With an exceptionally strong competitive Netrunner scene, Ottawa is finally graced with their very own Regional event! A mid-point between Toronto and Montréal, the capital attracts contenders from all across the north-east. After five rounds of Swiss, and an exciting top eight, two friends are left at the final table: Ottawa’s Alex Bradley and his tag punishment SYNC, against Dien Tran and his no-nonsense Valencia. Will Alex be able to tag out the nosy Anarch, or will Dien be able to blackmail his way to a second game?
Going the distance from losers’ bracket, Nadim and his old-school yet post-most-wanted-list Kate face-off against Alex and his Kala Ghoda Near-Earth Hub. With the Store Championship title and a very useful first-round Regional bye on the line, victory comes down to a single game.
After five full rounds of Swiss and a top eight double-elimination, we are left with two title contenders: Ottawa’s illustrious Alex, and Montréal mainstay Nadim. Can Nadim’s hyper-fast-advance Near-Earth Hub go the distance, as he claws his way back from losers’ bracket? Or will the disruption of Noise prove to be too much for the horizontal servers of our favourite lunar broadcast center?
With the fifth and final round of Swiss coming to an end, top table is once again a heated battle between ornery Anarchs and the savvy investors of the Weyland Consortium. Ottawa’s world-class Alex sets off to disassemble Andrej’s financially minded Titan, though the virus power of our core-set staple, Noise. Cache versus cash.
The aggressive Anarchs continue to make a stand at the top tables of the MultiZone Store Championship, using their hateful means to pummel the not so sure-footed corporations. Can Ottawa ambassador Hany and his Keyhole Reina disassemble the business minded investors of Weyland subsidiary Titan Transnational, as piloted by Métropole Grid’s own Andrej?
Now at the oh-so secluded top table, game three of the MultiZone Store Championship pairs my very own aggressive Eater MaxX deck against Montréal stalwart Roberto and his fast-as-ever Team Turtles Near-Earth Hub (go Outlaws, go!). With a bit of support from MaxX’s hacktivist contacts, can our favourite Anarch bring down the overwhelming expansion of NBN’s lunar broadcast station?
The second game of the MultiZone Store Championship pits Hany, the excellent Ottawa/Gatineau Netrunner Grid organizer and his hyper-aggressive Reina Roja, against Montréal traveler and Kate aficionado Nadim, as Nadim’s fast-as-ever Near-Earth Hub attempts to fend off the cyber-attacks of the Red Queen herself.
With the new tournament rules freshly in place (3.0.2), the crew from Montréal piles into a fleet of cars and drives on down to Gatineau to get their first taste of post-Most Wanted List action. The stiff competition from the Ottawa region seems irrelevant as two Montréalers, Vincent and Andrej, face off in their first game of the day. Can tag-me MaxX hold her own against a very fast tag-you SYNC?