WePlay! Forge of Masters Season 2: Online Stage
The first stage of the tournament will run from October 1-10. The invited teams will be divided into two regions: Europe and CIS. Each region will feature three GSL groups with four teams in each. The games will be best-of-three. The best team from each group will make it to the LAN finals; teams placing second will proceed to the third stage, while teams placing third will go to the second online stage.
The second stage will take place from October 19-20, featuring a single-elimination best-of-three format. The top three teams will advance out to the round-robin best-of-three decider. The top two teams will reach the third stage.
The third stage will kick off from November 1-3, featuring a single-elimination best-of-three format with the top two teams proceeding to the LAN finals with a $100,000 prize pool.
The tournament will run from September 25 to October 30. Sixteen teams will compete in four GSL groups for spots in the playoffs. All the games will be best-of-three with the top two teams reaching the double-elimination best-of-three playoffs. The grand final will feature a best-of-five format with a one-map advantage for an upper bracket team. The prize pool of the tournament is $50,000.
Our first game will be against SMASH, on October 8.
The groups look in the following way: