Excellent Moscow Cup #2
Europe (August 26)
-- 12 teams round robin, top3 qualify for playoffs
-- best of two, one game won gives one point
China (September 1)
-- four team double elimination bracket, winner qualifies for playoffs
Location: Forum Hall, Moscow, Russia
-- Top3 from Europe (VP Polar, Na`Vi, Empire)
-- Top1 from China (
Double elimination bracket, bo3 with grand final bo5
-- match-ups will be drawn live at the first day (Sep 26)
Casting: Pimpmuckl & WakeyPixel (eng), mob5ter (ru)
News for Excellent Moscow Cup #2
The first go around for the Excellent Moscow Cup was unsuccessful after several DDOS attacked caused the games to crash. In the rescheduled finals, Empire was able to convincingly take down Natus Vincere 3-1.
After replacing Newbee in the Excellent Moscow Cup #2's LAN Finals, LGD Gaming have also withdrawn from the tournament, citing a personal issue from Sylar as the cause. Team Empire on the other hand has announced that they will be using SoNNeikO as a stand-in for Mag.
The Excellent Moscow Cup has finished its online groupstage and four teams are set to travel to Moscow on Sept 26th. Virtus.pro Polar, Natus Vincere, Team Empire and LGD Gaming will face off against each other at Forum Hall.
Newbee, after successfully qualifying for the Excellent Moscow Cup #2's LAN event in Moscow, have withdrawn from the competition, citing a lost passport as the cause.
Almost 20 days have passed since the beginning of the European division of Excellent Moscow Cup #2, and almost half the matches of the season have already been played. The first place currently belongs to Fnatic, followed by NVMI and Empire.