General Regulations & Formats | Bushiroad Championship Series 2018 WORLD FINALS

WORLD FINALS

Regulations
Deck Registration Form [PDF]

Please print and fill in the above deck registration forms and pass them to us during Registration at the Welcome Dinner (19th January 2019).

BCS2018 World Finals General Regulations & Formats
Format Individual
Eligibility Only invited players may participate in the tournament
Language Only English edition cards may be used.
Cards Cards from new expansions are legal to use from the expansion’s official release date.
Cards from expansions which are available after Sneak Preview / Pre-sale events are not allowed for use in the tournaments until the expansions are officially released.
Deck A player must use the same deck throughout a tournament. No switching of cards is permitted in between games within a tournament, except for the situations specified in the Sideboard Ruling for BFE & DB Best of 3 tournaments.
Sleeving Fighters are required to use the provided Bushiroad official sleeves.
All participants will receive sleeves during registration at Welcome Dinner.
Sleeves used for all cards must be of the same design unless otherwise stated.

Exception: VGE: Imaginary Gift Markers & G Deck (if any) | BFE: Flag, Lost Deck | DB: Banner

VGE: Players may use different card sleeves from their deck for their G Units. Sleeves used for the other cards must be of the same design.

BFE: Players may use different card sleeves from their deck for their Flag.
Sleeves used for the Main Deck and Buddy Monster must be of the same design. Sleeves used for the Lost Deck must be of a separate design from the Main Deck. Sleeves for the Sideboard must be the same as the Main Deck or Lost Deck depending on where the cards belong.

DB: Players may use different card sleeves from their deck for their Banners.
Sleeves used for the other cards, including main deck and side-board must be of the same design.

Time Out Swiss Rounds: 3 Extra Turns, maximum of 10 minutes, followed by double loss.
After top-cut: 3 Extra Turns, maximum of 10 minutes, followed by sudden death.

Deck Check

To avoid disputes and cases of cheating, we would require all participants to fill in Deck Registration Forms, which include their deck list and a media release and ruling agreement before registering for the tournaments.

Deck and Sleeve Checking

Organizer must check the Top 8 players’ cards and sleeves against their deck lists before starting Top 8 rounds. Deck and Sleeve Checking does not have to be performed before the Top 8 rounds, unless there are any disputes.

BCS2018 World Finals General Regulations & Formats
VGE
Standard/Premium
WSE BFE DB
Best of 1, Swiss
25 min/round
Best of 1, Swiss
30 min/round
Best of 3, Swiss
40 min/round
(sideboard allowed)
Best of 3, Swiss
50 min/round
(sideboard allowed)
Number of rounds will be dependent on number of participants and schedule
Cut to Top 8 (DB: Cut to Top 4)
Best of 3, Single Elimination
50 min/round
Best of 1, Single Elimination
30 min/round
Best of 3, Single Elimination
50 min/round
(sideboard allowed)
Best of 3, Single Elimination
50 min/round
(sideboard allowed)

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