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Tournament Arc 2: All The Information

Tournament Arc 2: All The Information

PedroPinhata
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Tournament Arc 2 is an event featuring YouTubers from the Anime community and Fighting Games players competing for their share of a $10,000 total prize fund. The event will run July 16 to 18 and 22 to 25, starting at 5 p.m. PT/02:00 CEST. The event will feature a series of best-of-three 10|5 rapid matches.

The event will consist of a double-elimination bracket, with a "redemption path" for anyone who loses their first-round match to win their way back to the grand final.


Broadcast

The event will be broadcast live on Chess.com/TV, on our Twitch and YouTube channels, and on Facebook and Twitter. Aranhawaii and JapaneseTutor will provide commentary throughout the show.

Players

We will keep this section updated with all the players who confirmed their participation in the event.

Anime YouTubers

FGC Players

Brackets

We will post the brackets here.

Schedule

  • Round of 16: July 16, 5 p.m. PT/July 17, 02:00 CEST
  • Round of 16: July 17, 5 p.m. PT/July 18, 02:00 CEST
  • Redemption Arc Round of 16: July 18, 5 p.m. PT/July 19, 02:00 CEST
  • Quarterfinals: July 22, 5 p.m. PT/July 23, 02:00 CEST
  • Quarterfinals: July 23, 5 p.m. PT/July 24, 02:00 CEST
  • Semifinals: July 24, 5 p.m. PT/July 25, 02:00 CEST
  • Redemption Arc Final and Grand Final: July 25, 5 p.m. PT/July 26, 02:00 CEST

Prizes

The event's total prize fund of $10,000 will be divided as follows:

  • 1st: $4,000
  • 2nd: $2,500
  • 3rd: $1,500
  • 4th: $800
  • 5th-8th: $300

Format

  • Double-elimination bracket;
  • Best-of-three matches in the 10|5 control (10 minutes with a 5-second increment per move);
  • Players who win the first round move on to the Winners Bracket while losers go to the Redemption Arc bracket;
  • The finalist of the Redemption Arc bracket will play the Grand Final against the finalist of the Winners Bracket;
  • In the event of a tie, players will play a blitz tiebreak in the 3|0 time control until one player wins.

Results

We will update this section with the results of the event.

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