Fifth North American Open Cup tonight at 18:00PDT
Week in and week out, teams will fight to move up in the standings and secure their spot in the Open Division playoffs, along with a chance to play in the HGC Premier League. With this phase, the top eight will move to the playoffs, so now more than ever every ingle cup is important.
Around 20 teams are signed up and ready to face off in this third North American Open Division Cup and as four total cups remain each team is looking for any edge they can gain to make it to the best seeding in the top eight leading into the playoffs.
Donkeys R Us are the currently point leaders and as such they return tonight to hold that lead. Although they haven't won any Open Division cups, the team has ranked high enough in each up to comfortably hold their top spot.
HeroesHearth (Held it Down) continues their Open Division streak and as they are followed closely in second place, hope to earn enough points tonight to reach the top spot. The team to seemingly be cursed with second place, Imported Support, returns as well hoping to climb from fourth place.
Firm Handshake and Flame is Lame return and while both of their performances may not have been up to par with other teams, they still secure a position in the top eight which is good enough to a playoff position.
We’re just about halfway through this phase already, but there is still time to sign up and compete! Wrack up points in every cup and climb the standings to the top eight to advance to the playoffs. The top two from the playoffs will then play the two lowest HGC Premier League teams for their chance at taking their spot going into 2018.
Today at 18:00 PDT the next seven weeks of amateur North American competitive Heroes begins as teams hunger for a spot in the HGC Premier League.
Can't play in this cup? Fear not! Registration for the sixth North American Division Cup begins tonight as well at 18:00 PST.
Anticipating the European Open Division? You're in luck! Registration is still open for the sixth European Open Division Cup!
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