Hello Dominion players,
Welcome to the 2022 Dominion Online Championship! Besides the Dominion League, which operates around the year, the Dominion Online Championship is a once per year tournament open to all Complete subscribers. Last year, over 350 players participated. If you dare step into the ring, we wish you the best of luck, as everybody vying for the title will be giving it their all. Remember to think carefully about the kingdoms set before you and the strategies your opponents will use, and above all else, have fun!
You will find all the information for this tournament on the Shuffle iT Discord server, which can be found here: https://domi.link/shuffleit-discord. Please make sure to read the rules carefully before signing up. If you've signed up, don't forget to check the discord when the tournament starts on September 19th.
If anything is unclear, don't hesitate to ask, either here, or on the Discord server.
Here is the format summed up:
After everyone is signed up, we will create a full bracket seeded by your rank on the leaderboard. It's a single elimination tournament, that means after you lose a match (not a game), you are out. This year, there will also be a consolation bracket for players eliminated prior to the start of the third round of the tournament. This is optional but provides the opportunity for more matches. All matches are 2 player matches.
Each round, you have one week to play your match, which consists of six games against your opponent; the first person to win more than three games moves on to the next round, the loser is eliminated. If you end up playing 3-3, you play an additional deciding game.
The matchups for each round will be posted on Monday in a dedicated Discord channel. You or your opponent can report the result of your match on a page that will be given in that post.
We will continue to play one round each week until we reach the finals and subsequently have a winner.
The semifinalists will earn some sweet cash prizes, including 500€ for the Champion!
To participate, you need to have a current Complete subscription (all sets up to and including Allies) between September 16th, 12:00 UTC and October 12th, 12:00 UTC. Also you must have played at least 20 rated games on your account before September 16th, 12:00 UTC. That means you should buy at least 1 months' worth of Complete subscription prior to signing up. You will be required to have a Complete subscription for as long as you're in the tournament, so you may need to extend your subscription mid-tournament. A second check will be made on Monday, October 10th.
You can check your current subscription status in the Account tab of the game. You should have a Complete Subscription with an ending date 2022-10-12 or later (the format is year-month-day). If you need to update your subscription, remember that you'll only need to pay the difference to the time you are already subscribed to.
Looking forward to an exciting tournament!