The Malaysian Asia E-Sports Cup qualification took place last weeked at Invasion Cyber Zone where Hybrid overcame their competition to qualify for the AEC finals in September.
Three notable teams competed in the qualifier as Karnal had a stand-in in the form of Tomi "lurppis" Kovanen and Lucky5 was a mixteam including former TitaNs captain Prasad "StrykerX" Paramajothi.
Hybrid made their way to the upper bracket final easily while Karnal had to take down Lucky5 in a close match to make it there. The Malaysian powerhouse easily defeated Kovanen's Karnal on de_dust2 in the upper bracket final with a score of 16-8.
After the lower bracket finished, Lucky5 fell short again versus Karnal on de_train, but Maxim "mitz0r" Maximov's team were still unable to overcome Hybrid and went on to lose 5-16 in the grand final. Remaining results can be viewed in the bracket.
AEC 2012 Malaysia final standings:
1. Hybrid - paid trip to AEC 2012 finals in Tokyo
Hybrid has therefore qualified for Asia E-Sports Cup 2012 which will be held on September 20-23 in Tokyo, Japan. The Singaporean, Japanese and Indian qualifiers are yet to finish.
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