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World Championship 2011 schedule and information

August 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

0945: Quarterfinals

1100: Semifinals

1215: 3rd/4th place match

1315: Lunch break

1430: Finalists in VIP tent

1500: Final

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)

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