EMS CS:GO Winter 2012: Playoffs
After 2 months of matches the 12 best European teams have now won their ticket to the Major Series Winter 2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Playoffs. Within this news you get the information which teams these are and how the playoffs tree looks like.

Playoffs

The playoffs is a 12 teams single elimination tournament, best of three map choosen by veto system, and take place between the 22th November and the 19th December including relegation.

Map choice (BO3)

To decide which maps are played in a ESL Major Series BO3 match, a veto system is used. Both teams alternatingly remove or choose one map from the pool :
  • the higher ranked team begins to eliminate the first map
  • the lower ranked team eliminates second map
  • the lower ranked team picks his map
  • the higher ranked team picks his map
  • the match starts with the last one
  • the second map will be the one chosen by the looser
  • the last one will be played then if necessary.

If there is no official rank between the team yet in the competition, admin will have to drawn.

Playoffs Tree

Relegation
1/4 final
SemiFinal
Final
Winner
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3DMAX 12.
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Wizards 10.
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Relegation Matches


Thursday, 20/12/12 15:00
vs.
Status: closed

 n!faculty (#8)[2:0] redzone.EMS (#9)
 


Saturday, 22/12/12 14:00
vs.
Status: closed

 MaxFloPlaY EMS (#12)[0:2] 3DMAX (#5)
 


Monday, 17/12/12 14:00
vs.
Status: closed

 Team GAMED!DE (#6)[2:0] Damage Gamers B.. (#11)
 


Wednesday, 19/12/12 14:00
vs.
Status: closed

 HyperX FR34KSHO.. (#10)[1:2] Wizards Club (#7)
 



Playoffs Tree
Upcoming and played Matches

Watch your favorite games and the team play of the EMS participants live! All matches will be broadcast on Source-TV.


Schedule - Tournament


Qualifying Round 1: 14th October - 20th October
Qualifying Round 2: 21nd October - 27th October
Groupstage: 5th November - 10th December
Playoffs: 16th December - 15th January




Prize Money


Prize money distribution ESL Major Series Winter Season 2012

5.000 €


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

   1st 2.500 €
   2nd 1.500 €
   3rd 1.000 €



Stay Up To Date

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EMS Winter Season 2012 Homepage

EMS CS:GO Winter Season 2012 Homepage


Good luck to all our participants and don't forget to idle in #esl.ems!

Your Admin Team
dNN, Thursday, 13/12/12 08:21
 
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