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Wargaming 15th Anniversary Tournament - Join Us in Minsk!

Tankers!

Some of you may have noticed the big number “15” wrapped around the Wargaming logo on all our portals. That number isn’t there without a reason. It’s because Wargaming.net has been around for fifteen years! These fifteen years went by in the blink of an eye and resulted in the creation of one of the most successful free-to-play games in history – World of Tanks.

When Wargaming is celebrating, we celebrate big. Anyone who was at last years Wargaming party at Gamescom can confirm that. We also know that no party is worthwhile without our fans. We’d love for you to join us. We want it so bad, that we organized this tournament. Are you interested? Read on!

Registration Begins: May 20, 2013

Registration Ends: 16:00 PDT (19:00 EDT) on May 24, 2013

World of Tanks 15th Anniversary Celebration

Team & Tier Limit Rules

With a maximum of seven players per battle, a team (and a maximum of 10 players per team) must field a selection of tanks based on tier limits listed below:

  • Heavy: VIII
  • Medium: VIII
  • Tank Destroyer: VIII
  • Light: VIII
  • SPG: VIII
  • 42 Points Maximum

Victory Conditions

  • Three points granted for a win, one point for a tie, zero for a loss.
  • Each battle will last 10 minutes.
  • The top team in each group advance to the playoff round. The final number of advancing teams will be determined at the close of registration.
  • Teams are seeded into the playoffs according to the total number of points in the previous stages.
  • The Standard battle mode will be used for this tournament

Schedule

The complete schedule will be provided at the close of registration, once the final team count has been determined. Rounds will start at 18:30 PDT (21:30 EDT). Curious what time this is in your region? Use this handy Time Zone Converter.

  • Qualifiers Round 1: May 27
  • Qualifiers Round 2: May 28
  • Playoffs & Finals: May 29 to 30
  • Full Schedule: TBA at Close of Registration

Prizes

Each winning team will receive the following:

  • 1st Place: Paid trip for seven to the Wargaming 15th Anniversary Party in Minsk, Belarus and 8,000per player
  • 2nd Place: 8,000per player
  • 3rd Place: 6,000per player
  • 4th Place: 4,000per player
  • 5th - 8th Place: 2,500per player
  • 9th - 16th Place: 1,500per player

Due to the special nature of these prizes, every participant must be eligible to take part in this tournament. These requirements are as follows.

  • Have a valid passport and the passport must be valid at least until the end of November 2013.
  • Be eligible for a visa to Belarus.
  • Be willing to provide Wargaming.net with any and all information, as well as a 35 x 45 mm up to date photograph that's necessary to obtain a visa to enter Belarus. This information will only be requested after winners are determined.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.

Maps

The following maps will be used, per round, in the following order: Ruinberg, Prokhorovoka, Himmelsdorf, Ensk

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