Pokemon: League Cup – Unbroken Bonds

Location
Gamer's Lair

Date/Time
Date(s) - July 27, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Join us in our Standard format League Cup, for a chance to win special playmats and promo cards, as well as Championship Points. All ages and skill levels are welcome, however please note that this is a competitive event.
(Players are divided by age into three groups.)


Entry

The tournament is divided into three groups based on age, and as such entry differs slightly between groups:

  • Masters entry is $15 and will add two packs to the prize pool for that age group
  • Senior and Junior entry is $15 and will include 1 entry pack of the player’s choice, as well as add one pack to the prize pool for that age group

Entry is capped at 50 Players. Registration starts at 8:30AM and ends at 9:30AM. If you are not registered with your decklist turned in at 9:30AM you will be considered late.

You may pre-register at this link to have your spot reserved: https://player.rk9labs.com/register/19-07-001091


Format

The Standard format is the format for this event. Each round will be best of 1 game, with 30 minutes of time.

The 2019 season Standard format currently consists of the following expansions:

  • Sun & Moon
  • Sun & Moon—Guardians Rising
  • Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows
  • Shining Legends
  • Sun & Moon—Crimson Invasion
  • Sun & Moon—Ultra Prism
  • Sun & Moon—Forbidden Light
  • Sun & Moon—Celestial Storm
  • Sun & Moon—Lost Thunder
  • Sun & Moon—Team Up
  • Sun & Moon—Unbroken Bonds
  • Sun & Moon Trainer Kit—Lycanroc & Alolan Raichu
  • Sun & Moon Trainer Kit—Alolan Sandslash & Alolan Ninetales
  • McDonald’s Collection 2016
  • Black Star Promo Cards: SM01 and higher

With the exception of basic Energy cards and previously printed cards that appear in Standard-legal expansions, players may not use cards from Pokémon TCG expansions prior to Sun & Moon. Players using previously printed cards that appear in Standard-legal expansions may play those cards as long as the effect described is functionally identical to that of the most recent printing of the card.


Prizing and tournament structure

 

  • 8 Players: 3 Rounds of Swiss, cut to top 2 players elimination (Prizing awarded afterword)
  • 9-16 Players: 4 Rounds of Swiss, cut to top 4 players elimination (Prizing awarded afterword)
  • 17-32 Players: 5 Rounds of Swiss, cut to top 8 players elimination (Prizing awarded afterword)
  • 33-50 Players: 6 Rounds of Swiss, cut to top 8 players elimination (Prizing awarded afterword)

A swiss round means that players are not eliminated regardless of how many losses occur. Elimination means the player is dropped from the tournament after a loss.

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