Tales of the Lane Tournament Preview!
posted by Camouflage23, 1 year agoThe hosts of the Kings of Europe tournament have announced a new tournament format named Tales of the Lane a while ago. They have been collecting donations and have even exceeded their goal of € 80,000. With enough money to be able to host the tournament, which will be partly held online and partly offline, they were able to announce the participants and the schedule.
Tales of the Lane will provide the top tier teams of the European competitive scene. Only CLG had to turn down the invitation because of other tournaments they are attending in North America.
Here is the full roster of teams participating in the tournament:
Tt Dragons are replacing CLG while IWantCookie was invited because Millenium disbanded prior the tournament. The tenth team was determined by a fan-voting on TotL's facebook page. The users were able to decide between Team Acer, Team BLACK, Warsaw Five and the team who eventually won the voting Team Alternate.
- The ten teams are split into two groups of five.
- Round Robin, each game Best-of-One.
- The winner of each group directly qualifies for the semifinals.
- Second and Third of each group battle each other for two remaining slots in the semifinals.
- The playoffs are Best-of-Three
- Semifinals and the grand final are held offline in Paris, France. All matches Best-of-Three.
|Group A||Group B|
|SK Gaming||Moscow 5|
|Team ALTERNATE||Meet Your Makers|
|Date||Stage of the tournament|
|26th of October||Group A, (19:00 CEST - 23:30 CEST)|
|27th of October||Group B, (19:00 CEST - 23:30 CEST)|
|28th of October||Playoffs, (19:30 CEST - 23:30 CEST)|
|11th of November||Semi final + Grand final (starting 10:00 CEST)|
The money will be spread out as follows:
- € 30,000 for the cash prize and getting the teams together
- € 10,000 for organizing the online phases
- € 40,000 for renting the Casino de Paris and organizing the event on November 11th
- € 40,000 for guest and surprises
Check this article during the tournament to catch up with the live scores and group stage standings!
Sources: Tales of the Lane annoucement and Picture 1
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