By JMJWilson23, May 5, 2020
As a follow up to our tournament debut in the Gwent World Cup, Team Aretuza returns this month to bring you a tournament pitting Gwent's best and brightest teams against each other! Some of the names you can expect to see are those from Team Aretuza, GwentDetta Team, Team China, Team Legacy, Team Leviathan Gaming, and Team Nova. Stay tuned to our socials and website to stay up to date with the event during every step of the way!
Introducing the Aretuza Spring Team Clash!
Last month, we saw the strongest nations in the world of Gwent compete with Austria emerging victorious after taking the long road of qualification to even arrive at the tournament. Now we shift our focus to the many teams in the Gwent community, with some of the most recognizable teams around. Cheer on your favorites and get involved yourself by reading on to find out more.
The main tournament will consist of a group stage, where the 8 participating teams are split in half, thus competing in groups of 4. From each group, the top 2 teams will advance to the single elimination semifinals from which an overall champion will be crowned. We have chosen 6 teams to advance into the group stage automatically and they are as follows:
- Team Aretuza
- GwentDetta Team
- Team China
- Team Legacy
- Team Leviathan Gaming
- Team Nova
In addition to these 6, the last 2 spots will be filled out by the winners of a qualification tournament occurring on Saturday, May 9th. This one day event also has 6 invited participants which may be found below:
- ESC Card Gaming
- Rivia Cavaliers
- Sensual Team
- Team Bandit Gang
- Team Elder Blood
- Vale Do Pontar
On top of these 6, any of you could also participate! Sign-ups are open to any community members (who are not active members of any of the above organizations) to form teams of 3-4 players and get involved in the action. Sign up today to earn you chance to take after Austria and march all the way to the championship! If you do not already have a team lined up, don't fret; join the Team Aretuza Discord server to stay updated regarding the tournament and ask around for teammates.
What: Aretuza Spring Team Clash, a team-based tournament with open community qualifiers.
Who: Teams made of up to four players. Three play in any given match with one alternate. Please refrain from attempting to sign up with additional teams from an invited organization ("B" teams are prohibited to give more opportunity to everyone!)
When: May 9th (Qualifiers), May 11th-20th (Group Stage and Eliminations) - stay tuned for details about casting schedule
Where: Check the Team Aretuza Discord Server, Team Aretuza's Twitter, or the Team Aretuza website for any details.
Format: Each match will consist of three separate Best-of-3 Conquest matches between individual team members. The team that wins 2 or more of these Conquest matches will be declared the winner.
When rosters, results, standings, and more become available, they will be posted to all of the places listed above. This thread will also serve as an "archive" of sorts with links directing to each post as it is updated. Check back later for links!
JMJWilson made his first forray into the world of CCG's with Gwent and has been hooked ever since. Since July 2018, he has competed in the game's Pro Rank scene and has participated in most online qualifiers since the official release of Gwent. Wilson serves as a content creator for Aretuza, especially focusing on the monthly Meta Snapshot and the Aretuza Academy projects. He seeks to bring the same analytical mindset to content creation as he does to his own gameplay with the goal of improving others' gameplay experience in whatever way is possible. With the implementation of Gwent Masters Season 2, Wilson aspires to continue his trend of being a consistent competitor in Gwent Masters qualifiers while also remaining committed to coverage of the game's highest level of competition.
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