LOOT.BET Cup #3 with $15,000 announced; to feature offline finals in Malta
The tournament, fully named "GO Malta Esports Festival 2018 - LOOT.BET Cup #3", will feature eight teams and kick off this week, with the top four set to compete at the LAN finals in Malta.
Organised by Gamers.com.mt, LOOT.BET Cup #3 will kick off a group stage, which will be played out using a BO1 Round-Robin format, with the two best teams from each group advancing to the LAN playoffs. There, they will face off in a single-elimination BO3 bracket, with the winner earning the first place prize of $10,000.
The group stage will run from November 1-8, with the playoffs set to take place on LAN in Malta, from December 7-9. All eight teams for the tournament were invited directly, with CIS representatives Spirit, European mix LeftOut, new French hope Vitality, and William "draken" Sundin's new home, Red Reserve, amongst the competing sides.
The eight teams have been placed in the following two groups:
The $15,000 prize pool will be distributed in the following, top-heavy way: