BW BW OU Global Championship 2018: Signups [$50 Prize, 30% points]

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Signups | Round 1 | Round 2 | Round 3 | Round 4 | Round 5 | Semi-finals | Finals

Introduction

BW OU Global Championship is a standard BW OU Tournament with a goal to find the best BW OU player of the year.

Each round will consist of 2 stages. The first stage each player will be given 2 sets of pairings in which they play a first-to-1-win (best-of-1 excluding ties) vs their opponent. After the first stage is completed and the host has determined wins, players who win both their matches go through to the next round, while players who lost twice are eliminated. The players who won 1, lost 1, battle it out in a tiebreaker FT1W in stage 2 to join the two-time winners in the next round or the player wins the tournament in the case of a final.

The prize returns: a $50 (or equivalent) amazon gift card will be given out to the winner of the entire tournament!

BW OverUsed Format

Tournament Format
Best of 1, Single Elimination.

Banned Pokémon
Arceus (All formes), Blaziken, Darkrai, Deoxys, Deoxys-Attack, Deoxys-Defense, Deoxys-Speed, Dialga, Dugtrio, Genesect, Giratina, Giratina-Origin, Groudon, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Kyurem-White, Landorus, Lugia, Manaphy, Mewtwo, Palkia, Rayquaza, Reshiram, Shaymin-Sky, Thundurus, Tornadus-Therian, Zekrom.

Banned Moves
Double Team, Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, Minimize, Sheer Cold (Evasion + OHKO moves).

Banned Abilities
Sand Veil, Snow Cloak.

Banned Ability Combinations
Drizzle AND Swift Swim, Drought AND Chlorophyll, Sand Stream AND Sand Rush.

Banned Items
Soul Dew.

Clauses
Baton Pass Clause, Sleep Clause, Species Clause.

Tournament Format : pseudo-double elimination 128 players

Round 1: Stage 1 - 2 sets of 64 FT1W matches (128 unseeded players, subs period) & Stage 2
Round 2: Stage 1 - 2 sets of 32 first-to-1-win matches (64 unseeded players, subs period) & Stage 2
Round 3: Stage 1 - 2 sets of 16 first-to-1-win matches (32 unseeded players) & Stage 2
Round 4: Stage 1 - 2 sets of 8 first-to-1-win matches (16 unseeded players) & Stage 2
Round 5: Stage 1 - 2 sets of 4 first-to-1-win matches (8 unseeded players) & Stage 2
Semi-finals: Stage 1 - 2 sets of 2 first-to-1-win matches (4 unseeded players) & Stage 2
Finals: Stage 1 - 2 sets of first-to-1-win matches (2 unseeded players) & Stage 2
Stage 1 End: Players with 2 match wins go through, and those with 2 losses are eliminated.
Stage 2: Players with a 1-1 record play each other in a best-of-1 match to see who progresses (or wins the final).

Tie Rules

Battle ties do not progress either player towards winning the match.

Arrange location: Profile posts on the Smogon Forums.
Battle location: Pokémon Showdown! Smogon Server

Signups
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Signups are projected to end around either 192 or 256 and will be open for at least 2 days.
 
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