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March 31: StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm Tournament!

Mothership Books and Games will host our next StarCraft 2 tournament, this time featuring Heart of the Swarm, on March 31 at 1 p.m.  Sign up here. Entry fees are $20 and may be paid by PayPal to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or in-person at the store.



  • 1v1, single-elimination tournament.
    • Best-of-three matches through semi-finals.
    • Best-of-five finals.
  • $20 entry fee
  • First 20 players to sign up and pay will receive tournament entry.


Mothership Books and Games, 2121 Parmer Lane, #119, Austin, TX 78727


Sunday, March 31, 2013, starting at 1 p.m.  Set-up begins at noon.

Map Pool

We will use the following MLG maps for this tournament. All maps used for matches must be the current MLG-approved versions. 

  • MLG Akilon Wastes
  • Bifrost
  • Cloud Kingdom
  • Daybreak
  • Entombed Valley
  • Korhal City
  • Newkirk City
  • Ohana
  • Planet S
  • Star Station
  • Whirlwind

Prize Pool: $600 in cash and prizes

  • 1st Place: $200
  • 2nd Place: $120
  • 3rd Place: $60
  • 4th Place: Motherlode + $15 store credit
  • 5th Place: Motherlode + $10 store credit
  • 6th Place: Motherlode 
  • 7th Place: Four hours of game time
  • 8th Place: Four hours of game time

Tournament Rules

  • Players are expected to maintain good sportsmanship and to treat other players, teammates and Mothership staff and equipment with respect. 
  • Players may not use add-ons, macros, or in any way automate in-game commands.
  • Players must use our PCs and monitors. Use of player's own keyboard, mouse and headset is permitted, within limits. 
    • All equipment is subject to our approval. 
    • The equipment must use a USB interface. 
    • A piece of equipment will be disallowed if a Mothership staff member cannot attach it and bring it into use into use within 5 minutes. 
    • Players may not unplug Mothership equipment or plug in their own equipment into our PCs without supervision from a Mothership staff member. 
    • PS2/PS3 equipment is not allowed. 
  • Players must promptly follow directives from tournament officials at all times. 
  • Players who fail to observe rules or directives from tournament staff will be given a warning, and upon a second violation, will be disqualified from the tournament with no refund. 

Sign Ups and Fee Payment

Sign up using the form below. Then, send entry fees via PayPal to actual[at], or pay in-person at the store. 

All sign-ups and entry fees are due 30 minutes prior to the event.

Email additional questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 512.516.5067.



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