FAQ: Automated Tournaments

Below are answers to the most frequently asked questions about Automated Tournaments in Guild Wars 2. For more information about these PvP events, please visit the official Guild Wars 2 wiki

Frequently Asked Questions


When do automated tournaments take place?

Daily tournaments take place 4 times per day on a rotating schedule. Monthly tournaments take place at 12PM PST (7 PM UTC) on the 4th Saturday of every month.

What is the format of the tournament?

Daily and monthly tournaments are single-elimination brackets. If you lose a match, you are out.

How do I sign up for a tournament?

You can view upcoming tournaments in the Tournaments tab of the PvP menu. Registration for a tournament opens 15 minutes prior to the start of the tournament. Get into a group of 5, select the desired tournament and hit the “Enroll” button. When the tournament starts and you are placed into a match, you will see the familiar “Ready” menu. Once you and your opponents have confirmed that you are ready, you’ll be teleported into the match.

How many teams are required to start a tournament?

Four teams are required for a tournament to start.

What if my team doesn’t ready-up in time?

If your team fails to click “ready” when your match is available, your team will forfeit that match and will be out of the tournament.

What rewards are available?

You can see the available rewards by viewing the details of the tournament in the UI.

How do I qualify for the Monthly tournament?

After you earn 100 Qualifying Points (QP) you will be able to register for the monthly tournament, once registration opens. QP is earned in daily tournaments. QP is reset 10 minutes after a monthly tournament begins in order to allow players to being acquiring QP for the next monthly tournament.