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The ESL Meisterschaft Summer 2016 held at Gamescom 2016, Cologne, is a 5 cups tournament with 8 core teams and 8 from the Swiss Qualifiers per cup. With points awarded per cup, the 8 highest ranked teams move on to a GSL group system BO1 then a BO3 single elimination bracket Finals.
In true skillful fashion, PENTA Sports took 1st place against EURONICS Gaming 2-1 to win ? 7,500, or RM 34,000.
The StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2 - Europe undefined NA Qualifiers concluded recently as the winners booked their place at the LAN-finals in Nanjing held from 7th to 11th September. All for the chance of glory, bragging rights and a chance at the prize pool of USD 300,000 or MYR 1.2 million - not an insignificant pool.
The last 5 teams to join are Team Dignitas, Team X, Team EnVyUs, OpTic Gaming, and Immortals.
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LCK Summer 2016 Playoffs, the Korean tournament where the winner qualifies for the 2016 Season World Championship and ? 100,000,000 or RM 360,000, also concluded recently with a tense finals. Congratulations to ROX Tigers for defeating KT Rolster in a close 3-2 match.
The Latin America Cup Playoffs 2016 had Lyon Gaming defeating Just Toys Havoks in a shutout 3-0 for a place at the 2016 International Wildcard Qualifier 2016.
On the 20-21 August, the ESL Overwatch Atlantic Showdown finished in style at Gamescom Cologne 2016. This is the first tournament to boast a six USD digit prize pool for Blizzard?s new FPS, which has taken the eSports world by storm. USD 100,000 was up for grabs, or RM 400,000. The winners, team Rogue, defeated REUNITED 3-1 in a dominating fashion.
Blizzard?s MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, made a splash in the tournament scene as USD 100,000 or RM 400,000 was up for the taking at Gamescom Cologne 2016. The winners Team Dignitas in a show of force throughout the tournament took first place over Misfits in a nai 3-2 finals.