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FiveShards presents the 5th Ruby Cup Sponsored by Battleshopper.com, April 9th!

We are pleased to share the details for the the first Immortal tournament in Hex’s history, the Ruby Cup, Season 5. Battleshopper.com is our sponsor for this tournament and is providing the prize pool. You can find all of our tournament dates here.

On Sunday, April 9th, 9:00am PDT (18:00 CEST), the greatest Entrathian shard-slingers will compete for a chance to take home the coveted Ruby Cup; this is the third cup in the fifth season of the FiveShards Shard Cup Series.

The Ruby Cup is immortal constructed; all current PVP sets are legal and any current cards/gems banned for competitive PVP are also banned for the tournament.

To register, sign up for free in-client under the special tab.  The tournament will be Swiss followed by a cut to the top 8.

Prizes

1st: 24 Set 5 Packs, 24 Set 6 Packs
2nd: 16 Set 5 Packs, 16 Set 6 Packs
3rd-4th: 8 Set 5 Packs, 8 Set 6 Packs
5th-8th: 5 Set 5 Packs, 5 Set 6 Packs
9th: 4 Set 5 Packs, 4 Set 6 Packs
10th-16th: 3 Set 5 Packs, 3 Set 6 Packs
17th-32nd: 1 Set 5 Packs, 2 Set 6 Pack

Random Door Prizes

$15 Gift Certificate to Battleshopper.com
$15 Gift Certificate to Battleshopper.com
$15 Gift Certificate to Battleshopper.com
$15 Gift Certificate to Battleshopper.com

Streamer prizes

5x Set 6 Packs
5x Set 6 Packs
5x Set 6 Packs
5x Set 6 Packs

We will be drawing the door prizes at the conclusion of round 2 for all players who remain in the tournament. To be eligible for Door prizes, the client must not have said you dropped in round 1 or 2.

The FiveShards account will send out prizes after the tournament concludes.

Cup Points

  • 1st: 15 points
  • 2nd: 13 points
  • 3rd/4th: 11 points
  • 5th-8th: 9 points
  • 9th: 8 points
  • 10th-16th: 6 points
  • 17th-32nd: 4 points
  • 33rd-64th: 2 points
  • 65th or higher: 1 point

Specific Rules

Since this is in-client, our rule set is much smaller this time around.

Feature Match Policy: If you are playing in the Ruby Cup and are streaming, we take that as consent that you are willing to allow us to use your stream as a feature match on the main channel (twitch.tv/fiveshards). If, however, you would not like us to do this, please let us know as soon as possible and we will not host your stream.

Michael Allen is a competitive HexTCG player, co-host of the 2 Turns Ahead podcast, and founder and moderator of the Hex Subreddit.

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