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2v2 Amateur League Season 2 Main Event


The main event for for the Meta Plays Halo Wars 2 2v2 Amateur League Season 2! $250 and 1875 Meta Plays Ladder Points are up for grabs.

The tournament will take place on Sunday, July 22nd, starting at 4 PM GMT. Brackets get locked at 3:45 PM GMT.

This tournament is a ONE DAY EVENT - please ensure you have enough time to play in 1 go.

Thanks to all contributors who made this prize pool possible. See their contributions below:

@Psyalac: $30
@DarkangelJSB: $30
@jimmins31: $25
@Theta_Goliath: $20
@Bankai: $20 

Seeding is based on the Season 5 ladder standingsSign ups are only accessible to the top 16 players in the ladder.

@_TheLegend_ is the manager for this tournament. For any questions, concerns or requests, please reach out to him on Discord, or @ him in the comments here (if not urgent).


  • 1st place: $100633 Meta Plays Ladder Points | Gold Medal Icon
  • 2nd place: $75502 Meta Plays Ladder Points | Silver Medal Icon
  • 3rd place: $50408 Meta Plays Ladder Points | Bronze Medal Icon
  • 4th place: $25333 Meta Plays Ladder Points | Copper Medal Icon

Confused about the tournament system? Check our Tournament and Ladder info posts, and the Halo Wars 2 Season 3 announcement!


  • First map is picked by the higher seeded team.
  • Losing team each game picks next map. Each map may only be played once.
  • Valid maps: Ashes, Badlands, Bedrock, Fissures, Frontier, Mirage, Rift, Vault.
  • No repeat leaders in a series. No Voridus.
    • Leader repeats are judged on a team level, not a player level.
  • No double leaders.
  • Accidental pick of Voridus results in loss.
  • No node strat - do not take nodes without the intent of killing Sentinels.
    • Exception: you can draw the Sentinels to attack an enemy minibase or units, and still capture the node.
    • Exception: Cannon Fodder can take nodes any way you want.
  • 1 hour time limit.
    • If base and slot building count is even/very close, and neither team has a large army advantage, the game is a draw.
    • If one team has an army advantage, casters will send a final attack prompt. The outcome of this last attack determines whether a winner or a draw is called, based on the base/slot building count afterwards.
    • If one team has a clear base and slot building count advantage and their opponent is not in a position to even out the game with the next attack, the team with more slot buildings wins.
    • Replay match if the series ends on tie. The previous loser picks map in this case.
  • No cheating or intentional exploiting of any form allowed.


  • Games will be hosted by the higher seeded team when staff is not present.
  • Casters will host if they are present.


  • Participants must be in the Meta Plays Discord. Report match results there.
  • Forfeiting/not showing up to any match with money prizes without notice will result in disqualification and you forfeiting the prizes.
    • 1 rescheduling opportunity is granted when external conditions force it. There will not be a second rescheduling.
    • Forfeiting players that break rules on any of our platforms, or do so out of malicious intent will be banned from the next event.
    • Repeat offenders will receive a ban from the entire season. There will not be a fourth chance after the season-long ban expires.
  • Penalties for not showing up:
    • Timer starts when 1 player is ready and neither team is currently playing a match.
    • Late by over 10 minutes: opponent gains 1 match win.
      • This is the wait time BEFORE a series begins.
      • BETWEEN games in a series, the lateness limit is 5 minutes.
    • Late by additional 5 minutes: opponent gains 1 match win for each 5 min.
    • Once a team wins via lateness penalties, the late team is disqualified.
  • No harassment, discrimination, or cheating accusations against players/viewers/staff on any of our platforms.
    • You will be disqualified, forfeit of prizes in this event, and be permanently banned from all event participation
    • Cheating accusations are meant to handled in private with Meta Plays staff.
      • Stalling games after final staff decisions (e.g. via cheating accusation arguments) will result in lateness penalties.
  • No excessively derogatory messaging targeting our staff on any platform.
    • This will result in a permanent ban on all Meta Plays platforms.
  • Win trading will result in forfeit. Do your best to win. You may resign if you are clearly losing.
  • Live coaching or any other external communication during matches is unacceptable and will result in a permanent ban from all Meta Plays events.
  • Do not sign up with smurfs. Match all account usernames. We will remove suspicious sign-ups.
  • No account sharing. You will be disqualified, forfeit of prizes in this event, and be permanently banned from all event participation. 


  • In the event of player lag disputes, players must submit speedtest results. The event manager will make a judgement call
  • In the event of a glitch where a building isn't building itself (the symbol preview never disappears):
    • Within the first 3 minutes of the game, the player must type into the game chat, or notify the casters in DMs.
      • Casters will need to confirm for validity.
        • If the glitch is verified, an admin restart will be issued.
        • If the glitch is not verified, the game should continue.
          • Resigning without admin permission will be counted as a loss.
  • In the event of a disconnection or crash:
    • If the game was relatively even:
      • If all parties crash, re-play the game.
      • The game doesn't count for score in the first instance. The player who didn't disconnect may choose a new map, and both players may choose a new leader.
      • In the second instance, the player who didn't disconnect receives a point on the score board.
      • In the third instance, the player who didn't disconnect wins the series.
        • If both sides crash 3 times, reset PC/Xbox and internet.
    • If a player was significantly ahead:
      • Admin win is awarded for the match for all cases.
      • In the third instance, the player who didn't disconnect wins the series.
    • Johnson/Jerome crash
      • The Johnson/Jerome player loses.
      • In the event of both players causing a crash, we will treat this case as a disconnect and follow rules around them.


  • Everyone:
    • You may stream all of your own matches.
    • You are required to feature the provided Meta Plays Logo over gameplay at all times.
    • We request you give Meta Plays one shout-out mid-commentary, such as an invitation to make an account on the site.
    • For casting, we recommend you use the Meta Plays Casting Tool for the best viewer experience.
  • Content Partners: 
    • 60s delay is required.
    • You may stream matches that aren't marked to be covered by Meta Plays. Please contact @_TheLegend_ for approval.
    • You may upload videos at your leisure.
  • Non-Partners:
    • 90s delay is required.
    • You may stream matches that aren't marked to be covered by Meta Plays or Content Partners. Please contact @_TheLegend_ for approval.
    • We request you wait with video uploads until the Meta Plays channel has posted its version of the identical match.

Start Date: 07/22/2023 04:00 PM Tournament Ladder: 2v2 Deathmatch Amateur Permitted Classes: S Class, A Class, B Class, C Class Tournament Point Value: 1875 Player/Team Limit: 5 Team Size: 2 Tournament Formats: Double Elimination Tournament Status: finished Use Custom Award Icons?: No Use Custom Seeding?: No Media Labels: Yes
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    1st Place: DeSean

    2nd Place: B3st of Bankai

    3rd Place: YoungAngel

    4th Place: Skunky Wizards

    • Winners Round
      Winners Round 1

      Bo 3

      Winners Semifinals

      Bo 3

      Winners Finals

      Bo 5

      Flying Dutchman
      B3st of Bankai
      Skunky Wizards
      B3st of Bankai

    • Losers Round
      Losers Round 1

      Bo 3

      Losers Semifinals

      Bo 3

      Losers Finals

      Bo 5

      Skunky Wizards
      Flying Dutchman
      Skunky Wizards

    • Grand Finals

      Bo 7

      B3st of Bankai

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  • Project Director
3 hours ago, Capdeathless said:

I want to play

Sorry, no can do - see the description.


Sign ups are only accessible to the top 16 players in the ladder.

We run qualifier events to build our ladder - missing out on those means that it's not possible to sign up for the main events.

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