The Wild Card of the tournament will kick off on October 22. Four teams will go up against each other for two spots in best-of-three, double-elimination matches.
The main stage of EPICENTER 2018 will run from October 23-28. The group stage will feature eight teams with four squads in each group, and a best-of-three double-elimination (GSL) format. The top three teams from each group will advance to the playoffs. The winner of the group will then proceed to the semi-finals, the runner-up to the 1/4 stage with a higher seed, and the team that finishes third will make it to the quarterfinals as the lower seed.
The playoffs will take place from October 27-28 and will feature a best-of-three single-elimination format.
EPICENTER 2018’s Prize Pool:
HellRaisers [0:2] AVANGAR @bo3
HellRaisers [2:1] ENCE @bo3
HellRaisers [1:2] Natus Vincere @bo3
HellRaisers [2:0] Virtus.pro @bo3
HellRaisers [2:0] Swole Patrol @bo3