The Chongqing Major: First Three Regional Qualifiers Completed
2018-11-28

The Chongqing Major: First Three Regional Qualifiers Completed

The closed qualifiers for The Chongqing Major have completed in three regions: in South America, in CIS and in Southeast Asia, determining first six participants of the major.

The qualifiers in all three regions were held on November 25-27 and featured the same format. First, the participants competed in two GSL groups with best-of-three matches. Then top two teams from each group advanced to a double-elimination playoffs bracket with all matches being best-of-three.

test 123 and paiN Gaming qualified from South America, NoPangolier and Virtus.pro will represent the CIS region, while Fnatic and TNC Predator made it through the Southeast Asia qualifiers. The results of the qualifiers are presented below.

Southeast Asia

Group Stage:

Group A Group B
1. TNC Predator 2-0 4-1 1. Fnatic 2-0 4-1
2. Mineski 2-1 4-3 2. BOOM ID 2-1 4-3
3. Lotac 1-2 3-5 3. Tigers 1-2 4-4
4. 496 Gaming 0-2 2-4 4. WarriorsGaming.Unity 0-2 0-4

Playoffs Bracket:

South America

Group Stage:

Group A Group B
1. paiN Gaming 2-0 4-0 1. test 123 2-0 4-0
2. Infamous Young 2-1 4-4 2. Thunder Predator 2-1 4-2
3. Playmakers Esports 1-2 3-4 3. Infamous 1-2 2-5
4. 16 Anos Melhor Idade 0-2 1-4 4. Gorillaz-Pride 0-2 1-4

Playoffs Bracket:

CIS

Group Stage:

Group A Group B
1. Virtus.pro 2-0 4-0 1. Gambit Esports 2-0 4-1
2. NoPangolier 2-1 2-2 2. Team Empire Hope 2-1 4-2
3. Team Spirit 1-2 2-4 3. Natus Vincere 1-2 3-4
4. Se7en eSports 0-2 0-2 4. Winstrike Team 0-2 0-4

Playoffs Bracket:

The qualifiers in North America, Europe and China will be held on November 28-30. You can learn more about them from our recent article.

The main event will take place on January 19-27 in Chongqing, China. The prize pool is set at $1,000,000. The last participant of the major will be determined at The Bucharest Major.