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2017 Tekken World Tour Online Tournaments schedule

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Tekken World Tour 2017

Tekken World Tour Online Tournaments will be held for the players are unable to attend the offline tournament. The event will start on Sunday, 13 August, 2017. Bracket play will be held on Sundays with Top 4 Finals going down later in the week.

In addition to Tekken offline events during the Tekken World Tour, Bandai Namco Entertainment, Twitch, and Level | Up have thrown together a series of online tournaments covering all three of the Tekken World Tour’s Regions. 

The event will start on Sunday, 13 August, 2017. You can compete to earn Ranking Points in the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific leaderboards. You'll see a rundown of the points later. The online tournaments are region-locked, so you'll have to make sure you register for a tournament in your region.

The online tournaments will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and through Steam. Each tournament will be divided between two days. Bracket play will be held on Sundays. A Top 4 Finals for each platform being contested will go down during a live broadcast sometime later in the week.

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2017 Tekken World Tour Online Tournaments Schedule:

Australia:
Bracket play: Sunday, 13 August
Finals: Wednesday, 16 August

North America West:
Bracket play: Sunday, 20 August
Finals: Tuesday, 22 August

South East Asia:
Bracket play: Sunday, 20 August
Finals: Wednesday, 23 August

Europe West:
Bracket play: Sunday, 27 August
Finals: Tuesday, 29 August

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North America East:
Bracket play: Sunday, 10 September
Finals: Tuesday, 12 September

Europe East:
Bracket play: Sunday, 10 September
Finals: Tuesday, 12 September

East Asia:
Bracket play: Sunday, 10 September
Finals: Wednesday, 13 September

Whew. Next, we have the issue of eligibility. Let's see what the rules say:

  •  Players may only compete in a region they reside in.
  • Players must have a minimum of 3mbps upload speed.
  • Players must have a valid smash.gg account.
  • Players must have access to online services PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, or Steam.
  • Players must have a valid and active PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, or Steam account.
  • Only one (1) PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, or Steam account can be used per player to compete.
  • Wireless connections are prohibited.

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That wasn't that bad. Now for an overview of the tournament itself:

Registration:
Players can register for Tekken World Tour Online Tournaments right here..

Structure:
"Each Tekken World Tour region will have multiple tournaments to cover the entire region over the course of the series. Dates and times for each sub-region listed are listed in the schedule. Players can compete in tournaments on all platforms within their region."

Format:
"All tournaments will be double elimination. All matches will be Best-of-Three, except for Winners Finals, Losers Finals, and Grand Finals which are Best-of-Five."

Tournament Timing:
"Each tournament will begin on a Sunday for bracket play. Bracket play is scheduled to begin at 4 PM region-local time."

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Top 4 Finals from each tournament will be contested on the following Tuesday or Wednesday night, respectively, depending on region."

Schedule for Top 4 Finals per platform will look like this:
NA (Pacific Daylight Time) / EU (British Summer Time)
7PM-8PM: Xbox One
8PM-9PM: PlayStation 4
9PM-10PM: Steam

SE Asia (Singapore Standard Time) / E Asia (Japan Standard Time) / Australia (Atlantic Standard Time):
7PM-8PM: Xbox One
8PM-9PM: Steam
9PM-10PM: PlayStation 4

The finals will be broadcast on Tekken's Twitch channel.

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As promised, a rundown of the points awarded:

All Tekken World Tour Online Tournaments will award points to players placing in the Top 8 of the bracket. Online points will be awarded as follows:
1st place: 70 points
2nd place: 45 points
3rd place: 25 points
4th place: 10 points
5th place tie: 5 points (each)
7th place tie: 1 points (each)
 
Match rules

Online tournaments follow the same match rules as its offline counterpart.
Rounds: First-to-Three
There will be 60 seconds on the timer. Stage Select will be random.
For complete rules visit Tekken World Tour webpage.