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Mercenaries Cup 7 Week 3
The CNY Break Week is finally over, the match threads for Week 3 are now open and teams can begin scheduling their matches!
The intensity heats up as Cute Beast, Fireless, Club Penguin Crusaders and Kusoyotech will clash to maintain their dominance in the Upper Bracket, while Team Intermediate, Beyond Velocity, PSYCHOS, Cozy Home, A Motley Crew, Edelweiss, Steal Your Job and Connection Drops In The Rice Fields will be fighting for their final chance to stay in the tournament.
For repeated breaking of the rules regarding un-rostered players despite multiple reminders, Mak Kau Terbang had their match results overturned and have been officially disqualified from the tournament.
In accordance with AsiaFortress competition rules, Mak Kau Terbang's leader Ashley (Sack) has been debarred from leading any more teams for official AsiaFortress major tournaments until further notice.
Once again, teams are reminded to be aware of the rules to avoid unnecessary disputes and breaches.
Best of luck to all teams for Week 3!
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Mercenaries Cup 7 Week 2
The Match Threads for the Upper Bracket and Lower Bracket matches are officially open, and teams can begin scheduling their matches! Click here for the Match Threads.
Congratulations to the teams Steal Your Job, Fireless, A Motley Crew, Club Penguin Crusaders, PSYCHOS, Kusoyotech and Team Intermediate for winning their first matches to claim their place in the Upper Bracket!
Meanwhile, the teams Trake's Bae, Cozy Home, Connection Drops In The Rice Fields and Mak Kau Terbang will fight against the threat of elimination in the Lower Bracket.
The tournament is far from over yet however, and all participants still have a chance to prove themselves as the Grand Champions of Mercenaries Cup 7!
Best of luck to all participants!
The team Shuffled.tf Inc. has announced their decision to drop out of the tournament to AsiaFortress Administrators, and has been removed from play. As a result, Edelweiss gets a walkover win for this week's matches and has automatically been advanced to Lower Bracket Round 2.
In accordance with the Mercenaries Cup 7 rules, Shuffled.tf Inc.'s leaders Novaroid and Insanity will be barred from leading any more teams in major AsiaFortress competitions until further notice.
A Reminder of the Rules
Following a breach in last week's matches which was met with a stern warning, the AsiaFortress administrators would like to remind all participating teams that mercenaries are allowed under the following conditions:
The Rules can be found here, and all teams are reminded once again that ignorance of the rules will not be taken as an excuse for a breach.
Teams are also reminded to post in the Match Threads the date, time and server used for the match upon scheduling with the opposing team's leader. Booking a server is recommended to avoid a situation where servers could not be found to play on.
After playing a match, teams are to post the final scores along with screenshots of the final scoreboard or links to the match logs on logs.tf.
Best of luck to all teams!
Banner by Cell, writeup by vetia and moosepi, edited by Caldoran
Banner by Cell, writeup by vetia
Attention all frag-hungry competitors!
Registrations for the annual AsiaFortress Mercenaries Cup 7 tournament are now open!
For those of you that are unaware, the Mercenaries Cup is one of two major tournaments AsiaFortress hosts each year, played in a Double Elimination format. Teams which sign up will be seeded against each other, and will be eliminated from the tournament after losing two matches until only four teams remain for the Semi-Finals.
Mercenaries Cup is a tournament with no divisions, as opposed to the AsiaFortress Cup. This means that you could encounter teams from any end of the skill spectrum; A worthy chance to test your team's mettle in the Asian competitive TF2 scene!
What are you waiting for? Sign your team up here and prove your dominance!