AnnouncementIt is with great excitement that we are announcing the tournament The Open Classic - an event with the players in focus.
The Open Classic is a three-day event spanning from the 23rd of July to the 25th of July. It will be a weekend packed with astounding gameplay as we will have up to 128 players fighting for the number one spot and a piece of the incredible $25,000.00 prize pool.
Throughout the initial two days, all games will be played concurrently, meaning that players will have a lot more freedom to play their matches. Streaming is entirely open, meaning that you will be able to pick from the vast selection of streamers that Age of Empires 2 offers. You may also watch any of your favourite players competing as streaming your point of view is allowed and highly encouraged.
The event format is kept as uncomplicated as possible with a straightforward single-elimination bracket that makes every game count. The map pool features a set of classic maps that have been popular throughout the years to make all the players feel right at home.
Prize MoneyThe prize pool of $35,000.00 has been sponsored by Microsoft ($25,000.00), Surfshark ($9.000,00) and TheViper ($1.000,00). Additionally, extra costs associated with the event have been sponsored by the community of TheViper.
Distribution:1st Place: $7,450.00
2nd Place: $5,000.00
3rd Place: $3,250.00
4th Place: $2,500.00
Top Eight: $1,500.00
Top Sixteen: $750.00
Top Thirtytwo: $300.00
MapsThe map pack will feature a set of classic maps that should be familiar to many people. It will allow for many different playstyles and have given us a vast amount of remarkable games in the past. It's a map pack with great variety that we hope will allow every player to shine and do exactly what they do best.
- Islands - played with a 1:45 hour time limit.
- Fortress - played with regicide enabled.
- Land Madness
- Gold Rush
The map pack is edited and maintained by Chrazini.
Read through the official handbook and register for the tournament already. We can't wait to begin and look forward to an incredible weekend filled to the brim with exciting Age of Empires 2.