$500 Prize Pool BW Doubles OU Tour - Round 3 B

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Rules:
  • 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.

HOW TO SCHEDULE

Round 3 B Pairings:
(winner of Akaru Kokuyo vs Marshall.Law) vs leo05051998
Caasi vs Mindnight
nightcore vs Frania
The Kyle vs The Idiot Ninja
Demantoid vs Zokuru
neomon vs Kaori
(winner of Yellow Paint vs Darkdevil) vs v0lca
Z strats vs DaAwesomeDude1
frisoeva vs xray
Biosci vs qsns
Mr.GX vs soTsoT
BKC vs Will-I-am
Yoda2798 vs DragonWhale
Level 51 vs (winner of Lancers vs So Noisy)
DaWoblefet vs Kory2600
Paraplegic vs OminousDraco


for transparency, here is the challonge: https://challonge.com/freemandela
the deadline is Monday, October 22nd, at 11:59 Eastern Time (GMT -4)

Good luck all! Play your games!
 
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DaWoblefet

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Kory2600 has not replied to my initial VM or follow-up regarding scheduling. While I still have time to play this week, if I don't hear back soon from them I will be allotting that time for school and other work. They've been online since I sent the initial VM, and they also didn't attempt to schedule in the last round of the tour so I'm unsure if they are interested in playing. Activity.
 

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