Gambit LoL Academy has successfully come through online qualifiers for the Russian Esports Cup 2017 and now will represent our organization in the main event, which will take place from 26 to 28 of May in Yota Arena, Moscow. Apart from LoL, decisive matches will played in the following disciplines: Dota 2, FIFA 17 and Hearthstone, and the shared prize fund for the final part of the championship will be of $125,000!
Our guys' fighting for $45,000 will be against three more teams, which got to the playoffs: Zoff Gaming, Elements Pro Gaming and CrowCrowd. Gambit will meet the last one in the semi-final on May 27 at 9:30 CEST!
This tournament is the chance for our team to rehabilitate for the last championship results. Let us remind, that in March Gambit Academy showed decent results, playing in CIS Challenger Series. However, having won the tiebreaker and taken the first place in the group, our guys unfortunately got defeated in the semi-finals and lost the chance for advancing to the promotion tournament.
Format: Single Elimination, BO3
Prize fund distribution:
1st Elements Pro Gaming - $20,000
2nd Gambit Academy - $11,000
3rd Zoff Gaming - $7,000
4th CrowCrowd - $2,500
Elements Pro Gaming [2:1] Zoff Gaming
Gambit Academy [2:1] CrowCrowd
Zoff Gaming [2:1] CrowCrowd
Elements Pro Gaming [2:1] Gambit Academy