A 1 vs 1 PvP tournament, based on an event idea from players for players. Put into operation with kind
The WoP Cup is a 1 vs 1 PvP tournament with a group stage and a final round. Of cours the event will be
rounded over with a battle royal, on the final day after the finals, as bloody and dirty, as usual!
Bay below Punto Fijo
The execution – General:
The WoP Cup is divided into a group stage and a final round, all registerd players will be put together
in groups of 4, by a lottery.
No Storeships allowed within the tournament!
No teams allowed during the matches!
Ship class for the matches is exclusively FG!
Number of Ships is 4!
The ships will be put by the referee!
The players take their Ships and and Ammo on a raft from the referee and sail towards the bay afterwards.
The matches are held without wood and clothes
Entering the port during the match is not allowed, this means no reload of ammo during a match!
Every violation of the rules above immediately leads to disqualification from the whole tournament!
The execution – group stage:
Within the groups everyone fights a match against each other with a max. duration of 15 min.!
The players fight without wood and clothes,without reloading of ammo and without repairing ships during
the match.Every violation of any of these rulesimmediately leads to disqualification from the whole
tournament! In this case, the discontinued match will be valued as a victory by difference of damage
(see below) with 3 % difference of damage.
If a ship gets sunk before the official match time is over, the match ends immediately, winner ist the
one, who sunk the opponents ship.
If at least one player is running out of ammo, before the offical match time is over, the match as well
ends immediately. Winner is the player, who caused more damage to his opponents ship until this
time! The difference of remaining percentage of hull must be at least 3%, otherwise the match will be
valued as a tie! The same rules will be applied, if there is no ship sunken as well as no player is running
out of ammo during the regular match time!
The following scoring system will be used for the matches:
Victory by sinking an opponents ship: 3:0 points
Victory by difference of damage: 2:0 points
Tie: 1:1 points
In addition the difference of caused damage will be valued in the score table as well (i.e. 68 % by 63 %
gives + 5% for the winner and minus 5% for the loser of a match).
The first and second placed players of each group qualify themselfes directly for the final round. Depending
on the number of groups only the first placed players of each group and the best second placed players and/or
the best third placed players qualify for the final round to reach the required amount of players (16) for the
In case of a tie of points within a group, the direct comparision of the players is used to calculate the position
within the score table. If the direct comparisin is a tie as well, the overall caused difference of damage is used
for the calculation and if this is a tie as well, finally the positioning is based on a lottery!
The same rules re used for the eventually best second and/or third placed players except the direct comparision,
which is not available!
The execution – final round:
The qualified players will be put together into pairings, by a defined key for the round of the last 16, 8 and the
semi finals. The winners of the semi finals will play the final, the losers the match for third place.
The max. match time is 25 min. In case of a tie (difference of damage below 3%), ther will be an extra time
of 5 min. If it is still a tie after the extra time, the winner will be evaluated by lottery! Further more the same
rules are applied as into the group stage!
The execution – The battle royal:
On the final day, after the final match, there will be a battle royal for all participants of the WoP Cup.
Shipclass FG or below!
No wood no clothes!
Max. 4 ships!
No store ships!
Any violation of one of the rules, listed above, leads to an immediate disqualification from the battle royal!
Winner will be the last remaining player on sea!
If there is more then one player left after the end of the battle (23:00 GMT), winner is the one with the most left
ships and/or the less hull damage!
The conditions of participation:
Eligible is every player, who is able to sail at least 4 FG’s (nav. skill 96 or above)!
The rgistration is available via Facebook or via E-Mail to
Closure of registration: 15.12.2015
Lottery and announcement of the groups and match dates: 20.12.2015 *1)
Group stage: 15.01.2016 – 23.01.2016
Round of last 16: 24.01.2016
Round of last 8 and semi finals: 30.01.2016
Match for third, final and battle royal: 31.01.2016
*1) If players are not able to participate in a match of the group stage at the annonced date, they have to
find an alternative date by themselfes (together with the assigned referee) within the annonunced time
frame of the group stage. If this is not possible, the match will be valued as a tie! If a player doesn’t appear
for a match of the final round – no matter what reason for -, the opponent wins automatically. If both players
of a match of the final round doesn’t appear, the winner is evaluated by lottery!
The Winnings (sponsored with kind support of the WoP Team):
1st place: A set of four 200 speed up sloops
2nd place: A set of 12 Killer WG’s
3rd place: A set of 14 Every FG’s
1st place: A specialist of your choice from the store
2nd place: A set of two 100 speed up sloops
IMPORTANT: Depending on the ammount of registered players some regulations and/or Winnings may
be changed. Further details will be announced after closure of registration.