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Halo Championship Series 2021: Kickoff Major

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[e][h]Halo Championship Series 2021: Kickoff Major
League Information
Series:
Game version:
Halo Infinite
Type:
Offline
Location:
United States Raleigh
Prize pool:
$350,000 USD
Start Date:
2021-12-17
End Date:
2021-12-19
Number of teams:
272
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Halo Championship Series is the official competitive series organized by 343 Industries.

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Desk Host:
  • Stage Host:
  • Analyst/Casters:

Format[edit]

Format for the Kickoff Major is slightly modified from the regular 2021 Majors

  • Open Bracket: Open Signups
    • Top 8 from the Upper Bracket advances to Championship Upper Bracket
    • Top 8 from the Lower Bracket advanes to Championship Lower Bracket
    • All Matches are Bo3 except Matches that result in qualification of Teams into the Championship Bracket, those will be Bo5


  • Pool Play: 4 groups of four teams in a round robin
    • Top 2 of each group advances to Championship Upper Bracket round 2
    • Bottom 2 of each group advances to Championship Upper Bracket round 1
    • All Matches are Bo5


  • Championship Bracket: 32 teams in a double-elimination bracket
    • All Matches are Bo5 except the Grand Finals, which are Bo7 with a Bracket Reset

Prize Pool[edit]

$350,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Pool Play

G2 Esports
1United States Sabinater
2United States Gilk3y
3United States Str8 SicK
4United States Artic
CUnited States Calloussss
Cloud9
1United States StelluR
2United States Penguin
3United States Eco
4United States Renegade
CUnited States Hoaxer
Pioneers
1United States Manny
2Canada Druk
3United States SoulSnipe
4United States Taulek
Oxygen Esports
1United States Common
2United States Swish
3United States Name
4United States Haines
1 December 14th - Cartel are signed by Acend. [2]
1 December 13th - OEX are signed by Quadrant. [3]
Natus Vincere
1Germany Kimbo
2United Kingdom Jimbo
3United Kingdom Respectful
4United Kingdom tuf0xy
Bing Chilling
Notes
1United Kingdom Riotz
2United Kingdom Ramirez
3United Kingdom Phlux
4Spain Clonely
CSweden Teyobb
1 December 15th - HMDA renames to Bing Chilling
1 December 6th - NutriBullet are signed by Chiefs Esports Club. [4]
2 December 12th - Jackamo joins as a coach. [5]
Divine Mind
Notes
1Australia BZIIRK
2Australia FlexRainZ
3Australia Rated
4Australia Slayz
CAustralia Bdiz25
1 December 15th - Pittsburgh Knights are unable to attend due to visa issues. [6]
2 December 12th - FlexRainZ will stand in for Junior due to visa issues. [7]
3 December 15th - Divine Mind takes over the empty pool play spot. [6]
The Boys
Notes
1Netherlands Morguhhh
2Sweden Sandell
3United Kingdom robs1n
4United Kingdom Snipaul
CNetherlands Morguhh12
1 December 15th - LeaveNoWitness is unable to attend due to visa issues. [6]
2 December 15th - The Boys takes over the empty pool play spot. [6]
XSET
Notes
1United States Cratos
2United States FilthyG
3United States Suspector
4Canada Porky J
CUnited States Brizzy
1 December 12th - Sentinels are stripped of their pool play spot due to Royal 2's ban for geo-filtering during the Kickoff Qualifier. [8]
2 December 15th - XSET takes over the empty pool play spot. [6]
Spacestation
Notes
1United States Tylenul
2United States Ace
3United States Tusk
4United States Deciting
CUnited States Elamite
1 December 15th - Fire N Ice Esports is unable to attend due to visa issues. [6]
2 December 15th - Spacestation Gaming takes over the empty pool play spot. [6]

Top 8 Upper Open Bracket

Top 8 Lower Open Bracket

Results[edit]

Pool Play[edit]

Pool A
1.OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming3-09-0+9
2.PioneersPioneers Pioneers2-16-4+2
3.Chiefs Esports ClubChiefs Esports Club Chiefs Esports Club1-24-6-2
4.Bing ChillingBing Chilling Bing Chilling0-30-9-9
For detailed match results, click here.
Pool B
1.G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2 Esports3-09-2+7
2.FaZe ClanFaZe Clan FaZe Clan2-16-4+2
3.Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere1-26-60
4.Divine MindDivine Mind Divine Mind0-30-9-9
For detailed match results, click here.
Pool C
1.eUnitedeUnited eUnited3-09-2+7
2.QuadrantQuadrant Quadrant2-16-3+3
3.Oxygen EsportsOxygen Esports Oxygen Esports1-25-6-1
4.The BoysThe Boys The Boys0-30-9-9
For detailed match results, click here.
Pool D
1.Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud93-09-2+7
2.Spacestation GamingSpacestation Gaming Spacestation Gaming1-25-6-1
3.XSETXSET XSET1-25-7-2
4.AcendAcend Acend1-24-8-4
For detailed match results, click here.

Playoffs[edit]

Upper Round 1
Upper Round 1
UB Round 1
UB R1
Upper Round 2
Upper Round 2
UB Round 2
UB R2
Upper Bracket Quarter-Finals
Upper Bracket Quarter-Finals
Upper Quarter-Finals
UB Quarter-Finals
UB QF
Upper Bracket Semi-Finals
Upper Bracket Semi-Finals
Upper Semi-Finals
UB Semi-Finals
UB SF
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Final
UB Final
Grand Final
Grand Final
GF
0
3
December 18, 2021 - 18:00UTC
43
250
19
50
1
4
3
0
December 18, 2021 - 20:30UTC
50
36
2
3
December 18, 2021 - 18:00UTC
250
170
30
50
2
1
40
50
3
0
December 18, 2021 - 22:30UTC
50
35
3
1
December 18, 2021 - 23:00UTC
50
45
248
250
1
0
3
0
December 18, 2021 - 19:15UTC
250
128
50
49
3
0
3
0
December 18, 2021 - 20:30UTC
50
39
0
3
December 18, 2021 - 19:15UTC
195
250
23
50
2
4
3
0
December 18, 2021 - 21:30UTC
50
45
3
1
December 18, 2021 - 23:00UTC
50
49
22
250
3
0
2
3
December 19, 2021 - 17:30UTC
49
250
47
50
37
50
Casters: United States Puckett & United States Walshy
0
3
December 18, 2021 - 19:15UTC
57
250
40
50
1
2
0
3
December 18, 2021 - 21:30UTC
39
50
2
3
December 18, 2021 - 18:00UTC
250
221
26
50
3
2
37
50
3
0
December 18, 2021 - 21:35UTC
50
38
0
3
December 18, 2021 - 23:00UTC
42
50
141
250
3
1
December 18, 2021 - 18:00UTC
250
247
50
36
2
3
3
0
December 18, 2021 - 20:30UTC
50
33
0
3
December 18, 2021 - 18:00UTC
23
250
22
50
2
4
3
1
December 18, 2021 - 20:30UTC
50
49
250
84
3
0
December 18, 2021 - 23:00UTC
37
35
250
169
1
3
December 19, 2021 - 17:30UTC
250
100
35
50
Casters: United States Goldenboy & United States Goofy
3
1
December 19, 2021 - 21:15UTC
1
0
48
50
250
237
Casters: United States Clutch & United Kingdom Gaskin
Lower Round 1
Lower Round 1
LB Round 1
LB R1
Lower Round 2
Lower Round 2
LB Round 2
LB R2
Lower Round 3
Lower Round 3
LB Round 3
LB R3
Lower Round 4
Lower Round 4
LB Round 4
LB R4
Lower Round 5
Lower Round 5
LB Round 5
LB R5
Lower Bracket Quarter-Finals
Lower Bracket Quarter-Finals
Lower Quarter-Finals
LB Quarter-Finals
LB QF
Lower Bracket Semi-Finals
Lower Bracket Semi-Finals
Lower Semi-Finals
LB Semi-Finals
LB SF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Final
LB Final
0
3
December 18, 2021
34
50
137
250
3
0
December 18, 2021
1
0
50
36
3
1
December 18, 2021
31
50
250
176
1
3
December 18, 2021
1
2
44
50
148
250
3
2
December 19, 2021 - 15:00UTC
186
250
38
50
50
36
Casters: United States Goldenboy & United States Walshy
2
3
December 19, 2021 - 16:15UTC
46
50
143
250
5
1
43
50
0
3
3
0
0
3
3
0
0
3
December 19, 2021 - 15:00UTC
54
250
40
50
3
2
December 19, 2021 - 16:15UTC
45
50
178
250
4
0
50
37
Casters: United States Goofy & United Kingdom Gaskin
0
3
December 19, 2021 - 17:15UTC
48
50
2
3
December 19, 2021 - 18:45UTC
250
42
43
50
2
1
28
50
Casters: Canada Shyway & United States YNOT B RECKLESS
3
2
1
3
3
1
3
0
1