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 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.