Schedule for Saturday, May 3 Featured Matches: Piltover vs. Zaun

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Bandle City vs. Demacia matches tomorrow. Summoners from those factions can sign up here to participate.

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We will be holding some shoutcasted Featured Matches on Saturday, May 3, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Pacific (3:30 Eastern). These Featured Matches are worth twice the base point value of an ordinary Factions match. The winner of this best-of-three set will have a random chance to unlock a new Champion for their roster.

Today, Piltover will face off against Zaun, as part of the Hextech Revolution storyline. This is a bitterly contested grudge match: Zaun recently sabotaged Piltover’s research labs, causing explosions that killed thousands and set Piltover’s research back a great deal. Piltover’s Finest have brought evidence of this sabotage to the Council, and Piltover has been awarded a single ban against Zaun’s roster for this set of matches as a sanction.

Here is the schedule, with start times and lineups. Slots listed as OPEN will be filled from the audience.

Each team has slots for Summoners of particular ranks. Rank is defined as the higher of S3 and S4 solo queue SR rank. We use end-of-season rank. Rank slots can be “underfilled”, but never exceeded: for example, you can put a Gold in a Plat or Diamond slot, but you can’t put a Diamond in a Gold slot.

Join the Factions chat to cheer on your favored faction:

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And if you haven’t already, you can sign up for one of the four factions participating in the current storyline.

Match I

Starts at: 12:30 p.m. Pacific — 1:30 Mountain — 2:30 Central — 3:30 Eastern

Match One will be a “low-tier” matchup of Silver and Bronze Summoners.

For Piltover

  • Silver: MrKarato
  • Silver: Hninja
  • Silver: Obake
  • Bronze: Mixizm (Captain)
  • Bronze: Stoveison

For Zaun

  • Silver: Typhoid Burrito
  • Silver: Has Been of Time
  • Silver: Rahh231
  • Bronze: Geekee Was Taken (Captain)
  • Bronze: MaskedN6732

Silver subs: Argus Filch — ottoman714
Unranked subs (might fill for Bronze if needed): MaskedN6732 — 4klover

Match II

Starts at: 1:30 p.m. Pacific — 2:30 Mountain — 3:30 Central — 4:30 Eastern

This will be a “high-tier” match, with a Diamond-Diamond-Plat-Plat-Plat configuration.

For Zaun:

  • Diamond: Naggarok (Captain)
  • Diamond: OPEN
  • Platinum: SonofTill
  • Platinum: Rakdosis
  • Platinum: Companion Prism

Platinum subs: PianoConspiracy

For Piltover:

  • Diamond: Nhan
  • Diamond: OPEN
  • Platinum: Confounder (Captain)
  • Platinum: HawkeyeGuardian
  • Platinum: TempestEP

Platinum subs: FuzzyTigerGuy

Match III

Starts at: 2:30 p.m. Pacific — 3:30 Mountain — 4:30 Central — 5:30 Eastern

This will be a “mid-tier” match, with a Gold-Gold-Gold-Silver-Silver configuration.

For Piltover

  • Gold: Akanoth
  • Gold: Foret Senpai
  • Gold: r0wler
  • Silver: MrKarato
  • Silver: Sgt Porkchop

Gold subs: Adgarin — r0wler
Silver subs: Hninja

For Zaun

  • Gold: PONCHOGRANDE
  • Gold: KnightMayre (Captain)
  • Gold: Eledhan
  • Silver: Argus Filch
  • Silver: ArrowDealer

Silver subs: ottoman714

Rules

This is an abbreviated version of the tournament rules.

Points. These matches have twice the base value of normal matches.

Disconnects. Normally, we remake Factions matches if there’s a d/c. This is problematic in a scheduled tournament. As a result, we handle it this way: each team has 5 minutes of pause time. Once that’s used up, the game plays on. Please check your connection before the match: if you d/c, you will likely throw the match for your faction.

Start times. Matches will begin no earlier than the posted times. If there are gaps still on the teams at the posted time, we’ll go to subs. 5 minutes after posted start time, we’ll open it up to the audience. A team with gaps on its roster at 15 minutes past start time forfeits.

Caitlyn, you monster.

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