HWBOT and Partners Jagat Review to Host Yogyakarta 2017 World Tour Event

HWBOT Invites all Indonesian PC Enthusiasts to Enjoy Overclocking Workshops and Competitive OC Contests at Yogyakomtek 2017

August 29, 2017 – Taipei, Taiwan – HWBOT, an organization regulating international Overclocking competitions and rankings, today officially announces the HWBOT World Tour visit to Yogyakomtek in Yogyakarta Indonesia, one of the biggest technology events in South East Asia. Hosted in partnership with Jagat Review, the Yogyakarta 2017 event will feature the AOCT (Amateur Overclocking Tournament) 2017 and the Overclocking World Championship 2017. The event is supported by primary partners Intel, plus industry partners ASUS, Biostar, Corsair, GIGABYTE, LG Gaming, MSI, Seasonic and Western Digital.

“We are really looking forward to returning to Yogyakarta, Indonesia for this year’s AOCT and OCWC contests,” commented Pieter-Jan Plaisier, Director at HWBOT. “The occasion will be even more special for us as Jagat Review in many ways pioneered the idea of actively recruiting PC enthusiasts to spread the word of Overclocking – fundamental concepts of the HWBOT World Tour today.”

Amateur Overclocking Tournament 2017: Creating OC Legends

Overclocking has a long and glorious history in Indonesia, a country that today is home to some of the world’s leading overclocking talent. The Amateur Overclocking Tournament (known to many as the AOCT) is an historically ground-breaking overclocking contest that has over the years has played a major role in promoting the sport overclocking. The tournament is held each year by local PC enthusiast and overclocking hub, Jagat Review. The original motivation for the AOCT was to recruit young people and bring new blood to the local overclocking scene. Jagat Review ensures the contest is appealing to amateurs, employing a ‘ban’ list to prevent more experienced overclockers from competing.

The AOCT is split into three sections. An ‘Audition’ event is followed by a ‘Briefing’ for newcomers who want to compete. This is followed on day two with a ‘Motherboard Competition’ where overclockers must demonstrate their OC skills using motherboards from different vendors. The climax of the event happens on day three when 1v1 Finals decide the winners and runners up. The entire event takes place during Yogyakomtek, one of Indonesia’s biggest technology trade shows, ensuring an extremely loud and lively atmosphere.

The AOCT will span three days using the following schedule:

  • September 2nd: Round Auditions & Briefings
  • September 3rd: Motherboard Competition
  • September 4th: Grand Finals

Note: the schedule above is not final and may be subject to change

AOCT 2017: Hardware

All contestants will compete using motherboards from each motherboard partner. Overclockers will have to prove that they have the skills needed to overclock unlocked Core i3 Intel Kaby Lake processors on Z270 motherboards from partners ASUS, Biostar, GIGABYTE and MSI. System memory will be provided by Corsair with power supplies provided by global HWBOT World Tour partner, Seasonic.

AOCT 2017: Participation

The AOCT is open to all Indonesians, however JagatReview have strict rules that include a ‘ban list’. This is to ensure only true amateurs may take part. For more details, visit the contest page here on the JagatReview website (Indonesian).

AOCT 2017: Prizes

In keeping with tradition of previous AOCT events, prizes for the winners will remain secret until the day of the contest.

Overclocking World Championship – Yogyakarta 2017 Qualifier

At each stop of the HWBOT World Tour 2017 an Overclocking World Championship Qualifier contest is held. These are extreme overclocking contests where the region’s top overclocking talent are invited to compete head to head for the ultimate prize – a ticket to the OCWC Final at the end of the year.

OCWC Yogyakarta 2017: Schedule

The OCWC Yogyakarta 2017 Qualifier contest will follow the same general format as we have seen at previous World Tour 2017 events. Day 1 will involve a qualification round lasting three hours. This will be followed on the Day 2 with 1v1 Semi-Final, Bronze Final and Final matches.

  • September 5th: Qualifying Round
  • September 6th: Semi-Final and Final 1v1 Rounds

OCWC Yogyakarta 2017: General Format and Rules

The Qualification Round will invite competing overclockers to bench as highly as possible on three specific benchmarks. After three hours, the highest four scorers will be invited back to compete in Semi-Final and Final 1vs1 Rounds on Day 2 of the contest.

All Semi-Finals and Finals will involve 1v1 matches. Each match lasts 30 minutes and starts with a benchmark draw where a benchmark is drawn at random from a pool of eight different benchmark challenges. Each overclocker has one veto that can be used to avoid an unfavorable outcome. Processors will be drawn at random with DDR4 and SSDs (OS) provided by HWBOT. The overclocker with highest score after 30 minutes is proclaimed the winner of each match.

A full breakdown of all the contest rules can be found here:

http://tour.hwbot.org/yogyakarta2017/ocwc-yogyakarta-qualifier-contest-rules-hardware-confirmed/

OCWC Yogyakarta 2017: Participation

All Indonesian overclockers are allowed to enter the OCWC Yogyakarta 2017 contest, however you must purchase a ticket to compete. The ticket (available via the link below ) includes entry to the Yogyakomtek event, an opportunity to compete in the OCWC Yogyakarta 2017 contest and access to unlimited LN2 throughout the contest.

OCWC Yogyakarta 2017 – Ticketing

To take part in the OCWC Yogyakarta 2017 Qualifier contest you are required to purchase an LN2 ticket from the following Eventbrite page:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hwbot-world-tour-yogyakarta-2017-tickets-36852832815?aff=PRhwbot

Yogyakarta 2017 – Partners

The HWBOT World Tour Yogyakarta 2017 event would not be possible without the valued support of its industry partners. We would like to thank the following companies for their support:

Primary Partners – Intel

We are pleased to announce that Intel will support the Yogyakarta 2017 event by providing unlocked Core i3 Intel Kaby Lake processors for the AOCT contest.

Motherboard Partners: The following companies will provide Z270 platform motherboards:

  • ASUS
  • Biostar
  • GIGABYTE
  • MSI

Component Partners: Other PC components will be provided by the following partners.

  • Corsair
  • LG Gaming
  • Seasonic

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About HWBOT

Since its inception in 2006, HWBOT has grown to become the world’s leading platform for competitive overclocking. With a global headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, HWBOT serves a growing and dynamic community of over 100,000 overclockers and welcomes 1.25 million visitors per year. HWBOT provides a dynamic platform for overclocking that include the OC-Esports.io competition platform, the HWBOT World Tour, the Overclockers League and the HWBOT historical database.

If you have any questions regarding this event or the HWBOT World Tour in general, please contact us at: contact@hwbot.org

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