I am extremely happy to announce the second edition of Empire Wars Duo - a 2 vs 2 Empire Wars tournament! With the prizepool of $20,000+ sponsored by Microsoft, the best players of the world will test their strength in 2v2 Empire Wars!
The event features 8 invited teams based on performance in previous tournaments, while an additional 8 teams will be able to qualify. The following teams are invited to the main event:
- Hera and Liereyy
- MbL and Nicov
- Jordan, TaToH and Nili
- Mr. Yo, Vivi and Lyx
- DauT, Slam and TheViper
- ACCM and BacT
- Dogao and Miguel
- TheMax and Villese
A minimum prizepool of $20,000 sponsored by Microsoft will be on the line for the event. Additionally, LidaKor will be adding $1.00 for every subscription on his Twitch channel at the conclusion of the event.
1st place - 6000$ - (30%)
2nd place - 3000$ - (15%)
3rd and 4th place - 1500$ - (7,5%)
5-8th place - 800$ - (4%)
9-12th place - 600$ - (3%)
13-16th place - 400$ - (2%)
Lost in qualifiers - 100$ - (0,5%)
Viewers will be able to enjoy the event in the following timeframes:
Qualifiers: 18-19th August
First round of group stage: 19-20th-21st August
Winners/Losers matches: 27-29th August
Deciders played: 3rd September
Quarterfinals: 4th September
Semifinals & Grand Finals: 5th September
The event will use recorded games for the first rounds. As such, players should refer to the Rules&Settings section [LINK] for exact playing times.
Sign-ups are open for teams of two or three (two players and one backup) players. Deadline for registration is 4th August, 23:59GMT. You can register your team here.
The tournament will feature a collection of diverse maps:
- Cape of Storms
- River Belt
- Golden Pit
- Forest Pond
- One brand new map released soon!
Images for these can be found in the dedicated Map overview thread: Coming soon
The event offers open casting. If you wish to cast the event, please refer to the streaming information thread for information.
Questions and feedback
If you have any questions about the event, feel free to ask them here.
If you would like to provide feedback related to the event, you can do so over here.
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