Northern Arena viewer's guide

With Northern Arena knocking on the door, we have put together a viewer's guide where you can find all the information you need to keep up with the event, including the groups, schedule, and broadcast crew.

Toronto Convention Centre will play host to Northern Arena 2016 which will commence on September 1 and end on September 4. The prize pool for the event taking place in Toronto, Canada will be $100,000.

The competition will kick off with a GSL format in the group stage which features four groups of four teams. The opening and winners' matches will be played as best-of-ones while the elimination and deciders will be best-of-threes. The top two squads from each group will advance to the playoffs.

Here are the groups:

Group A Group B Group C Group D
Brazil Immortals Canada TSM United States Cloud9 Denmark Heroic
United States CLG North America OpTic Denmark Rogue North America Splyce
Europe NRG United States Echo Fox North America Complexity United States Selfless
Canada Synthetik Brazil Luminosity Canada ACE Australia Winterfox

Eight teams who manage to get through the groups will play in the single-elimination best-of-three playoffs. There will also be a third-place decider match.

The full schedule can be found below:

Thursday, September 1st
18:00 Brazil Immortals vs. Canada Synthetik BO1
18:00 Canada TSM vs. Brazil Luminosity BO1
19:30 United States CLG vs. Europe NRG BO1
19:30 North America OpTic vs. United States Echo Fox BO1
21:00 Group A - winners' match
BO1
21:00 Group B - winners' match
BO1
23:30 Group A - elimination match
BO3
23:30 Group B - elimination match
BO3
02:30 Group A - decider BO3
02:30 Group B - decider BO3
       
Friday, September 2nd
17:00 United States Cloud9 vs. Canada ACE BO1
17:00 Denmark Heroic vs. Australia Winterfox BO1
18:30 Denmark Rogue vs. North America Complexity BO1
18:30 North America Splyce vs. United States Selfless BO1
20:00 Group C - winners' match BO1
20:00 Group D - winners' match BO1
22:30 Group C - elimination match BO3
22:30 Group D - elimination match BO3
01:30 Group C - decider BO3
01:30 Group D - decider BO3
     
Saturday, September 3rd
16:45 Quarter-final #1 BO3
16:45 Quarter-final #2 BO3
20:00 Quarter-final #3 BO3
20:00 Quarter-final #4 BO3
00:00 Semi-final #1 BO3
02:45 Semi-final #2 BO3
 
 
Sunday, September 4th  
16:15 Third-place match BO3
20:00 Grand Final BO3

The following broadcast crew will be bringing you the action on Northern Arena's Twitch channel:

Canada Marissa Roberto - Host

United States Jason "moses" O'Toole - Analyst
United States Dustin "dusT" Mouret - Analyst

Canada Mohan "launders" Govindasamy - Commentator
Canada Alex "Vansilli" Nguyen - Commentator
Canada Keith "Seaside" Lafortune - Commentator
United Arab Emirates Mirna "athxna" Noureldin - Interviewer

The prize pool breakdown will be as follows:

1. – $50.000
2. - $25,000
3. - $15,000
4. - $5,000
5-8. - $1,250
5-8. - $1,250
5-8. - $1,250
5-8. - $1,250 

If you want to catch the action on-site you can buy your ticket here.

athxna
Canada Mohan 'launders' Govindasamy
Mohan 'launders' Govindasamy
Age:
-
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.76
Maps played:
3
KPR:
0.57
DPR:
0.76
APR:
0.13
United States Jason 'moses' O'Toole
Jason 'moses' O'Toole
Age:
-
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.93
Maps played:
18
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.15
Good luck!
2016-08-31 11:51
#10
nukkye | 
United States yvr 
launders ResidentSleeper
2016-08-31 11:54
#3
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Czech Republic ljukeN 
nt
2016-08-31 11:51
#6
aizy | 
Europe Winde 
Great tournament!
2016-08-31 11:52
#8
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Czech Republic MrM4sl0 
Immo plz
2016-08-31 11:53
Ez
2016-08-31 11:53
ez for c9
2016-08-31 11:55
#14
Respect | 
United Kingdom krazd 
No liquid??
2016-08-31 11:58
gl c9
2016-08-31 12:38
#22
smooya | 
United Kingdom azrl 
Relyks is listed in both the TSM and Selfless roster above :o Admin error?
2016-08-31 12:50
#23
oskar | 
United States tmbs1 
ez for someone
2016-08-31 13:08
petition9 on LAN !!!
2016-08-31 13:12
#25
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United States MAY0 
Launderssssss <3
2016-08-31 13:39
go favela
2016-08-31 14:22
#27
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Spain akproxx 
finally a decent play time for both eu and na go immortals
2016-08-31 14:32
#28
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Israel Netanyahu 
Will watch :D
2016-08-31 15:38
i'm going to see the finals!!
2016-08-31 15:55
ez c9
2016-08-31 16:51
#31
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United States julian_stout 
my boy seaside made it to a real lan!
2016-08-31 17:18
Vansilli is back!
2016-08-31 17:48
#33
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
Let's go BRAZIL! We can do it! We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL!
2016-08-31 17:55
#34
shox | 
Canada dB- 
cheers for my boys synthetik
2016-08-31 19:17
i thought godsent was in this tourney, did they drop out?
2016-09-01 20:51
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