MSI Gaming Arena APAC Qualifiers

During July 21 - August 11, you will be able to play in the MSI Gaming Arena 2018 5on5 qualifiers. At the end of the qualifiers, only 1 team from each region will go to visit ESL One New York and play on the main stage as part of the MSI Gaming Arena tournament. Here's the tournament structure:
  • 2 open qualifiers - top 6 teams based on points will qualify into the playoffs
  • 1 last chance qualifier - top 2 teams will qualify into the playoffs
  • 1 playoff - 8 qualified teams, only the first placed team will go to ESL One New York.
Note: The qualified team will have their travel and accommodation covered by the organizers.

Qualifier details:
  • Format: 5on5
  • Server: 128 tick high quality servers with CSGO Game Integration
  • Duration: 1-day cup
  • Maps: Competitive mappool, mapvote, BO1
  • ESL Anticheat: active

Upcoming tournaments


The MSI Gaming Arena 2018 Qualifiers will start on the 21st of July and will finish on the 11th of August. Find below the schedule of the qualifiers:
  • Open Qualifier #1 - 21st of July, 16:00 SGT
  • Open Qualifier #2 - 28th of July, 16:00 SGT
  • Last Chance Qualifier - 4th of August, 16:00 SGT
  • Playoffs - 11th of August, 16:00 SGT
Note: Teams that have already qualified for the playoffs can't participate in the last chance qualifier!