Halite Tournaments - Season II


#1

Season I was a success! We had lots of fun and we're ready to do another season. Our registration has opened up again! Joining the Discord server this time is still mandatory, but we have an email service now, so you don't need to be active all the time on Discord. Click here to sign up for Season II.

Why we want you in our Discord server:

Being in the Discord server allows you to receive the latest announcements from us and also allows you to battle other players so you can test your bot. We also have a very intuitive and smooth system built on our server for you to submit and battle bots with.

Links:

-Sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/l1ErbOD2yrcP92Ir1
-Donations: https://www.paypal.me/HaliteTournaments
-Discord Server: https://discord.gg/H9eYc4H
-Github: https://github.com/HaliteTournaments/

New Features:

-Cash Prize: The winner of Season II will win at least 5 dollars USD! You must have a PayPal account that can accept money from HaliteTournaments to receive the prize.
-Battle System: You are now able to submit your bots easily and test your bots against other players in the Discord server with our new Discord Bot!
-Donations: We need donations to sustain Halite Tournaments! Your contributions will go directly to running our Halite Tournaments server and cash prizes! Donating a dollar or more will give you the Contributor role which has special privileges in our Discord server. Click here to donate. Your donation must be greater or equal to the value of one dollar USD. All currencies accepted by PayPal is accepted by Halite Tournaments.
-Github Repository: You are now able to help write code for our HTBot! Just fork the repository and issue a pull request to contribute to our code! Click here for the repository.

Details:

Can be viewed in the Discord server by typing !rules in any channel

DATES:
-REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 12 3:30PM GMT
-SUBMISSIONS FOR BOTS OPEN APRIL 12 3:30PM GMT
-Tournament starts at 4:00pm GMT from April 24 to April 26!

FORMAT:
-Double Elimination style tournament(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double-elimination_tournament)
-The winners of each round will be determined by a round of 5
-All games will be 1v1
-Previously created bots are allowed once submissions open.
-After each round, you are allowed to change your bot.
-Timeouts will be disabled!
-CHECK THE LANGUAGES RESTRICTION USING THE HALITE BOT : !languages

RESTRICTIONS:
-COPYING OTHER PEOPLE'S BOTS IS FORBIDDEN. DOING THIS WILL GET YOU DISQUALIFIED.
-Submitting malicious code is also forbidden and will get you disqualified.
-You can be disqualified 3 times before you are banned from the server!
-By completing this form, you agree to not break of these rules.
-If two players have the same bot they will be asked to give an explanation and one of them if not both have to change their bot.
-You must be in the Discord server to participate! You are disqualified until you join the Discord server.

ADVICE:
-You should probably start working on your bot as soon as you see this. You can use previously built bots that you made yourself and most contestants will have bots from the actual game, so working on bots right now will give you a nice advantage.


#2

The official repository with the code we are running on our server has been moved here : https://github.com/HaliteTournaments/Tournament-Environment :wink: