The Chinese qualifier for the Red Bull Battle Grounds 2015 commenced and concluded today with Invictus Gaming being crowned the Chinese representative for the live playoffs in Santa Monica, California, May 5-7.
— Red Bull ESPORTS (@redbullESPORTS) April 13, 2015
The four invited teams Invitcus Gaming, Newbee, LGD, and E-Home battled it out to claim the victory and the solo LAN spot for the region. In the first round, Newbee sent E-Home to the Lower Brackets, while LGD won over IG. Newbee ended up giving LGD the victory and advancement into the grand finals. In the Lower Brackets, E-Home faced IG, and were the first team to be eliminated from the qualifer. IG moved ahead, sending TI titleholders Newbee home, as well. In a full circle, IG turned to face LGD in the grand final, knocking them out 2-1.
Red Bull Battle Grounds 2015 upcoming qualifiers
CIS Qualifiers – April 16
European Qualifiers – April 17
Cloud 9 G2A
Ninjas in Pyjamas
American Qualifiers – April 28
Champions of Summer’s Rift
In the SEA region, Team Malaysia (MY) qualified for the single spot to represent the region, after beating Rave 2-0, on April 7.
One team from each of the four regions will compete for a $75,000 base prize pool during the main event held at the Warfield theatre in San Francisco, California, on May 10. Red Bull Battle Ground tickets are available at prices starting from $5.39.