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Bans: Auriel, Dehaka on Battlefield on Eternity

Note: Teams, Rosters and Sign-ups for the Qualifier #1 will be cut-off on Thursday, August 11, 2016 @ 12:00 PM PST.
Schedule: The tournament will run from 10:00 PST and will come to an end at 24:00 PST at the very latest. If the tournament has not concluded when it's past midnight, it will continue on Monday at 18:00 PST (pending an agreement from all remaining teams on timing).

Mapveto: A cointoss will decide the team that starts with the first mapveto. Maps will be banned alternately until 7 maps are left and then 3 maps will be picked alternately in the order in which these maps will be played. The opponent team (which did the second map veto) will start with the First Ban in Hero Draft

Format: Bo3
Battlegroundveto/Ban/Picks: Check rules
List of Battlegrounds: Battlefield of Eternity, Blackheart's Bay, Cursed Hollow, Dragon Shire, Garden of Terror, Infernal Shrines, Sky temple, Tomb of the Spider Queen & Towers of Doom
Heroes: All Heroes are allowed, unless they are newly released where they will not be available to play for 2 weeks, mirrors are not permitted within ESL tournaments.
Picks & Bans: For this Cup Standard Mode (Lobby) has to be used
Draft: The Draft will be done through the Draft Tool from HeroesDraft
Draft Mode: Double Ban System. Ban 1-1, Pick 1-2-2, Ban 1-1, Pick 2-2-1

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medal_gold_3.png 1st & 2nd Qualified for North America Fall Regional #2 - Seattle


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