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Coverage: EPICENTER 2018

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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.

Wild Card’s Prize Pool:

1 st place —  HellRaisers — spot in EPICENTER 2018
2nd place —  Swole Patrol — spot in EPICENTER 2018
3rd-4th places  Virtus.pro,  5Power Gaming — $2,500

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:

1st —  FaZe Clan — $150,000
2nd —  Natus Vincere — $75,000
3-4rd —  AVANGAR Team Liquid — $20,000
5-6th —  HellRaisers NiP — $10,000
7-8th  —  ENCE Swole Patrol — $5,000

 

Match Schedule (CEST) and Results:

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

 

Group Stage:

Group A

# Team G W L P
1  Natus Vincere 2 2 0 6
2  FaZe Clan 2 1 1 3
3  HellRaisers 2 1 1 3
4  ENCE 2 0 2 0


Group B

# Team G W L P
1  Team Liquid 2 2 0 6
2  AVANGAR 2 1 1 3
3  Ninjas in Pyjamas 2 1 1 3
4  Swole Patrol 2 0 2 0

 

Wild Card

  Virtus.pro
 2:0   Virtus.pro
  5PowerGaming
 0:2   HellRaisers
  HellRaisers
 2:0   HellRaisers
  Swole Patrol
  Virtus.pro
  5Power Gaming  0:2   Swole Patrol
 0:2   Swole Patrol
  Swole Patrol