2017 VSL Season 1

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Information[edit]

The 2017 VSL Season 1 is the return of the VSL for 2017, this time adding an individual part to the tournament.

Format[edit]

Qualifier[edit]

Individual League[edit]

  • Group Stage (Round of 16): Dual Tournament format.
    • Best-of-three.
    • The 4 players of each group are split into two pairs and play each other.
    • The winners of these matches will then face each other in the Winner’s match.
    • The victor places first in the group and advances to the Playoffs.
    • The losers of the initial matches face each other in the Loser’s match.
    • The loser of the Winner’s match and the winner of the Loser’s match will face each other in a fifth match.
      • The winner gets second place in the group and advances to the Playoffs.
  • Playoffs
    • Single-elimination
    • All matches played in a Best-of-5.

Team League[edit]

  • Same 16 players as Individual League.
  • Player draft
    • Top 4 players from Individual League become team captains.
    • Draft takes place in a "snake" format.
    • 4 players per team.
  • 4-team double-elimination bracket.
  • All matches are Best-of-7 played in All-Kill format.

Map Pool[edit]

Team League only[edit]

  • Abyssal Reef
  • Paladino Terminal

Individual League and Team League[edit]

  • Bel'Shir Vestige
  • Cactus Valley
  • Honorgrounds
  • Newkirk Precinct
  • Proxima Station