The organization has announced Hellcase Cup's third edition, which is set to start at the end of the month with $10,000 up for grabs.
Hellcase Cup #3 by UCC has been confirmed and will be divided into four online stages: an open qualifier (17-18 March), a closed European one (22-23 March), the main stage (24-30 March) and the final stage (31-1 April).
The first stage, a 512-team open qualification to be played on FACEIT.com in a single-elimination best-of-one bracket, which you can sign-up for here, will have the top two teams join six other invited teams in the closed European qualifier. While there are still two squads to be confirmed, Tricked, Norse, Rogue and PRIDE have already received their invites for the closed qualification stage.
The team list for the Closed qualifier stand as follows:
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From that point, after six best-of-three matches in a single-elimination bracket, two teams will qualify for the main stage. With iGame.com and LDLC already confirmed for this phase, which will consist of 12 best-of-three round-robin matches divided into two groups, only the top two squads from each group will proceed to the final stage.
Here's how the eight-team list for the Main Stage stands:
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Four teams will battle for the champion title in a best-of-three single-elimination bracket from 31 March – 1 April. The prize-pool distribution for the final stage stands as follows: