World Championship 2011 schedule and informationAugust 9, 2011
World Championship 2011 final is on this weekend in Netherland.
As usual, competitors will arrive before the actual competition date for tours arranged by Konami.
Competitors will arrive on Thursday (11/08/2011) and a one day tour on Friday (12/08/2011).
Tour includes Gotcha Laser Game and a boat ride through the “grachten” (Canals) of Amsterdam. The day ends with a welcome dinner in Hardrock Cafe.
During dinner, competitors are required to submit their deck lists.
The actual tournament will be held in Westergasfabriek Gashouder (See image below).
(Image taken from about.com)
Swiss format will be used on Day 1. There will be 5 rounds of Swiss.
The top 8 players from Day 1 will qualify for the Day 2 knockout format. All matches will be best 2-of-3, and each has a 60 minutes time limit.
Day 1 schedule (Saturday, 13/08/2011)
0930: Depart from hotel
1000: Arrive venue
1015: Deck check
1030: Opening and rules
1100: Round 1
1215: Round 2
1315: Lunch break
1400: Round 3
1515: Round 4
1630: Round 5
1730: Day 2 information
1800: Public activities
1930: Depart for hotel
Day 2 Schedule (Sunday, 14/08/2011)
0830: Depart from hotel
0900: Arrive venue
0915: Deck check
0930: Greetings and rules
1215: 3rd/4th place match
1315: Lunch break
1430: Finalists in VIP tent
1630: Awards ceremony
World Championship prizes
1st: Trophy and Exclusive Card #1 in transparent acrylic resin
2nd – 4th: Trophy and Exclusive Card #2 in transparent acrylic resin
Participation: 30 packs of Photon Shockwave (Japanese), 24 packs of Generation Force, 24 packs of Extreme Victory, World Championship Game Mat, World Championship Shoulder Bag and Personalised Competitor Jersey.
Acknowledgement: Information provided in courtesy of Kee Kian Sim (Malaysia Representative)