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Soon after announcing the Japanese qualifier, eXTREMESLAND has now announced the qualifier details for the SEA region. With the event witnessing more number of regional qualifiers SEA will be the biggest regional qualifier for the tournament.
All the countries in the SEA region will be able to participate in the qualifier except for Thailand, Laos and Vietnam, which will be hosting their own regional qualifier.
The registration for the Open Qualifiers which will be held online from 24th-25th August is currently going on for the SEA regional qualifier. Interested teams can go ahead and register themselves for the Open Qualifiers by clicking HERE.
Top five teams from the Open Qualifier will be moving ahead to the Closed Qualifier which will take place from 6th-8th September as part of the Esports Festival Asia 2019 at the Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore.
Here the five qualified teams will join three directly invited teams, B.O.O.T-d[S], FrostFire & Bren Esports, who were the Asia finalists at the eXTREMESLAND ZOWIE Asia CS:GO 2018.
These eight teams will go against each other with the top three teams moving on to the main event being held in Shanghai from 14th-17th November, representing the SEA region along with their respective countries.
There is a small prize pool of $4500 USD for the qualifying teams as well, with the winning teams getting $2000 USD while the runner-up walks away with $1500 USD & the 3rd placed team receives $1000 USD.
With the region comprising of many counter-strike playing nations and a lot of excellent teams which three will survive it all in order to make it through to Shanghai? Stay tuned to keep track of the qualifying teams.