Starcraft 2 JP Community / TwitchTV Cup Series Announced!

TwitchTV is proud to co-sponsor the first ever TwitchTV / SJC Cup Series!

We at TwitchTV are proud to announce the first Starcraft 2 JP Community TwitchTV Cup Series! This event is targeted at promoting growth in Japanese eSports by offering a large prize pool (approximately $750 + hardware), great competition, and professional broadcasts in both Japanese and English. We hope this tournament will expose the top-talent in the land of the rising sun, and encourage more Japanese players to go “pro” in SC2! Additionally, the event will feature Novice, Expert, and Master class divisions, which will allow players of all skill levels to participate and have fun playing Starcraft 2 in a competitive environment.

Format and Schedule:

  • BO1 single elimination tournaments(Stage) are played each week.  The semi-final and final are BO3. Each of them will be done in 1-day. There is no seeding for each stage.
  • The schedules of each stage are 24th Jul.(Sun), 30th Jul.(Sun), 7th Aug.(Sun) and 13th Aug.(Sat). Each day of coverage will start at 12:00 GMT
  • Each stage has Novice, Expert and Master class.
  • Bronze/Silver/Gold class players participate Novice class, Platinum/Diamond class players participate Expert class and Master class players participate Master class.
  • The 1st place and 2nd place winners of Master class in each stage, 8 players in total, proceed to Final Stage, which is BO3 double-elimination.
  • Final Stage will be completed 21 Aug. (Mon) beginning at 11:00 GMT
  • Player’s race is set on register form. The race cannot be changed in this tournament.
  • There is no seeding rule.

Prizes:

  • 1st Place: 30,000 yen, SteelSeries 6Gv2(Japanese) Gaming Keyboard
    Spot for 2nd Grand championshi
  • 2nd Place: 15,000 yen、SteelSeries Siberia v2 Full-size Headset(Blue)
    Spot for 2nd Grand championship
  • 3rd Place: 10,000 yen、SteelSeries 3HD MousePad
    Spot for 2nd Grand championship
  • 4th Place: 5,000 yen
The Japanese stream can be found at http://twitch.tv/matsujun – still looking for broadcasters to produce the English streams. Email ben@justin.tv if you are interested in broadcasting this tournament series in English!
Please check out the announcement on the official Starcraft 2 JP Community site for more information.

About FishStix

TwitchTV Outreach Manager

Posted on 20/07/2011, in Events, Gaming. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. It is a great news for Japanese Starcraft2 players to be more competitive! I am a fan of watching their games, and I believe this tournament is very excited.

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