SEA & Taiwan all set with the closed qualifier for eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Asia 2019

Aditya Singh Rawat
25/Aug/2019 04:51 pm

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eXTREMESLAND has gone ahead and announced the direct invites for the SEA Qualifier. Bren Esports (ex-TNC Pro Team), B.O.O.T-d[S] & FrostFire are the three teams from SEA that have been directly invited for the SEA Closed Qualifier.

All the three teams had managed to make their way to Shanghai last year and this earned them a direct invite into the closed qualifier this time. All of them were able to reach the quarterfinals with B.O.O.T-d[S] being the team to reach the furthest in the competition, finishing its run in the semifinals.

These 3 direct invites will be joined by five other teams making their way through the open qualifier which came to an end today. With this, all the eight teams participating in the SEA Closed Qualifier have been decided.

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The five teams that have qualified for the closed qualifier are Exodus, Long Amazing Zebra Ears, EXECUTIONERS, Goodfellas and 30.6 Gaming.

The LAN finals will be taking place from 6-8 September at the Suntec Convention Centre in Singapore with a small prize pool of $1500. The top three teams from the qualifier will be flying out to Shanghai for the main event.

Along with this eXTREMESLAND has also announced the Taiwan Qualifiers which will be taking place at the Jiangpin Experience Store in Taiwan. A total of eight teams have registered for the event which will take place from 14-22 September.

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The group stage will take place on 14-15 September while the playoffs will be played in between 21-22 September. This qualifier will also have its own prize pool of $1915.

The winning team will be qualifying for the final qualifier where they will face against the winners of the Hong Kong & Macau Qualifier. The two teams will compete in an online best-of-five series, the winner of which will be representing its country and the region in Shanghai at the main event.

With an action-packed September for Asian Counter-Strike coming up. Let’s see which teams come out on top to represent their respective regions.


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Aditya Singh Rawat is the in-house CS:GO editor at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.