WCA 2017 SEA qualifiers are coming!

Posted by Cristy "Pandoradota2" Ramadani at 17 June 2017 15:45

World Cyber Arena returns with its 2017 edition. On the heels of the TI7 qualifiers, the SEA regional event will kick off with the open qualifiers with a chance for local teams to compete against regional stars and for a piece of the prize pool.

The SEA/APAC qualifiers for the LAN event is organized in collaboration with UCC and features a $50,000 prize pool and three stages as follows:

Open Qualifiers:

Dates: June 29-30
Registration: On FaceIT HERE

Dates: July 1-2
Registration: On FaceIT HERE


  • There are 512 spots for teams to register at each of the WCA SEA/APAC open qualifiers
  • Check in starts at 11:00 CEST on the first day of each event
  • Competition will start at 12:00 CEST
  • All rounds will be played in a best-of-one format
  • Semi finals and finals will be played in best-of-three format
  • One team from each event will advance into the closed qualifiers stage


Closed Qualifiers:

Dates: July 4-11
Invited Teams: TnC Pro, Mineski, Team Faceless, Clutch Gamers, Geek Fam, Happy Feet, Fnatic, WG.Unity


  • The two winners of the open qualifiers will join the eight invited teams in the second stage
  • Closed qualifiers will be played starting on the 4th of July
  • The ten teams will be split into two groups of five
  • Competition will be held in a round robin group stage format
  • The top two teams of each group will advance into the final stage qualifiers


Final Stage Qualifiers:

Dates: July 15-17th


  • Four teams from closed qualifiers will compete
  • Double Elimination format
  • Two teams advance to the main event
  • Top three teams receive a piece of the $50,000 prize pool


Final Stage Prizepool distribution:


  • 1st place: ~$29,000+ slot for WCA 2017
  • 2nd place: ~$14,000+ slot for WCA 2017
  • 3rd place: ~$7,000


WCA 2017


WCA 2017 LAN finals will be held this December in Yinchuan, China with a $500,000 prize pool.


Will a new team from SEA/APAC rise up to the challenge and take a LAN spot?

Yes, there is much talent in the region!
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Nah, the invited teams will take the spots
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