EMS V FIFA09 1on1: Qualification Round 1 Information
Today we want to inform about the first Qualification Round and upcoming matches. The ESL Major Series has two Qualification Rounds before the Groupstage. Last week we told you who had qualified for each stage, today we will tell you the fixtures for Qualification Round 1.
QR1 and QR2 - InformationTeams in Qualification Round 1 play a match against 1 other team in their round, the winners go through to Qualifying Round 2 to play a team from that round, the winners qualify for the ESL Major Series Groupstage.
Qualification Round 1 - Matches
Format, best of 3 gamesEach player hosts a match, the first player to wins 2 games is the winner.
<> Player A [3-0] Player B
<> Player A [1-2] Player B
<> Player A [1-0] Player B
-> Player A is the winner by 2-1 in games
Games can be played via EASO or IP, EASO is the standard way.
If you do use EASO and there is a draw after the 90 m, do this:
a) 1 half, with silver goal format
Silver goal means if one player is leading the score when first half is completed he wins the game
b) If after the first half there is a draw then a 2 half is played but with a goalden goal format.
Note: Continue to play, another game if needed, but always with golden goal - who scores first wins.
Can´t host playerThe player that cant host starts all games with a 0-1 disadvantage in favour of the other player.
WildcardEach player can use 1 wildcard during Q1 and Q2, so used it only when it´s the only solution.
Johan, Monday, 19/10/09 20:49
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