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The eXTREMSLAND tournaments looks like many other CS:GO Tournaments in the world in terms of the format, consisting of a group stage and playoffs.
- The group stage consists of 4 double-elimination groups, with 4 teams in each
- Opening and winner matches are BO1
- Elimination and decider matches are BO3
- The 2 best teams from each group advance to the playoffs
- The playoffs are played according to the single-elimination bracket format.
- All matches are BO3, including the final.
Whats special about eXTREMESLAND
We all know how popular CS:GO is in the USA and Europe, and that is a great thing for esports in general. But, we sometimes tend to overlook the talent from other parts of the world, and that is where eXTREMSLAND steps in.
It is one of those tournaments where players from Asia and Oceania get a unique opportunity to show their skillset on the "big stage", and make a huge shift in their careers. We cannot ignore the fact that this kind of event serves as a huge stepping stone for the aspiring players, and provide them with the necessary experience of being able to play in front of thousands of fans.
eXTREMESLAND's first event
The first eXTREMESLAND Asia event was held back in 2016. The tournament featured some of the most exciting teams at the time from Asia and Oceania.
Some of these teams included Renegades, ViCi, dream[S]cape, MVP PK, EHOME and many other great teams.
The tournament was held in Shanghai, where eXTREMESLAND after 3 days of exciting matches could crown a winner of the eXTREMESLAND Asia 2016. ViCi was the proud winner of the whole tournament, after defeating Renegades in a nail biting 2-1 victory.
Not only did they claim the trophy, but they also won $40,000 USD in prize money, further solidifying this as a great win for the team.