• Courtyard Chicago Downtown, IL (map)
  • 165 East Ontario Street
  • Chicago, IL, 60611
  • United States

Rubicon 7 (RC7) is the seventh in a monthly tournament series held in Chicago. Every tournament features a top50 player invite, amateur bracket, college student discounts, and Melee ONLY.

Thanks to you guys, Rubicon is the largest Chicago monthly of all time! Here are the Melee singles entrants # and guests of the previous RCs:

RC1 - 106, Druggedfox
RC2 - 106, Westballz
RC3 - 91, MacD
RC4 - 86, Colbol
RC5 - 100, Lucky
RC6 - 197, Silent Wolf

All previous guests have won 1st place. What will RC7 bring?

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Our next guest earned 4th place at Genesis 3 and is ranked 9th on MIOM 2015. Please welcome from Arizona, Axe!
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Please promote this to your local colleges. Discounted venue fee for currently enrolled students who bring college IDs.

LOCATION:
Downtown / Magnificent Mile
Courtyard Chicago
165 E Ontario St,
Chicago, IL 60611

Intersection of Michigan Ave.
1 min drive from Lake Shore Drive
8 min walk from Grand Red Line
25 min bus ride from Union Station

GAMES: Super Smash Bros Melee, hosted by Vro and Goldman Snacks

PARKING:
DO NOT PARK IN THE HOTEL PARKING GARAGE. IT IS $64+

Please use local parking garages and use your best judgement. I will post the best parking solutions near the day of the event. Plan to pay ~$25 minimum to park in this area.

I *strongly* suggest splitting the cost of parking or to take public transportation. 

STREAM:
twitch.tv/MeleeEveryday

SCHEDULE:
Melee
11:00 am - Venue Opens / Registration starts
12:00 pm - Doubles Reg ends
1:00 pm - Doubles Starts
2:00 pm - Singles signups end / LUNCH
3:00 pm - Singles bracket pools start
4:30 pm - Singles bracket pools done / Amateur Registration Starts / Doubles Top 4 / DINNER
5:30 pm - Amateur bracket starts
7:30 pm - Amateur GF > Top 32
10:00 pm - Tournament Ends
10:00 pm - Venue Closes

COST (Cash Only):
Venue fee: $17
Full Melee Setup: $3 discount
College ID: $2 discount
(so w/ both discounts: $12)

Melee Singles: $10
Melee Doubles: $5 each teammate ($10 per team)
(Ex: if you enter both events that's $15 + $17 for venue fee if you do not receive venue fee discounts.)

Amateur Bracket: $3
Eligible to those who entered Melee Everyday Singles but did not make it out of pools. Straight to bracket, double elim.

PAYOUTS:
<50 entrants
50%, 30, 15, 5

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

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

RULESET:
Melee:
- 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

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