The much-awaited South Asia Qualifier has been announced by eXTREMESLAND for the upcoming eXTREMESLAND ZOWIE CS:GO Asia 2019. A total of six countries including India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, will be competing for one slot at the grand finals in Shanghai.
Two open qualifiers will take place with the qualifying teams making their way to Delhi for the LAN finals, through which only one team will make it to Shanghai to compete in the main event.
Out of the six participating countries, only five will be competing in the two open qualifiers with Sri Lanka hosting its own individual qualifier. One team from Sri Lanka will be joining seven other teams making their way through these two open qualifiers.
Open Qualifier - 1
The first open qualifiers will be held from 30th August-1st September. The registration for the qualifier has begun and will conclude on 29th August-21:00 IST, with the brackets being declared one hour after the registration ends.
A total of 128 teams will be able to register for the qualifier which will be following a single-elimination format. Best-of-one matches will be played till the quarterfinals, with the final eight teams going against each other in a best-of-three series.
The top four teams from this qualifier will move on to play at the Delhi LAN.
Interested teams can click HERE to register themselves for the first qualifier.
Open Qualifier - 2
The second qualifier will follow soon after the first, taking place from 6th-8th September. The registration for this qualifier has also begun and will conclude on 5th September-21:00 IST, with the brackets being declared one hour after the registration ends.
With a limit of 128 teams, the qualifier will follow a BO1 single-elimination format till the quarterfinals following which a BO3 double-elimination format will take place.
The top three teams from this qualifier will move on to place at the Delhi LAN.
Interested teams can click HERE to register themselves for the second qualifier.
With a dedicated India Qualifier being scrapped by eXTREMESLAND after last years antics, it will be a challenge for the Indian teams to fight through this regional qualifier.
Let’s see if an Indian team makes it through or does another region shake them up to represent their country and the entire South Asia region.