Gfinity Masters viewer's guide
Gfinity Spring Masters 1 is about to start in just a few hours, and we have compiled a viewer's guide in which you can find out everything you need to know before the tournament commences.
Eight teams from Europe and North America will face off this week in the first of four Masters events that Gfinity will be hosting at its brand news eSports arena, built inside the Fulham Broadway multiplex, in London.
The tournament will kick off with a best-of-three double-elimination group stage, with the top two sides from each group advancing to the semi-finals, which will also use a best-of-three format. The grand final will be a best-of-five face-off.
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The $50,000 prize purse will be spread across the top four in the following way:
The casting lineup for the event has a handful of familiar faces, including Scott "SirScoots" Smith, who will be hosting the show, Richard "Gonzo" Lewis and Duncan "Thorin" Shields. The full panel can be found below:
Scott "SirScoots" Smith
Richard "Gonzo" Lewis
Duncan "Thorin" Shields
Auguste "Semmler" Massonnat
Karam "Kyan1te" Kabbara
Halvor "vENdetta" Gulestøl
Matt "Chewwy" Smith
James "Banks" Banks
Vince "Metuz" Hill
Finally, you can find the complete tournament schedule below:
|Friday, March 20|
|Saturday, March 21|
|13:00||Winner A1||vs.||Winner A2||A3|
|13:00||Loser A1||vs.||Loser A2||A4|
|16:00||Winner B1||vs,||Winner B2||B3|
|16:00||Loser B1||vs,||Loser B2||B4|
|19:00||Loser A3||vs,||Winner A4|
|19:00||Loser B3||vs.||Winner B4|
|Sunday, March 22|
|19:00||Third/fourth place decider|
HLTV.org will be in London to provide you with full coverage of the event, including hot matches, galleries, stats, frag highlights and more.