The second stage of the tournament is about to begin. Today we'll get to enjoy BO3 encounters that will determine which teams will advance to semifinals.

Playoffs format: Single Elimination, BO3.

Prize fund distribution:
1 place - $500,000, "Legend" status
2 place - $150,000, "Legend" status
3-4 place - $70,000, "Legend" status
5-8 Shvecia fnatic, Brazilia SK, Germania BIG  - $35,000, "Legend" status
9-11 Francia G2, USACloud9 & Cis FlipSid3 - $8,750
12-14 Europe mousesports, Europe PENTA & Cis Natus Vincere - $8,750
15-16 Rossia Vega Squadron & Europe FaZe - $8,750

Quarterfinals:
Cis Gambit [2:0] Shvecia fnatic | 16:14 @ de_train; 16:12 @ de_inferno
Dania Astralis [2:0] Brazilia SK | 16:12 @ de_cache; 16:6 @ de_overpass

Germania BIG [1:2] Brazilia Immortals | 19:17 @ de_cobblestone; 7:16 @ de_inferno; 14:16 @ de_train

Cis Gambit: Zeus, AdreN, HObbit, mou, Dosia
Shvecia fnatic: JW, olofmeister, dennis, flusha, KRIMZ