• Reynolds Club - University of Chicago (map)
  • 5706 South University Avenue
  • Chicago, IL, 60637
  • United States

Watch the Throne returns as the Melee Arcadian of Chicago. Arcadians are tournaments where no ranked players are allowed to enter. Posted below are banlists for nearby regions. It is up to the TO discretion for bans.

This is a SUNDAY tournament.

~Still Being Updated~

[IL] : Kels, Dart, Vro, Orly, Mr. F, Scythe, Captain Faceroll, The Good Doctor, Oro?!, Hindawg, Sveet, Sago, Matt R, 7ent, Azzu, Knubs., Fluid, Mark0w, hot, WakenVape

[WI] : Tapion, Mundugu, Inui

[IN] : Trail, Tink, Ckit, Lance, Vorhese, Rik

[MI] : Duck, Prince Abu, kjh, Ginger, Beach, Juggleguy, Shaedan, Yoyo, Quang, Morsecode, Tran, Heartstrings, Mingee, Russell

[OH] : Drephen, Hanky Panky, 4%

[MO] : Darkatma, Shinobi

[KY] : Reeve, Luigigoshard

If you are any of the above players and would like to attend the Arcadian to improve the experience, please PM me. I will pay you for your participation! I would be asking for things like commentary, matchup advice, and money matches.

STREAM: twitch.tv/MeleeEveryday


Registration ends 15m before each event starts. DO NOT message Arjuna or Cary during registration. If you are running late, have a friend pay and sign up for you. DQs are enforced 10m after your match is delaying bracket (TO discretion).


10:00 am - Venue Opens / Registration starts

12:00 pm - Doubles Starts

2:00 pm - Singles bracket pools start

4:30 pm - Singles bracket pools done / DINNER

5:30 pm - Bronze / Silver / Gold Brackets start

6:30 pm - Top 32 photo + Start

9:00 pm - Tournament Ends

10:00 pm - Venue Closes

COST: Venue fee: $10 prepay online / $15 at the door Full Melee Setup: $5 discount


Melee Singles: $5 Melee Doubles: $5 each teammate ($10 per team) (Ex: if you enter both events that's $10 + $10 for venue fee if you do not receive venue fee discounts.)


Bronze / Silver / Gold Brackets: Automatically entered (Free) Eligible to those who entered Melee Singles. In pools, top 4 make it out to top 32, next 2 seeds qualify for Gold, next 2 seeds qualify for Silver, everyone else qualifies for Bronze. Straight to bracket, double elim.




<16 entrants 70%, 30


<50 50%, 30, 15, 5


<100 45%, 20, 15, 10, 5, 5


100+ 40%, 20, 15, 10, 5, 5, 2.5, 2.5




APEX ruleset (with a couple modifications) https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/74563582/Apex/Apex2015_Rulebook.pdf

DK64 is banned in teams

Semi's/Finals are all 3/5