The Final Regional Qualifiers for The Chongqing Major Concluded
2018-12-03

The Final Regional Qualifiers for The Chongqing Major Concluded

This weekend concluded the final regional qualifiers for The Chongqing Major in Europe, North America and China, determining nine participants of the major.

The North American and European qualifiers shared the same format: eight participants, two GSL groups and a double-elimination playoffs bracket with best-of-three series. Based on the qualifiers results, J.Storm, Forward Gaming and Evil Geniuses will represent the North American region, while Team Secret, Team Liquid and Alliance successfully made it through the European qualifiers. Detailed results are presented below.

Europe

Group Stage:

Group A Group B
1. Team Liquid 2-0 4-0 1. Team Secret 2-0 4-1
2. The Final Trive 2-1 4-4 2. Alliance 2-1 4-3
3. Vega Squadron 1-2 3-5 3. OG 1-2 3-4
4. Ninjas in Pyjamas 0-2 2-4 4. Hippomaniacs 0-2 1-4

Playoffs Bracket:

North America

Group Stage:

Group A Group B
1. Evil Geniuses 2-0 4-0 1. Forward Gaming 2-0 4-0
2. Plus Ultra 2-1 4-2 2. J.Storm 2-1 4-3
3. compLexity Gaming 1-2 2-4 3. TEAM TEAM 1-2 3-4
4. team_borster 0-2 0-4 4. Zugzwang 0-2 0-4

Playoffs Bracket:

The Chinese qualifier saw 10 teams competing for 3 slots at the major. First, they were seeded into two round-robin groups with best-of-two series. Then, top two teams from each group competed in a single-elimination bracket with best-of-three series.

China

Group Stage:

Group A Group B
1. PSG.LGD 3-1-0 7p 1. Team Aster 3-1-0 7p
2. Vici Gaming 2-2-0 6p 2. Vici Gaming 2-2-0 6p
3. Team Root 1-2-1 4p 3. Royal Never Give Up 2-0-2 4p
4. Keen Gaming 0-3-1 3p 4. For The Dream 0-2-2 2p
5. Newbee Young 0-1-3 1p 5. Invictus Gaming 0-1-3 1p

Playoffs Bracket:

The qualifiers in South America, CIS and Southeast Asia were held earlier on November 25-27. You can learn the details from our material.

The regional qualifiers determined 15 participants of the major. The last team to attend the major will be determined at The Bucharest Minor.

Qualified Teams

  • North America: J.Storm, Forward Gaming, Evil Geniuses
  • South America: paiN Gaming, Thunder Predator
  • Europe: Team Secret, Team Liquid, Alliance
  • CIS: NoPangolier, Virtus.pro
  • China: Team Aster, Vici Gaming, PSG.LGD
  • Southeast Asia: Fnatic, TNC Predator