Quakecon partners with Toornament

We are pleased to announce that QuakeCon 2018 partners with Toornament to create the BYOC Program, for both official and community tournaments!

Here are the Battle of the BYOC tournaments:

If you are going to be in Dallas, Texas for the event, here are all the things you need to know about the BYOC Community Program, gathered in a

Two of the biggest EU LAN Parties are this week-end!

This week-end in France will be held the Gamers Assembly, and the Copenhagen Games in Denmark. For the occasion, thousands of participants and dozens of thousands of spectators are expected, both on site and online, to take part in these huge events.
Toornament has this year again been chosen to be the platform of choice for these competitions, and here they are:

Gamers Assembly 2018

csgo Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
32 Teams – Groups + Playoffs
Played on PC
5 000€
lol League of Legends
64 Teams – Groups + Playoffs
Played on PC
20 000€
overwatch OMEN by HP Overwatch Trophy
40 Teams – Groups + Elite / Amateur Playoffs
Played on PC
8 000€
hearthstone Hearthstone
160 Players – Swiss System + Playoffs
Played on PC
6 400 €
r6s Trophée Rainbow Six Siege
32 Teams – Groups + Playoffs
Played on PC
7 500€
r6s Rainbow Six Siege XBox One
12 Teams – Groups + Playoffs
Played on XBox One
1 000 €
sc2_lotv Starcraft II
64 Players – Groups + Playoffs
Played on PC
1 600 €
krosmaga Krosmaga
36 Players – Groups + Playoffs
Played on PC
1 600 €
rocketleague Rocket League
32 Teams – Groups + Playoffs
Played on PC
2 400 €
streetfighterv Street Fighter V 1v1
48 Players – Groups + Bracket
Played on PS4
1 500 €
streetfighterv Street Fighter V 3v3
48 Players – Groups + Bracket
Played on PS4
supersmashbros Super Smash Bros
64 Players – Bracket
Played on WiiU
1 500 €
dbfz Dragon Ball FighterZ Nacon Trophy
64 Players – Groups + Bracket
Played on PS4
1 500 €

There are also Trackmania tournaments, with Stadium, Fullspeed, Canyon and Dirt.
Battle Royale will also of course be present with PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds and the Shadow Trophy Fortnite!

But this event is not just for players, the week-end is also going to be filled with Exhibitors and Cosplayers, among other things.
If you cant not make it to Poitiers to follow this event live, make sure to check what is happening on the Official Twitch Channel, if you wish to participate or have any question about the event, you may join the Official Discord Server.

Copenhagen Games 2018

csgo Main Qualifier
114 Teams – Bracket Groups + Playoffs
Played on PC
100 000€
csgo Samsung Female
32Teams – Bracket Groups + Playoffs
Played on PC
$25 000
lol LOL Tournament
32 Teams – Groups + Playoffs
Played on PC
20 000 DKK
pubg PUBG Tournament
Open Registration – BR Matches
Played on PC
Gaming Prizes
hearthstone Hearthstone Tournament
64 Players – Swiss + Playoffs
Played on PC
5 000 DKK
tf2 TF2 Tournament
64 Players – Swiss + Playoffs
Played on PC
3 000 €
tf2 FIFA18 Tournament
64 Players – Groups + Playoffs
Played on PC
15 000 DKK

The Copenhagen Games will feature more tournaments, that you may see HERE, and other festivities such as Cosplays and Esports Conferences.
If you can not make it in time to Copenhagen, follow all programs on the Official Twitch Stream!

Paris Games Week 2017: ESWC is back!

This week in Paris will be held the annual Paris Games Week, with lots of major video games actors like Twitch, Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, Ubisoft and many others gathering to present their latest games or products.
And of course, Esports will also be part of the show, with the ESWC occupying the largest spot of the exhibition to shocase four epic competitions:


First off, Quake Champions will make an epic comeback onto the ESWC stage with a 16-players tournament competing for a 10,000€ cash prize!


How could an ESWC happen without a Counter-Strike: GO competition? The setting is simple, an international pro team, and three french teams (one professional and two qualified through open online qualifiers) will try to claim the title and the 50,000€ cash prize for themselves.


Next, one of the landmark disciplines in ESWC events recently, Clash Royale will have its tournament with 48 of the best players in the world coming to Paris to discover who is the best, and gets to go back home with their share of the 15,000€ cash prize. Offline Qualifiers will be held today on-site to select the last players to join the final stage of the competition.

This event will also feature the first iteration of the ESWC on FIFA18, latest installment of the legendary game. Two tournaments will be held simultaneously to find out the best PS4 and XBox One players, that will then compete in a Grand Finals to succeed to PSG DaXe and grab the fair share of the 15,000€ cash prize.

For all information, see the ESWC Official Website, and see you in Paris!

Use Case: Quakecon 2017

In the end of August was held in Texas the latest edition of the iconic event for all Quake fans, the Quakecon. The event boasted Professional and Community Events, in the form of the Quake World Championship (Duel and Sacrifice) and BYOC LAN Tournaments.
Toornament.com was the Technical Partner of the event, and we are going to see how did the organizers benefit from our features, and how we could allow them to create the best event for their needs.

The first step was to provide a clear and complete registration process to their participants. The idea was to have the participants pre-register on Toornament, and then get definitely validated on site.
Their LAN information (row, seat etc.) were then added to all the information they already provided through the Custom Fields, like their in-game IDs or email addresses.

Admins checking Participants in

Another tall order was that the tournaments were featuring many different formats and structures. One of them was a challenging Free-for-All custom format for the Road Rage tournament.
This format was made possible thanks to some of our advanced features, and a few tricks to allow for more versatility within standard structures. If you wish to learn more about it, see how to create your own FFA tournament.

The FFA format used for the Road Rage Tournament

There was also the question of making all information and results about the ongoing competitions available to everyone on site. To that end, they used the Toornament TV, our sharing TV Module, to display all live results, brackets and tournament information on a huge screen:

Quakecon Toornament TV on site

How would participants report their scores, and advance forward?
To ease up Admins’ lives, Participants could use Toornament to report their match results after each game (either through the website, or the Mobile Application):

Admins reminding participants they would report their results through Toornament

Before the competitions started, The Quakecon media staff sent our dynamic Widgets to their press partners. Thanks to the Widgets, they could communicate on the event, its results and stories, as can be seen here on Millenium:

Millenium coverage of the Quakecon thanks to Toornament widgets

And to conclude, we’ll give Aaron “Kuffs” Tygart (Head Admin of the BYOC Competitions) the floor:
We can tell that Toornament contributed to the success of our event by simplifying interactions between admins and players. We hosted 9 BYOC competitions at Quakecon 2017 and we learned very quickly how to benefit the most of the platform: registration process, sharing modules with a gigantic Toornament TV visible by everyone and super easy score reporting process by the players.

Discover the path to becoming a Clash Royale ESWC Champion!

“The ESWC Organizing Committee is pleased to present the different paths to qualify for the ESWC Paris Games Week Clash Royale Final and its 15,000€ of cash prize. It will allow thousands of players from all around the world to access the qualifiers and try to win a slot for the final in Paris. Thus, the 48 upcoming champions will come from Regional Online Qualifiers, National Qualifiers, Direct Selection and Offline Qualifiers.”

And once again, we are proud to announce that all qualifiers and competitions will be held on Toornament!
You can see below the Clash Royale circuit held to qualify North American players, and it’s basically the same for Europe and Latin America (with different dates):

So if you wish to try your luck and prove you’re among the best Clash Royale players in your region, time to register to one or several of your region qualifiers:

Latin America Dates Registration link
Ingame #1 30/09
2:00PM BRT (UTC -3)
Register
Ingame #2 30/09
5:00PM BRT (UTC -3)
Register
Ingame #3 01/10
2:00PM BRT (UTC -3)
Register
Ingame #4 01/10
5:00PM BRT (UTC -3)
Register
Top 64 final 07/10 Top 16 of each ingame tournament
North America Dates Registration link
Ingame #1 07/10
2:00PM CDT (UTC -5)
Register
Ingame #2 07/10
5:00PM CDT (UTC -5)
Register
Ingame #3 08/10
2:00PM CDT (UTC -5)
Register
Ingame #4 08/10
5:00PM CDT (UTC -5)
Register
Top 64 final 14/10 Top 16 of each ingame tournament
Europe Dates Registration link
Ingame #1 14/10
2:00PM CEST (UTC +2)
Register
Ingame #2 14/10
5:00PM CEST (UTC +2)
Register
Ingame #3 15/10
2:00PM CEST (UTC +2)
Register
Ingame #4 15/10
5:00PM CEST (UTC +2)
Register
Top 64 final 22/10 Top 16 of each ingame tournament

Another way to qualify is to get selected directly for the ESWC Paris Games Week Final, by applying for a slot through this Form:

Now, it’s up to you to prove your skill and come meet other champions in Paris! All these information and more can be found on the ESWC Official Website!