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RLCS 2021-22 - Winter: Middle East and North Africa Regional Event 1

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[e][h]RLCS 2021-22 - Winter: MENA Regional Event 1
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
Middle East Middle East
Prize pool:
$30,000 USD
Start Date:
2022-01-14
End Date:
2022-01-16
Mode:
3v3
Liquipedia tier:
Links
Teams
Number of teams:
16
Chronology
Upcoming Matches

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]

  • Host:
  • Commentators/Analysts:
    • Saudi Arabia Naywis (Nawwaf Abdullah Almalky)
    • Saudi Arabia MVP3x (Anas Obaid Alghamdi)
    • Saudi Arabia Fly (Saleh B.)
    • Palestine Em27 (Ahmad Shehada)
  • Observer:
    • Sweden Stomp (Hannes Nordkvist)

Team Broadcasts[edit]

Team FalconsTeam Falcons Falcons Esports

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage - January 14th, 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 14th - 16th, 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]

$30,000 USD and RLCS Circuit Ranking Points are spread among the teams as seen below:

Roster Moves[edit]

Participants[edit]

1 ANKAA renames to Cringe prior to the event.[1]
2 Hawks eSports release their roster prior to the event.[2]
3 Fox Gaming acquires FOR THE WIN's roster prior to the event..[3]

Substitutes[edit]

Substitutes Information
Team C. ID Replacing C. ID Description
Sandrock GamingSandrock Gaming Saudi Arabia Senzo
Saudi Arabia oKhaliD Group Stage
25eSports25eSports Saudi Arabia Eizo
Saudi Arabia Azooz vs. Joga BonitoJoga Bonito Group Stage - Tiebreaker (Games 2,3,4,5)
vs. The Evil eSportsThe Evil eSports Playoffs

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.Sandrock GamingSandrock Gaming Sandrock Gaming3-09-0+9
2.RevolutionRevolution Revolution2-13-5-2
3.quadruplequadruple quadruple1-25-6-1
4.Rapzers EsportsRapzers Esports Rapzers Esports0-30-6-6
Round 1
3
0
3
 :
0
January 14, 2022 - 15:00UTC
2
3
2
 :
3
January 14, 2022 - 15:00UTC
Round 2
3
0
3
 :
0
January 14, 2022 - 15:45UTC
3
- OT
(+0:19)
2
3
0
3
 :
0
January 14, 2022 - 15:45UTC
Round 3
3
0
3
 :
0
January 14, 2022 - 16:30UTC
W
FF
W
 :
FF
January 14, 2022 - 16:30UTC

Group B[edit]

Group B
1.SCYTESSCYTES SCYTES3-09-0+9
2.Team FalconsTeam Falcons Team Falcons2-16-3+3
3.Saudi HurricaneSaudi Hurricane Saudi Hurricane1-23-6-3
4.Ruin Your DayRuin Your Day Ruin Your Day0-30-9-9
Round 1
3
0
3
 :
0
January 14, 2022 - 15:00UTC
3
0
3
 :
0
January 14, 2022 - 15:00UTC
Round 2
3
0
3
 :
0
January 14, 2022 - 15:45UTC
3
0
3
 :
0
January 14, 2022 - 15:45UTC
Round 3
0
3
0
 :
3
January 14, 2022 - 16:30UTC
3
0
3
 :
0
January 14, 2022 - 16:30UTC

Group C[edit]

Group C
1.The UltimatesThe Ultimates The Ultimates3-09-1+8
2.Forest HuntersForest Hunters Forest Hunters2-17-5+2
3.The Evil eSportsThe Evil eSports The Evil eSports1-25-6-1
4.Fox GamingFox Gaming Fox Gaming0-30-9-9
Round 1
3
1
3
 :
1
January 14, 2022 - 15:00UTC
2
1
1
2
3
0
3
 :
0
January 14, 2022 - 15:00UTC
Round 2
3
0
3
 :
0
January 14, 2022 - 15:45UTC
2
- OT
(+4:06)
1
3
- OT
(+0:26)
2
2
3
2
 :
3
January 14, 2022 - 15:45UTC
1
- OT
(+0:17)
2
4
- OT
(+5:58)
3
1
- OT
(+4:47)
2
Round 3
3
0
3
 :
0
January 14, 2022 - 16:30UTC
0
3
0
 :
3
January 14, 2022 - 16:30UTC

Group D[edit]

Group D
1.Joga BonitoJoga Bonito Joga Bonito2-18-5+3
2.25eSports25eSports 25eSports2-18-5+3
3.BirdsBirds Birds2-17-70
4.CringeCringe Cringe0-33-9-6
Round 1
3
2
3
 :
2
January 14, 2022 - 15:00UTC
1
3
1
 :
3
January 14, 2022 - 15:00UTC
3
- OT
(+1:02)
4
3
- OT
(+0:31)
2
Round 2
1
3
1
 :
3
January 14, 2022 - 15:45UTC
0
3
0
 :
3
January 14, 2022 - 15:45UTC
Round 3
3
2
3
 :
2
January 14, 2022 - 16:30UTC
1
- OT
(+0:37)
2
2
3
2
 :
3
January 14, 2022 - 16:30UTC
2
- OT
(+1:48)
3
Tiebreaker Matches
2
3

Playoffs[edit]

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
4
1
4
2
4
 :
2
January 15, 2022 - 18:10UTC
1
2
2
- OT
(+0:22)
1
1
- OT
(+1:07)
2
4
2
Lower Round 1
Lower Round 1
LB Round 1
LB R1
Lower Round 2
Lower Round 2
LB Round 2
LB R2
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
3
0
3
 :
0
January 14, 2022 - 18:00UTC
2
3
2
 :
3
January 14, 2022 - 18:00UTC
0
- OT
(+1:58)
1
3
1
4
2
3
2
1
3
1
 :
3
January 14, 2022 - 18:00UTC
1
- OT
(+1:07)
2
2
- OT
(+2:28)
1
1
3
4
0
4
 :
0
January 15, 2022 - 20:10UTC
0
4
0
 :
4
January 16, 2022 - 16:00UTC
0
1
4
0
4
 :
0
January 16, 2022 - 17:00UTC
2
1
1
- OT
(+0:37)
0
4
1
4
 :
1
January 16, 2022 - 18:00UTC
2
- OT
(+0:28)
3
2
- OT
(+2:26)
1

Additional content[edit]

Streams[edit]

LanguageSaudi Arabia
Streams
Viewership Stats
Peak Viewers 32 103
Average Viewers 17 615
Hours Watched 277 436

Team Broadcasts[edit]

Team
Team FalconsTeam Falcons
Twitch

Replays[edit]

Previews[edit]

Interviews[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Hisoka (2022-01-01). "Roster for RLCS 21-22 Winter Split".
  2. [Inside Source]
  3. [Inside Source]