Posted by dfb on 13:35:34 16th September 2011 CEST
News: COD4

Corsair has announced, in cooperation with Esports Heaven, a whopping $10,000 prize purse for an online Call of Duty 4 tournament called the Vengeance Cup

The tournament, which is set to be the largest ever Call of Duty 4 online tournament, will feature a prize purse like no other before in the history of Call of Duty 4. With $10,000 up for grabs we are certain to see the top teams competing for the number one spot in this competition and with 256 slots to fill we have room for plenty of teams to compete. So get your act together and start practicing because it is game time here at Esports Heaven. The Vengeance Cup is a celebration of the new Vengeance product line coming up by Corsair, and will cater to eSports and gaming enthusiasts from around the world.

This cup will feature 256 teams and will start off with a groupstage. We'll have 64 groups each having 4 teams, the top two of each group will progress into the playoffs. The playoffs will consist of 128 teams and will be double elimination.

Note: this cup is run in association with ESH. This means that the Corsair Vengeance Cup site is directly linked to Esports Heaven and you can use your Esports Heaven details to log in for the Vengeance Cup!

Maximum teams: 256
Signups Open: Friday 16th September 2011
Signups Close: Friday 7th October 2011
Start date: Monday 17th October 2011
End date: Monday 21st November 2011
Format: Groups + Playoffs
Head Admins: tomzki
Admins: sANtiaGo, Shaun3h, TurtleS
Rules: Click here
Signup: OPEN - Click here
Groups: Click here
Anti-Cheat: TZAC
IRC: #esh.cod4
Prize:

1st - $6000
2nd - $3000
3rd - $1000

Throughout the groupstage, VETO Best of 1 will be played. For those that are unaware of how VETO Bo1 works, please take note of the following:

How does VETO Best Of 1 work?
Knife
Loser of knife eliminates one map
Winner of knife eliminates one map
Loser of knife eliminates one map
Winner of knife eliminates one map
Map remaining is the map to be played

Groupstage Schedule

Groupstage Match#1: Monday 17th October
21:00 CET - Map decided by VETO - Best Of 1

Groupstage Match#2: Wednesday 19th October
21:00 CET - Map decided by VETO - Best Of 1

Groupstage Match#3: Monday 24th October
21:00 CET - Map decided by VETO - Best Of 1

Playoff Schedule

Upper Bracket 1 + 2: Monday 31st October
20:00 CET - VETO Bo1
21:00 CET - VETO Bo1
Lower Bracket 1 + 2: Monday 31st October
21:00 CET - VETO Bo1
22:00 CET - VETO Bo1

Upper Bracket 3 + 4: Wednesday 2nd November
20:00 CET - VETO Bo1
21:00 CET - VETO Bo1
Lower Bracket 3 + 4: Wednesday 2nd November
21:00 CET - VETO Bo1
22:00 CET - VETO Bo1

Upper Quarter Finals + Upper Semi Finals : Monday 7th November
20:00 CET - VETO Bo1
21:00 CET - VETO Bo3
Lower Bracket 5 + 6: Monday 7th November
21:00 CET - VETO Bo1
22:00 CET - VETO Bo1

Lower Bracket 7 + 8 + 9: Wednesday 9th November
20:00 CET - VETO Bo1
21:00 CET - VETO Bo1
22:00 CET - VETO Bo1

UB Finals : Monday 14th November
20:00 CET - BO3 VETO

Lower Bracket 10 + 11 : Monday 14th November
20:00 CET - VETO Bo1
21:00 CET - VETO Bo3

LB Finals : Wednesday 16th November
20:00 CET - BO3 VETO

Grand Finals : Monday 21st November
20:00 CET - Lower bracket map choice first, Upper bracket map choice second (if needed).