The Royal Award Ceremony

Printed 30 October 2019

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The Royal Award Ceremony

The Outcomes from the 2019 October World Championships

Nobody’s ever actually gone.
   –Luke Skywalker, Star Wars: The Final Jedi

Just lately, tons of of gamers from all around the world converged on the Roy Wilkins Auditorium in Saint Paul, Minnesota to compete within the 2019 October World Championships. Over the course of 5 days, iconic Star Wars™​ characters clashed in epic duels and ace pilots dispatched rival squadrons among the many stars, as gamers took half in a spirited competitors full of thrilling battles.

The Star Wars galaxy was celebrated in fashion through the 2019 October World Championships and gamers who achieved greatness by way of victory have been embellished with a large assortment of prizes. Even those that confronted defeat have been rewarded for displaying true bravery whereas dealing with off in opposition to formidable forces. To everybody who got here out and made this occasion so particular, thanks! We sincerely hope that you just loved the expertise.

Ultimately, two unbelievable gamers met the problem and rose to the highest. Now that the World Championships have concluded, we should take a second to acknowledge our two new champions. 

Andrew Rothermel (United States) led his trio of heroic droids—R2-D2, C-3PO, and Chopper—to victory within the Star Wars™: Future World Championship! Although a considerably unassuming bunch, these three loyal companions proved their mettle each step of the way in which till the ultimate desk, the place they confronted off in opposition to the dastardly Basic Grievous and his group of villainous droids. In victory, Andrew claimed the title of World Champion.

Oliver Pocknell (United Kingdom) expertly commanded his three Imperial aces to grab victory within the Star Wars™: X-Wing World Championship! In a dramatic finale, Oliver suffered a large setback by way of shedding Darth Vader in an early engagement, however in an incredible showcase of willpower and ability, Oliver guided his two remaining aces by way of a deadly dogfight with the overwhelming forces of the Insurrection and managed to return out on high.

Congratulations, Andrew and Oliver! You have earned it! Now it is time to have a look again and share some notable statistics from these two World Championship occasions.

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A Parting Reward

As soon as once more, congratulations to our new World Champions, Andrew Rothermel and Oliver Pocknell! Thanks to everybody who got here out to compete within the 2019 October World Championships and a particular thanks to the streamers, judges, group contributors, and everybody else who made these occasions potential! It is an absolute privilege to host occasions like these for gamers such as you.

It’s possible you’ll discover this yr’s streamed matches, together with the finals of each Star Wars: Future and Star Wars: X-Wing, archived on our Twitch or YouTube pages. For now, make certain to remain tuned for extra Organized Play information and updates. Till subsequent time, might the Pressure be with you!


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