OG once again have proven they are one of the most versatile and adaptable teams in the scene as they seize their second championship title in Elimination Mode. The two time Major winning team are now the two time Elimination Mode winning team after a 3:1 victory over compLexity Gaming.
— moonduckTV (@moonduckTV) February 17, 2017
Eight teams – four from NA and four from EU starting out competing for the $25,000 prize pool and to claim regional dominance once and for all.
To represent the American region – compLexity Gaming stepped up to the plate after they emerged from the lower brackets on to the Elimination Mode 3 Grand Finals after exacting revenge on Team Onyx in the NA finals 2:1.
They had an uphill battle, but put their best foot forward as they took on the reigning champions – OG.
Earlier, had OG dominated over Alliance for a second time with a 2:0 sweep to advance to the Grand Finals – becoming the second time the team has advanced into the unconventional tournament series – taking the championship title in November after defeating Evil Geniuses 3:2.
Moonduck Studios, in partnership with Twitch TV, has announced another iteration the studio’s fun and offbeat tournament – Elimination Mode. The event is played in an alternative game mode, in which heroes can only be banned or picked once per series.
Community bans will return once again. This time 30 heroes will be removed instead of 10 each day – excluding the grand finals. The first poll will open 36 hours before the first match starts.
Elimination Mode 3.0 teams
- Ad Finem
- Team Freedom
- compLexity Gaming
Elimination Mode 3.0 brackets
Elimination Mode 3.0 prize pool
The total prize pool of $20,000 will be split as follows:
- 1st place: $10,000 – OG
- 2nd place: $6,000 – compLexity Gaming
- 3rd/4th place: $2,000 – Team Onyx/Alliance