Epic Esports Events, the tournament organizer behind EPICENTER, officially announced a six-week tournament featuring the top teams from Europe and CIS fighting for a share of half a million dollars prize pool.
The initial announcement does not disclose too many details other than the dates for the tournament and a total of eight directly invited teams.
EPIC League will run November 3 – December 13 and according to cybersport.ru, it will replace the previously announced OMEGA League Season 2. The event will boast two divisions. The top division will feature a total of 10 teams down from 12 of OMEGA League first season.
Eight teams have already received direct invites to the tournament, while two more will join them via open into closed qualifiers, which will be held October 29 – November 11. More details regarding the qualifier rounds will be announced in the coming days.
EPIC League invited teams:
- Team Secret
- Team Liquid
- Team Nigma
- Natus Vincere
The playoffs stage is set to begin on the 8th of December, however, neither the group and the playoffs formats have been announced yet, nor the prize pool distribution.
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