Onward VR-League Rules

Onward OC5 Qualification

Schedule

  • Aug 11 & 12 - OC5 Open Qualifier Stage 1 ran by VRML
  • Aug 18 & 19 - OC5 Open Qualifier Stage 2 ran by VRML
    • 4 teams for Stage 3 are decided
  • Aug - 24 - Cologne broadcast: 2 matches (3 teams); 1 team to go to OC5
  • Aug - 26 - Cologne broadcast: 2 matches (3 teams); 1 team to go to OC5
  • Sep - 1 - Leicester - 4 teams
  • Sep 2 - Leicester - 1 team to go to OC5
  • Sep 2 - all OC5 teams are locked
  • Sep 26 - OC5 - 4 teams

OC5 Onward Qualification Path

Spot & Seed #1 - Invitation for Globochem for winning Onward Invitational
  • Globochem will be #1 seed going into OC5
  • Not allowed to play in open qualifier
  • Globochem currently #1 rank in VRML
Spot & Seed #2 & #3 - VRL Season 2 Onward Finals Open Qualifier

Stage 1: Swiss Format
  • Dates: Aug 11 & 12
  • Hosted by VRML
  • Open Sign-Ups on
  • Seeding per VRML ranking by Aug 5
  • Top 8 teams proceed to stage 2
Stage 2: Round Robin
  • Dates: Aug 18 & 19
  • Hosted by VRML
  • Top 8 teams from stage 1 get seeded into 2 groups
    • Group A: Seed #1/4/5/8
    • Group B: Seed #2/3/6/7
  • Top 2 teams from each group advance
Stage 3: Play-In Matches
  • Dates: Aug 24 & 26
  • Hosted by ESL/VRML
  • Each day, 2 teams from stage 2 compete to proceed to play-in match for OC5 against #2 & #3 seed from VRML ranking from Aug 5 (these teams have received a BYE to this stage)
    • Aug 24 Group A #1 vs Group B #2; winner vs VRML Ranking #3 for OC5 spot
    • Aug 26 Group A #2 vs Group B #1; winner vs VRML Ranking #2 for OC5 spot
  • Both Broadcast
Spot & Seed #4 - VRL Season 2 Onward Finals Invitational Qualifier
  • Dates: Sep 1 & 2
  • Hosted by ESL in Leicester
  • Seeds #4-7 from VRML ranking on Aug 5 are invited
    • These teams are not allowed to participate in the Open Qualifier
  • Double-elimination tournament Bo3 tournament
  • Leicester winner qualifies for OC5

OCULUS CONNECT 5

  • Seeding
    • #1 - Onward Invitational winner: Globochem
    • #2 - Open Qualifier - Winner of play-in match with seed #2 from VRML ranking
    • #3 - Open Qualifier - Winner of play-in match with seed #3 from VRML ranking
    • #4 - Winner Leicester Qualifier
  • Format
    • Single-Elim Bo3 with Bo5 Grand Finals
    • Seed #1 v #4; Seed #2 v #3