Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I sign up for a tournament?
First if you haven't already you need to make an eternaltournaments.com account and log in.
Click your name in the upper right and go to decks.
Import a deck. This can be done in a number of ways the easiest is to use the export deck option in eternal then select import for the create method, paste into the field, make sure to give the deck a name and click "Create Deck"
Now that you have a deck in the system click the big register button at the top of the screen. This will take you to the tournament page.
Select your deck from the dropdown and click "Join"
- How do I play in a tournament?
Make sure to be signed up ahead of time. Signups are usually open a week ahead of the event so theres no reason to wait to the last second.
About 30 minutes before the event is to begin checkins will open. This will be announced in chat. Then just click the big checkin button at the top of the page.
(If it still says details, click details then click check in)
This page will dynamically update when you get paired. You will also report matches here. Everything related to your tournament will be on this page. If you close it or navigate away for any reason just click the large checkin button to get back.
- Can I change my decklist?
If the tournament has not yet start you may drop, change your deck and then rejoin. It is important to let the TO know your doing this if it's close to the start time so that they don't accidentally start without you.
You must drop and rejoin to change your decklist. Just changing it on the decks page will not change the deck you registered with.
- What if I can't find my opponent or they don't respond to the challenge?
Try contacting them in chat. Remember to wait a reasonable amount of time (at least 5 minutes) as sometimes real life interferes.
- How are ratings calculated?
The system uses a standard ELO system. Games are 16k and weight of 400. If you don't know what that means, don't worry about it. Put simply it's the same system chess has been using for a long time.
- Are you connected to Direwolf in anyway?
No. This site is completely fanmade. This is why we depend on donations to keep running.
- If I donate money where will it go?
Any donations over the cost of the server will go toward additional prizes.