Technology content trusted in North America and globally since 1999
7,522 Reviews & Articles | 55,399 News Posts

The PGL KeSPA Regional Minor Championship: Asia to debut this Thursday; full schedule revealed


Posted: May 3, 2016 8:20 pm | Gaming Press Releases
Comment () | Email to a Friend | Font Size: AA

The PGL KeSPA Regional Minor Championship: Asia will officially kick-off on Thursday, May 5th, initiating a series of four broadcast days dedicated to the best of Asian and Oceanic CS:GO.

 

pgl-kespa-regional-minor-championship-asia-debut-thursday-full-schedule-revealed_1

 

Eight teams will get to prove their worth, competing first in the double-elimination group stage, with the top two squads from each group moving on into a double-elimination, best-of-three playoff.

 

All matches, including the playoffs, will be streamed on twitch.tv/pgl. Korean CS:GO fans will have the opportunity to watch the matches live in the Nexon eSports Arena, free of charge.

 

Group A

 

The Mongolz

VG.CyberZen

M0nster.kr

Team Immunity

 

Group B

 

TyLoo

Risky Gaming

Renegades

MVP Project

 

pgl-kespa-regional-minor-championship-asia-debut-thursday-full-schedule-revealed_2

 

Schedule

 

All times are KST (Korea Standard Time, UTC +9)

 

May 5th (Thu) - Day 1

 

10:00 - Preshow

10:30 - Group A - Bo1 - TheMongolz vs m0nster.kr

10:30 - Group A - Bo1 - VG.CyberZen vs Immunity

11:30 - Group B - Bo1 - Renegades vs MVP Project

11:30 - Group B - Bo1 - TyLoo vs Risky

12:30 - Group A - Bo3 - Winner's Match

12:30 - Group A - Bo1 - Loser's Match

13:30 - Group B - Bo1 - Loser's Match

15:30 - Group B - Bo3 - Winner's Match

18:30 - Group A - Bo3 - Decider Match

21:30 - Group B - Bo3 - Decider Match

 

 

May 6th (Fri) - Day 2

 

12:00 - Preshow

12:30 - Playoff - Bo3 - Semifinal #1

15:30 - Playoff - Bo3 - Semifinal #2

18:30 - Playoff - Bo3 - Winner's Bracket Final

 

May 7th (Sat) - Day 3

18:00 - Preshow

18:30 - Playoff - Bo3 - Loser's Bracket - Match #1

21:30 - Playoff - Bo3 - Loser's Bracket Final

 

May 8th (Sun) - Day 4

18:00 - Preshow

18:30 - Playoff - Bo3 - Grand Final

 

Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett and Henry "HenryG" Greer will take their sets behind the casting desk for the entire four days of broadcast. James Duffield will host the event, with Duncan "Thoorin" Shields and Joona "Natu" Leppanen providing analysis.

 

Live and online vieweres alike should prepare for an intense ride, not only due to the fact that the PGL KeSPA Minor is the biggest CS:GO tournament in the history of South Korea, but also due to what is at stake: a total of $50,000 in prize pool money and two spots in the offline qualifier for the next Major (ESL Cologne 2016).

 

Official PGL KeSPA Regional Minor Championship: Asia website

PGL Facebook

PGL Twitter

KESPA Twitter

KESPA official website

Related Tags

loading