Rules3 Group Stages
The 32 competitors with the highest seed will begin their tournament in the second group stage.
The other 64 competitors will compete in the first group stage.
Round Robin Format.
After the third group stage top 2 in each group advance to the playoffs.
16 player single-elimination bracket.
The top 4 players will receive a seed to the Grand Finals at 2013 DreamHack Open: Winter in November.