My first tournament

in #steemmonsters2 years ago (edited)

Today I participated on my first tournament on steemmonsters. I didn't think i would be so excited and nervous when I registered for it, but when it finally began I realized how my heart beat accelerated.

The tournament

The tournament I'm talking about was the Kobold Mining Expedition hosted by Splinterlands.

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As you see, the entry was free and the prize pool was 8 USD. As it was my first tournament and I had no idea what expected me, my goal was to at least win 1 round. The tournament started with 72 players, meaning that by winning 1 round I would already be in the best 32 and thus get a reward.

1st round

I had a dream start in the tournament with a pretty clear win. In the second fight my opponent changed to the water splinter to and defeated me. I thought about changing my deck to, because I was afraid to be predictable, but then I stayed with my best deck, which is based on the water splinter. This was a good decision, as I won the third fight again. I was qualified for the second round and had already met my goal of winning at least one round!

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2nd round

My opponent in the second round was much stronger, as his rating of almost 4k shows. After loosing the first fight, I somehow managed to get a victory in the second fight. Again the change of splinter of my enemy was for my advantage. However, in the last fight he crushed me and I had no chance to reach the third round.

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Final result

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I finished the torunament in the top 32, winning a total of 0.25 Steem.
I had 3 victories and 3 defeats.

Being my first try I am happy with the results and looking forward for the next tournament already.
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