First details of the Farmskins WCA 2017 European Qualifiers

U Can Company and Farmskins.com revealed the first details about Farmskins European Qualifier for WCA 2017.

In this qualifying tour, the best teams from European and CIS division will participate. They will get a chance to join one of the biggest tournaments of the upcoming season, WCA 2017, the prize pool of which is ¥ 1,280,000 (~$192,000).

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From September 1 – 2, two qualifiers with Single Elimination bracket will take place. The teams that will take 1-2 places will move to the closed stage, that will take place on September 4 – 24.

All teams that want to participate in the event can get registered following these links:

First Open Quals
Second Open Quals

In the closed qualifiers 12 invited teams from Europe and CIS will take part, and also 4 teams that became the best ones in the open qualifiers. The best teams of the closed qualifiers, determined in Double Elimination bracket, will get into the main stage.

Teams, invited to the closed qualifiers:

Imperial
Team Spirit
North Academy
PRIDE
Undefined
Outlaws
EnVyUs Academy
EXtatus
Singularity
Pro100
HAVU
TBD


Four winners of the closed qualifiers will join 12 invited teams from Europe and CIS in the next stage. There, the participants will also play in Double Elimination bracket from October 8 till September 25.

Teams, invited to the main stage:

Vega Squadron
LDLC
PENTA Sports
FlipSid3 Tactics
Tricked
Kinguin
Space Soldiers
Red Reserve
Epsilon
TBD
TBD
TBD


In LAN-final, 8 teams will participate that will play in Single Elimination bracket. Four of them will get direct invites, and four will be determined in the previous stage. The last games will be played on October 16-21. The best two teams will get places in LAN-final WCA 2017.

Teams, invited to the final stage:

EnVyUs
TBD
TBD
TBD

The distribution of the prize pool for Farmskins European Qualifier WCA 2017 in ¥ 290 000:

1 place — ¥ 174 000 + slot for LAN-final World Cyber Arena 2017 (including business class flight)
2 place — ¥ 72 500 + slot for LAN-final World Cyber Arena 2017
3 place — ¥ 29 000
4 place — ¥ 14 500