The Chiefs beat B.O.O.T-d[S] 2-0 in the grand finals of the World Cyber Arena Asia-Pacific Qualifier and bagged $22,000 for winning.
The tournament consisted of seven invited pro teams: 7642, B.O.O.T-d[S], Chiefs, Grayhound, Recca, Signature and TheMongolz. The teams that made it in via the open qualifier were MVP Project and NSPR.
B.O.O.T-d[S] (Singapore), Chiefs (Australia), Signature (Thailand) and TheMongolz (Mongolia) came out on top in the group stages. The Thai and the Mongolian team were knocked down into the lower bracket where Mongolz beat Signature 2-1; only to get knocked out by B.O.O.T-d[S].
Group Stage Points Table
The Singaporean team had lost to Chiefs; and now faced them again in the grand finals for a well-deserved bo3 rematch. However, the Australians made short work of them by defeating them 16-5 on Mirage first. Anthony ‘ImpressioN’ Lim and his crew gave a tough fight to the Australians on Train but couldn’t seal the deal and lost 14-16.
Both finalists have qualified for the WCA World Finals 2017, the details of which will be announced shortly.