Q: What is this tournament about?

A: The PGL Bucharest Tavern Tales 2016 marks the return of the Tavern Tales series in Bucharest’s Sala Polivalentă. 16 world-class players will prove their worth in a three-day LAN event, fighting for a $25,000 prize pool

Q: When will the tournament take place?

A: 16 – 18 September, 2016

Q: Will there be qualifiers for wildcard slots?

A: Only one local qualifier will be held, for Romanian players only

Q: Are there any HCT points at stake?

A: Not this time. The PGL Bucharest Tavern Tales 2016 is not part of the HCT circuit

Q: Where can fans watch the matches?

A: Matches will be streamed on the PGL channel on Twitch.

Q: What’s the prize pool distribution?

  • 1st place » $8,000
  • 2nd place » $4,000
  • 3rd place » $3,000
  • 4th place  » $2,000
  • 5th – 8th place » $1,000 each
  • 9th – 16th place » $500 each

Q: What will be the match format?

A: Best of 5, Last Hero Standing with a slight twist: players will have to bring all 9 classes to the battle

Q: Will the tournament use Standard or Wild cards?

A: Standard

Q: Who are the casters?

A: Lothar, Gnimsh and Raven.

Q: What is the tournament schedule?

Friday – September 16

Stream starts at 10:00 AM. Groups A, B and C will be played simultaneously, with group B matches being broadcast.

Group B

  • superjj vs Tessin / Ekop vs Rdu 10:30
  • Upper bracket final 11:45
  • Elimination match 13:00
  • Lower bracket decider 14:15

Group D

  • Lifecoach vs Gaara / Hoej vs AKAwonder 16:00
  • Upper bracket final 17:15
  • Elimination match 18:30
  • Lower bracket decider 19:45

*Note: If schedule allows for it, group D matches will begin right after Group B ends. *

Satuday – September 17

  • Upper Round 1 M1 – 10:30
  • Upper Round 1 M2 – 11:45
  • Upper Round 1 M3 – 13:00
  • Upper Round 1 M4 – 14:15
  • OMEN by HP – Virtual Reality Experience – 15:30
  • Lower Bracket Round 1 M1 – 16:00
  • Lower Bracket Round 1 M2 – 17:15
  • Upper Bracket Round 2 M1 – 18:30
  • Upper Bracket Round 2 M2 – 19:45

Sunday – September 18

  • Lower Bracket Round 2 M1 – 10:30
  • Lower Bracket Round 2 M2 – 11:45
  • Upper Bracket Final – 13:00
  • Lower Bracket Round 3 – 14:15
  • Consolidation final – 15:30
  • OMEN by HP – Virtual Reality Experience – 16:45
  • Grand Final – 17:30
  • Grand Final – Reset – 18:45

Q: How will the prize money be paid out?

A: Please consult our Prize Policy for detailed information regarding the prize payments.