About #PlayPuyo Winter Fever Classic!


  • Game: 1-on-1 Fever (FT6 for all matches)
  • Format: Swiss Rounds / Round Robin (if a pool is too small to accommodate Swiss pairings)
  • Tournament Organizers: a butt (@zanverse)
  • When: 14 December 2019 @1700 UTC (Check your time zone here)
  • Where: Puyo Puyo Champions (PC/Steam)
  • Length: 3-4 hours
  • Discussion and Updates: Use the Puyo Nexus Tournament Chat for matchmaking and updates
  • Twitch Streams: Stream to the category Puyo Pop Champions.


Registration is free and anonymous! Ignore the "Purchase" part of the registration process - we don't want your money, we don't want to know your email address, we don't want to know your full name. Just make sure your Tournament IGN matches your public Steam nickname.


Random Participation Raffle

$20 digital gift card PER POOL (raffle entry offered to all participants who remain in the tourney for all Swiss rounds. Pools that do not fire due to insufficient number of participants will have their rewards offered randomly to all players who complete two rounds of play)

Available rewards

Winner chooses from one:

  • Steam (All regions)
  • Nintendo eShop / Playstation Network / Xbox Live (North America region)
  • iOS / Android (North America region)
  • Amazon (US)
  • Paypal
  • All up to $20 USD equivalent redemption options here

In cases where the exact gift card value is not redeemable, I will give you the nearest equivalent value, if available.


#PlayPuyo provides multiple brackets catered towards players of all skill levels. Pick the pool that most closely corresponds to your self-determined playing ability. Please sign up for only one pool.

Beginner Pool

You should register for this pool if:

  • You don't really know how to play Puyo
  • You can create chains intentionally, but have difficulty planning chains out in advance
  • You have never built a chain higher than 7 on purpose
  • Estimated rating: 2000 (PPT), <1800 (Chronicles, Champions), <2000 (Champions-Switch)

Intermediate Pool

You should register for this pool if:

  • You can plan simple chains out in advance, but often struggle with what to do with pieces you don't need
  • You don't know what to do if you misplace a piece, receive garbage, or have trouble working with the board after you set off your first chain
  • Estimated rating: 6000 (PPT), 1800 (Chronicles, Champions), 1900-2400 (Champions-Switch)

Advanced Pool

You should register for this pool if:

  • You can make a 10 chain in practice, but not quickly or consistently in a live match
  • You can purposefully create chains that don't repeat in a pattern
  • Estimated rating: 10000 (PPT), 2100 (Chronicles, Champions), 2300-2800 (Champions-Switch)

Expert Pool

You should register for this pool if:

  • You can consistently build 10+ chains in less than 30 seconds
  • You can evaluate board state without slowing down your chain build
  • Estimated rating: 18000 (PPT), 2400 (Chronicles, Champions), 2700-3200 (Champions-Switch)

Master Pool

You should register for this pool if:

  • You can consistently build 14+ chains without opponent interference
  • You can reshape portions of your chain in reaction to opponent offense and defense
  • You can complete the 10 million point challenge in Puyo Puyo Champions in one sitting
  • Estimated rating: 25000 (PPT), 2700 (Chronicles, Champions), 3100-3600 (Champions-Switch)

If you are unable to sign up on Challonge, please enter the Puyo Nexus Steam group chat 15 minutes or earlier before the start time and ask a tournament organizer to be added to the tournament.

Raffle Winners

  • Intermediate: MyLegGuy
  • Advanced: greenyoyo
  • Expert: Void
  • Bonus: Kanon-Banned, TheMidLvGuy


This is an online event


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