EPICENTER 2019. Viewer's guide

EPICENTER 2019 will take place 17 to 22 December at the Crocus Expo Hall in Moscow. The tournament will start with a group stage in Double Elimination (GSL) BO3 format, the six finalists of which will advance to the Single Elimination BO3 bracket to fight for the lion's share of the prize pool of $500,000.

Group stage seed:

Group A

 Vitality (shox, RpK, apEX, ALEX, ZywOo)
 Natus Vincere (GuardiaN, flamie, s1mple, electronic, Boombl4)
 Heroic (Snappi, cadiaN, es3tag, b0RUP, stavn)

Group B

 mousesports (karrigan, chrisJ, woxic, frozen, ropz)
 Virtus.pro (AdreN, SANJI, buster, qikert, Jame)
 Evil Geniuses (stanislaw, tarik, Brehze, Ethan, CeRq)
 forZe (facecrack, almazer, FL1T, xsepower, Jerry)

Tournament schedule:

Tuesday, December 17

11:00  Vitality vs.  EHOME BO3
14:00  Natus Vincere vs.  Heroic BO3
17:00 Group A - BO3 Winners' Match

Wednesday, December 18

11:00  forZe vs.  Evil Geniuses BO3
14:00  Virtus.pro vs.  mousesports BO3
17:00 Group B - BO3 Winners' Match

Thursday, December 19

10:00 Group A - Losers' Match BO3
13:00 Group B - Losers' Match BO3
16:00 Group A - Decisive match BO3
19:00 Group B - Decisive match BO3

Saturday, December 21

12:00 Quarterfinal #1 BO3
15:00 Quarterfinal #2 BO3

Sunday, December 22

10:00 Semifinal #1 BO3
13:00 Semifinal #2 BO3
16:00 Grand Final BO3

Distribution of the prize fund:

1. $250,000
2. $120,000
3-4.  $40,000
5-6.  $15,000
7-8. $10,000

Official broadcasts:

 RU – twitch.tv/csruhub
 EN – twitch.tv/epicenter_en1

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