Esports giants ESL have announced the ESL Community Clash; an online Valorant Community tournament for Southeast Asia players happening throughout October and November 2020.
The tournament will feature two monthly finals, which will culminate in the ESL Community Clash Grand Finals from 27 to 29 November 2020.
Eight teams will compete for a US$10,000 prize pool and the title of being the best Valorant team in Southeast Asia.
In each of the two monthly finals, eight teams will compete in a double-elimination bracket where the top four teams will advance themselves to the grand finals. Teams have two opportunities to qualify themselves for each of the monthly finals through the open qualifiers.
The tournament is open to all teams in Southeast Asia with the exception of Vietnam and interested teams can sign up for the qualifiers here.
- October Qualifier #1 – 10 October 2020
- October Qualifier #2 – 17 October 2020
- October Finals – 24 and 25 October 2020
- November Qualifier #1 – 7 November 2020
- November Qualifier #2 – 14 November 2020
- November Finals – 21 and 22 November 2020
The ESL Community Clash Grand Finals will feature an eight-team double-elimination playoff and all matches, including the monthly finals, will be broadcast live on ESL Asia’s Twitch, Facebook & YouTube.
In addition, ESL will also be running a series of community cups over the next three months in each of the following countries: Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia/Singapore.
Each month will consist of four weekly cups and monthly finals where teams compete for a prize pool of SG$500 per month per country. The game titles for each month will rotate to cater to the different game communities in each country and all cups will be held on the ESL Play platform.