StarCraft II introduced that Assembly Summer is making a return. The opposition is from August 1 to August 3 and held in Helsinki. $25,000 is at stake, along with a complete of 3,200 WCS Circuit points.
While the event is a sanctioned WCS Circuit competition, it is the primary time that any such match has been held with out a place lock in region. In addition, players that are not eligible to be a part of the WCS Circuit can still compete based totally on eligibility as decided with the aid of Assembly Summer. The simplest difference is that if such gamers win, they do not earn factors for their placements.
A overall of 32 gamers are anticipated to be part of this match, with 8 players to get direct invitations. The different 24 will enter through on line qualifiers. To decide in case you are eligible to compete, you may check with the WCS 2019 Rule Book.
So far, three invites have been given including:
- Joona “Serral” Sotala
- Riccardo “Reynor” Romiti
- Eo “soO” Yoon-soo
The 23 gamers from the Qualifiers have already been selected. The last one participant is the winner of the Fuzer Shelter Game Room Open.
As referred to, there may be a $25,000 prize pool and 3,2 hundred WCS Circuit factors up for grabs. They are to be disbursed as follows:
- 1st: $10,000 + 1,000 WCS Circuit points
- 2nd: $5,000 + 600 WCS Circuit points
- 3rd-4th: $2,500 + 200 WCS Circuit points
- 5th-8th: $1,250 + 100 WCS Circuit points
- 9th-16th: 50 WCS Circuit points
The Group Stage of the match follows a double-removal layout, with the playoffs being unmarried-removal. In the Group Stage, gamers are divided into 8 companies of four players each. The pinnacle two gamers of each institution then move to the following stage. The institution stage has high-quality-of three suits, the playoffs are first-rate-of 5, and the finals are best-of 7.
The event is prepared via Assembly and subsidized by means of ASUS ROG. In a assertion, ASUS ROG stated that this match marks the go back of this “surprisingly competitive real-time approach recreation returned to one in all its former hometowns.” Helsinki has been home to seven global StarCraft II events between 2011 and 2015. What makes this yr’s Assembly Summer even more thrilling is that place of birth hero Serral is a part of the match.