PGL Minor groups, schedule revealed
PGL have revealed groups, schedule and talent for the $50,000 European Minor, taking place in PGL studios in Bucharest, Romania, from November 4-6.
The PGL European Minor is set to begin in two days with eight teams battling for two spots at the ELEAGUE Major qualifier, as well as $50,000 in prizemoney.
Teams have been split into two groups, which will be played in a GSL format, with best-of-one's played in the initial and winners' matches and best-of-three's in elimination and decider matches.
The groups are following:
|Group A||Group B|
The first day is reserved for the group stage. Group A will be broadcasted on the official stream, while Group B will be played off-stream simultaneously.
A best-of-three, double elimination bracket will follow with the upper part on Saturday while lower bracket and the grand final will be played on Sunday. Here is the full schedule of the tournament:
|Friday, November 4th|
|09:30||Space Soldiers||vs. ALTERNATE aTTaX||BO1|
|11:30||Group B winners' match||BO1|
|12:30||Group A winners' match||BO1|
|12:45||Group B elimination match||BO3|
|13:45||Group A elimination match||BO3|
|16:15||Group B decider||BO3|
|17:15||Group A decider||BO3|
|Saturday, November 5th|
|09:30||Upper bracket semi-final #1||BO3|
|13:30||Upper bracket semi-final #2||BO3|
|17:00||Upper bracket final||BO3|
|Sunday, November 6th|
|09:30||Lower bracket final||BO3|
On the official English stream, Alex "Machine" Richardson will be hosting the analyst desk alongside Halvor "vENdetta" Gulestøl and Joona "natu" Leppänen. John "BLU" Mullen and Niels "rizc" Topp will take over commentating:
|Alex "Machine" Richardson - Desk host|
|Joona "natu" Leppänen - Analyst|
|Halvor "vENdetta" Gulestøl - Analyst|
|John "BLU" Mullen - Commentator|
|Niels "rizc" Topp - Commentator|
HLTV.org will be sending a two-man team to the PGL European Minor to provide full coverage of the pivotal part of this Major cycle.