After a month of registration, the ESWC 2013 NA and EU ESEA Qualifiers will kick off today and will be hosted by ESEA. The winners of the online qualifier will earn a spot at the ESWC 2013 World Finals in Paris, France. Teams will compete in a best-of-one single elimination bracket until the top 8 teams remain.
Those top 8 teams will battle it off in the Finals in a single elimination best-of-three one day bracket. The European Finals will take place on Saturday, Sept. 21st and the North American Finals will take place on Sunday, Sept. 22nd. European Schedule:
1st Round: Thursday, September 5th, 20:00 CEST
2nd Round: Tuesday, September 10th, 20:00 CEST
3rd Round: Thursday, September 12th, 20:00 CEST
Finals (8 Teams): Saturday, September 21st at 14:00 CEST ESWC 2013 ESEA European Qualifier Round 1
The default time for European matches is 20:00 CEST (1:00 PM CDT). All matches will be played at the default time, except for a few exceptions on Monday, Sept. 9th.
North American Schedule:
1st Round Thursday, September 5th, 8:00 PM CDT
2nd Round: Tuesday, September 10th, 8:00 PM CDT
3rd Round: Thursday, September 12th, 8:00 PM CDT
Finals (8 Teams): Sunday, September 22nd at 2:00 PM CDT ESWC 2013 ESEA North American Qualifier Round 1