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MSI Beat IT 2014 Global
Grand Finals

November 1st – 2nd, ATT Show Box
Taipei, Taiwan

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MSI BEAT IT 2014 STARCRAFT 2 TOURNAMENT DETAILS

May 25th, 2014

Beat IT Global 2014 will feature six qualifiers for the following regions: Europe, USA, APAC (CN, TW, HK + Japan), South Korea, SEA and Australia. These qualifiers are, depending on the region, split into a Pre qualifier and a Main qualifier.

Finally the best 12 players will compete the Grand Finals, which will be held on the 1st and 2nd November 2014 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Later qualifier dates are subject to change.

APAC (1st qualifier 11th June; 2nd qualifier 28th June)

There will be 2 open qualifiers with 128 registered players. Both qualifiers will be Single Elimination. The winner of each qualifier will qualify for the Grand Final in Taiwan. The bracket will be BO3's until the RO8 with the rest being BO5's

APAC is China, Taiwan, Japan and Hong Kong

 

Korea (1st qualifier 5th September; 2nd qualifier 6th September; Main qualifier 21st/22nd September)

Korea will have 3 players who'll be heading to Taiwan, they'll be decided from a total of 3 qualifiers held in two stages. Stage 1 will be two 128 man open tournaments with BO3's until the RO8 which is BO5 and these players will move on into the next stage. Stage 2 will be a 16 man, with 8 coming from open qualifiers and 8 invited players. Format will be double elimination tournament with every game being played. Series format will be BO3's with the grand finals being being a BO5. The grand finalists and loser bracket finalist will qualify for Taiwan.

Europe (1st qualifier 9th August; 2nd qualifier 16th August; Main qualifier 23rd/24th August)

Europe will have 2 players who'll be heading to Taiwan, they'll be decided from a total of 3 qualifiers held in two stages. Stage 1 will be two 128 man open tournaments with BO3's until the RO8 which is BO5 and these players will move on into the next stage. Stage 2 will be a 16 man, with 8 coming from open qualifiers and 8 invited players. Format will be double elimination tournament with every game being played apart from the finals. Series format will be BO3's with winner bracket finals/loser bracket finals being BO5's. Players who make it into the grand finals will qualify for Taiwan

North America (1st qualifier 12th July; 2nd qualifier 19th July; Main qualifier 26th/27th July)

North America will have 2 players who'll be heading to Taiwan, they'll be decided from a total of 3 qualifiers held in two stages. Stage 1 will be two 128 man open tournaments with BO3's until the RO8 which is BO5 and these players will move on into the next stage. Stage 2 will be a 16 man, with 8 coming from open qualifiers and 8 invited players. Format will be double elimination tournament with every game being played apart from the finals. Series format will be BO3's with winner bracket finals/loser bracket finals being BO5's. Players who make it into the grand finals will qualify for Taiwan.

All qualifiers will be held on their respective server

Prizes:

1st Place - $10,000
2nd Place - $5,000
3rd Place - $3,000
4th Place - $2,000
5th/8th Place - $1,000
9th/12th Place - $500

Travel support for players from:

Europe - $1,000
America - $1,000
Korea - $500
APAC - $500

Hotel costs and food for the competitors will be also covered.