LBET Invitational set to start
Kicking off on September 25, the LBET Invitational will feature eight teams that battle their way through two GSL groups for a spot in the playoffs. All of the group stage matchups will play out as best-of-threes, with four teams advancing to a double-elimination playoffs bracket.
Two European teams will clash in the opening matchup of Group A, with Heretics kicking off the action against the recently-signed Bulgarian roster of SKADE. The second matchup of the group will see the two CIS sides in attendance, Se7en and Espada, clash for their own spot in the winners' match, which will take place on the second day of play.
In Group B, Copenhagen Flames are set to face off against OneThree, with the lineup composed of four ex-TYLOO members currently bootcamping in Moscow ahead of the event. The Finnish side of SJ and Grzegorz "SZPERO" Dziamałek's adwokacik round out the list of teams in attendance, with the two rosters set to clash in their opening matchup on the second day of the tournament.
The two groups for the $15,000 LBET Invitational are:
While the schedule looks as follows:
Friday, September 27
11:55 - LBET Invitational Group B Elimination Match
14:55 - LBET Invitational Group B Winners' Match
17:55 - LBET Invitational Group A Decider Match
Saturday, September 28
12:30 - LBET Invitational Group B Decider Match
Sunday, September 29
12:30 - LBET Invitational UB Semi-Final #1
15:30 - LBET Invitational UB Semi-Final #2
Monday, September 30
12:30 - LBET Invitational LB Final
15:30 - LBET Invitational UB Final
Tuesday, October 1
11:55 - LBET Invitational Consolidation Final
14:55 - LBET Invitational Grand Final
The $15,000 prize pool for the tournament will be split in the following way: