This will be a weekly real time, team based competition, livestreamed by me. To make matchups easier to figure out for timing, the competition will be locked into regions, that after completing their round robin, the top 2 from each region fight in a playoff bracket.
How will each set work?
Each set is made up of 3-5 games. Before the games begin, viewers on the twitch stream will vote for one template all teams will play, following that for each individual matchup, both teams get to ban 2 templates and then get to pick a template each. The first round will consist of 3 concurrent games (different players). First to 3 wins takes the set. If a clean 3 game sweep is made in the first round, no further games will need to be played, however if it is not, the team to have lost 2 games gets to pick the following template. Again is the team up 2-1, wins that, the set is over, but if the team down ties it at 2, then the last template will be picked by the loser of the previous round (team originally up 2-1).
How many players are needed to play?
Each team will consist of 10 players, with 5 or 6 of them allocated to reserves in which can be rotated into the lineup at any time. Each team is allowed to have 1 player play 2 games in a set, with the caveat that they cannot play 2 of the first 3 games, they can play 1 of the first 3 then 4 or 5, or games 4 and 5. This means that on any given livestream, you only need 4 players available to play.
How are the regions set up?
The amount of regions depend on how many teams sign up and from where, I'm looking for 3-4 regions though. Right now the 3 I have in my head is The Americas, Europe, and West Pacific. Each region will be capped at 8 teams.
How does the league itself work?
Each team will play each other once, though some exceptions maybe made if a region does not hit 8 teams. The top 2 from each region will play in a playoff with the other regions, with seeding decided by placement in the region followed by map differential (how many more maps won than lost).
What time will the games be played?
Preferably whenever I can stream (once a week, Sundays if I don't have to work). If teams cannot play each other in that time though, they may set up their own date to play, under the catch that they themselves will manage the sets and deliver the information to me along with game links. These games can be played in between each weekly livestream.
How do I sign up?
PM me with a roster of 10 people along with a team name. The caveat is your team must be made up of players from similar time zones.
Also regarding team names,
-Do not use your clan name, this isn't Clan League, be creative.
-Do not call your team Team Germany or some other country. This isn't nations cup, be creative.
-No politically themed names.
-If you can provide a logo for your team, that'd be an added bonus.