UCC and WX Media have announced the Asia Champions League together with the Chinese streaming platform, HuyaTV. The one-week long event features eight teams and a ¥140,000 prize pool.
The Asia Champions League is just the latest of high sum prize pool events to populate the Asian CS:GO calendar in a short span of time. With the recent announcements of the Perfect World Asia League and Huya Darkhorse League Season 4, UCC and WX Media join the fray, introducing yet another event that overlaps an already busy schedule.
Teams such as HuatZai, ZIGMA, and Invictus will be making an appearance. An interesting addition will be team Divine Vendetta, who recently acquired the Camel Riders line-up. The middle-eastern mix will gain significant practice leading up to the PAL Summer 2020 event, set to take place from June 24 – July 19.
The Asia Champions League will run from June 13 – 21, with the group stages set to take place between the 13th-17th June. Playoffs will take place from June 18th – 21st, overlapping the ESL Pro League S12 Asia Qualifiers.
Eight invited teams will engage in the group stage, which features a GSL format and best-of-three matches. The top two teams from each group move on to the playoffs. Playoffs will feature a double-elimination BO3 bracket, with the grand finals played as a best-of-five (BO5).
The eight invited teams for the Asia Champions League are:
🇨🇳 Invictus Gaming
🇸🇬 Huat Zai
🇨🇳 Team Zero.TSG
🌏 Divine Vendetta
The organizers have yet to confirm the details of the groups, but CSGO2ASIA understands that the schedule is already in place. Viewers wishing to catch the action can tune in to the Russian broadcast, here.
The total prize pool of the Asia Champions League is broken down as follows:
- ¥ 80,000
- ¥ 40,000
- ¥ 20,000