2008-06-04 - 2008-06-14
Team battle stage
Sixteen players are drawn into four groups and each group will play as a team in this stage. Rather than just a warm-up for players as stated before, this stage will decide which group will have more players advance to the future knockout stage.
This stage follows the King of the Hill best of one used in the NGL and double elimination format. The winners of upper bracket final and consolation final will be labelled as upper groups while the other two groups will be lower groups.
This stage follows best of three and double elimination format. Winners of upper bracket finals and consolation finals of the two upper groups will advance to the knockout stage, while losers of lower bracket finals of the two lower groups will be eliminated from the tournament. The other eight players will go to next stage.
Eight players from previous stage will go through a double elimination playoffs. Games in this stage will follow best of three format and four players will advance to the knockout stage.
This stage will also follow best of three and double elimination format. Contenders will draw their opponents in quarter-finals and play until four players left.
Four players will draw their opponents beforehand. The stage will follow best of five and single elimination.
10:00 - 17:00 CET Wednesday, June 4 - Team battle Round 1
07:00 - 17:00 CET Thursday, June 5 - Team battle Round 2 and 3
07:00 - 17:00 CET Friday, June 6 - Group stage
07:00 - 17:00 CET Saturday, June 7 - Group stage
10:00 - 17:00 CET Sunday, June 8 - Revival stage
12:00 - 17:00 CET Monday, June 9 - Revival stage
10:00 - 17:00 CET Tuesday, June 10 - Knockout stage
12:00 - 17:00 CET Wednesday, June 11 - Knockout stage
12:00 - 17:00 CET Thursday, June 12 - Quarter-Finals
--------------No game on Friday, June 13----------------
11:30 - 16:00 CET Saturday, June 14 - Final
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