Official groups for the 16-team MLG Columbus 2016 Main Qualifier have now been announced.
*Update: The qualifier's full schedule has been added.
Taking place from February 26-28, the MLG Columbus 2016 Main Qualifier will convence 16 teams in Columbus, Ohio for the chance of attaining eight slots to the next Major of MLG Columbus.
With Eight Challenger spots up for grabs, MLG have now released the official groups for the Main Qualifier.
Top two teams from each group will advance to the major, with all matches barring the decider played in best-of-ones.
The official MLG Columbus Main Qualifier groups are as follows:
|Group A||Group B||Group C||Group D|
|Tempo Storm||Team YP||SK Gaming||Renegades|
The schedule has also been revealed by MLG, and it looks as follows:
|Friday, February 26th|
|16:00||Group B match #1||BO1|
|17:00||Group B match #2||BO1|
|18:00||Group C match #1||BO1|
|19:00||Group C match #2||BO1|
|20:00||Group B elimination match||BO1|
|21:00||Group B winners' match||BO1|
|22:00||Group D match #1||BO1|
|23:00||Group D match #2||BO1|
|00:00||Group A match #1||BO1|
|01:00||Group A match #2||BO1|
|Saturday, February 27th|
|16:00||Group C elimination match||BO1|
|17:00||Group C winners' match||BO1|
|18:00||Group D elimination match||BO1|
|19:00||Group D winners' match||BO1|
|20:00||Group A elimination match||BO1|
|21:00||Group A winners' match||BO1|
|22:00||Group B decider||BO3|
|Sunday, February 28th|
|16:00||Group C decider||BO3|
|18:00||Group D decider||BO3|
|20:00||Group A decider||BO3|
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