StarCraft®: Remastered Italian Esports Open Invitational
Eight of the best StarCraft players from past and present will battle on the Cathedral stage to determine the champion of the first Italian Esports Open and take home a share of the $16,000 USD prize pool!
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The Esports Cathedral is a deconsecrated church (church of St.Romano), which has hosted various events in the past years, located in a unique and suggestive location.
A total of five players will be invited to compete, representing Italy, Europe, the United States and South Korea. An additional three competitors will earn access to the offline finals through open qualifiers for Italian and European players.
Who will participate
- 1 player from Italy, 2 players from Europe, 1 player from United States and 1 player from South Korea are going to be invited to the main event
- 1 player from Italy and 2 players from Europe are going to be qualified through Open Cups
During the course of the 4 Qualifiers, players will rank up and acquire points. The Top 8 by the end of the qualifiers will placed on the playoffs. The European Playoffs will seed 2 players into the main event, while the Italian Playoffs will seed 1 player. All travel and hotel expenses for the Lucca finalists will be fully covered by the organization.
- Playoffs: Sunday, Oct 15 3:00pm GMT (GMT+00:00)
- Playoffs: Sunday, Oct 15 4:00pm GMT (GMT+00:00)
Qualifier Technical Aspects:
- Gateway: Europe
- Category: Melee
- Game Speed: Fastest
- Turn Rate: 8
- Custom Hotkeys: Enabled
- Bracket format: Single Eliminaton
- Series size: Best of Three (Bo3)
- Locked Alliances: Yes
- Maps: Outsider, Arcadia 2, Circuit Breaker, Fighting Spirit, Nostalgia, Python, New Bloody Ridge Download the mappack here
- Map pick: Veto ABAB ABC
If you have any questions regarding the tournament, please access our support page and submit a ticket: https://play.eslgaming.com/starcraft/global/scr/major/italian-open/support