The Asia-Pacific North Division promotion/relegation playoffs are right around the corner! From November 19th to 22nd, four teams from South Korea, two teams from Japan and two teams from the South East Asia region will compete for the four available spots in next season’s North Division league.
The South Korean teams will compete in a Gauntlet format tournament, with the winners of the two Promotion Matches securing their place in the North Division. Meanwhile, the Japanese and SEA organizations will be facing each other in a direct knockout round. All matches will be played in a best-of-three format.
The schedule will be as follows:
Thursday, November 19 starting at 4:45PM UTC+8:
- South Korean qualifiers Game 1: Talon Esports vs SGA Esports
- South Korean qualifiers Game 2: SCARZ vs GC Busan Spear
Friday, November 20 starting at 4:45PM UTC+8:
- South Korean qualifiers Game 3: Winner of Game 1 vs Winner of Game 2
- South Korean Promotion Match 1: Loser of Game 1 vs Loser of Game 2
Saturday, November 21 starting at 12:30PM UTC+8:
- Japanese promotion/relegation Final Match: NORA Rengo vs EVA:e
- SEA promotion/relegation Final Match: Electrify Esports vs. Excelsior Onyx
Sunday, November 22 starting at 12:30PM UTC+8:
- South Korean Promotion/Relegation Match 2: Winner of Promotion Match 1 vs Loser of Game 3
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