TyLoo, eFuture qualify for Guangzhou
The Chinese qualifier for the IEM6 Global Challenge Guangzhou has finished, with TyLoo and eFuture claiming the two spots for the $40,000 tournament.
Chinese teams entered the final stages of the qualifier for Guangzhou this weekend, as the teams would duke it out online to settle which two teams would represent China in the Global Challenge.
Finishing first in their group with three wins and a loss, TyLoo progressed to the semi-final. The surprise of the group was HiQi, who managed to win against TyLoo, which gave them the second place in the group. The organizers did however receive complaints about the team, which made them review demos. HiQi were later disqualified, as the admins found evidence which affirmed the complaints. This meant that eFuture was granted the second place in the group.
In the other group, teamwork finished in first place, while ESP followed in second. ESP would go up against TyLoo, a match TyLoo won easily; 16-2 on de_tuscan and 16-7 on de_inferno. teamwork went up against eFuture, which into three maps to determine the winner. eFuture managed to win the last map for an overall 2-1 victory.
This means that TyLoo and eFuture are now qualified for the IEM6 Global Challenge Guangzhou, where currently seven out of eight teams are determined:
It is currently not known what will happen with the eighth spot, HLTV.org knows South Korean teams have been contacted, but have declined the invitation.
IEM6 Global Challenge Guangzhou will take place October 1-5 during Ani-Com & Games and will feature a $40,000 prize purse, as well as two spots for the IEM6 World Championship.