Winter Regional contenders emerge

By Riot Benji

After months of grueling qualifiers, the final 8 teams in the Winter Regional have been revealed.

The paths to the Round of 8 included through the ACL, Cybergamer or Challenger Qualifier. This season also saw the first ever Winter Arena that allowed teams to fight their way to the top through net cafe and university campus competitions.

All eyes will be on the reigning champions Team Immunity when they open the Winter Regional with a clash against CMS. Avant Garde Redemption will have to fend off a surging Curse, while their sister team Ascension takes on newcomers Team UTS.

Proving they aren't one-Regional-wonders, YSSC has a grudge match against Heavenz and Team NV. The double-elimination tournament kicks off from 6pm AEST on 24/05/2014. The stream link will be posted on the eSports calendar when the match is live.

How they qualified

Team Immunity - Autumn Regional Champions
Avant Garde: Ascension - ACL Qualifier winner
Team NV - ACL Qualifier runner-up
Avant Garde: Redemption - Challenger Qualifier winner
Curse - Cybergamer winner
YSSC - Cybergamer runner-up
Team UTS - Winter Arena winner
CMS - Winter Arena runner-up

5 years ago

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