The Shanghai Major Open Qualifiers registrations are here. There will be TWO opportunities for up to 1024 teams to contend for an opportunity to qualify for the Regional Qualifiers. All pertinent information, including registration and rules have been released, giving ample time to prepare for the open events being held on January 3 through January 6th.
— Wykrhm Reddy (@wykrhm) December 18, 2015
The Shanghai Major Open Qualifiers registration have been opened officially.
The Open Qualifiers will be hosted by FACEIT and Perfect World and will take place between January 3-6. The Open Qualifier registration is now open.
The winning teams will advance to participate in the Regional Qualifiers, which will take place between January 7-10th.
The Shanghai Major will be held in Shanghai, China March 2nd-6th at Mercedes – Benz Arena with a set $3,000,000 prize pool. Sixteen teams will compete at the main event being hosted by Perfect World.
Shanghai Major Open Qualifiers
Much like for the Frankfurt Major, there will be two opportunities for teams and individual players to compete in the Open Qualifiers for the Shanghai Majors. Two rounds of Open Qualifier dates have been set to be hosted – The first Open Qualifier will take place on 3rd and 4th of January, while the second Open Qualifier will take place on 5th and 6th of January. Teams are able to register and participate in both sets of events.
Shanghai Major Open Qualifiers Schedule
1st Open Qualifier
Day 1 – 3rd January:
Check-in: 11:00 SGT
Start time: 13:00 SGT
Check-in: 11:00 CET
Start time: 13:00 CET
Check-in: 10:00 CDT
Start time: 13:00 CDT
Rounds played: Round of 1024 (BO1), Round of 512 (BO1), Round of 256 (BO1), Round of 128 (BO1), Round of 64 (BO1).
Teams that didn’t sign up on time and solo players, will be able to sign-up 30 minutes before tournament starts if there are available slots left.
Day 2 – January 4th:
Rounds played: Round of 32 (BO1), Round of 16 (BO1). Round of 8 (BO1), Semi-Finals (BO3), Finals (BO3).