Zero Effort League 1
The Zero Effort League 1 is an event for ANZ/SEA/NA/SA players. It's organized by team Zero Effort, sponsored by SaysO, Ceron and crowdfunded. Only players residing in Oceania, Southeast Asia and the Americas are eligible to enter. Players must also be below 1935 ELO in the Warcraft3.info ELO rankings as of the 8th of May.
It's played online on American Battle.net-servers.
Five players from Zero Effort were seeded into the main tournament:
Two open qualifiers for eligible players offer a total of eight spots for the main tournament, each will be held:
- A minimum of 50 total games played is required to be considered for invitation.
- Players cannot be seeded based on the performance of their "smurf" account(s).
The sixteen players qualified fight through a double-elimination bracket over two days. Players were seeded based on their Warcraft3.info ELO ranking as of the conclusion of Qualifier 2.
- Day 1, played on June 6th 13:00 NZST,all Bo3.
- Day 2, played on June 7th 13:00 NZST, all Bo5 except for losers semi-final which is Bo3.
With additional crowdfunding, the total prize pool has been raised from an initial $400 NZD (≃ $ 261) USD to $700 USD (≃ $ 1075) NZD; the prize pool is spread as seen below:
|Human (1)||Orc (3)||Undead (6)||Night Elf (6)|
|Invited players (5)|
|Granted a spot via qualifier #1 (4)|
|Granted a spot via qualifier #2 (4)|
|Granted a spot via W3Champions ranking (3)|
- Matcherino page.
- [ Tournament announcement].