The tournament will take place in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. The first stage will include sixteen teams which will be divided into four groups. The first matches in each quartet will be best-of-ones with the rest of the games being best-of-threes. The top two teams from each group will then advance to the playoffs.
The final stage will feature the eight best teams competing in single-elimination, best-of-three matchups.
1st place — $50,000 — Fnatic
2nd place — $30,000 — G2
3-4rd place — $20,000 — Sharks, forZe
Match Schedule (CET) and Results:
HellRaisers [0:2] G2 @bo3
HellRaisers [16:10] BOOT-d[S @Dust2
HellRaisers [16:6] Chosen5 @inferno