China qual. details for IEM Sydney
The Chinese (and Mongolia) qualifier for IEM Sydney will be held this coming weekend onwards from March 25-30 with sixteen invited teams.
It has been revealed that TheMongolZ will be the only team outside of China to participate in the qualifier, while the rest of the spots will be occupied by the Chinese teams featuring the likes of Bin "Savage" Liu's VG.Renascence and Hansel "BnTeT" Ferdinand's TYLOO, who just recently won China Cup 2017 over Fnatic Academy. It seems that YuLun "Summer" Cai's Flash Gaming roster will not attend, as they have not revealed their final member yet.
TyLoo to take part in Chinese qualifier
The teams will be separated evenly into four groups, utilising a best-of-one double-elimination GSL format with the exception of the group decider matches being best-of-threes.
Top two teams from each group will advance to the single-elimination best-of-three playoffs, where the participants will fight it out until one team remains and earn their qualification spot to the main event in Australia.
Meanwhile, the Oceanic region is already underway with its open qualifier, which is expected to be completed this Sunday local time. Two teams from the open qualifier will join six other top invited Australian teams in the closed qualifier, to clash for the other remaining spot.
The groups for the the Chinese qualifier is as followed:
|Group A||Group B||Group C||Group D|
|EHOME||FIVE||New4||Born Of Fire|
To catch all the matches live, you can check the schedule in our event page here.