Mad for Miniatures is pleased to announce to you it will be running The South West Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship (SWYC).
What is the South West Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship?
The SWYC is an event hosted and run by Mad for Miniatures to try and find the best player in the South West of the UK, although this event is open to anyone and everyone who is willing to travel! Mad for Miniatures will be running a series of 3 qualifying events throughout the months of June, July and August at Mad for Miniatures.
How to qualify for the South West Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Final?
To Qualify for the final you will have to win an invite by being one of the top 8 unqualified players in any 1 of the 3 qualifying tournaments held at Mad for Miniatures (dates below).
Qualifier 1 – Saturday 23rd June 2012
Qualifier 2 – Saturday 14th July 2012
Qualifier 3 – Saturday 11th August 2012 we have moved this date to the 11th so as not to clash with the Return of the Duelist Sneak Peek
The South West Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Qualifying Structure?
* All SWYC qualifiers will be Advanced Constructed format.
* All SWYC qualifiers will consist of a number of Swiss-style rounds, dependant on the number of
participants as follows:
# of players # of rounds
After those Swiss rounds, there will be a cut to the Top 8 players, who will continue to play in single-elimination mode.
There is a playoff match between the two semifinals losers, to determine 3rd and 4th place.
The top-finishing unqualified 8 players qualify for the SWYC Final. This means if a player has already qualified at one of the other events there place will be passed down to the next unqualified player.
What are the prizes for the SWYC Qualifiers?
The top 8 unqualified players of each qualifier will receive an invite to play in the FREE SWYC Finals that will be held at Mad for Miniatures on Saturday the 1st September 2012.
Booster Prizes will be awarded in a scaled fashion like at our normal tournaments.
What is the cost for the SWYC?
The cost for each qualifier will be £8.00, just £3.00 more then our usual events. Plus you get the chance to play in the SWYC Final for FREE which will have some great prizes.
Additional Information on qualifiers!
All players are required to bring a decklist, Pen/Pencil and Paper for recording Lifepoints, and any materials they need such as tokens, dice or coins.
WHAT ARE THE SWYC FINAL PRIZES and HOW WILL THE FINAL RUN? I here you ask!
The Final will be a swiss round tournament using the September 2012 Banned and Restricted List held at Mad for Miniatures on Saturday the 1st September 2012. Each of the qualified players will battle it out over 5 swiss rounds followed by a top 4 cut (3rd and 4th position will playoff for their positions).
Winner – SWYC Trophy and Custom Playmat (Gift Vouchers for MFM equal £100)
2nd – Runners up Trophy 12 and Boosters
3rd – 10 Boosters
4th – 8 Boosters
9th-12th 4 Boosters
13th-24th 2 Boosters
Prizes subject to change, but wont be any less then shown above.
If you would like to take part in these qualifiers be sure to register either here, on the tournament section, by email firstname.lastname@example.org, ringing the shop: 01726 72259 or going on our facebook page .
Any questions just ask?