ZOWIE eXTREMESLAND CS2 Asia Cup 2023: Teams, Results, Schedule, Format, More
Time to see, who is the best in Asia!
The ZOWIE eXTREMESLAND CS2 Asia Cup 2023 is scheduled to take place from 26th to 28th January in Shanghai, China, featuring a total prize pool of $50,000 USD which will be split between all eight competing teams.
Out of the eight participants, six teams have cemented a spot for themselves through various regional qualifiers while the remaining two are direct invites.
Here are complete details about the tournament to keep everyone updated with the teams, results, schedule, format, prize pool, and livestream details.
ZOWIE eXTREMESLAND CS2 Asia Cup 2023: Complete Details
ZOWIE and eXTREMESLAND are all set to host eight top CS2 teams from six different countries - China, Mongolia, Thailand, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam.
All teams will be flying out to Shanghai, China with the tournament scheduled to take place in front of a live audience at the Perfect World Esports Center, which has previously hosted multiple high-profile esports tournaments.
ZOWIE eXTREMESLAND CS2 Asia Cup 2023: Teams
A total of eight teams will be competing in this tournament, out of which six have qualified for the event while the remaining two are direct invites.
Directly Invited Teams
Team NKT | Thai Invite
On Sla2ers | Korean Invite
Lynn Vision Gaming | Chinese Qualifier
TYLOO | Chinese Qualifier
E9 Esports | Chinese Offline Qualifier
The MongolZ | Mongolian Qualifier
ACME | UAE Qualifier
NCTDK | Vietnamese Qualifier
ZOWIE eXTREMESLAND CS2 Asia Cup 2023: Schedule and Results
The tournament will take place next weekend from 26th to 28th January on LAN at the Perfect World Esports Center in Shanghai, China. It is split into two parts, starting with the Group Stage and concluding with the Playoffs.
Group Stage: 26th to 27th January
Playoffs: 28th January
ZOWIE eXTREMESLAND CS2 Asia Cup 2023: Format
The eight teams will be divided into two groups of four teams each.
Both groups will follow a double-elimination (GSL) format.
The opening and winner matches of both groups will feature a best-of-one series where as the remaining matches will switch to the best-of-three series.
The top two teams from each group will advance to the Playoffs.
This stage will follow a simple single-elimination bracket.
All matches in this stage will be a best-of-three series.
The team standing at the end will be crowned champions.
ZOWIE eXTREMESLAND CS2 Asia Cup 2023: Prize Pool
The total prize pool of this tournament $50,000 USD which is roughly INR 41,56,248 and it will be split between all the eight competing teams.
The ZOWIE eXTREMESLAND CS2 Asia Cup 2023, which covers multiple countries and regions across APAC, will participate in an overseas invite-based format this year, acting as a warm-up for the upcoming ZOWIE eXTREMESLAND CS2 Open 2024. This undoubtedly presents a great opportunity for many talented players to enter the esports stage.
It will be interesting to see how teams perform in this tournament and who claims the throne to be crowned as the champion amongst some of the best CS2 teams that Asia-Pacific has to offer