EPICENTER 2018

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[e][h]EPICENTER 2018
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Russia Moscow
Teams:
8
Prize Pool:
$295,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-10-23
End Date:
2018-10-28
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Cache • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage: October 23th - 25th, 2018
    • Two double-elimination format (GSL) Groups:
      • Each group has four teams
      • All matches are Bo3
    • The top three teams from each group advance to the Playoffs:
      • Group stage winners advance to the Semifinals
      • Group stage runners-up advance to the Quarterfinals as the High Seeds
      • Group stage 3rd place teams advance to the Quarterfinals as the Low Seeds

  • Playoffs: October 27th - 28th, 2018
    • Single-Elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

$295,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

1 October 2nd - Astralis withdraw from the tournament to recover from busy travel schedules. [8][9]
2 October 14th - mousesports withdraw from the tournament due to packed schedules, their slot is changed to a Wild Card Ranking slot. [10][11]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. Natus Vincere 2-0 75-47 +28
2. FaZe Clan 1-1 63-64 -1
3. HellRaisers 1-1 71-79 -8
4. ENCE eSports 0-2 68-87 -19

Group B[edit]

Group B
1. Team Liquid 2-0 64-23 +41
2. AVANGAR 1-1 55-72 -17
3. Ninjas in Pyjamas 1-1 72-62 +10
4. Swole Patrol 0-2 30-64 -34

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
AVANGAR
2
October 27, 2018 - 13:00 MSK
169
7
610
4
169
7
69
3
 
 
 
 
HellRaisers
0
FaZe Clan
2
October 27, 2018 - 16:45 MSK
169
7
68
2
167
9
811
3
 
 
 
 
Ninjas in Pyjamas
0
Semifinals
Natus Vincere
2
October 28, 2018 - 11:30 MSK
169
7
611
5
169
7
612
6
 
 
 
 
AVANGAR
0
Team Liquid
0
October 28, 2018 - 14:55 MSK
96
3
916
7
128
4
716
9
 
 
 
 
FaZe Clan
2
Grand Final
Natus Vincere
0
October 28, 2018 - 18:40 MSK
125
7
1016
6
33
0
1216
4
 
 
 
 
FaZe Clan
2


G-Drive Challenge[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Commentator:
    • Germany Zescht (Vincent Talmon-Gros)

Format[edit]

G-Drive Challenge
  • Best Lap Time Competition:
    • Played on Assetto Corsa using a VR headset and simulated drivers' seat
    • Using the Oreca 07 on the Red Bull Ring in Austria
    • Each player has 3 attempts to place the fastest lap time

Prize Pool[edit]

$15,000 USD are spread among the players as seen below:

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