super serious sunday #2: coach required!
Organized by LuckSacks
Standard format
Suspended Cards

Coaching.

What a cool concept. Surely something this simple couldn't break PTCG twitter, could it?

looks at twitter

...okay then.

Format

In this tournament, coaching is a key part of the tournament. Have your friend, or your mom in a Discord voice call to coach. Anyone who doesn't have a coach will be immediately DQ'ed. Don't have a coach? No problem! We will have some coaches for those who don't have one (supplies are limited)! This doesn't mean you have to listen to them, you can ignore them if you like. When you have a coach and yourself, hop into your table number voice chat so i can snoop around to make sure you aren't cheating (by not having a coach). You might be put on stream in your games, so please stream and talk with your coach for entertainment value.

Other than that, it is just normal post rotation standard.

Rules

  • Player must have Discord and be in my Discord server.
  • Bringing your own coach is preferred.
  • Post-Rotation Standard format, best of 1 until top 4, when it is best of 3.
  • If you cannot find a coach in time, there will be volunteer coaches. Supplies will be limited.
  • During your rounds, please have your coach and yourself go into your designated voice chat and stream your game so I (and your coach) can see it.
  • If you don't have a coach and we run out of volunteers (or if they don't like you), you are immediately DQ'ed.
  • If you want to volunteer, just hop in the Discord server and let me know!
  • Heatmor is banned because I think it looks ugly.

Prizing

Now, what could the best prize for a coaching tournament be?

Coldstone gift card?

nah. how about something... more coachy?

Winner gets a COACHING session with the ONE and ONLY Mellow_Magikarp!!! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity because he never coaches anyone!!! Isn't that great!?!

Second place gets a tuberculosis plush. I don't know if this is better or worse than a free coaching session. I think it's up to you to decide. (winner pays shipping, if it's not free)

Third and fourth place gets a free sample at costco (membership not included).

Volunteers

If you are willing to volunteer for coach, please DM me. This means that you might be needed for the entire tournament. I will give each volunteer some codes so there is at least a little bit of compensation for your time. Bonus packs if you speak a niche language and use it exclusively throughout the whole tournament.

Tournament Structure

serious swiss
2 players advance to the next phase
coaching cut
Single Elimination Bracket - BO3
untimed matches
no match check-in
Wins are worth 1 match point, ties 0