The Norddeutsche Meisterschaft is the first time of a regional championship for the northern regions of Germany including the federal states of Lower Saxony, Bremen, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Hamburg.
It starts on July 1st, 2020 with the group stage and is played on European Battle.net servers. The final will be held offline.
Bremen e-Sports e.V. the organiser is a local non-commercial club with the goal to promote e-Sports in society and give local players the possibility to connect online or offline as a community. Furthermore they take part in the political discussion in germany about tax benefits for e-sports clubs and take over social responsibility f.e. in topics such as recreational sport, community building and prevention of gaming addiction. According to the clubs statutes, all of their members support the club on voluntary service and any earnings will be reinvested into the non-commercial purposes of the club. The Prizemoney for the event is sponsored by Otto Jobs.
Format and dates
It is a 1v1 series, starting with a Groupstage 1st of July 2020 until tba ending with the offline finals at tba.
The group stage consists of 4 groups according to the federal states of Northern Germany (Lower Saxony (2 groups) Bremen and Hamburg):
- round robin (a player faces each others once),
- all matches played as Bo3.
- top 2 players qualify for playoffs
8 players left in a Bo5 single elimination bracket :
- early rounds played as Bo3,
- final and 3rd place played as Bo5.
€ 100 (≃ $ 112) are spread among the players as seen below :
|Human (6)||Orc (2)||Undead (5)||Night Elf (3)|
Lower Saxony 1
Lower Saxony 2