Team NP invited to ZOTAC Cup Masters

The Canadian team became the first to join ZOTAC Cup Masters getting a direct invitation to the tournament.

The organizers revealed this information on their official Twitter account.

Except for Team NP, one more team will get a direct invitation to ZOTAC Cup Masters. Other teams were qualified to the event on the regional qualifiers. They took place in Europe, North America, China and SEA.

In total, 8 teams will participate in the event. 7 of them has been already named. The list of participants is now as following:

Team NP
Direct invitation #2
ex-Cloud9
Team Singularity
is GG
Fnatic
Warriors Gaming.Unity
Invictus Gaming

ZOTAC Cup Masters distinguishing feature is the unique system of the tournaments. Unlike other events with the group stages, ZOTAC Cup Masters gets 2 play-off series. The first play-off stage will be played in Double Elimination bracket. 4 best teams will move to the second stage named Finals Playoffs with Single Elimination matches.

The upcoming event will take place in Taipei, China, from May 30 till June 3. Nangang Exhibition Center will host the event. The prize pool of $100,000 will be distributed among 8 teams, the main prize for the first place is $50,000. ZOTAC, ESL and BATTLEFY are responsible for organizing the event.