21 December 2015 - 05:33
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HWC Qualifier Tournament #1

Today, both the North American and United Kingdom played their first Online Qualifier tournament for the Halo World Championship.
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Today, both the North American and United Kingdom played their first Online Qualifier tournament for the Halo World Championship. Despite its name, the tournament doesn't actually award a spot in the final tournament, only Pro Points that contribute towards a spot at each region's respective Regional Finals.

Both tournaments were single elimination and used their HWC open ladder for seeding. Both tournaments use the following breakdown for the awarding of Pro Points, however, the winners of the NA ladder also received $1,000.

1st - 5,000 Points

2nd - 3,000 Points

3rd/4th - 2,000 Points

5th to 8th - 1,500 Points

9th to 16th - 1,000 Points

17th to 32nd - 500 Points

33rd to 64th - 250 Points

North American Results

1st - Evil Geniuses

2nd - Team EnVyUs

3rd/4th - Lets Get This/Former Velocity

3rd/4th - OverDrive

5th to 8th - Counter Logic Gaming

5th to 8th - Team Liquid

5th to 8th - Team Kinetic

5th to 8th - Noble eSports

9th to 14th - Without Warning

9th to 14th -  Project Affliction

9th to 14th - NightCrawlers

9th to 14th - Allegiance eSports

9th to 14th - Visual

9th to 14th -  Second Nature

The full MLG bracket can be found here.

United Kingdom Results

1st - Epsilon eSports

2nd - Team Vibe

3rd/4th - exceL.Halo

3rd/4th - Last Second

5th to 8th - Infinity

5th to 8th - Infused Halo

5th to 8th - Curlypowe's Team

5th to 8th - Rift.Halo

The full Gfinity bracket can be found here.

The next Online Qualifier for both regions will be on January 3rd. Hopefully the teams that didn't do as well will be able to grind the ladder and get themselves a better seed!

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