TWC North American qualifier details
Details for the World Championships 2016's North American qualifier, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Dominican Republic and El Salvador, have been revealed.
With the South American qualifier soon coming to a close, the organizers of the $100,000 World Championships 2016 have revealed details for the North American qualifier which includes six countries.
The format will see the six national teams split into two best-of-one groups offering two spots in the playoffs. Semi-finals will feature best-of-three's, while the grand final, whose winner will advance to TWC, will be played in a best-of-five series.
Selfless' rain and CLG Red's missharvey will represent Canada
USA and Canada have received high seeds to avoid their meeting in the group stage, while the remaining four teams, Mexico, Guatemala, Dominican Republic and El Salvador were randomly drawn into the two groups.
The groups are following:
|Group A||Group B|
|Dominican Republic||El Salvador|
Lineups of the two favourites are:
The qualifier will be played out from July 25-27 (according to the CST timezone), with the complete schedule being following:
|Monday, July 25th|
|01:00||USA||vs. Dominican Republic||BO1|
|03:00||Dominican Republic||vs. Mexico||BO1|
|04:00||Canada||vs. El Salvador||BO1|
|06:00||El Salvador||vs. Guatemala||BO1|
|Tuesday, July 26th|
|01:00||Semi-final #1 (A1 vs. B2)||BO3|
|04:00||Semi-final #2 (B1 vs. A2)||BO3|
|Wednesday, July 27th|
The winner will secure a place at The World Championship 2016, which will take place in Belgrade from September 5-9.