4 Clovers & Lepricon and No Logic Gaming have both qualified to attend the studio LAN portion for the Game Show Global eSports Cup. Team Empire, Vega Squadron, TnC, IG and Newbee have already qualified and one from NA will be joining the event scheduled to take place in Vilnius, Lithuania, between November 30 – December 3. The top four teams will then continue to the playoffs at DreamHack winter in Moscow, December 5-6.
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The European qualifiers have finally wrapped up, giving 4CL and NLG the two spots to represent the region in the upcoming LAN.
4CL had swept through London Conspiracy 3:0 to easily take their place in Vilnius. No Logic Gaming had a long five game series, with back and forth victories to battle through before they emerged as the winners over STARK eSports, 3:2.
Both teams will join Team Empire, Vega, TnC, Newbee and IG to compete for the four opening slots for the playoff rounds and grand finals being held in Moscow at DreamHack Winter in December.
Americas region is down to their last best-of-five series, scheduled to play tonight. Ewolves will face compLexity Gaming tomorrow, November 12 at 20:00 CET.
Game Show Global eSports Cup Season 1 LAN playoff teams
- Team Empire (CIS region winner)
- Vega Squadron (CIS region winner)
- TnC (SEA region winner)
- Newbee (Chinese region winner)
- Invictus Gaming (Chinese region winner)
- 4 Clovers & Lepricon (EU region winner)
- No Logic Gaming (EU region winner)
- TBD (Americas region winner)
Game Show Global eSports Cup format
The Game Show Global eSports Cup is being played out in six distinct stages. Open Qualifiers, two Group stages and Regional Qualifiers are held in five regions: North America, Europe, CIS, China and SEA. The last two phases of the event will feature Studio LAN playoffs and the Grand Finals to be held at the DreamHack LAN event in Moscow, Russia.
Game Show Global eSports Cup Studio LAN playoffs
Eight of the best teams from the various regions will compete in the fifth phase of the event series. The Studio LAN playoffs will take place between November 30 – December 3 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Only four teams will reach the Grand Finals of the tournament.
Game Show Global eSports Cup LAN finals
The top four teams from the Studio LAN playoffs will participate in the Grand Finals, which will run within DreamHack Moscow. The event is scheduled to take place between December 5-6.
Game Show Global eSports Cup prize pool distribution
Grand Finals (DreamHack Moscow)
- 1st place — $125,000
- 2nd place — $65,000
- 3rd place — $35,000
- 4th place — $25,000
The studio LAN playoffs (Lithuania)
- 1st-4th places — the allotted portion from the grand final
- 5th-8th places — $15,000 total