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Defender Tournament Series

The new Defender tournament series with a total prize pool of 184,300 Golden Eagles will take place from February 25th until March 2nd.

You can participate in any of 16 tournaments or in several if you like.

Winners will receive Starter Packs of their choice, “Protector of Sparta” decals, titles, Golden Eagles, and other valuable prizes.

February 25th, Saturday

"Protector of Sparta" decal
Defender 1x1 RBm Tanks
  • Ground vehicles (III-IV)
  • Starts: 25.02.23, 11:50 GMT
  • Prize pool: 5 000 GE
Defender 3x3 AB Tanks
  • Ground vehicles (III-IV)
  • Starts: 25.02.23, 14:20 GMT
  • Prize pool: 20 000 GE
Defender 5x5 RBm
  • Mixed
  • Starts: 25.02.23, 16:50 GMT
  • Prize pool: 69 300 GE
Defender 3х3 Fleet AB
  • Mixed
  • Starts: 25.02.23, 17:20 GMT
  • Prize pool: 20 000 GE
Defender 1х1 Air SB
  • Yak-3, Yak-3 (France)
  • Starts: 25.02.23, 17:50 GMT
  • Prize pool: 5 000 GE

February 26th, Sunday

Defender 1x1 US RB Air
  • P-63 modifications
  • Starts: 26.02.23, 00:20 GMT
  • Prize pool: 5 000 GE
Defender 1x1 US RB Tanks
  • Ground vehicles (III-IV)
  • Starts: 26.02.23, 00:50 GMT
  • Prize pool: 5 000 GE
Defender 1x1 AB Tanks
  • Ground vehicles (III-IV)
  • Starts: 26.02.23, 13:50 GMT
  • Prize pool: 5 000 GE

February 27th, Monday

Defender R 1x1 RB Tanks
  • Ground vehicles (III-IV)
  • Starts: 27.02.23, 17:20 GMT
  • Prize pool: 5 000 GE
Defender 1х1 AB Air
  • Bf 109 G-2/trop
  • Starts: 27.02.23, 17:50 GMT
  • Prize pool: 5 000 GE

February 28th, Tuesday

Defender 1х1 RB Air
  • Bf 109 F-4, Bf 109 F-4 (USA)
  • Starts: 28.02.23, 17:50 GMT
  • Prize pool: 5 000 GE
Defender 2x2 RB Tanks
  • Ground vehicles (III-IV)
  • Starts: 28.02.23, 18:20 GMT
  • Prize pool: 15 000 GE

March 1st, Wednesday

Defender 1х1 RB Tanks
  • Ground vehicles (III-IV)
  • Starts: 01.03.23, 17:20 GMT
  • Prize pool: 5 000 GE
Defender 1х1 Fleet RB
  • Fleet (II-III)
  • Starts: 01.03.23, 17:50 GMT
  • Prize pool: 5 000 GE

March 2nd, Thursday

Defender R 1х1 AB Tanks
  • Ground vehicles (II-III)
  • Starts: 02.03.23, 17:20 GMT
  • Prize pool: 5 000 GE
Defender R 1х1 RB Air
  • Yak-1B, Yak-1B (Germany)
  • Starts: 02.03.23, 17:50 GMT
  • Prize pool: 5 000 GE

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“Shields” Decoration Collection

From February 22nd (14:00 GMT) until February 27th (7:00 GMT)

Win 5 battles using USSR vehicles (rank III or higher, with an activity of not less than 70%) to receive the “Pelta Shield” decoration.

From February 22nd until February 27th “Shields” trophy containing 3D decorations “Shield”, “Round Shield”, “Round Shield (Lion)”, “Gallic Shield”, “Pavise Shield”, and “Pelta Shield” will be available for purchase for Golden Eagles in the item shop.

“Pelta Shield” decoration
“Pelta Shield” decoration.

Each purchase of the trophy will get you a decoration you don’t yet have.

Collect all six “Shields” decorations and receive the seventh decoration “Heraldic Shield”.

Read more about the Collections on the wiki.

You can find the decoration in the “Shields” tab in the Customisation menu.

“Heraldic Shield” decoration
“Heraldic Shield” decoration

Premium Vehicles Back on Sale

From February 22nd until February 27th premium vehicles from the USSR research tree will be available for purchase for Golden Eagles:

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