FACEIT Minors – Preview

1

FACEIT has revealed the talent crew and groups for the regional minor which would be held from July 7-22 at the Twickenham Stadium, London. Thirty-two teams would be participating in four regional minors – America, Europe, CIS and Asia over the span of sixteen days. Two teams from each minor would determine the eight teams appearing at the FACEIT Major’s New Challengers Stage. The prize pool for each regional minor would be $50,000 USD.

Participants:

American Minor: July 7-11

  • Group A –

Não Tem Como

NRG Esports

eUnited

Swole Patrol

  • Group B –

Furia eSports

Rogue

compLexity Gaming

Team Dignitas

CIS Minor: July 10-13

  • Group A – 

pro100

HellRaisers

TBD

PLINK-TECH

  • Group B – 

AVANGAR

Team Spirit

forZe

Monolith Gaming

Asian Minor: July 16-20

  • Group A – 

Signature Gaming

VG.FlashGaming

SZ Absolute

Renegades

  • Group B –

TyLoo

5Power Gaming

Uniquestars

Tainted Minds

European Minor – 19-22 July

  • Group A –

OpTic Gaming

ENCE eSports

3DMAX

LeftOut

  • Group B – 

Ninjas in Pyjamas

Team Kinguin

Sprout

Red Reserve

Map pool

Cache-Dust 2-Inferno-Mirage-Train-Overpass-Nuke

Format:

Group stage will feature double-elimination (GSL) format. Initial matches would be best-of-one while the rest of them would be a best-of-three encounter. Top two teams from each group would advance to the playoffs. Playoffs will also have a double-elimination best-of-three scenario. All the four regional minors would follow the same format.

Prize-pool Distribution:

1st: $30,000 USD
2nd: $15,000 USD
3rd-4th: $5,000 USD

Broadcast Crew:

Photo via Faceit

Stream:

All the matches would be streamed live on FACEIT TV.

Additional information regarding the Minors can be found on FACEIT Major’s website and the article will be updated as more details are released.

About author

Bhavya Shah

Bhavya Shah

Esports enthusiast, CS:GO fanboy, been living this game since the early days.