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About

The Leaderboard

Tournament Organisers submit the results of events that they run to the site and these results feed into the Leaderboard. This tracks player progress and ranks them based on their achievements throughout the year.

Each December marks the end of the current season and the start of the next. After the conclusion of each season, various end of year awards are given to players and the top 16 players for the season are invited to the UK Masters Event.

Leaderboards are also available for each Faction in the Kings of War game.

Top of each Faction is also invited to the UK Masters Event, if the Faction has scored over 200pts in the Season.

If a player has supported the UK KoW scene enough to gain the points to qualify for masters or best of faction, then that player has qualified for UK masters regardless of where that player lives.

Submit Event

To submit a new event for including on the calendar, please download and complete the Event Submission form then e-mail the completed form to KoWMasters@KowMasters.com.

Submit Results

Please send a copy of your event\'s final results on the Results Submission form to KoWMasters@KowMasters.com.

Please include the player name, their rank, the faction they used, any non-podium awards (e.g. Best army, most sporting etc.), the total wins, draws and losses and total kill points.

Please include a link to submitted army lists, or include them on the email in a zip file.

Ranked Events

In order to be counted towards player rankings, events must meet various criterea. Events which don't meet these criterea can still be listed on the site and still have their results recorded, however any attending players will not score any points for the leaderboard.

The requirements for an event to be ranked are:

  • the event must be a singles or doubles event
  • a singles event must have at least 10 players
  • a doubles event must have at least 10 teams
  • fanmade army lists are not legal (event specific monsters, heroes etc are fine)
  • the event must be open to all* and not be invitational
  • mixed game events must not give bonuses in Kings of War games**
  • If a TO makes changes to the scoring of a tournament without informing the players prior to list submission, or keeps the scoring secret, and plays themselves then the TO's position will not be scored for the purposes of masters scoring.

* with the exception of any specifically banned players (note: we are unaware of any players being banned from UK events so far).

** for example, a mixed Vanguard and KoW event cannot be ranked if the players earn bonuses in the KoW games, such as additional artefacts or re-rolls, depending on their performance in the Vanguard games.

No joint rankings, you must be able to split ties when you submit the results.

Ranking Calculations

Click here for a full explanation of the ranking calculations.

Masters Committee

The Masters Committee is a group of volunteers who maintain this website and organise the end of year UK Masters event. There are seven members on the commitee:

  • Chair Janice Stother
  • Gofur Hunter covering Scotland
  • Janice Stother covering North West England including Cumbria, Carlisle, Lancashire, Liverpool, Manchester and Metropolitan Borough of Stockport.
  • Elliot Morrish covering North East England between Newcastle, Northumbria, Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield, Skipton and Durham.
  • Steve Hildrew covering the Midlands including Cambridge, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Shrewsbury, Stoke and Chesterfield
  • George Kirke covering North Wales, South Wales, Anglesey, Bristol, Wiltshire and South West Borders
  • Tom Farley covering South West England including South West Coast, Cornwall, Isles of Scilly, Dorset, Devon, Gloucestershire and Summerset
  • Mark Cunningham covering South East England including The London Boroughs, SE Coast Yarmouth to Dover and East Anglia

While each individual has a rough region to cover, all members will assist with any and all queries.

Our Role

The Masters Committee is responsible for:

  • managing and maintaining the KoWMasters website
  • setting requirements for ranked events
  • organising and running the UK Masters event
  • assistance and advice to event organisers
  • promotion of events via the committees Facebook and Twitter social media

Comp Packs and other in-event rules

The Masters Committee will never issue nor recommend any sort of comp packs for use within tournaments. Balancing suggestions and decisions are left strictly to Mantic's Rules Committee and the discretion of individual tournament organisers.

Masters Event

At the end of each season, the top 16 players and the top of each Faction (if the Faction has scored over 200pts in the Season), alongside the previous UK National Champion, are invited to the UK Masters tournament held around February each year. In the event that two or more of those invited is unable to attend or declines the invitational, the 17th top rated player is invited, then the 18th and so on until a minimum of 16 spots are filled.

The winner of this event is crowned the UK National Champion for that season.

The UK Masters Committee