Asia Minor viewer's guide
The Asia Minor will kick off tomorrow with eight teams from the region clashing for a share of the $50,000 prize pool and two spots at PGL Major Krakow's Main Qualifier.
The tournament will take place at Dongyi Tianchong Studio Hall in Beijing, China from June 1-4.
It will feature two invited teams and six other teams that secured their spots through the 5 online qualifiers: China, Oceania, SEA & India, East Asia and Middle-East.
The eight teams in attendance have been separated into two groups. The initial two days will feature the group stage, with best-of-one group opening and winners' matches, followed by best-of-three group elimination and decider matches.
The final two days of the Chinese event will hold the double-elimination best-of-three playoffs.
The two groups are as followed:
|Group A||Group B|
Here is the schedule for the four-day tournament:
|Thursday, June 1st|
|07:00||Group A winners' match||BO1|
|08:30||Group A elimination match||BO3|
|12:00||Group A decider match||BO3|
|Friday, June 2nd|
|07:00||Group B winners' match||BO1|
|08:30||Group B elimination match||BO3|
|12:00||Group B decider match||BO3|
|Saturday, June 3rd|
|04:00||Upper bracket semi-final #1||BO3|
|06:30||Upper bracket semi-final #2||BO3|
|11:00||Upper bracket final||BO3|
|Sunday, June 4th|
|04:00||Lower bracket final||BO3|
Expect one of Asia's experts, Sudhen "Bleh" Wahengbam to share his in-depth knowledge and analysis of the participants as he joins the rest of the broadcast crew that will bring you all the action on PGL's twitch channel here:
Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner – Host
Joona "natu" Leppänen – Expert
Sudhen "Bleh" Wahengbam – Expert
Vincent "Metuz" Hill – Commentator
Dustin "dusT" Mouret - Commentator
The $50,000 prize pot will be distributed in the following way:
1. $30,000 + spot for PGL Major Krakow 2017 Main Qualifier
2. $15,000 + spot for PGL Major Krakow 2017 Main Qualifier