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The Biggest Storylines in The SEA Fire Championship 2020

Abhimannu Das
29/Dec/2020 10:46 am

The group stages of the SEA Fire Championship 2020 is over and we now have our quarterfinal brackets.
The quarterfinal matches begin on December 7 with losers in matches heading to the lower bracket.
Bren Esports vs AAA is the most high-profile match of the event so far.

The SEA Fire Championship 2020 is underway, and with Group D’s matches wrapped up, we now know which teams will be facing off in the upper bracket quarterfinals. This is the first time multiple First Strike champions will be facing off against each other to prove themselves as the best team in Asia. 

Bren Esports To Rematch Against Attack All Around After AOC Masters Loss

Bren EsportsBren Esports will seek revenge against AAA at the quarterfinals. Image by Bren Esports

Bren Esports won First Strike Philippines (Mineski VxV) and are among the best teams in the APAC region and one of the clear favorites to win the SEA Fire Championship 2020. However, they will be going up against Attack All Around, a team that has beaten Bren in their previous faceoff at the AOC Masters tournament earlier this month. Both teams are tournament favorites, and it will be interesting to see how they stack up against each other. 

Team SMG Seeks Retribution for First Strike Singapore Loss

Team SMG was one win away from a First Strike Singapore win, and they ended up losing 3-2. They will be going up against First Strike Taiwan champions ahq e-Sports club and look to prove why they are among the best teams in the APAC region. ahq, on the other hand, will be looking to recover from shaky performances this tournament with unexpected losses and being in a spot where they almost got knocked out in the group stages. 

X10 and TUBEPLE to Be In The Battle of The Underdogs

The SEA Fire Championship has numerous First Strike winners, but X10 and TUBEPLE came into the tournaments as underdogs but have proven themselves against some of the APAC region's best teams. They will be going up against each other in a battle of the underdogs to stay in the competition next month. X10 has been on a winning streak and handily left their group knocking out DivisionX Gaming and Global Esports. 

SEA Fire Championship 2020 Overview

The SEA Fire Championship 2020 is a Valorant tournament hosted by eFire League in partnership with Zack Solutions as the primary sponsor. The group stages concluded with eight teams making it to the quarterfinals. All matches in the group and knockout stages are BO3, and the qualifying teams will head to the playoffs, which take place between January 7th and 14th next year. The SEA Fire Championship 2020 Grand Finals will be a BO5 match with a one-map advantage being given to the upper bracket team.

RELATED:  SEA Fire Championship 2020 Day 12 Recap: TUBEPLE and Attack All Around Qualify

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Abhimannu Das is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He is covering content on esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more. He also writes opinion pieces, cover stories and conducts interviews with esports professionals.