1st – 2nd August 2020
$150 gift voucher to Catan Shop for 1st place
Rounds 1-4 on Saturday 1st August (3.30pm to 10.00pm London Time; 1030AM to 5PM Eastern Time USA)
Semi-Finals and Final on Sunday 2nd August (3.30pm to 6.30pm London Time)
The tournament is open to all players, beginners and Catan experts alike. We will play three rounds of four player games with players awarded Tournament Points based on the results of each round. Games are drawn such that everyone plays against a wide number of opponents and in the later rounds the strongest players will be matched against one another in order to decide a champion. After three rounds the, the to 64 will qualify for the quarter final, followed by 16 players in the semi, and 4 players in the ultimate final.
The games will be played on Catan Universe, the official online app for Catan. In order to participate, you need to purchase the Base Game.
The tournament shall be organized via the Mind Sports Olympiad Discord server, which enables us to use text & voice chat throughout the tournament (voice chat is optional). To join, please follow this link: https://discord.gg/mRhtB4M
Please ensure you join the channel on time (refer to schedule) so that we can get everyone organised and to avoid disappointment.
Game Rule Clarifications
– Standard rules as per the rulebook, no expansions.
– The trading and building phases can be carried out simultaneously. You can perform these actions in any order you choose on your turn.
– The “friendly robber” variant is not played. The robber may be placed on players from the start of the game.