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The Kitchen Showdown series is run by the Lost Zone Kitchen team. Every Thursday there will be a showdown starting at 7 pm est (unless the season has ended or there are technical difficulties). Find the Lost Zone Kitchen: @LostZoneKitchen on twitter and our Youtube Join the server for the tournament for judge calls or if you want to be streamed:


  • Swiss Rounds are best of 1. Matches are 30 minutes and there is 5 minutes to Check In per round.
  • Make sure to check in to each round, if you do not you will get a game loss.
  • Top cut is best of 3 untimed. If your opponent is 5 or more minutes late, call a judge.
  • When time is called in a swiss round, games still in progress will immediately become a tie, if there is a problem with this call a judge.
  • If you and your opponent agree to a ID (intentional tie), call a judge so we can mark it as a tie.
  • If you leave the game without your opponent knowing it's a tie they might believe it's a concession.
  • If there is any problem with live and you can no longer play (kicked out, frozen, etc.) it will result in a game loss. There is nothing we can do about live being a terrible client.
  • If you believe your opponent is slow playing, call a judge. Slow play will not be tolerated and will most likely result in a game loss. Slow play can be classified as: if your opponent has asked you to play faster - time ends - and you have spent an unreasonable amount of time more than your opponent (5+ minutes). Slow play can also be stalling for a tie, but we will need video footage of this, it can not be just a small clip showing us your opponent’s timer.
  • We recommend you have screenshot proof of any win or tie upon the conclusion of a game.
  • Players can stream their personal event experience on any streaming service. We recommend delaying your stream to avoid stream sniping (your opponent taking advantage of your stream and watching your side of the board). If people are caught stream sniping call a judge and we will figure it out, it will most likely result in a game loss or disqualification if it's proven.
  • All standard legal cards are legal to play, If it is standard on live it is playable.
  • If you have any further questions go to the limitless help page.


  • 4-8 players = 3 Swiss Rounds + no Top Cut
  • 9-12 players = 4 Swiss Rounds + Top 4 Cut
  • 13-20 players = 5 Swiss Rounds + Top 4 Cut
  • 21-32 players = 5 Swiss Rounds + Top 8 Cut
  • 33-64 players = 6 Swiss Rounds + Top 8 Cut
  • 65-128 players = 7 Swiss Rounds + Top 8 Cut
  • 129-226 players = 8 Swiss Rounds + Top 8 Cut
  • 227-799 players = 14 Swiss Rounds + Top 8 Cut
  • 800+ players = 15 Swiss Rounds + Top 8 Cut

POINTS: Best finish limit of 5. There will be 10 tournaments per season. Top 64 in placements (possibly top 32 depending on how well this season does) will be able to advance to the invitational.

Place - Points - Kicker:

1st - 100 - 8

2nd - 75 - 16

Top 4 - 50 - 32

Top 8 - 25 - 64

Top 16 - 10 - 128

Top 32 - 5 - 256


First place - 10 OBF codes

Second place - 8 OBF codes

Top 4 - 6 OBF codes

Top 8 - 4 OBF codes

Tournament Structure

Phase 1
8 Swiss Rounds - BO1
30 minutes per round
4 minute round check-in
8 players advance to the next phase
Top cut
Single Elimination Bracket - BO3
untimed matches
no match check-in
Wins are worth 3 match points, ties 1