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2017 TEKKEN World Tour Online Tournaments

The TEKKEN World Tour is coming to your home.

If you’ve been looking for a way to compete in the TEKKEN World Tour but can’t travel to TEKKEN World Tour offline events, now you can join in. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, Twitch, and Level | Up have put together a series of online tournaments covering all three of the TEKKEN World Tour’s Regions.

Starting Sunday, August 13, 2017, you can compete to earn Ranking Points in the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific leaderboards! Please note that online tournaments are region-locked, so make sure you register for a tournament in your region.

In an effort to open these competitions to as many players as possible, the TEKKEN World Tour Online Tournaments are available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam. Each tournament is split across two days, with bracket play occurring on Sundays and a Top 4 Finals for each platform being contested during a live broadcast later in the week.

2017 TEKKEN World Tour Online Tournaments Schedule

Australia
Bracket play: Sunday, August 13
Finals: Wednesday, August 16

North America West
Bracket play: Sunday, August 20
Finals: Tuesday, August 22

South East Asia
Bracket play: Sunday, August 20
Finals: Wednesday, August 23

Europe West
Bracket play: Sunday, August 27
Finals: Tuesday, August 29

North America East
Bracket play: Sunday, September 10
Finals: Tuesday, September 12

Europe East
Bracket play: Sunday, September 10
Finals: Tuesday, September 12

East Asia
Bracket play: Sunday, September 10
Finals: Wednesday, September 13

Eligibility

- Players may only compete in a region they reside in. See eligibility areas below.

- Players must have a minimum of 3mbps upload speed.

- Players must have a valid smash.gg account.

- Players must have access to online services PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, or Steam.

- Players must have a valid and active PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, or Steam account.

- Only one (1) PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, or Steam account can be used per player to compete.

- Wireless connections are prohibited.

Tournament Overview

Registration: Players can register for TEKKEN World Tour Online Tournaments at smash.gg/TBA.

Structure: Each TEKKEN World Tour region will have multiple tournaments to cover the entire region over the course of the series. Dates and times for each sub-region listed are listed in the schedule. Players can compete in tournaments on all platforms within their region.

Format: All tournaments will be double elimination. All matches will be Best-of-Three, except for Winners Finals, Losers Finals, and Grand Finals which are Best-of-Five.

Tournament Timing: Each tournament will begin on a Sunday for bracket play. Bracket play is scheduled to begin at 4 PM region-local time.

Top 4 Finals from each tournament will be contested on the following Tuesday or Wednesday night, respectively, depending on region.

Schedule for Top 4 Finals per platform will be at 9PM-10PM for Steam Users.

SE Asia (Singapore Standard Time) / E Asia (Japan Standard Time) / Australia (Atlantic Standard Time): 8PM-9PM for Steam Users.

Finals will be broadcasted on Twitch.tv/TEKKEN

Follow @levelupseries on Twitter for updates

Points awarded:

All TEKKEN World Tour Online Tournaments will award points to players placing in the Top 8 of the bracket. Online points are awarded as follows:

- 1st place: 70 points

- 2nd place: 45 points

- 3rd place: 25 points

- 4th place: 10 points

- 5th place tie: 5 points (each)

- 7th place tie: 1 points (each)

Match rules

Online tournaments follow the same match rules as TEKKEN World Tour offline tournaments.

- Rounds: First-to-Three

- Timer: 60 seconds

- Stage Select: Random

For complete rules please see the Rules on tekkenworldtour.com

Additional Rules

Connectivity Issues: If players cannot connect to each other, the player with the least amount of games lost moves forward moves forward in the Winners bracket. In case of a tie both 1 player is advanced to the Loser’s bracket while the other player advances and then forfeits the next match in the Winner’s bracket, resulting in both players being sent to the Loser’s bracket.

In the event of connectivity issues either player should reach out to the Tournament Administrators, Level Up LLC, to review the situation.

Disputes: If there is a dispute arising during the Online Event, Players must submit a screenshot or share video footage to Level Up LLC, the administrator of the Online tournament, for review. Disputes will be resolved on a case by case basis by Level Up LLC administrators.

Disqualification: No-shows and/or late arrivals will be given a loss if they do not report to their match within 10 minutes of being scheduled. If a player no-shows or is a late arrival to their loser’s bracket match, they will be disqualified.

Any player not adhering to the TEKKEN World Tour rules during the course of of the tournament is subject to disqualification at the discretion of Level Up LLC.

Online Tournament Process Guide: Level | Up’s process guide for TEKKEN World Tour Online tournaments is available at bit.ly/tekken2017

Eligibility Areas

Europe East: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia (except individuals located in Crimea), Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, and Ukraine (except individuals located in Crimea)

Europe West: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France (not including its overseas collectivities or regions), Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands (not including its municipalities or the other constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands), Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom of Great Britain (not including its overseas territories) and Northern Ireland

North America East: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

North America West: Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Manitoba, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Oregon, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Yukon.

Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

East Asia: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Mongolia, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Australia: Continent.

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