Congratulations to Poland on winning the Highlander Nations Cup #6!

Announcing Highlander Season 19!

Date July 11, 2019

Announcing Highlander Season 19!

All the information regarding the coming Season can either be found in this newspost, or will be released shortly!

For tiers we’ll be aiming to run swiss again for Open and Mid. This is still potentially subjected to change depending on the final signup numbers.

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Season Schedule

  • Signups: 11th July – 26th July 21:00 CEST (Premiership signup deadline is July 19th 21:00 CEST)
  • Publishing of Provisional Divisions: 26th July
  • Publishing of Final Divisions: 27th July
  • Premiership Qualifiers: 20th – 27th July
  • Main Season: 28th July – 17th August (3 Weeks)
  • Break for I-Series 65 LAN. No games will be played between 17th – 25th August
  • Main Season Resumes: 25th August – 7th September (2 Weeks, Roster Lock active on 1st September at 00:00 CEST)
  • Playoffs: 8th September – 29th September

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Highlander Nations Cup #6 Grand Final: Poland vs. Russia

Date July 12, 2019


Banner by soda | Written by CeeJaey

It is time!

32 Days after the first game of the 6th Highlander Nations Cup, we’re on the horizon of the final and facing the prospect of crowning a brand new champion. We’ve seen it all – reverse sweeps, parachute bombs, trickstabs & a multitude of shock results.

The first team to ever win two Nations Cups; Sweden Sweden? Not even participating. The defending champions UnitedStates United States of America? Didn’t make it out of the groups. Top seeded sides England England, Denmark Denmark & France France? Couldn’t even win a map in the playoffs. This has been one of the most chaotic, surprising and down-right exciting Nations Cups in memory, and tonight we have two countries battling for the honor of winning the title for the first time in their history.

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Highlander Season 19 Preseason One Night Cup

Date June 30, 2019

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With Season 18 wrapped up, it is time to move forward to Season 19! This one night cup will focus on testing 3 maps and a new whitelist!

>>>Signup now!<<<

Whitelist changes:

  • Banned the Wrangler
  • Banned the Fists of Steel (due to an uber building bug)

The whitelist for this cup can be found here.

Maps:

These maps are included for testing purposes, but have the potential to replace maps in the current pool! The cup feedback thread is located here.

Each tier is divided into round robin groups of four teams meaning there could be multiple groups for each tier. Teams that sign up sooner will be prioritized in getting a spot in the cup, so do not wait until the last minute to sign up! Keep in mind that there will not be any elimination rounds for this cup!

  • Signups close: July 6th at 21:00 CEST
  • Group stage round 1: July 7th 19:00 CEST – cp_propaganda_b16
  • Group stage round 2: July 7th 20:00 CEST – koth_clearcut_b10a
  • Group stage round 3: July 7th 21:00 CEST – pl_badwater

Highlander Nations Cup #6: Playoffs

Date June 25, 2019

With the conclusion of the group stages, the remaining 12 teams move onto the playoffs to fight for their chance of being crowned Nations Cup Champions!

You can find the full playoff bracket here, with the fixtures of the first playoff round listed below:

A #1 vs F #2Poland Poland vs Ukraine Ukraine
C #2 vs D #2Finland Finland vs Netherlands Netherlands
B #2 vs A #2Israel Israel vs Lithuania Lithuania
F #1 vs E #2Germany Germany vs Scotland Scotland

England England, Russia Russia, France France and Denmark Denmark get a bye in Round 1 for being the highest seeded teams to win their respective groups.


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Highlander Nations Cup #6: Final Group Stages Coverage

Date June 22, 2019


Banner by soda | Written by Buck824 & Wiethoofd

This week(end) will see the culmination of the Highlander Nations Cup #6 Group stages ending in Round 3 on Gullywash and Product, changing the pace from Stopwatch maps to Control Point & King of the Hill. So far there have been close fought games in this competition throughout the first two rounds, so it all comes down to this last round for Nations teams to make it to the playoff matches!
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