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RLCS 2021-22 - Winter: Europe Regional Event 1 - Apollo Open

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[e][h]RLCS 2021-22 - Winter: EU Regional Event 1 - Apollo Open
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor(s):
Type:
Online
Location:
Europe Europe
Prize Pool:
$100,000 USD
Start Date:
2022-01-21
End Date:
2022-01-23
Mode:
3v3
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Teams
Number of teams:
16
Chronology

RLCS 2021-22 is the second RLCS season in 2021, crossing over into 2022. This season introduces the most major changes to the RLCS system yet with more regions and an updated format. 3 splits - Fall, Winter, Spring - each have 3 regional events leading into an international major. Within all these events, each team collects points that will determine whether they will qualify for the World Championship or World Championship Wildcard.

About[edit]

Broadcast talent[edit]

Primary Broadcast[edit]

  • Hosts:
    • Canada Liefx (Brody Moore)
    • Sweden Orb (Joel Kumlin)
  • Analyst:

French Broadcast[edit]

Dutch Broadcast[edit]

Portuguese Broadcast[edit]

Spanish Broadcast[edit]

German TV SPORT1/eSPORTS1[edit]

  • Host:
  • Commentators/Analysts

Russian Broadcast[edit]

  • Commentators/Analysts:

00 Nation DNB00 Nation DNB 00 Nation

  • Commentators/Analysts:

DignitasDignitas Dignitas

  • Commentators/Analysts:

Endpoint CeXEndpoint CeX Endpoint CeX

Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses

  • Commentators/Analysts:

Karmine CorpKarmine Corp Karmine Corp

  • Commentators/Analysts:

Kuxir's MinionsKuxir's Minions Kuxir's Minions

Luminosity GamingLuminosity Gaming Luminosity Gaming

  • Producer:

Misfits GamingMisfits Gaming Misfits Gaming

  • Commentators/Analysts:

Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere

  • Producer:

Rix.GGRix.GG Rix.GG

  • Producer:

SMPR EsportsSMPR Esports SMPR Esports

  • Commentators/Analysts:
    • England RamS (Reece Mullins)

Team BDSTeam BDS Team BDS

  • Commentators/Analysts:

Team QuesoTeam Queso Team Queso

  • Commentators/Analysts:

Team SingularityTeam Singularity Team Singularity

  • Commentators/Analysts:

Team VitalityTeam Vitality Team Vitality

  • Commentators/Analysts:

Williams ResolveWilliams Resolve Williams Resolve

  • All broadcasts' channels are listed in the Streams section.

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage - January 21st, 2022
    • 16 teams - split into 4 groups of 4.
    • Round Robin Bo5
      • Tiebreakers:
        • In the event of 2 teams being tied on the same record, a Bo5 tiebreaker match will be played out to separate the two teams.
        • In the event of 3 teams being tied on the same record, the following 3 tiebreakers will be used with the order outlined below to remove one of the teams from the contention towards a tiebreaker match:
          • Game Differential
          • Game Differential among tied teams
          • Initial Seed
        • When 3 teams tie on a 2-1 record, the team that places lowest within the tiebreaker criteria will be awarded 3rd place in the group. The other 2 teams will play a Bo5 tiebreaker match for 1st place.
        • When 3 teams tie on a 1-2 record, the team that places highest within the tiebreaker criteria will be awarded 2nd place in the group. The other 2 teams will play a Bo5 tiebreaker match for 3rd place.
    • Winner of each group qualifies to the Winners' Bracket of the Playoffs.
    • Places 2 and 3 of each group qualify to the Losers' Bracket of the Playoffs.
    • 4th place of each group is eliminated.


  • Playoffs - January 21st - 23rd, 2022
    • Double Elimination Bracket.
      • Upper Bracket: All matches are Bo7.
      • Lower Bracket: Round 1 and 2 are Bo5. Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals are Bo7.
      • Grand Finals are Bo7 with a Bracket Reset, where the team coming from the Lower Finals must win 2 Bo7 series.

Prize Pool[edit]

$100,000 USD and RLCS Circuit Ranking Points are spread among the teams as seen below:

Roster Moves[edit]

Participants[edit]

1 Luminosity Gaming acquires TEA prior to the event.[1]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Legend
Advance to the Playoffs - Upper Bracket
Advance to the Playoffs - Lower Bracket
Eliminated

Group A[edit]

Group A
1.Team BDSTeam BDS Team BDS3-09-3+6
2.Luminosity GamingLuminosity Gaming Luminosity Gaming2-18-4+4
3.Team SingularityTeam Singularity Team Singularity1-25-6-1
4.00 Nation DNB00 Nation DNB 00 Nation DNB0-30-9-9
Round 1
Team BDSTeam BDSBDS
3
1
Team SingularityTeam SingularitySNG
3
 :
1
January 21, 2022 - 17:00 CET
1
0
3
- OT
(+2:27)
4
00 Nation DNB00 Nation DNB00
0
3
Luminosity GamingLuminosity GamingLG
0
 :
3
January 21, 2022 - 17:00 CET
Round 2
Team BDSTeam BDSBDS
3
2
Luminosity GamingLuminosity GamingLG
00 Nation DNB00 Nation DNB00
0
3
Team SingularityTeam SingularitySNG
0
 :
3
January 21, 2022 - 17:45 CET
Round 3
Team BDSTeam BDSBDS
3
0
00 Nation DNB00 Nation DNB00
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 18:30 CET
4
- OT
(+1:48)
3
Luminosity GamingLuminosity GamingLG
3
1
Team SingularityTeam SingularitySNG

Group B[edit]

Group B
1.Team QuesoTeam Queso Team Queso3-09-3+6
2.Misfits GamingMisfits Gaming Misfits Gaming2-18-6+2
3.DignitasDignitas Dignitas1-26-7-1
4.Rix.GGRix.GG Rix.GG0-32-9-7
Round 1
DignitasDignitasDIG
3
1
Rix.GGRix.GGRIX
3
 :
1
January 21, 2022 - 17:00 CET
2
- OT
(+1:01)
3
Misfits GamingMisfits GamingMSF
2
3
Team QuesoTeam QuesoTQ
2
 :
3
January 21, 2022 - 17:00 CET
1
2
2
- OT
(+1:55)
1
Round 2
DignitasDignitasDIG
1
3
Team QuesoTeam QuesoTQ
Misfits GamingMisfits GamingMSF
3
1
Rix.GGRix.GGRIX
3
 :
1
January 21, 2022 - 17:45 CET
1
- OT
(+1:20)
0
Round 3
Team QuesoTeam QuesoTQ
3
0
Rix.GGRix.GGRIX
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 18:30 CET

Group C[edit]

Group C
1.Williams ResolveWilliams Resolve Williams Resolve2-18-6+2
2.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses2-18-5+3
3.SMPR EsportsSMPR Esports SMPR Esports2-17-6+1
4.Kuxir's MinionsKuxir's Minions Kuxir's Minions0-33-9-6
Round 1
SMPR EsportsSMPR EsportsSMPR
3
1
Kuxir's MinionsKuxir's MinionsKXM
Round 2
SMPR EsportsSMPR EsportsSMPR
3
2
Williams ResolveWilliams ResolveWR
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
3
1
Kuxir's MinionsKuxir's MinionsKXM
Round 3
SMPR EsportsSMPR EsportsSMPR
1
3
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
1
 :
3
January 21, 2022 - 18:30 CET
3
- OT
(+2:08)
2
Williams ResolveWilliams ResolveWR
3
1
Kuxir's MinionsKuxir's MinionsKXM
3
 :
1
January 21, 2022 - 18:30 CET
5
- OT
(+3:16)
4
Tiebreaker Matches
Williams ResolveWilliams ResolveWR
3
2
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
3
 :
2
January 21, 2022 - 19:15 CET
2
- OT
(+1:08)
1
2
- OT
(+0:20)
1

Group D[edit]

Group D
1.Endpoint CeXEndpoint CeX Endpoint CeX3-06-4+2
2.Karmine CorpKarmine Corp Karmine Corp2-18-3+5
3.Team VitalityTeam Vitality Team Vitality1-25-6-1
4.Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere0-30-6-6
Round 1
Endpoint CeXEndpoint CeXEND
W
FF
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
W
 :
FF
January 21, 2022 - 17:00 CET
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVIT
0
3
Karmine CorpKarmine CorpKC
0
 :
3
January 21, 2022 - 17:00 CET
Round 2
Endpoint CeXEndpoint CeXEND
3
2
Karmine CorpKarmine CorpKC
3
 :
2
January 21, 2022 - 17:45 CET
2
- OT
(+1:58)
1
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVIT
3
0
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 17:45 CET
Round 3
Endpoint CeXEndpoint CeXEND
3
2
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVIT
3
 :
2
January 21, 2022 - 18:30 CET
2
- OT
(+0:34)
3
2
- OT
(+1:10)
1
Karmine CorpKarmine CorpKC
3
0
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 18:30 CET

Playoffs[edit]

Upper Bracket Semifinals
Upper Bracket Semifinals
UB Semifinals
UBSF
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
UB Final
UBF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
Team BDSTeam BDSBDS
4
Endpoint CeXEndpoint CeXEND
1
Team QuesoTeam QuesoTQ
4
Williams ResolveWilliams ResolveWR
3
4
 :
3
January 22, 2022 - 18:15 CET
2
1
1
- OT
(+0:19)
2
0
- OT
(+1:52)
1
2
- OT
(+0:57)
1
Team BDSTeam BDSBDS
0
Team QuesoTeam QuesoTQ
4
0
 :
4
January 23, 2022 - 17:00 CET
1
2
1
- OT
(+1:09)
2
Lower Bracket Round 1
Lower Bracket Round 1
LB Round 1
LBR1
Lower Bracket Round 2
Lower Bracket Round 2
LB Round 2
LBR2
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
LB Quarterfinals
LBQF
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
Misfits GamingMisfits GamingMSF
2
Team SingularityTeam SingularitySNG
3
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
2
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVIT
3
Team SingularityTeam SingularitySNG
0
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVIT
3
0
 :
3
January 22, 2022 - 17:35 CET
2
- OT
(+0:03)
3
Endpoint CeXEndpoint CeXEND
4
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVIT
0
Luminosity GamingLuminosity GamingLG
1
DignitasDignitasDIG
3
Karmine CorpKarmine CorpKC
3
SMPR EsportsSMPR EsportsSMPR
2
DignitasDignitasDIG
3
Karmine CorpKarmine CorpKC
0
3
 :
0
January 22, 2022 - 17:00 CET
3
2
Williams ResolveWilliams ResolveWR
0
DignitasDignitasDIG
4
0
 :
4
January 22, 2022 - 20:20 CET
1
- OT
(+2:34)
2
Endpoint CeXEndpoint CeXEND
2
DignitasDignitasDIG
4
Team BDSTeam BDSBDS
0
DignitasDignitasDIG
4
Team QuesoTeam QuesoTQ
4
DignitasDignitasDIG
1

Additional content[edit]

Streams[edit]

LanguageEnglish SpeakingFranceNetherlandsPortuguese SpeakingSpainRussia
Streams
Viewership Stats
Peak Viewers 109 013
Average Viewers 77 617
Hours Watched 1 164 241

Television Broadcasts[edit]

Team Broadcasts[edit]

Team
00 Nation DNB00 Nation DNB
DignitasDignitas
Endpoint CeXEndpoint CeX
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
Karmine CorpKarmine Corp
Kuxir's MinionsKuxir's Minions
Luminosity GamingLuminosity Gaming
Misfits GamingMisfits Gaming
Twitch







Team
Natus VincereNatus Vincere
Rix.GGRix.GG
SMPR EsportsSMPR Esports
Team BDSTeam BDS
Team QuesoTeam Queso
Team SingularityTeam Singularity
Team VitalityTeam Vitality
Williams ResolveWilliams Resolve
Twitch







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