The qualifier is open to all PlayStation Tekken 7 players residing in Malta.
2.1. Game Settings
- Game Version:PlayStation 4
- Rounds: First to Three (Tournament Settings)
- Timer: 60 seconds
- Character Customizations: Off
- DLCs Available: All DLCs subject to any bugs and 2 weeks must have passed after the release of said DLCs
2.2. Tournament Format
The Tournament will be held in a double-elimination format. All games will be first to 3 except for the Grand Final where the player coming from the loser bracket has to win 2 sets of first to 3 in order to be crowned champion, while the player coming from the winner bracket has to win only 1 set of first to 3.
2.3. Match Procedure
The following steps outline the process of playing a Match.
- Players select their characters.
- The Players play the first Game of the Match.
- The losing Player of the preceding Game may choose to change characters OR may choose a stage.
- The next Game is played.
- Repeat steps 3 and 4 for all subsequent Games until the Match is complete.
2.4. Stage Selection
For the first match in the game, players will utilize Random Stage Selection. From the 2nd match onwards the loser may decide to choose the Stage if s/he DID NOT change character. If a character change was done the stage must be randomized again.
2.5. Tie Games
In the event of a tie Game, declared by a Double K.O. screen in the final Round of the final Game where a winner cannot be determined, the Game will not be scored and both players will replay the tied Game with the same characters and on the same stage.
3. Match Obligations
3.1. Punctuality and No Shows
All no shows must be reported on the website with clear proof that the opponent didn't add you. The No Show grace period time is 10 minutes after the match's original start time. For example, if a match is scheduled for 20:00 PM, the no show time for this match would be 20:10 PM. It is important to contact the tournament official after posting a no show on the website.
Should a player have any hardware or software problem, the match admin has the right to call a no-show once the 10 minute grace period is over.
In order to contact a Tournament Official use our discord server - https://discord.gg/PVBjCTv
Players may not voluntarily forfeit a Match without prior authorization from Tournament Organizers and, are subject to further penalties for forfeiting.
4. Match Disruptions
If the game disconnects at any point in time, the match is restarted with the same number of points and rounds as it was at the moment of a disconnect.
Tournament Organizers may order a Game or Match restart due to exceptional circumstances, such as if a bug significantly affects a Player’s ability to play or a Game or Match is unable to finish.
Stalling, or excessively delaying the Game or Match, may result in a Game or Match forfeit at the discretion of Tournament Organizers.
Breaking any rule and any form of cheating, glitching, abusing in-game mechanics, or unsportsmanlike behaviour may result in a forfeit of a game, match, or ban from the Series. Cheating, glitching, and abusing in-game mechanics accusations must be verified by a tournament official. Punishable unsportsmanlike behaviour includes, but is not limited to, excessive use of foul or degrading language. For all cheating claims, the burden of proof is on the accuser.
Players who break the rules in this document are subject to penalties including (but not limited to) the following:
- Match Restart
- Loss of Game
- Match Forfeiture
- Removal from the League
- Temporary Player Bans
- Permanent Player Bans
Any penalties imposed on a Player may be made available to the public by the Tournament Organizers in their sole discretion.
7. Time Limit and Score Reporting
Both players must report the match results within 10 minutes of its completion. Failure to report the match results on time or respond to any messages that you receive from a tournament official may result in you receiving the loss. Players cannot start a complaint after the 10 minutes compilation time is over or a match result was accepted.
For any inquiries please join our discord server - https://discord.gg/PVBjCTv
These rules are subject to change if necessary, administrators reserve the right to make additional decisions outside the defined ruleset if necessary.