your support could be made known in public.
No broadcasters have currently planned to stream the event. Contact the admins if you want to be the first.
Links: 1st Qualification: Sign-up, Tournament page - 2nd Qualification: Sign-up, Tournament page - #masterscup
Edited by xou at 11:29 CST, 4 November 2014 - 27861 Hits