TWC teams and format announced
With The World Championships 2016 set to start this week, EFRAG announced the final rosters for the eight national teams that will compete in the tournament, as well as the format of the competition.
The tournament will take place from October 6-9, with the first two days reserved for an eight-team round-robin group stage that will take place at the EFRAG studios.
Every team will play a best-of-one match against the other seven teams to decide the seeding for the playoffs.
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All eight teams will advance to the single-elimination bracket that starts with the quarter-final and will take place at the Kombank Arena in Belgrade.
The playoffs will be played as best-of-three, except the grand final which will be best-of-five.
The schedule for the event is as follows:
October 5th - Media Day
October 6th - Group Stage Day 1 (EFRAG Studios)
October 7th - Group Stage Day 2 (EFRAG Studios)
October 8th - Quarter-finals (Kombank Arena)
October 9th - Semi-finals and grand final (Kombank Arena)
Alongside the schedule, the five-man rosters for the eight national teams have been revealed.
The following players will be traveling to Belgrade this week:
The $100,000 prize pool will be distributed in the following way:
1. - $50,000
2. - $20,000
3-4. - $10,000
5-8. - $2,500
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