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ESL One Frankfurt 2014
Germany
06/28/14  -  06/29/14
Format
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Europe and Americas Qualifiers Qualifiers Format
  • Stage 1 - Open Bracket
    • One qualifier per region; Europe and Americas.
    • Open bracket with an unlimited amount of teams.
    • 4 teams from each region qualify for Stage 2.
  • Stage 2 - Main Qualifier
    • Divided into regions; Europe and Americas.
    • Europe
      • 16 team tournament
        • 12 seeded pro-teams
        • 4 teams from Stage 1 qualifier
      • Top 3 teams qualifies for LAN finals
    • Americas
      • 8 team tournament
        • 4 seeded pro-teams
        • 4 teams from Stage 1 qualifier
      • Winning team qualifies for LAN finals
Chinese Qualifiers
  • 8 invited teams play single elimination best of 3
    • The final two teams play a Best of 5 grand final
      • Winning team qualifies for LAN finals
    • A 3rd place match will take place
      • 2nd and 3rd place in the Chinese qualifier qualify for the Asia Qualifiers
Asia Qualifiers
  • Stage 1 - Open Bracket
    • Two teams from each region qualify for Stage 2, with the exception of Japan and Rest of Asia getting one spot each.
    • One qualifier per each region;
      • Malaysia
      • Singapore
      • Philippines
      • Vietnam
      • Indonesia
      • Thailand
      • South Korea
      • Japan
      • Rest of Asia
  • Stage 2 - Main Qualifier
    • SEA Battle Royale
      • The 16 teams from open qualifiers are put into a group stage.
      • Surviving Teams are put into a Single-elimination tournament.
        • The resulting top 2 teams move to the Asia Finals
  • Stage 3 - Asia Finals
    • Single Elimination
      • 2nd and 3rd place Chinese teams from the Chinese qualifiers
      • 4 Seeded Asia teams (Arrow, Titan, Scythe, MVP.Phoenix)
      • 2 top teams from the Battle Royale
      • Winning team will qualify for the main event.
Main Event
  • Two invited teams.
  • One qualified team from China.
  • One qualified team from either China or SEA.
  • Three qualified teams from Europe.
  • One qualified team from America.


Recent Placements
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