eXTREMESLAND 2017 ANZ Qualifier announced
ESL Australia and BenQ Australia have announced the Oceanic qualifier details for eXTREMESLAND Asia Finals 2017.
Earlier this month, eXTREMESLAND announced their return for 2017, which revealed 16 teams out of 14 countries that will get the opportunity to qualify for the main event in Shanghai, China from October 19-22 and compete for a lion's share of the $100,000 prize pot.
Therefore, the Oceanic region has received one of these spots. The Australian & New Zealand qualifier will consist of three stages. The first stage will be an online open qualifier for the region, taking place on July 22-23. The top four teams from the open qualifier will advance to the second stage, the online closed qualifier, where they will compete against four other invited teams on August 6th.
The invited teams for the online closed qualifier:
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The top two teams from the closed qualifier will progress to the ANZ Regional Finals, where they will clash against two more invited Australian teams:
The ANZ Regional Finals will be an offline 4-team event, utilising a best-of-three single-elimination format. It will be held at ESL Australia's studio in Sydney, Australia on September 9th. The winner of the ANZ qualifier will receive an invitation to the eXTREMESLAND 2017 Finals including flights and accommodation paid.
If you're from the Oceanic region, you can register for the open qualifier on the ESEA platform here.