In less than two hours from now, the Asia Minor Championship will kick off today featuring eight invited teams from Asia and Oceania. Here's all the information you need to know about the event, including the schedule and the on-air talent.
Two spots at the next CS:GO Major's Main Qualifier and a share of the $50,000 prize pool is on the line again for the attendees at the Asia Minor Championship, which commences today until Sunday at the VSL Studios in Seoul, South Korea.
This is the first time in the history of the Asia Minor, where all the participants were invited due to time restrictions with holding open qualifiers for the sub-regions of Asia.
Here is the list of teams, who have been separated into two GSL groups of four:
|Group A||Group B|
Day 1 will feature all the Group A matches, while Group B will take place on day two, consisting of a best-of-three format in the elimination and decider matches. The final two days will obviously use the double-elimination playoffs, where the top two teams from each group will advance to.
Here is the schedule for the first two days as the playoffs schedule has not been finalized yet:
|Thursday, October 26|
|05:30||Kings||vs. MVP PK||BO1|
|07:00||Group A Winners' Match||BO1|
|08:30||Group A Elimination Match||BO3|
|11:30||Group A Decider Match||BO3|
|Friday, October 27|
|04:00||TyLoo||vs. Tainted Minds||BO1|
|07:00||Group B Winners' Match||BO1|
|08:30||Group B Elimination Match||BO3|
|11:30||Group B Decider Match||BO3|
The organizers have invited an all-British line-up as the on-air broadcast talent that will you take you through all the live action at the venue:
Make sure to check our wonderful preview by Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin before the event begins. You can follow our event page to stay on track with the Minor and tune into the English or Korean stream on Twitch for the action.