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30/07/2016 - Dark Sphere Central London Guild Ball Tournament "Open Season"

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Guild Ball Tournament: Open Season - 30th July 2016
Saturday 6th February, Dark Sphere London will host the Guild Ball tournament – “Open Season”.
Book your ticket today, click-on this link: http://www.darksphere.co.uk/p.php?p=70791

We’re going for the First Sanctioned event at Darksphere; 24-32 players will compete over four rounds of Slash, Strike and Screamers!

Whether you’re a Guild Ball veteran or a novice ready to take-on the tournament scene: It doesn’t matter, simply bring your painted team.

Tournament Organiser: Matt Burns 07896 556 386. Full tournament details below:

1. Models
1.1 Painted... Dam Right!!
All models must be painted to a basic standard; base-coated consisting of three colours and a base.

2. Tickets
2.1 Tickets are priced at £10. To avoid disappointment, please book in advance.
To purchase your ticket, click-on this link: http://www.darksphere.co.uk/p.php?p=70791

All tickets must be purchased before the tournament begins.
Tickets can be purchased on-the-day.

3. Event Location
Address: Dark Sphere, 186 Hercules Rd, London, SE1 7LD. Dark Sphere is a short walk from London Waterloo Train Station. Store telephone: 020 7928 1373

4. Prizes - Supplied by Dark Sphere
1st Prize; Hunters Guild
2nd Prize; 2x Guild Players (£12 + £9)
3rd Prize 1x Guild Player (£12)
Best Goal Token; Acrylic tokens cannot be entered.

5. Timing Devices
5.1 Please provide your own Timing Devices/ Timing App. Most smart phones come with a suitable FREE Timer App.

6. Admin Support
6.1 As the event organiser, Matt Burns will be the admin support throughout the day.
6.2 At the end of each game all players must complete their ‘Record Sheet’ and return to the event organiser without fall.

7. Resources
7.1 Play mats are limited in number, where possible, please can players indicate whether or not they can bring their own play mats to support the event. Much love to the players whom can assist the cause…
7.2 Terrain will be supplied. Each table will have between 3-5 pieces of terrain.
7.3 Upon arrival please do not move the terrain around the play area.

The event can also be found at SteamForged Forums using the link below:

http://forums.steamforged.com/index.php?/topic/32816-30072016-dark-sphere-central-london-guild-ball-tournament-open-season/

8. Team Roster Selection – ‘Strength in depth’
8.1 Select your Guild; Select your Guild’s Captain; Select your Guild’s Mascot.
8.2 Select any six eligible players and/ or eligible Union models.
8.3 A complete ‘Team Sheet’ must be supplied on the day.
8.4 ‘Hide the team sheet!’
Players record in secret the 6 models from their team roster (including one captain and one mascot) that will be active for this match. They then simultaneously reveal the 6 active models.

9. Game Length – ‘Play to the final whistle’
9.1 Games are played to a 12 VP win condition.

10. Round Length – ‘Playing on instinct’
10.1 Timing Apps will be set to 35 minutes per player.
10.2 After this time; 10x 1 minute activations will take place.
10.3 Round length is 90 minutes total.

11. Scoring System
11.1 Win = 10 points; Draw = 1 point; Lose = 0 points;
11.2 First Tiebreaker - The player with the highest cumulative total VP’s.
11.3 Second Tiebreaker - The player with the best VP difference (calculate the net VP’s scored by a player by subtracting the cumulative VP’s scored against them from the cumulative VP’s scored by them).

12. Agenda & Timings:
10:45 – Set-up & Player Registration
10:55 – Introduction
11:00 – 12:30 GAME 1
12:40 – 14:10 GAME 2
14:10 – 14:30 Break – Judging for the prize Best Goal Token
14:30 – 16:00 GAME 3
16:10 – 17:40 GAME 4
17:40 – 17:50 Admin
17:50 – 18:00 Presentations
18:00 – Handshakes & Fair-wells

13. Dark Sphere aims to stream this event on twitch (www.twitch.tv/darkspheretwitch). If you do not wish to appear on stream please let inform Matty Burns upon arrival at the event.

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Player Roster:
1.   John Layfield | @JJLayfireld | Fishermen | Confirmed
2.   Dustin Janatpour | @Drillboss D | Engineers | ?
3.   Chris Tamplin | @EpicChris | ? | ?
4.   Charles Nurser | @orange | ? | ?
5.   Greg Day | @kestershero | The Union | Confirmed
6.   Ed Churchman | @TwoBands | Hunters | Confirmed
7.   Richard Alderson | @Wynter | Engineers | Confirmed
8.   Jaque Skorpen | @UciB | Morticians | Confirmed
9.   New Opening (To replace Craig Bowles)
10. Jon Bucket | ? | Masons | Confirmed
11. Michael Curry | ? | ? | ?
12. New Opening (To replace Dan Cates)
13. Mike Burch | ? | Engineers | Confirmed
14. Ben Allen | ? | ? | ?
15. John Shaw | ? | ? | Confirmed
16. Olly Chappell | ? | ? | Confirmed
17. Joe Whiddett | ? | Alchemists | Confirmed
18. Conor Rooney | @Insidiously Mad | Fishermen | Confirmed
19. Rich Jones | ? | ? | ?
20. Ross Baker | @TheDiceGod | ? | ?
21. James Reeves | ? | Brewers | Confirmed
22. Maria Beatrix | ? | Alchemists | Confirmed
23. Stephen Lyssejko | ? | The Union | Confirmed
24. Dave Payne | ? | Brewers | Confirmed
25. Marcus Rose | ? | ? | ?
26. Alex Randall | ? | Fishnermen |?
27. John Parish (Originally Simon Cook) | ? | Engineers | Confirmed
28. Dominic Wai | ? | Fishermen | Confirmed
29. Nathan Brooks (Originally James Lee) - Masons - Confirmed
30. Jason Inglin | ? | Brewers | Confirmed
31. New Opening (To replace Oli Curant)
32. Paul Field | ? | ? | ?
 
The tourney back up player will be Jon Taylor.

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3 minutes ago, Wynter said:

No, but the prospect of playing you is ;)

I don't know what all the fuss is about - I've never lost to him... :D

I can probably swing this one - let me talk to the boss / wife tonight.

 

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bought my ticket! First event ^_^, are there any regular London meet ups for GB to get some practice against different people/brush up on game etiquette? 

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