ESL Announce Last Chance Qualifier Format and Groups
On May 21st, teams compete for their final chance to make it into the HCS North American Pro League. Sixteen teams enter, only two move on.
The tournament will start out with a Group Stage, with the 16 participating teams spread out across four groups. Two teams will make it out of each group, each team on the opposite half of the bracket. This bracket will be single elimination and be a best of seven, only the best team can move on. The two top teams from the bracket stage will qualify for the Pro League.
The groups are as follows:
Group A: Team Liquid, Clown Fiesta, Insert Org Here, High Riders
Group B: OpTic Gaming, No barber But We Tapen, Team eLevate, Twisted Fate
Group C: Soul eSports Red, Catastrophe, French Toast Mafia, Showtime
Group D: Crowd Control, Str8 Rippin, G-Pounders, PndaGaming
The stakes are as high as they can possibly be, this is the last life-line for these teams. Remember to tune in to watch the Group Stage on May 21st and the Bracket Stage on May 22nd!
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