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    Hello all participants of AsiaFortress Cup 10! The first match threads will be going up very soon, and the AsiaFortress administration would like to brief you on some changes we have made to the tournament's structure and rules.

     

    Division 3 Format Changes

    Due to the overwhelming number of Division 3 teams, a Round Robin is not feasible. Therefore, we have switched to a Swiss-style format, over the course of 7 weeks to match the number of weeks for Division 2 teams.

     

    As with the Round Robin format, at the end of the 7 weeks we will advance the top 4 teams to play-offs, to determine the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams. Teams will be ranked first by map wins, then by round wins and finally by rounds won minus rounds lost to determine which teams will advance.

     

    Division 1 Format Changes

    On the other hand, due to the lower number of players in Division 1, teams will play the Round Robin sequence twice. In other words, teams will play against every other team twice, for a total of 6 weeks of matches.

     

    As with Division 2 and 3, Division 1 teams will be ranked first by map wins, then by round wins and finally by rounds won minus rounds lost.

     

    At the end of the Round Robin stage, the top ranked Division 1 team will proceed straight to the Grand Finals. The 2nd and 3rd ranked Division 1 teams will compete in the playoffs to decide which one will proceed to the Grand Finals.

     

    The Grand Finals for Division 1 will be played in a Best of 5 format, while Division 2 and 3 will be played in a Best of 3 format.

     

    Whitelist Changes

    With the new Meet Your Match update, we have changed a few of the items allowed.

     

    The Quickiebomb Launcher has been banned, while the Cozy Camper and Bazaar Bargain have been allowed.

     

    All changes should be reflected in AsiaFortress servers, and the whitelist can be downloaded in the AFC 10 Config Pack.

     

    Cast Requests

    Following a significant amount of interest for casters looking to cover AsiaFortress Cup 10 matches, a Cast Request thread has been created for community members to request permission for a cast.

     

    Casts which have not been approved by an AsiaFortress Administrator are not permitted.

     

    This will allow us to help promote your casts on platforms such as our Steam group and Facebook page. It also helps us to ensure that there is no conflict of interest (e.g. caster is on one of the teams being casted) and to provide assistance should you need it.

     

    Transfer Window Addition

    A Transfer Window has been added between Week 3 and Week 4 (between 12th August and 14th August).

     

    The Transfer Window is a limited period for team leaders to add and remove players from their team's rosters.

     

    Please note that all transfers have to be approved by AsiaFortress Administrators, and will only take effect from Week 4 (16th August) onwards.

     

    Roster Lock and Team Directory

    Do note that rosters are locked until the first Transfer Window. Do not add an Administrator to request for a roster change as it will not be allowed.

     

    The Team Directory is a record of all teams participating in AFC 10, along with links to their leaders and members. It will serve as the definitive record of each team's roster. If you spot an error in your team's roster, please inform your Division Administrator immediately.

     

     

    That concludes the commencement brief for AsiaFortress Cup 10! The first week's Match Threads will be going up soon, and you can get to scheduling your first matches of the season.

     

    As always, if you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask your Division Administrator.

     

    Best of luck, and may the best team win!

    Caldoran

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    Divisions have been finalized by the AsiaFortress Administrator and Staff Team. They are as follows:
     
    Division 1
    • xiao
    • Crescendo
    • A Motley Crew
    • Memesquad xd
    Division 2
    • Wine n Cheese
    • FRUIT SALAD
    • Steal Your Job
    • LFT Overwatch
    • GODsenS
    • Beyond Velocity
    • AESTHETIC_091
    • Hairy Ares
    Division 3
    • Reddit Headliners
    • Majiami
    • Technology Eclipse
    • BADRATSGAMING.NET
    • LL1c
    • Last Minute Mixup
    • Clown 9
    • patrick.gaming
    • Hoomanitee
    • what the fam!
    • Smite
    • The Mighty Gibuses
    • Laughing Kills
    • 50dm
    • Forever LFT
    • NohMercy

     

    Team distributions are final and not subject to change.

     

    Please stay tuned for a list of updated rules and whitelist changes to be published soon.

    Caldoran

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    Registrations for AsiaFortress Cup 10 have been extended!
     
    The deadline is now 21st of July 2016, 11:59 GMT+8. That's 4 more days to get your team together on time for our biggest annual tournament!
     
    What are you waiting for? Register your team here!
    Caldoran

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    It has begun!
     
    Sign-ups for AsiaFortress Cup 10 are finally open! The AsiaFortress Cup is our league's primary competition, featuring 3 different divisions for teams of varying skill levels to duke it out!
     
    Division 1: For the battle-hardened veterans of the 6v6 format. Only the cream of the crop will be accepted here!
    Division 2: The intermediate skill level for already experienced teams to prove their mettle.
    Division 3: An open division for newcomers to challenge each other and see where they stand.
     
    The tournament will be played in a two-stage format: Round Robin followed by a Double Elimination.
     
    For the Round Robin stage, every team will play against each other once. After this is done, the top 4 teams of each division will proceed to the Double Elimination stage. Each of these teams will be eliminated after 2 losses, to decide who gets first, second and third place.
     
    The rules have changed significantly since AsiaFortress Cup 9 especially with regards to POV demos, so make sure you familiarize yourselves with them here before participating!
     
    Enough said! Are you hungry for a challenge and to prove yourself in the Asian TF2 scene? Then get a team of at least 6, and sign up here by 16th July!
    Caldoran

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    Classes 101: FAQ and What To Do

     

    So you've signed up for Classes 101, and you're not sure what to do? Don't worry! Check to see if your question is answered below, and if you're still unsure about anything feel free to ask either erio or Caldoran!

     

    What should I do beforehand?

    You should install and set up Mumble! Not sure how? Check this guide!

     

    What time should I show up?

    You should be in Mumble by 7:30 PM GMT+8 on Saturday11th June! While we are unlikely to reject latecomers, the mentors will not be covering topics already gone through, so try to be on time.

     

    What's going to happen?

    Depending on the turnout on the day, you will be assigned to different "Classrooms" in the Mumble server. In each "Classroom", there will be a mentor.

     

    These experienced mentors will be conducting lessons on how to play the Demoman class, covering things such as rollouts, positioning, game mechanics and more.

     

    At the end of the lesson, you will get the chance to ask the mentors any questions you may have regarding the Demoman class in competitive. Don't be shy! Everyone was new at one point, and it won't hurt to clarify anything you're unsure of.

     

    Due to the high number of people expected to turn up, there will be a large number of questions that the mentors will have to answer, so do wait for your turn! We recommend that you take down your questions somewhere so you do not forget!

     

    After this FAQ session, there will be a short mix scrim session for you to play in a real competitive game. Your mentors will be observing the games, and will give pointers either during or after the game. After that, you may again ask any questions you have to the mentors.

     

    Please understand that while we will try our best to give everyone a chance to play, you may not have the chance to due to an uneven amount of players. Don't be discouraged if you don't get to play - You can learn a lot from watching the games as well!

     

    What happens after everything is over?

    Feel free to add your mentors and ask them anything else you're unsure of! If you made any friends and liked playing with any of your fellow mentees/classmates, feel free to add them as well!

     

    And if you're still hungry to learn more about competitive TF2, why not sign up for next week's classes as well? :)

     

    I'm still unsure about something!

    Well, feel free to add either erio or Caldoran on Steam for any unresolved questions you may have!

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