UCC: Europe hits playoffs
The group stage of Uprise Champions Cup: Europe has been finalized, here is the schedule for the playoffs, which will be played out online due to the original LAN dates clashing with APM S2 Finals.
Initially the final stage of UCC: Europe was supposed to be played offline in Moscow, Russia, but an unfortunate turn of events saw Acer Predator Masters S2 Finals being moved to the exact same weekend.
Due to that conflict the organizers were forced to host the playoffs online, and the dates were set to February 17-19.
FlipSid3 will be the favourites to take the UCC: Europe title
Six teams made it to the final stage, which will be played in a double-elimination, best-of-three bracket. Ancient and FlipSid3, who topped their respective groups, advanced directly to upper bracket semi-finals, second and third placed teams have been placed in the upper quarter-finals.
Here is the full schedule of UCC: Europe playoffs, you can hover over the teams to see their lineups:
|Wednesday, February 17th|
|16:00||Ancient||vs. UB1 winner|
|Thursday, February 18th|
|10:00||FlipSid3||vs. UB2 winner|
|13:00||Lower bracket semi-final #1|
|16:00||Lower bracket semi-final #2|
|19:00||Lower bracket final|
|Friday, February 19th|
|10:00||Upper bracket final|
At the end of the tournament $15,000 will be split according to the following distribution: