Master Chief World Championships

Master Chief World Championship 2024 | Retro World Series

🎮 Attention, Retro Gamers! The Master Chief World Championship is About to Drop! 🎮

🌟 Brace yourselves, Spartan warriors! The Master Chief World Championship, presented by the Retro World Series, is primed for launch featuring Halo 2, and it’s hotter than a plasma grenade detonation! 🔥

🚀 Halo 2, the iconic battleground where legends are forged, takes center stage.

🌠 What’s in Store:

  • Epic Showdowns: Expect jaw-dropping firefights, explosive rocket launches, and gravity-defying snipes. The arena pulses with energy, and the soundtrack? A symphony of battle rifles and pistols.
  • Awesome Prizes: Win cash, medals, trophies, and free entries to the Championship!

📅 Mark Your Calendars:

  • First Qualifier starts Feb 10 at Kami-Con!
  • Championship: July 7 at Southeast Game Exchange in Greenville, SC!

🎟️ Qualifiers: The road to glory starts at these pulse-pounding events:

  • Kami-Con (Feb 10)
  • Game On Expo (Mar 16)
  • LVL Up Expo (Apr 26, $10 entry—worth every credit)
  • Game Jam South (May 4)
  • Comicpalooza (May 25)
  • Momocon (May 25)
  • A-Kon (TBA—because slipspace travel takes time)
  • Southeast Game Exchange (Jul 6, $10 entry—bring your A-game!)

🏆 Spartans, these aren’t just tournaments; they are a cosmic collision of skill, strategy, and sheer adrenaline. So grab your Battle Rifles, charge your overshields, and let the Master Chief World Championship commence! 🌟

Be sure to sign up at the Retro World Series booth at each qualifier!

Happy hunting!💥

Rules (Click to Expand)

Prizing

  1. Qualifiers (except SEGE qualifier)
    • Winner
      • $150
      • Free entry into Championship
      • Medal
    • Top 4
      • Medal for runner-up
      • Free weekend pass to Southeast Game Exchange 2024
  2. Qualifiers (SEGE qualifier)
    • Championship will be a 16-man bracket, which will consist of the attending non-SEGE Qualifier winners and the top remaining players from the SEGE qualifier to ensure a 16-man bracket is filled. 
  3. Championship
    • Winner
      • $1,000
      • Trophy
    • Runner-up
      • $400
      • Medal
    • Top 4 will receive free weekend pass to Southeast Game Exchange 2025
  4. If a player wins a qualifier, they may compete in additional qualifiers within the same season but forfeit any claims to additional qualifier cash prizes, awards, or automatic entries to the Championship. If said player wins the qualifier, the prizes in that qualifier will be awarded to the runner-up. The player would still earn POY points for the win.

Format – Qualifiers (except SEGE Qualifier)

  1. Entry fee: Free (except for LVL Up Expo – $10)
  2. Gameplay Rules:
    1. 4-Man FFA. Top 2 from each group will advance to the next round.
    2. Use Slayer -> RWS Slayer game variant
      1. Score to Win Round: 25
      2. Round Time Limit: 15 Minutes
      3. Suicide Penalty: None
      4. Starting Weapon: Battle Rifle
      5. Weapons on Map: Human
    3. Map: Midship
    4. Tiebreakers in order: Points, Kills, Deaths, Assists, Shots Hit, Hit %, Player v Player

Format – Qualifiers (SEGE Qualifier)

  1. Entry fee: $10
  2. Qualifier date: Saturday. July 6,2024
  3. Gameplay Rules:
  1. 8-Man FFA groups. Championship will be a 16-man bracket, which will consist of the attending non-SEGE Qualifier winners and the top remaining players from the SEGE qualifier to ensure a 16-man bracket is filled. 
  2. Use Slayer -> RWS Slayer game variant
    1. Score to Win Round: 25
    2. Round Time Limit: 15 Minutes
    3. Suicide Penalty: None
    4. Starting Weapon: Battle Rifle
    5. Weapons on Map: Human
  3. Map: Midship
  4. Tiebreakers in order: Points, Kills, Deaths, Assists, Shots Hit, Hit %, Player v Player
  5. Players are permitted to bring their own controller. No controllers with Turbo or Wireless capabilities allowed

Format – Championship

  1. Championship date: Sunday, July 7, 2024
  2. 16-man bracket consisting of non-SEGE Qualifier winners with remaining slots filled by top remaining players from SEGE Qualifier
  3. Gameplay rules:
    1. 4-Man FFA. Top 2 from each group will advance to the next round.
    2. Use Slayer -> RWS Slayer game variant
      1. Score to Win Round: 25
      2. Round Time Limit: 15 Minutes
      3. Suicide Penalty: None
      4. Starting Weapon: Battle Rifle
      5. Weapons on Map: Human
    3. Map: Midship
    4. Tiebreakers in order: Points, Kills, Deaths, Assists, Shots Hit, Hit %, Player v Player

General Rules

  1. Players must adhere to the Retro World Series Official Rules.
  2. No communication or taunting between players.
  3. Players caught giving kills to other players during a FFA game will be warned. Players receiving two warnings during the same game will be disqualified. These warnings will be carried over from game to game.
  4. No super bouncing.
  5. No grenade jumping.
  6. No portal jumping on top of bases.
  7. If there is a matchup with only 3 players, the players will draw for the top screen.
  8. Players must use their registered Gamer Name during all games.
  9. Original Xbox and Xbox 360 consoles will be used.
  10. Players may use a Retro World Series Xbox or Xbox 360 Controller, but must provide a government ID as collateral until the Controller is returned.
  11. Players are permitted to bring their own controller. No controllers with Turbo or Wireless capabilities allowed