HOMESTORYCUP V: GROUPS, PRIZE POOL & TOURNAMENT SYSTEM
Okay guys, we finally set up the groups for the HomeStoryCup V! Only three days are remaining until TaKe's doors are opening again to the StarCraft II world elite. The lineup this time is just as awesome as last time. But let's take a closer look at the groups now:
|Group A||Group B||Group C||Group D||Group E||Group F||Group G||Group H|
Group A, B, C & D will play on Thursday, 5th of July
Group E, F, G & H will play on Friday, 6th of July
Also, we are sorry to announce, that WhiteRa cancelled the participation at the HomeStoryCup V due to private reasons. We are sure he has his reasons and you will maybe see a statement from him in the next few days.
The Tournament System:
Two Group Stages
8 groups with 4 players each ( 1st & 2nd of each group qualifiers for the second group stage)
The second group stage will have four groups with four players each
The best four players (decided via Points & Mapscore) get the chance, to switch with another player of their choice, after the seedings are done. The person who is going to be 4th will start first switching.
The top two of each group from the second stage will advance to the bracket
The bracket will be played in Single-Elimination and Best-of-Five.
- The grand finals will be Best-of-Seven
Round 1: ESL Antiga Shipyard
Round 2: ESL Cloud Kingdom
Round 3: ESL Daybreak
Round 4: ESL Entombed Valley
Round 5: ESL Metropolis
Round 6: ESL Ohana
Round 7: GSL Atlantis Spaceship
We managed to get a total prize pool of $25,000.00 this time. The money will be divided as listed below
1. 10.000 $
2. 6.500 $
3. 3.000 $
4. 2.000 $
5. 1.000 $
6. 1.000 $
7. 750 $
8. 750 $
We hope everyone will enjoy the show. see you on the 8th of July!