With the Europe Minor about to start, we have put together a viewer's guide with all the information you need to know regarding the event.
The road to the FACEIT Major will continue on Thursday with the fourth and last Minor, where eight European teams will battle it out for two spots at the showpiece event, as well as for their share of a $50,000 prize pool.
The eight sides have been drawn into two groups of four, which will be played out in a GSL format. The opening and the winners' matches will be best-of-one games, while the elimination and the decider clashes will consist of best-of-three series. The top two teams from both groups will proceed to the double-elimination, best-of-three playoffs.
Here are the groups for the event:
The group stage will be played on the first two days of the tournament, while the playoffs will be held over the week, with the complete schedule looking as follows:
Saturday, July 21
13:00 - Upper bracket semi-final #1 | BO3
16:15 - Upper bracket semi-final #2 | BO3
19:30 - Lower bracket final | BO3
Sunday, July 22
13:00 - Upper bracket final | BO3
16:15 - Consolidation final | BO3
19:30 - Grand final | BO3
A five-man crew will be guiding the viewers through the action during the four day-event, with the highly-popular duo Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett-Henry "HenryG" Greer providing live commentary on the matches, while Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill and Mathieu "Maniac" Quiquerez be sitting at the analyst desk, beside host Tres "stunna" Saranthus.
Tres "stunna" Saranthus - Host
Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill - Analyst
Mathieu "Maniac" Quiquere - Analyst
Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett - Commentator
Henry "HenryG" Greer - Commentator
Finally, the prize pool distribution looks as follows:
1. $30,000 + spot in New Challengers Stage
2. $15,000 + spot in New Challengers Stage