The Asia-Pacific League 2022 - Playoffs - Stage 1 has come to an end. At the championship, which was held online from April 20 to May 5, eight teams from Asia fought for a prize pool of $18,000, rating points, and four trips to Six Charlotte Major 2022. The winner of the tournament was the Elevate team, which in the grand final of the competition was stronger than CYCLOPS athlete gaming with a score of 2:0 (Kafe Dostoyevsky - 8:7; Bank - 8:7).
The team from Thailand started the championship with an unfortunate defeat from CYCLOPS athlete gaming (0:2) in the quarterfinals. However, then the team managed to cope with Knights (2:0), Talon Esports (2:0), Chiefs Esports Club (2:0) and Dire Wolves (2:0) to reach the grand final. In the decisive match, Elevate took revenge on CYCLOPS athlete gaming (2:0), thus earning $10,000.
According to the results of the championship at Six Charlotte Major 2022, CYCLOPS athlete gaming, Dire Wolves, Chiefs Esports Club and Elevate will represent Asia.
The final line-up of the Six Charlotte Major 2022 is as follows: Astralis, Oxygen Esports, DarkZero Esports, XSET, Heroic, w7m esports, Team Liquid, Team oNe eSports, FURIA Esports, CYCLOPS athlete gaming, Dire Wolves, Chiefs Esports Club, Elevate, Team BDS, Looking For Org and G2 Esports.
Six Charlotte Major 2022 will be held from May 16 to May 22 in Charlotte at the Charlotte Convention Center.
Results of Asia-Pacific League 2022 - Playoffs - Stage 1
- 1st place: Elevate — $10,000 + slot at Six Charlotte Major 2022.
- 2nd place: CYCLOPS athlete gaming — $5,000 + slot at Six Charlotte Major 2022.
- 3rd place: Dire Wolves — $2,000 + slot at Six Charlotte Major 2022.
- 4th place: Chiefs Esports Club — $1,000 + slot at Six Charlotte Major 2022.
- 5th place: Talon Esports - 225 points.
- 6th place: DAMWON Gaming — 180 points.
- 7th place: Knights - 140 points.
- 8th place: SANDBOX Gaming — 115 points.