Welcome to the Zero Hour World Series 2013!
The Zero Hour World Series is a large tournament with several knock-out rounds. It's a 1v1 single elimination tournament contested by 32 players.
Where are the brackets for the WS?
Since all positions in the WS have been discussed in the participation topic
, the rankings will now be set like this.
When will the tournament be played?
The games for the World Series will be played over the course of February and March 2013. Each round has a deadline before which the games need to be played. It is up to you, the players, to arrange a specific time and date to play your opponent.Deadlines:
Round 1 - 22nd February
Round 2 - 28th February
Round 3 (Quarter-Finals) - 5th March
Round 4 (Semi-Finals) - 9th March
Round 5 (Final + 3rd Place Play-off) - 13th March
The tournament will consist of 5 rounds. Each round will be in the 'Best of' style. This means you will have to win the majority of a set number of games to progress to the next round. For example: in a 'Best of 5' match the player who is the first to win 3 games wins the round.
The games are Random vs Random unless both players agree to play a matchup. If you can't agree on a match up, you will have to play random.
Round 1 - Best of 5
Round 2 - Best of 5
Round 3 (Quarter-Finals) - Best of 7
Round 4 (Semi-Finals) - Best of 7
Round 5 (Final + 3rd Place Play-off) - Best of 9
The games for each round have to be played on a specific map, as follows:
1st Round - North America
2nd Round - Sand Serpent
Quarter Finals - Forgotten Forrest
Semi Finals - Barren Badlands
Final + 3rd Place Play-off - Tournament Desert
All World Series Games must be played using the anti-cheat program GenTool with upload mode ON
to make sure the replays are saved in the event the opponents forget to do so.
To download GenTool, click on the download link above. If you have any problems with the program, ask in the Zero Hour Tech Support Forum
World Series' F.A.Q.What will happen, if a game ends in a disconnect, crash or mismatch?
If the game mismatches or someone disconnects the game will have to be re-played unless there was a clear
winner in which case that player will be awarded the victory. If you are unable to agree on this, upload the replay and the tourney host will decide.How do I report my games?
All World Series games need to be uploaded into the ZH Replay System.
It is therefore very important that you save ALL
your replays, wins AND losses.
When you upload your replay into the system, please, name it in the following style:
WS13 Round x Player A Vs Player B Game x
Play your WS games under your GameReplays account name to avoid confusion. Do not use your clanwars nickname for example.Are there any prizes?
$50 (by paypal only!)
1 EA PC game for the winner, 1 for second place.What should I do if I have any problems/questions?
Just send a PM to RavenHear†
Good luck, Generals!Arrange your matches of the First Round now!