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The Celestial Tournament is a special GvG tournament held through February and March, 2007, sponsored by ArenaNet. 277 guilds entered with more than 2,500 players registered for the tournament, making this the largest Guild Wars tournament up to date. 165 guilds made it to the 8th and final Swiss system round. Prizes vary from video cards to in game items.

It has been announced that this tournament will once again involve the Xunlai Tournament House.

Format

Registration for the Celestial Tournament was open for all eligible guilds until February 14, 2007. The tournament consists of two stages. First, there are eight rounds of a Swiss system tournament, from February 16th until March 30th, 2007. The first round was randomly seeded. The winner of a pairing in each round was determined by a single match.

Following the Swiss play, on March 31st and April 1st, 2007, the top 16 guilds (based upon win/loss results and opponent's match-win percentage as the tie-breaker) will compete in a single elimination tournament. All pairings in this stage will be best of three matches.

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Prizes

The winners will receive the following prizes from ArenaNet:

Place Prize
1st 8 ATI Radeon X1950 XTX video cards
100 special transmogrify potions (per player)
permanent golden cape trim for the guild
2nd 8 ATI Radeon X1650 PRO video cards
50 special transmogrify potions (per player)
temporary silver cape trim for guild
3rd -- 4th 8 Logitech G5 Laser Mice
40 special transmogrify potions (per player)
temporary silver cape trim for guild
5th -- 8th 8 Thermaltake Gamma Pad Gaming Surfaces
30 special transmogrify potions (per player)
temporary silver cape trim for guild
9th -- 16th 20 special transmogrify potions (per player)
temporary silver cape trim for guild
17th -- 32nd 15 special transmogrify potions (per player)
temporary bronze cape trim for guild
33rd -– 48th 10 special transmogrify potions (per player)
49th – 64th 5 special transmogrify potions (per player)
65th – 96th 3 special transmogrify potions (per player)
97th – 128th 2 special transmogrify potions (per player)
129th & lower 1 special transmogrify potions (per player)

The effect of the special transmogrify potions is to turn you into a Rollerbeetle Racer.

In addition to the above prizes, it has been announced that there is a "Good Sportsmanship Award." 5 Guilds will be able to win this title and they will receive a full set of skill pins.

In addition to the above mentioned prizes, the winning guild of the tournment, the winners of the best sportsmanship overall, as well as the 8 players who get the most points from the Xunlai Tournament House will receive special Transmogrifer potions that will never run out.

Swiss System Rounds

The Swiss rounds began on February 16, 2007, at 19:00 UTC and ended on March 29th, 2007.

Final standings

Results from eight Swiss System rounds
Rank Guild Points   OMW 1)   GBW 2)   OBW 3)
1 Europe Esoteric Warriors [EW] 24 71.26% 88.89% 66.77%
2 North America Idiot Savants [iQ] 21 80.95% 72.73% 71.63%
3 North America Mostly Harmless [MH] 21 68.45% 73.33% 63.56%
4 North America Winners Remorse [wR] 21 67.17% 78.95% 64.94%
5 North America Ominous Latin Name [tag] 21 66.98% 75.00% 59.95%
6 Europe Team Everfrost [eF] 21 62.38% 88.24% 57.41%
7 Europe Rus Corp [RUS] 21 61.65% 80.00% 54.93%
8 North America Battery Powered Best Friend [Vibe] 21 60.04% 87.50% 57.79%
9 Europe Bambis Dont Say [Meow] 21 56.54% 78.95% 55.20%
10 North America Time Is Running [OUT] 18 71.43% 61.90% 66.20%
11 Europe Serious Sin [SiN] 18 69.29% 64.71% 67.50%
12 North America Temporal Flux Reality [acid] 18 68.57% 61.11% 61.34%
13 Europe Listen To [iPod] 18 67.08% 70.59% 63.72%
14 Korea 한 얼 [one] 18 67.03% 57.89% 59.78%
15 North America Zero Files Remaining [LaG] 18 66.65% 61.54% 58.96%
16 Japan Supernova Jpn [SpNv] 18 66.42% 68.42% 62.98%

0) guilds match-win (GMW) percentage = fraction of possible points scored by guild in all rounds, but at least 1/3
1) opponents match-win (OMW) percentage = average GMW of guilds opponents
2) guilds battle-win (GBW) percentage = as GMW, but counting each best-2-of-3 battle individually
3) opponents battle-win (OBW) percentage = average GBW of guilds opponents

The complete standing and results can be seen on the official site.

Good Sportsmanship Award

The Good Sportsmanship Award was given to the top 5 guilds who received the most good sportsmanship nominations from their peers during the Swiss System rounds of the Celestial Tournament.

Results for the Good Sportsmanship Award
Rank Guild
1 North America Forsaken Wanderers [FW]
2 North America The Shadowknights [SK]
3 North America Legion of Losers [LOL]
4 Europe Bruderschaft der Verdammnis [BdV]
5 Europe Storm Bearers [SB]

Play-Offs

Celestial Tournament Finals Participants
Seed Guild
1 Europe Esoteric Warriors [EW]
2 North America Idiot Savants [iQ]
3 North America Mostly Harmless [MH]
4 North America Winners Remorse [wR]
5 North America Ominous Latin Name [tag]
6 Europe Team Everfrost [eF]
7 Europe Rus Corp [RUS]
8 North America Battery Powered Best Friend [Vibe]
9 Europe Bambis Dont Say [Meow]
10 North America Time Is Running [OUT]
11 Europe Serious Sin [SiN]
12 North America Temporal Flux Reality [acid]
13 Europe Listen To [iPod]
14 Korea 한 얼 [one]
15 North America Zero Files Remaining [LaG]
16 Japan Supernova Jpn [SpNv]

The teams will be seeded according to their Swiss system rounds final standing.

Round of sixteen

March 31st, 2007, 16:00 UTC
Europe Esoteric Warriors [EW] vs. Japan Supernova Jpn [SpNv] 2 : 0
North America Battery Powered Best Friend [Vibe] vs. Europe Bambis Dont Say [Meow] 2 : 0
North America Winners Remorse [wR] vs. Europe Listen To [iPod] 1 : 2
North America Ominous Latin Name [tag] vs. North America Temporal Flux Reality [acid] 2 : 0
North America Idiot Savants [iQ] vs. North America Zero Files Remaining [LaG] 2 : 0
Europe Rus Corp [RUS] vs. North America Time Is Running [OUT] 0 : 2
North America Mostly Harmless [MH] vs. Korea 한 얼 [one] 2 : 0
Europe Team Everfrost [eF] vs. Europe Serious Sin [SiN] 2 : 0

Quarter-Finals

March 31st, 2007, 19:00 UTC
Europe Esoteric Warriors [EW] vs. North America Battery Powered Best Friend [Vibe] 2 : 0
Europe Listen To [iPod] vs. North America Ominous Latin Name [tag] 2 : 0
North America Idiot Savants [iQ] vs. North America Time Is Running [OUT] 2 : 1
North America Mostly Harmless [MH] vs. Europe Team Everfrost [eF] 0 : 2

Semi-Finals

April 1st, 2007, 16:00 UTC
Europe Esoteric Warriors [EW] vs. Europe Listen To [iPOD] 2 : 0
North America Idiot Savants [iQ] vs. Europe Team Everfrost [eF] 0 : 2

Finale

April 1st, 2007, 19:00 UTC
Europe Esoteric Warriors [EW] vs. Europe Team Everfrost [eF] 1 : 2
Results from Celestial Tournament
Guild
Winner Europe Team Everfrost[eF]
Runner-Up Europe Esoteric Warriors [EW]
3rd North America Idiot Savants [iQ]
Europe Listen To [iPOD]
5th North America Mostly Harmless [MH]
North America Ominous Latin Name [tag]
North America Battery Powered Best Friend [Vibe]
North America Time Is Running [OUT]
9th North America Winners Remorse [wR]
Europe Rus Corp [RUS]
Europe Bambis Dont Say [Meow]
Europe Serious Sin [SiN]
North America Temporal Flux Reality [acid]
Korea 한 얼 [one]
North America Zero Files Remaining [LaG]
Japan Supernova Jpn [SpNv]

See also

  • Official coverage and rules by ArenaNet

This article uses material from the "Celestial Tournament" article on the Guild Wars wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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