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Geekdom 2021: Geekdom Tournaments

Posted On: 18 October 2021 12:01 pm Updated On: 20 October 2021 12:08 pm
Categories : Sports
Geekdom Tournamnets

Events Details

Prepare for gladiatorial combat as Geekdom’s Gaming Tournaments return with another incredible selection of titles for you to compete in.

Leave everything on the pitch in FIFA 22, or take it all out on your opponent in Tekken 7—we’ve got something for every gamer!

Fifa 22

The latest and greatest edition of the ever-popular EA football video game franchise is coming to Geekdom. FIFA 22
features super realistic player motion tracking, updated team tactics and totally immersive stadium atmospheres.

Are you our Player of the Year? Dust off your boots and pull on that captain’s armband because it’s time to leave it all
on the pitch at this year’s winner-takes-all FIFA 22 Tournament.

9 – 10 November, 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Msherieb – Sikkat Wadi Musheireb

General Rules:

  • The tournaments are in Double Elimination format. I. E. Losing 1 set in the tournament will still allow participants one more chance in the Losers Bracket.
  • All participants must bring their own controllers / USB Cables. All players using wireless controllers are required to un-sync their controllers from the PS4 they played on upon completion of every set. Failure to do so may subject the player to disqualification at the discretion of Tournament Organizers. Controllers must not have any performance enhancing modifications of any kind, including but not limited to turbo settings, and macros.
  • Tournament Organizers have the right to revoke or revise the event rules at any point during the event as they may see fit to ensure a fair and just experience as deemed necessary.

FIFA Tournament Rules:

  • The tournament is for FIFA 22 on PlayStation 4 with the recent updates of the game.
  • All registered players will be notified after the draw of their groups. Each player is allowed to choose any team (Clubs or National) throughout the tournament.
  • The half-length is 5 minutes.
  • Speed: Fast (unless both players agreed on a change).
  • Camera: Tele broadcast (unless both players agreed on a change).
  • Level: Legendary.
  • Weather: Clear – Night.
  • Stadium: has to be Neutral (Unless both players agreed on a change).
  • Defense: Tactical Defending.
  • Players may change the formation and tactics of their teams and will be allowed time to do so before each match.
  • Players are not allowed to pause the game during the match unless except in cases of a foul, throw-in, corner kick or goal kick.

Register FIFA 22 here.

League of Legends

League of Legends is a team-based strategy game where two teams of five powerful champions face off to destroy the other’s base. Choose from over 140 champions to make epic plays, secure kills, and take down towers as you battle your way to victory.

Our LoL tournament this year will be a 2v2 one where you and your partner can compete against many teams and rise all the way to the top to prove you’re the best LoL duo in Geekdom.

8 November, 4:00 pm-11:00 pm
Msherieb – Sikkat Wadi Musheireb

General Rules:

  • The tournament will have a maximum number of 16 teams
  • Each team must consist of 2 main players.
  • The tournament will follow a single-elimination format.
  • The qualifiers and semi-finals matches will be best of 1, and the final matches will be announced later.
  • Teams are expected to attend their matches on time and be present 30 minutes prior.
  • All participants must be respectful, any offensive or disrespectful behavior will not be tolerated.
  • The violation of any of the rule sets may result in disqualification from the tournament.
  • The tournament admin reserves the right to modify the rules as needed.

League of Legends Rules:

  • Game and Region: League of Legends EU West.
  • Server: Bahrain
  • Date: 8 November
  • Time: 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Format: 2v2 Single-Elimination.
  • Game Map: Howling Abyss.
  • Type: Blind pick.

Game Settings:

  • 2v2 Blind pick custom game.
  • Howling Abyss (All Champions allowed).
  • Rock paper scissors to pick side.

Win conditions:

  1. First Team to get 2 kills.
  2. First Team to take a tower.
  3. First Team to reach 100 CS combined (ex. Player1 20 + player2 80).

By clicking “Register”, you agree to the rules and regulations listed above.

Register League of Legends here.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a fighting game featuring Nintendo’s ‘all-stars’ as playable characters. The gameplay is a dramatic departure from other fighting games, such as Street Fighter. Instead of winning by depleting an opponent’s life bar, players seek to knock opposing characters off a stage to win.

Super Smash Bros Tournament: Mario vs Pikachu?!? Take control of your favorite Nintendo character and prepare to do battle in our Geekdom Super Smash Bros Tournament organized by Super Smash Bros. Qatar. You better have good balance though, one slip and it could be curtains.

November 8: Crew Battle
November 9: Doubles Bracket
November 10: Squad Strike
November 11-12: Singles Bracket

8 – 12 November, 4:00PM – 11:00PM
Msherieb – Sikkat Wadi Musheireb

General Rules:

  • The tournaments are in Double Elimination format, with the exception of Squad Strike. I. E. Losing 1 set in the tournament will still allow participants one more chance in the Losers Bracket.
  • All participants must bring their own controllers / USB Cables. All players using wireless controllers are required to un-sync their controllers from the Switch they played on upon completion of every set. Failure to do so may subject the player to disqualification at the discretion of Tournament Organizers. Controllers must not have any performance enhancing modifications of any kind, including but not limited to turbo settings, and macros.
  • Tournament Organizers have the right to revoke or revise the event rules at any point during the event as they may see fit to ensure a fair and just experience as deemed necessary.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Rules:

Game Settings:

  • Mode: Stock
  • Handicap: Off
  • Stock Count: 3
  • Time limits: 8 minutes
  • Damage Ratio: 100%
  • Team Attack: On
  • Items: Off
  • Pause: Off
  • All Characters Available

All sets are best of 3 except: Winners Semifinals, Winners Finals, Losers Quarters, Losers, Semifinals, Losers Finals, and Grand Finals which will be played as a best of 5.

Set Procedure:

Players select their characters:

  • Either player may elect to do Double Blind Character.

Selection:

  • Rock-paper-scissors is played to determine who strikes stages first.
  • Winner of Rock-Paper-Scissors bans 1 stage and loser bans 2, winner picks the first stage from the starting stages list and then the players play the first match of the set.
  • Winning player of the preceding match bans 2 stages with the addition to counter pick stages.
  • The losing player states his chosen stage.
  • The winning player may choose to switch characters.
  • The losing player may choose to switch characters.
  • Next match in the set is played.

Steps 4 through 8 are repeated until the set is complete.

Starter Stages:

  • Battlefield
  • Final Destination
  • Smashville
  • Town and City
  • Pokemon Stadium 2

Counterpick Stages:

  • Kalos League
  • Yoshi Story
  • Small Battlefield
  • Lylat Cruise

By clicking “Register”, you agree to the rules and regulations listed above.

Register Super Smash Bros here.

Guilty Gear Strive

The latest 2D fighting game from ArcSystem Works based on the ever-popular franchise is back! Praised by fans of fighting games fans, this game has taken the world by storm and is making its debut at Geekdom 2021, organized by Qatar FGC.

Competitors will prepare powerful and familiar characters and partake in epic fights to decide the Guilty Gear Strive champion of Geekdom 2021 in a double elimination format tournament full of excitement. Join our tournament here to find out.

9 November, 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Msherieb – Sikkat Wadi Musheireb

General Rules:

  • The tournaments are in Double Elimination format. I. E. Losing 1 set in the tournament will still allow participants one more chance in the Losers Bracket.
  • All participants must bring their own controllers / USB Cables. All players using wireless controllers are required to un-sync their controllers from the PS4 they played on upon completion of every set. Failure to do so may subject the player to disqualification at the discretion of Tournament Organizers. Controllers must not have any performance enhancing modifications of any kind, including but not limited to turbo settings, and macros.
  • Tournament Organizers have the right to revoke or revise the event rules at any point during the event as they may see fit to ensure a fair and just experience as deemed necessary.

Guilty Gear Strive Rules:

  • This tournament will run in a double elimination format: You start in the winner’s bracket, losing puts you into the loser’s bracket and losing again results in a knock out.
  • Be respectful to the other participants as well as the organizers. Any inappropriate behavior can result in you being disqualified.
  • GAME RULES:99 seconds Best 2 out of 3 rounds Sets are best of 3 (first to 2), except in winners, losers and grand finals it will be best of 5 (first to 3) The player who won the last game is required to keep the same character, loser can change characters.
  • Players cannot agree to a Side Selection, they will play a Best-of-One Rock-Paper-Scissors to determine who picks their side first. The winner selects a side first.

By clicking “Register”, you agree to the rules and regulations listed above.

Register guilty gear strive here.

Tekken 7

Tekken is the best-selling fighting game franchise in history. Returning for another round, Tekken 7 takes the fight to the next level with photo-realistic graphics and new and innovative fighting mechanics.

Tekken 7 Tournament: Let’s get ready to rumble! Show off your skills, chain your combos, unleash your finishers, and wow the crowd in our Geekdom Tekken 7 Tournament, organized by Qatar FGC.

12 November, 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Msheireb – Sikkat Wadi Msheireb

General Rules:

  • The tournaments are in Double Elimination format. I. E. Losing 1 set in the tournament will still allow participants one more chance in the Losers Bracket.
  • All participants must bring their own controllers / USB Cables. All players using wireless controllers are required to un-sync their controllers from the PS4 they played on upon completion of every set. Failure to do so may subject the player to disqualification at the discretion of Tournament Organizers. Controllers must not have any performance enhancing modifications of any kind, including but not limited to turbo settings, and macros.
  • Tournament Organizers have the right to revoke or revise the event rules at any point during the event as they may see fit to ensure a fair and just experience as deemed necessary.

Tekken 7 Rules:

  • Game version: PlayStation 4.
  • Game Settings:  2/3 Games (Best of 3), 60 Seconds.
  • Grand Finals, Winners Finals and Losers Finals will be on 3/5 games format (Best of 5).
  • Winners of any match are not allowed to change their characters before the following match in a set. Losers of a match are allowed to change characters in the match following their loss.
  • Stage selection will always be set to random. The loser of any match has the choice to return to the stage select screen for another stage to be randomly selected, or to replay the following match on the same stage.
  • Players may mutually agree who sits on the left and right side, corresponding to Player 1 and Player 2 respectively, at the start of the Match. Players are committed to this selection for the entirety of the Match. If Players cannot agree to a Side Selection, they will play a Best-of-One Rock-Paper-Scissors to determine who picks their side first. The winner selects a side first.
  • There will be no customizing colors, names or items at any time before or during a tournament match. Any player that does so will be given a loss.
  • The following costumes are TOURNAMENT ILLEGAL:
    • Jack-7 Preset 3
    • Jack-7 Preset 4
    • Gigas Preset 3

By clicking “Register”, you agree to the rules and regulations listed above.

Register Tekken here.

Street Fighter V

The legendary fighting franchise returns with Street Fighter V! The latest edition is the perfect blend of old-guard fighting game fundamentals and newer, more modern takes on the genre.

Geekdom’s Street Fighter V Tournament, organized by Qatar FGC: Show us your fighting spirit! Players who are masters at this game become legends…are you one of those chosen few? Join our tournament to find out.

11 November, 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Msheireb – Sikkat Wadi Msheireb

General Rules:

  • The tournaments are in Double Elimination format. I. E. Losing 1 set in the tournament will still allow participants one more chance in the Losers Bracket.
  • All participants must bring their own controllers / USB Cables. All players using wireless controllers are required to un-sync their controllers from the PS4 they played on upon completion of every set. Failure to do so may subject the player to disqualification at the discretion of Tournament Organizers. Controllers must not have any performance enhancing modifications of any kind, including but not limited to turbo settings, and macros.
  • Tournament Organizers have the right to revoke or revise the event rules at any point during the event as they may see fit to ensure a fair and just experience as deemed necessary.

Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Rules:

  • Game version: PlayStation 4.
  • Game Settings: Versus Mode, 99 Seconds, 2/3 Rounds, 2/3 Games (Best of 3), No Handicap.
  • Grand Finals, Winners Finals and Losers Finals will be on 3/5 games format (Best of 5)
  • Winners of any match are not allowed to change their character before the following match in a set. Losers of a match are allowed to change their character in the match following their loss.
  • Training Stage, Skies of Honor, Flamenco Tavern, and Kanzuki Beach stage are not tournament legal.
  • Players may mutually agree who sits on the left and right side, corresponding to Player 1 and Player 2 respectively, at the start of the Match. Players are committed to this selection for the entirety of the Match. If Players cannot agree to a Side Selection, they will play a Best-of-One Rock-Paper-Scissors to determine who picks their side first. The winner selects a side first.

By clicking “Register”, you agree to the rules and regulations listed above.

Register Street Fighter V here.

Pokémon GO

You wanna be the very best, like no one ever was? Now is your chance, trainers!

Prepare your team and participate in epic PvP battles at this year’s Geekdom Cup Pokémon GO open GBL.

1 November

Tournament Rules & Details:

  • Rank Accredited: Yes
  • Event Format: Remote (Virtual)
  • Bracket Style: Swiss-Style
  • Rules: Standard Arena Rules
  • Round Time Limit: 1 day
  • Maximum Competitors: 128

To participate in the tournament, Competitors must be on the Doha Pokemon GO Discord. Once in the Discord, tag the admins to allow you in the private tournament channel: https://discord.gg/PFtQ9Kpk

By clicking “Register”, you agree to the rules and regulations listed above.

Register Pokemon GO here.

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