decklist is mandatory!
Registration starts: 10:00 (local time)
Tournament starts: 10:45 (local time)
Store/venue: Storey's Field Centre
Address: Eddington Avenue, Cambridge CB3 1AA, UK
Please join us for Cambridge's first community run Store Championship!
Please note that the tournament schedule is 5 rounds of swiss, followed by a cut to top 3 (single elimination).
See below for more details.
Date: Sunday, 28th April 2019
Venue: Storey's Field Centre, Eddington Avenue, Cambridge
Doors Open: 10:30 am (I'll be chilling in the lobby from 10:00 am)
Round 1: 10:45 am
Finish Time: 18:30 pm
Player Cap: 24
Schedule: 5 rounds of swiss, cut to top 3 (single elimination)
Rules Tier: Casual (Decklist required)
Round Time: 65 mins per Swiss round, 40 mins per elimination round
As there is limited parking on site, drivers are advised to park at Madingley Road Park and Ride, which is free (for up to 18 hours) and only a 5 minute walk away. There is disabled parking on site for Blue Badge holders (please note parking charges still apply).
Madingley Road Park and Ride is on the A1303. If you are travelling Northwards on the M11, you want to get off at Junction 13 and head towards Cambridge.
Eddington is on the Whippet Universal Bus route (U). There is a U Bus that leaves Cambridge Railway Station at 10:10 from Stop 8, and arriving at Storey's Field Centre at 10:35. The last U Bus departs from Storey's Field Centre at 18:45. More info on the Universal Bus (including fare information and the timetable) can be found on the Whippet website (but, honestly, just use google maps).
You can also use the Citi 4, X3 buses which travel to/from Madingley Road, and the Madingley Road Park and Ride and the Citi 5 and Citi 6 buses to/from Huntingdon Road. More info can be found on the Stagecoach website (but, honestly, just use google maps).
If you are having any trouble in getting to the venue, please message me on slack (@kikai).
Storey's Field Centre has a licensed bar, and will be serving a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
There is a Sainsbury's immediately across the road from the venue (closes at 16:00 on a Sunday).
To preregister, please send £12.50 via paypal to paypal.me/kikainoraneko, quoting "Cambridge SC", as well as your name / slack handle, in the notes of the transaction.
Apart from helping me to organise the event, the more players that preregister, the more additional prize support that will be unlocked (see Additional Prizes)
10:45 - Swiss Round 1
11:55 - Swiss Round 2
13:30 - Swiss Round 3
14:40 - Swiss Round 4
15:50 - Swiss Round 5
17:00 - Semi-Final - Seed #3 vs Seed #2 (Seed #2 pick of corp/runner)
17:40 - Final - Winner of the Semi-Final vs Seed #1 (Seed #1 pick of corp/runner)
This, slightly unconventional, cut to top 3 (single elimination) is intended to:
|top 32:||Crowdfunding alternate art card|
|top 8:||2xEmbezzle alternate art card|
|top 4:||Always Have A Backup Plan playmat|
|champion:||NISEI Regionals first-round bye|
The full Kit includes:
35 copies of alt-art Crowdfunding
19 copies of alt-art Embezzle
4 Always Have A Backup Plan playmats
This includes 3 copies extra of each card for the Tournament Organizer to keep for themselves if desired.
The more players that preregister, the more additional prize support that will be unlocked!
4 Players: "It’s just a flesh wound."
Suffer 5 brain damage to receive a full playset of alt-art I’ve Had Worse (illustrated by Oli Fleck)
8 Players: "Turn it up!"
Host a G-Mod on DJ Fenris, or rebirth into a G-Mod, and receive an alt-art DJ Fenris (illustrated by Seskomoe)
12 Players: "Jackpot!
Reveal 3 cards of the same type with Slot Machine (as the runner) to receive an alt-art IPO (illustrated by Patrick Burk)
16 Players: "Ya Die! Ya Die! Ya Die! Ya Die!"
The player(s) with the most ***redacted*** at the end of swiss will receive a full playset of alt-art Mausolus (illustrated by Oli Fleck)