Road to the IEM Chicago!

It’s on a successful note that our Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players flew yesterday to Chicago … with the sole objective of giving it all!

After qualifying for the GG.Bet Shuffle and winning it, in front of teams like OpTic Gaming, Virtus.pro or G2 Esports, our players have indeed obtained their ticket for the IEM Chicago 2018.

Beginning of hostilities … Tuesday, November 6 at 6PM!

Participants

Only French team in the running, our players will have to make theirs weapons against 15 other renowned teams.

Astralis
BIG
FaZe Clan
Fnatic
Team Liquid
MIBR
mousesports
Natus Vincere
NRG Esports
Renegades
Team LDLC
AVANGAR
North
eUnited
 MVP PK
Luminosity Gaming

Format

  • Group Stage: November 6th – 8th, 2018
    • Two double-elimination format (GSL) Groups:
      • Each group has eight teams
      • The group stage is seeded using a new “Player-Selected Seeding”
    • The initial matches are Bo1
    • All following matches are Bo3
    • The top three teams from each group advance to the Playoffs:
      • Group stage winners advance to the Semifinals
      • Group stage runners-up advance to the Quarterfinals as the High Seeds
      • Group stage 3rd place teams advance to the Quarterfinals as the Low Seeds
  • Playoffs: November 9th – 11th, 2018
    • Single-elimination bracket
    • The Quarterfinals and Semifinals are Bo3
    • The Grand Final is Bo5

Prize-pool

$250,000  USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

1er – $100,000

2ème – $42,000

3ème – $20,000

5/6 – $10,000

7/8 – $6,000

9/12 – $5,000

13/16 – $4,000

Groupstage and Playoffs

You will be able to follow live the progress of ALEX and his men HERE.

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