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RLCS 2021-22 - Winter: Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Event 1

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[e][h]RLCS 2021-22 - Winter: SSA Regional Event 1
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
Africa Africa
Prize pool:
$15,000 USD
Start Date:
2022-01-21
End Date:
2022-01-23
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]

Team Broadcasts[edit]

Lost Legion GiantsLost Legion Giants Lost Legion Giants

  • Commentators/Analysts:
  • Producer:

AIPX GamingAIPX Gaming AIPX Gaming

  • Commentators/Analysts:

DNMK EsportsDNMK Esports DNMK Esports

  • Commentators/Analysts:
  • Producer:
    • England JaY. (Jay Bembrick)

Team EspionageTeam Espionage Team Espionage

  • Commentators/Analysts:
    • England Drew (Drew Buckley)
    • United States H3RO (Dante Brown)

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]

$15,000 USD and RLCS Circuit Ranking Points are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

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.Orlando Pirates ExdeeOrlando Pirates Exdee Orlando Pirates Exdee3-09-1+8
2.Royalty EsportsRoyalty Esports Royalty Esports2-17-5+2
3.Out of RetirementOut of Retirement Out of Retirement1-25-7-2
4.Barney and his DinosaursBarney and his Dinosaurs Barney and his Dinosaurs0-31-9-8
Round 1
3
0
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 15:00UTC
2
3
Round 2
3
1
3
 :
1
January 21, 2022 - 16:00UTC
3
4
3
1
Round 3
3
0
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 17:00UTC
3
0
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 17:00UTC

Group B[edit]

Group B
1.ATKATK ATK3-09-2+7
2.Evolved GamingEvolved Gaming Evolved Gaming2-18-5+3
3.Lost Legion GiantsLost Legion Giants Lost Legion Giants1-25-7-2
4.OFAOFA OFA0-31-9-8
Round 1
3
0
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 15:00UTC
2
3
2
 :
3
January 21, 2022 - 15:00UTC
3
2
Round 2
3
2
3
1
Round 3
3
0
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 17:00UTC
3
0
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 17:00UTC

Group C[edit]

Group C
1.Bravado GamingBravado Gaming Bravado Gaming3-06-0+6
2.PWBPWB PWB2-13-4-1
3.Anarchy GamingAnarchy Gaming Anarchy Gaming1-21-6-5
4.Meraki GamingMeraki Gaming Meraki Gaming0-30-00
Round 1
W
FF
W
 :
FF
January 21, 2022 - 15:00UTC
1
3
1
 :
3
January 21, 2022 - 15:00UTC
5
4
Round 2
3
0
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 16:00UTC
3
- OT
(+2:20)
2
W
FF
W
 :
FF
January 21, 2022 - 16:00UTC
Round 3
3
0
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 17:00UTC
4
- OT
(+1:58)
3
W
FF
W
 :
FF
January 21, 2022 - 17:00UTC

Group D[edit]

Group D
1.DNMK EsportsDNMK Esports DNMK Esports3-09-3+6
2.Team EspionageTeam Espionage Team Espionage1-27-70
3.AIPX GamingAIPX Gaming AIPX Gaming1-25-6-1
4.UnityUnity Unity1-23-8-5
Round 1
3
0
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 15:00UTC
3
- OT
(+0:18)
2
Round 2
3
0
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 16:00UTC
Round 3
1
3
1
 :
3
January 21, 2022 - 17:00UTC
2
3
2
3
2
 :
3
January 21, 2022 - 17:00UTC
0
- OT
(+1:50)
1
4
5
Tiebreaker Matches
3
1

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
0
0
4
0
 :
4
January 22, 2022 - 18:00UTC
1
2
2
4
2
 :
4
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
0
3
0
 :
3
January 21, 2022 - 18:00UTC
3
1
3
 :
1
January 21, 2022 - 18:00UTC
0
3
0
 :
3
January 22, 2022 - 16:00UTC
2
- OT
(+2:15)
3
2
- OT
(+1:00)
3
4
0
4
 :
0
January 22, 2022 - 19:00UTC
1
0
6
- OT
(+0:13)
5
3
0
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 18:00UTC
2
- OT
(+0:24)
1
3
0
3
 :
0
January 21, 2022 - 18:00UTC
2
- OT
(+3:12)
1
3
1
2
4
2
 :
4
4
1
4
2

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Streams[edit]

LanguageEnglish Speaking
Streams

Team Broadcasts[edit]

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Lost Legion GiantsLost Legion Giants
AIPX GamingAIPX Gaming
DNMK EsportsDNMK Esports
Team EspionageTeam Espionage
Twitch



Viewership Stats
Peak Viewers 197
Average Viewers 98
Hours Watched 1 414

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