$500 Prize Pool BW Doubles OU Tour - Round 2 (A)


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  • This is a standard BW Doubles OU Tournament - rules and discussion for the metagame can be found here.
  • The tournament is single-elimination, with 2 week rounds. with each half of the bracket staggered by one week to ensure that games are likely to happen every weekend. This will be achieved by giving half of the bracket a three-week round 1. This may seem excessive for a single-elimination tournament, but we'd like to encourage building and active metagame development; also, it's better to ensure that players are able to adequately prepare for and schedule matches for such a large prize pool.
  • Rounds will be Best of Three. You may switch teams in between battles of the same set. The Finals will be Best of Best of Three.
  • The tour is seeded according to DOU Tour II BW points. These points can be found here.
  • To encourage the development of the metagame, and so that everyone is on an even playing field, all matches must have replays recorded. If neither player posts replays of the match, both players will suffer an automatic game loss.
  • Incidents of ghosting / multiple signups carry their standard penalties. Players currently tour-banned cannot enter.
  • Activity calls will be made by me, with assistance if needed from DOU tierleaders and a TD. Flips will be done on PS!
  • In the event that something is added to or removed from the BW Doubles OU metagame in the middle of a round, that change will be in effect starting the next round.
Standard Rules and Clauses:
  • Evasion Clause: Players cannot use the moves Double Team or Minimize.
  • Moody Clause: Players cannot use a Pokemon with the Moody ability.
  • OHKO Clause: Players cannot use the moves Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, or Sheer Cold.
  • Species Clause: Players cannot use two Pokemon with the same Pokedex number on the same team.
  • Sleep Clause: Players cannot put two Pokemon on the opposing team to sleep.
Players cannot use the following Pokemon
  • Mewtwo
  • Lugia
  • Ho-oh
  • Kyogre
  • Groudon
  • Rayquaza
  • Jirachi
  • Dialga
  • Palkia
  • Giratina
  • Giratina-Origin
  • Arceus
  • Reshiram
  • Zekrom
  • Kyurem-White
Players cannot use the following moves:
  • Dark Void
  • Sky Drop
  • Swagger
Players cannot use the following item:
  • Soul Dew

The tour, as mentioned, has a prize pool of $500! This money is split as follows: 1st gets $350, 2nd gets $100, 3rd & 4th get $25 each.


Note that, due to a mistake on my end, Mizuhime has played her round early, so she gets a break

Round 2 A Pairings:
stax vs M Dragon
Energy vs yellow kid
Jucherz vs TUO
MajorBowman vs Arcticblast
Baloor vs Robert
innovamania vs Mix
b1akey vs Bdlc
Mishimono vs Eternal Spirit
Alfredo_Rivero vs samjo
Quantum Tesseract vs Zain4s4.
Algeria vs Derivatives
AuraRayquaza vs n1n1
sand1234 vs Clemens
TDK vs Solerme
Arifeen vs Ninjadog13
talkingtree vs carcy
marilli vs wisdom dog
StarChar vs Tom Copson
Lionyx vs BLINGAS
Yuichii vs Chill Shadow
Pak vs hexed
cb aaron judge vs Pais
Solace vs Escoffier
Memoric vs Croven
Separation vs Go0d
Brisked vs dcae
shaian vs zugubu royale
Vallex vs Seaco
Birkal vs Lashum
SocialSocialSocial vs Zhro
iliketrains11 vs wyc2333

for transparency, here is the challonge: https://challonge.com/freemandela
the deadline is Monday, October 1st, at 11:59 Eastern Time (GMT -4)

Good luck all! Play your games!

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