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The Chongqing Major: Viewer's guide for the main qualifiers

On November 25th, the decisive stage of qualifiers for The Chongqing Major kicks off. In each of the six regions, teams will fight for slots in the offline stage of the second Major within the current DPC-season, which will be held in Chongqing from January 19th to 27th.

In each of the regions, teams were divided into two groups of four participants each. They will play in the GSL format. Two teams from each group will move further to the Playoffs.

The Chinese regional qualifier now consists of 10 participants. There have been two more teams invited - Royal Never Give Up (Group B) and EHOME (Group A). The battle will begin with a group stage held in the format of Round-Robin, 2 best teams from each group will advance to the Playoffs. The matches of the group stage will be played in the BO2-format, and the Playoffs - in BO3.

Teams seeding for the group stage is as follows:

The Chongqing Major mail qualifier teams seeding Europe CIS North America

The Chongqing Major mail qualifier teams seeding Suoth America SEA China

The schedule of matches, CET:

25th of November

Southeast Asia: 

06:00 TNC Predator vs 496 Gaming Lotac vs Mineski
09:30 Upper bracket's final of Group А First round of lower bracket of Group А

 

CIS:

14:00 Virtus.pro vs Se7en Esports Team Spirit vs No Pangolier Natus Vincere vs Winstrike Gambit Gaming vs Team Empire.Hope
17:30 Upper bracket's final of Group А First round of lower bracket of Group А Upper bracket's final of Group В First round of lower bracket of Group В

 

South America:

22:00 Pain Gaming vs 16 anos Playmakers Esports vs Infamous Young ex-pain X vs Gorillaz-Pride Infamous vs Thunder Predator

 

26th of November

South America:

00:30  Semifinal №1 of upper bracket of group А Semifinal №2 of upper bracket of group А Semifinal №1 of upper bracket of group В Semifinal №2 of upper bracket of group В
01:30 Upper bracket's final of Group А First round of lower bracket of Group А Upper bracket's final of Group В First round of lower bracket of Group В

 

Southeast Asia:

06:00 Fnatic vs Boom ID  Tigers vs WG.Unity
09:30 First round of lower bracket of Group В Upper bracket's final of Group В
13:00 Lower bracket's final of Group А Lower bracket's final of Group В

 

CIS:

14:00 Lower bracket's final of Group А Lower bracket's final of Group В
17:30 Play-off Match #1 Play-off Match #2

 

South America:

22:00 Lower bracket's final of Group А Lower bracket's final of Group В

 

27th of November

South America:

01:30 Play-off Match #1 Play-off Match #2

 

Southeast Asia:

06:00 Play-off Match #1 Play-off Match #2
09:30 Play-off Match #3 Play-off Match #4
13:00 Play-off Match #5  

 

CIS:

14:00 Play-off Match #3 Play-off Match #4
17:30 Play-off Match #5  

 

South America:

22:00 Play-off Match #3 Play-off Match #4

 

28th of November

South America:

01:30 Play-off Match #5

 

China:

07:00 PSG.LGD vs Open Qualifier H-Cup Winner vs Open Qualifier Vici Gaming vs Open Qualifier Aster vs Open Qualifier
10:00 Upper bracket's final of Group А First round of lower bracket of Group А Upper bracket's final of Group В First round of lower bracket of Group В

 

Europe:

15:00 Team Liquid vs Vega Squadron Ninjas in Pyjamas vs The Final Tribe Team Secret vs Hippomaniacs OG vs Alliance
18:00 Upper bracket's final of Group А First round of lower bracket of Group А Upper bracket's final of Group В First round of lower bracket of Group В

 

North America:

23:00 Evil Geniuses vs Team Borster compLexity vs Doggies Forward Gaming vs Zugzwang J.Storm vs Team Team

 

29th of November

02:30 Upper bracket's final of Group А First round of lower bracket of Group А Upper bracket's final of Group В First round of lower bracket of Group В

 

China:

07:00 Lower bracket's final of Group А Lower bracket's final of Group В
10:30 Play-off Match #1 Play-off Match #2

 

Europe:

15:00 Lower bracket's final of Group А Lower bracket's final of Group В
18:00 Play-off Match #1 Play-off Match #2

 

North America:

23:00 Lower bracket's final of Group А Lower bracket's final of Group В

 

30th of November

North America:

02:30 Play-off Match #1 Play-off Match #2

 

China:

07:00 Play-off Match #3 Play-off Match #4
10:30 Play-off Match #5  

 

Europe:

15:00 Play-off Match #3 Play-off Match #4
18:30 Play-off Match #5  

 

North America:

23:00 Play-off Match #3 Play-off Match#4

 

1st of December

02:30 Play-off Match #5  

 

Qualifiers will be held in six regions, so we cannot avoid parallel matches. On this occasion, we got the help of our colleagues from RuHub and together with them we will try to create a cozy atmosphere at the streams and to share with you all the events occurring on the battlefield.

The streams of matches will be held on the following channels:

RU:

 

EN:

 

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