UCC announced a format of the European qualifiers for SkinCoin WCA 2017. HellRaisers have been invited to the main stage of the qualifiers.
Eight teams, 6 of which have got the direct invitations, will be divided into two groups and will have meetings, featuring the round-robin system. Teams, taking the 1-2 places in the groups, will make it in the final stage of the qualifiers to go up against the two invited teams.
Teams invited in the main stage:
- Vega Squadron
- Team Empire
- Natus Vincere
- Team Saksa
The best teams will be fighting for two slots in the SkinCoin WCA 2017 LAN finals from 28 September. The system of the final stage of the championship will be single-elimination, while the grand final will be best-of-5.
- 1 place — ¥200,000 (~ $30,500) + slot in the SkinCoin WCA 2017 LAN finals;
- 2 place — ¥100,000 (~ $15,200) + slot in the SkinCoin WCA 2017 LAN finals;
- 3 place — ¥50,000 (~ $7,600).