BTS Series 4 SEA have come to a crushing end for TnC as Fnatic steal the championship title from the Filipino team. The Malaysian based squad continue to destroy all opponents in their path, wiping out the previous iteration champions 3:0 and walk away with the championship title and $5000 prize.
— FNATIC (@FNATIC) April 11, 2016
BTS Series 4 SEA have concluded on April 11th giving way to another victory notch in Fnatic’s belt. The Malaysian team is on a dominating streak lately, securing victories, titles and LAN spots one after another.
Fnatic had a flawless run and didn’t drop a single match in the entire event. They started by wiping out Mugsy, then WG.Unity, followed by Taring in 2:0 sweeps. They continued their streak, convincingly taking out the BTS Series 3 SEA champions, TNC, 3:0 in the grand finals.
The online tournament featured 16 teams in a single elimination bracket competing for $10,000. 14 teams were invited and two teams from an Open Qualifier had advanced to the main event.
The open qualifiers took place March 26-27th with the main event starting on April 7th.
BTS Series 4 SEA invited teams
BTS Series 4 SEA qualified teams
BTS Series 4 SEA prize distribution
The events will feature a $10,000 prize pool with a portion of the prize dedicated to the Open Qualifiers
Based on the success of the BTS Americas tournament held June/July 2015, the production studio will be invest $180,000 in total prize pool for 18 competitions to be held over the course of the next year. The initiative will now include Europe and Southeast Asia as well.
Each competition will have online open qualifiers, with the winners of each earning a spot to compete against the invited teams from their respective region. The open qualifiers are intended to help become a platform for up and coming talent and teams to have an opportunity to showcase their skills and gain exposure.
The first of the BTS Series events crowned Fnatic as the first champions. Fnatic convincingly swept through the Singaporean team, First Departure, 3:0 in the grand finals.