Master's Coliseum is back in 2018 and it's starting with a bang! Here is what is in store with SCboy's biggest event to date.
Master's Coliseum 2018 will be a dual-game event with StarCraft 2 and Warcraft 3. For StarCraft 2, the format is as follows:
The main event will be a 16-man GSL style tournament, but the groups will be selected with regions in mind.
Group China: consists of 3 players advanced from the Chinese Qualifier and one seeded player, Cyan;
Group Korea: consists of 3 players advanced from the Korean Qualifier and one seeded player, Rogue;
Group Wildcard: consists of 3 players advanced from the Wildcard Qualifier and one seeded player, Zest. The qualifier is open to all players, including eliminated players from the previous two qualifiers.
Group Training House: consists of 4 players advanced from the Training House Qualifiers, reserved for players currently residing in the NetEase StarCraft training house and the Korean training house, each training house will have their own qualifier.
The groups will be standard GSL style group with a slight twist: there will be a final best of 5 match between the top 2 finishers, and the "1st place player" will start with a 1-0 advantage, winner advances to the final bracket.
The 4 group winners will join four invited players in the final, offline single elimination bracket. The invited players are: INnoVation, TIME, Scarlett, Neeb.
Schedule and sign-up
Chinese Qualifier: July 8th Sign-up Here
Korean Qualifier: July 13th Sign-up Here
Wildcard Qualifier: July 16th Sign-up Here
The Chinese Qualifier is Chinese player only, the Korean and Wildcard Qualifiers are open to all.
Group China: July 22nd
Group Korea: July 23rd
Group Training House: July 30th (likely unbroadcasted)
Group Wildcard: July 30th
August 24-26th, offline in Shanghai, China
1st: 80,000 CNY (~$12,080)
2nd: 40,000 CNY (~$6,040)
3rd-4th: 20,000 CNY (~$3020)
5th-8th: 5,000 CNY (~$755)