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! What did you think about the tournament? Let us know in the comments below and remember to follow us here at eSports Guru for all you Halo World Championship needs!
HWC Qualifier Tournament #1
Today, both the North American and United Kingdom played their first Online Qualifier tournament for the Halo World Championship.