eXTREMESLAND Asia Finals 2017 set to start
The $100,000 event taking place in Shanghai, China kicks off tomorrow with the group stage action.
The sixteen team tournament will be held from October 19-22, featuring teams from various Asian countries. The last year's champions ViCi will be taking part to defend their title and take home $40,000.
The action will kick off with four groups of four teams. The group stage will have a GSL format with best-of-one opening, elimination, and winners’ matches . The decider games will be played as best-of-threes.
* Update: vRn were supposed to be in Group A but their visa issues prevented them from travelling. SCARZ Absolute, who were set to face the Pakistani team in their opening match, will directly advance to the winners' match.
You can find the groups below:
|Group A||Group B||Group C||Group D|
The top two teams from each group will move on to the best-of-three, single elimination playoffs. Saturday will feature the quarter-final games while the semis and the grand final will be played on Sunday.
The full schedule is below:
|Thursday, October 19th|
|05:00||Fire Dragoon||vs. Talon||BO1|
|Friday, October 20th|
|04:00||Group B winners' match||BO1|
|04:00||Group D winners' match||BO1|
|05:30||Group C winners' match||BO1|
|05:30||SCARZ Absolute||vs. KhARUM/ Kings||BO1|
|07:00||Group B elimination match||BO1|
|07:00||Group D elimination match||BO1|
|08:30||Group C elimination match||BO1|
|08:30||Group A elimination match||BO1|
|10:00||Group A decider match||BO3|
|10:00||Group B decider match||BO3|
|13:00||Group C decider match||BO3|
|13:00||Group D decider match||BO3|
|Saturday, October 21st|
|Sunday, October 22nd|
The $100,000 in offer will be distributed accordingly:
1. - $40,000
2. - $20,000
3-4. - $8,000
5-8. - $4,000
9-16. - $1,000