EPS Berlin Open with 10.000€ at IFA
The ESL Pro Series StarCraft II Berlin Open will take place at the IFA exhibition in Berlin from the 3rd to the 5th of September. 12 European players from Germany, Finland, France, Poland, Romania and Spain will fight for 10.000€. The first place is 4.000€.
The ESL Pro Series Germany will play out its Summer Season BenQ Finals at the IFA from the 31st of August to the 2nd of September. Following that the Top 4 of the German EPS will join the winners of other European Pro Series competitions and some invited European players in the 10.000€ ESL Pro Series Berlin Open.
The current line-up consists of ToD, Tarson and VortiX, the EPS winners from France, Poland and Spain plus NightEnD from Romania and Naama from Finland. They will be joined by the top four of the German EPS. Two spots remain open at the moment.
Germany's representatives will be decided right before the event at the BenQ Finals of the German EPS Summer Season. Among the eight players who fight for the German title are well-known names such as ClouD, DarKFoRcE, Delphi, HasuObs, Socke and GoOdy. The following players are currently confirmed:
Tournament SystemThe 12 players will be divided into two groups of six each. The top 3 of each group advance into the playoffs. Group winners will get to skip the first round. The group stage is Best-of-Three while the playoffs will be Best-of-Five.
Prize PoolA total of 10.000€ will be distributed among the participants. The winner will receive 4.000€ while the second place is rewarded with 2.000€.
1. - 4.000€
2. - 2.000€
3-4. - 900€
5-6. - 500€
7-8. - 300€
9-10 - 200€
11-12 - 100€
Location, Schedule & StreamingThe ESL is located in the International Concress Centre in Saal (Hall 2), right next to the main IFA exhibition area. Information on how to get there can be found here.
3. September - Group A
4. September - Group B
5. September - Playoffs & Final
The event will be streamed live on ESL TV and casted by Kaelaris and Icicle.
meth, Wednesday, 29/08/12 10:48
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