Processing

Common rules of all Krosmoz Tournaments Arena events.

This document states all common rules of all affiliated tournaments.

General

  • All descriptions in the personal profile or team descriptions must not be inappropriate. All pornographic or insulting words or intentions are strictly prohibited.
  • All participants, commentators or organizers must respect each others. Provocations or insults are strictly prohibited.
  • All tournaments take place in the tournament server. Therefore, everyone has all 18 characters, level 200 with all 160+ equipments, plus the Dreggon Helmet. All characters have 100 additional statistic points and an infinite 1 AP / 1 MP / 1 Range buff.
  • All tournaments will be in 3v3.
  • Since all tournaments are in a tournament server, tournament accounts will be lent for the purpose. Once a tournament is over, or once your team is eliminated, your access to the tournament account will be revoked.
  • All tournaments will be organized by the Krosmoz Tournaments Arena and are sponsored by Ankama Games.
  • Playing multiple account is now authorized. But you have to register with multiple persons.
  • All lent tournament account will be checked. If someone does an infraction on the account, a case will occur and will determine the responsible. Once determined, he or she will be permanently banned from the KTA season in progress and penalties from Ankama Games can be taken.

Teams and registration

  • All teams have to registrer through the https://ktarena.com/ website to participate in a KTA tournament.
  • A valid team must be at least a 3 members team to participate in a tournament.
  • Everyone can participate since we lend tournament accounts. Once you're registered, your account can be found in the 'Profile' tab in the navigation bar, in the 'Tournament server' panel.
  • All participants MUST inform the Ankama Games Nickname in their personal profile page.
  • A team can group participants from different servers.
  • During a league tournament, it is impossible to register to multiple tournaments or to register to a tournament or a different league.
  • Changing the roaster of a team during a tournament is strictly prohibited.
  • After the first participation to a tournament, a team must have at least 2 members of the original roaster of this tournament. They can do all the changements they can if this rule is respected.

Matches

  • A begun match will never be restarted, even if a bug or a connexion problem occurs.
  • A team can not be 15 minutes late for a match. Past this limit, the on-time team can declare the delayed one forfeit. If both teams are absent or incomplete, a double-forfeit will be declared.
  • A team that’s cumulated two unjustified forfeit will be eliminated from the tournament in progress and won’t receive any reward.
  • Once a match is over, both teams must take a screenshot of the match result and report it to the KTA Discord server. If the reported results differ, the screenshot will determinate the result. If there’s no screenshot, the first reported result will be taken.
    Tip : If you’ve forgotten to screenshot the end match screen, click on the “Battle complete” in the chat to re-open it.
  • A resurrected character by an Osamodas is counted for a dead character in the end.
  • Leave a match, if it has consequences on, is strictly forbidden. (For exemple, if it changes the resurrection order of an Osamodas).
  • For all non-bracket matches, the Draw rule is to apply, except for the Gold League and the last round match of the other league tournaments. A match is considered over at the 21th turn mark. If both teams have the exact number of alive character - excluding Osamodas’ resurrection - the match is considered a Draw. If a team has more alive character, the relevant team wins.
  • If there’s a Draft-type match, all drafts must take place on the KTA draft’s website. The preparation time is 30 minutes and a forfeit can be asked after 40 minutes by the team that's ready on time.

Tournament points and ranking

All ranking criteria are in the following order :

  1. Swiss points (SP)

    A victory grant 3 SP, a draw grant 1 SP and a defeat grant none.
    In case of a forfeit, the forfeit team has no point while the other team earns 3 SP.
    In case of a double forfeit, the 2 teams get no point.

  2. Additional Points (AP)

    Additional points depends of the match result and the number of surviving characters.

    Victory Defeat
    3 - 0 60 5
    2-0 or 3-1 at the 21th turn mark 45 15
    1-0 or 3-2 or 2-1 at the 21th turn mark 30 25
    Draw 30
    Forfeit 60 0
  3. Head-to-head match result

  4. Buccholz (PVA)

  5. If no Tie-Breaker is possible, the referee will take a decision (non-exhaustives possibilities : KTA points, Tie-Breaker match, Registration time, etc.)

Leagues

Teams will be split in 3 different leagues : Gold, Silver & Bronze. Tournament structures & format will differ and the KTA points award will differ. All league tournaments will take place simultaneously. At the end of a league tournament, some teams will be relegated or promoted to a different league according to their results.
A placement tournament will take place in the season beginning, opened for everyone, to split everyone in the different leagues.

Gold League

  • Composed of the 10 higher ranked teams.
  • Round Robin format : Every teams face every other teams in a single draft match.
  • In the end, a leaderboard will be drawn and the 4 least ranked teams will be relegated to the Silver League. The forfeit teams will take priority on the relegation.
  • If Gold league teams are erased, the number of relegated teams will decrease of much.

Silver League

  • Composed of 40 teams.
  • Classic format : fixed composition rounds (with restrictions) and draft play offs.
  • At the end of the tournament, the 4 higher ranked teams will be promoted to the Gold League and the 16 least ranked teams will be relegated to the Bronze League.
  • A silver league team can not participate in a whole tournament without being relegated. But after a second non-participation, it’s automatically relegated. Those teams have the relegation priority.
  • If silver teams are erased than the number of relegated teams will decrease of much.

Bronze League

  • Composed of every other teams.
  • Classic format : fixed composition rounds (with restrictions) and draft play offs.
  • There’s no team number limitation.
  • A newly created team is automatically ranked Bronze.
  • A Bronze tournament is limited to 64 slots. If more teams are registered, the tournament will be split in multiple tournaments. The number of tournament will always be a power of 2.
  • The 16 highest ranked (all tournaments considered) will be promoted to the Silver League.

KTA Points

Participate in a tournament allow you to earn KTA points according to your team result as follow :

Bronze League Silver League
Victory in the Swiss Rounds
for the non-qualified for the play offs
2 KTA Points 4 KTA Points
Top 9 - 16 10 20
Top 5 - 8 20 40
Top 3 - 4 30 60
Top 2 40 80
Top 1 50 100

In the Gold League, each victory grants 25 KTA points. If a team forfeits the tournament, it get 0 point and every non forfeit teams earn 25 KTA points.

All those points makes a leaderboard. The 16 highest ranked teams at the end of the season are automatically qualified for the end season tournament.

Penalties

In case of non-compliance with the said rules, penalties can be applied by the KTA members. The theoretical tab is as follow.

Action Penalty
Bad behaviour (insults, etc.) 1 warning
3 warnings -20 KTA points + Disqualification for the tournament in progress or followed.
5 warnings Disqualification of the progress KTA season
Cheating -10 KTA points + 1 warning
Lending an account to an other team member The tournament access are revoked + 1 warning

The KTA team can modify the penalties depending of how grave the situation is.
A penalty is for the team, even if only one player is in fault.
All warnings are accumulated in the season. They are re-set to 0 at the season end.

The KTA may modify part or all rules to ensure the smooth functioning of the season.