Asia Minor group draw and schedule announced
StarLadder has revealed the group draw and schedule for the Asia Minor, kicking off July 24.
Eight teams, who qualified for the Asia Minor via a series of regional closed qualifiers, have been drawn into two groups in the first stage of the $50,000 tournament, which will be held in Berlin from July 24-28.
The top two of the Asia Minor will advance to the New Challengers stage of the StarLadder Major, while the third-place side will be given a second chance to advance via the Minor play-in, a last-chance qualifier offering a total of three slots in the opening stage of the Major.
In line with both the Americas and Europe Minors, the Asia Minor will see a GSL group stage format, kicking off with best-of-one opening matches and best-of-three series ensuing in all following match-ups, including the playoffs, featuring a double-elimination bracket.
The group draw can be found below:
Below is the full schedule for the Asia Minor:
Wednesday, July 24
10:00 - Grayhound vs. Energy | BO1
10:00 - MVP PK vs. Alpha Red | BO1
11:15 - 5POWER vs. AVANT | BO1
11:15 - TYLOO vs. FFAmix | BO1
12:30 - Group A winners' match | BO3
12:30 - Group B winners' match | BO3
Thursday, July 25
10:00 - Group A elimination match | BO3
10:00 - Group B elimination match | BO3
13:00 - Group A decider match | BO3
13:00 - Group B decider match | BO3
Friday, July 26
10:00 - Upper bracket semi-final #1 | BO3
13:00 - Upper bracket semi-final #2 | BO3
Saturday, July 27
10:00 - Lower bracket semi-final | BO3
13:00 - Upper bracket final | BO3
Sunday, July 28
14:00 - Lower bracket final | BO3