The MSI Beat it! Middle Eastern Open Qualifier will take place on the 20th of September. The Middle Eastern Qualifier will run with a 64 player single-elimination bracket. Unlike the European and US Qualifiers this event will be run over the course of two days. The entire schedule can be found below as well as times which certain rounds will begin.
The winners of this qualifier will not only receive a cash prize of $3,000, they will also earn their spot in the MSI Beat it! Finals in China. The second place prize will be $2,000 cash prize, and finally third place will earn $1,000.
As we mentioned above, the tournament will be limited to the 64 participants. In order to sign-up to the event you are required to sign your team up using the link that you can find later in this article. However we also ask you to email your entire teams Steam-ID's and countries to [email protected]. The countries allowed to compete are as follows: Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, UAE, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain. It's extremely important that all of this information is in the email or you may be subject to disqualification.
The entire event will be covered in multiple languages and broadcast around the world! This is your chance to compete on a international stage and we look forward to your participation!
Friday, 20th September:
- - 19:00 GST (GMT +4): Round of 64 (bo1)
- - 20:00 GST (GMT +4): Round of 32 (bo1)
- - 21:00 GST (GMT +4): Round of 16 (bo1)
Saturday, 21st September
- - 19:00 GST (GMT +4): Round of 8 (bo1)
- - 20:00 GST (GMT +4): Round of 4 (bo1)
- - 21:00 GST (GMT +4): Grand Finals (bo3)
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Email your teams Steam ID's + Team Information to [email protected]
(Quakenet on mIRC)
If you are unsure in anyway about the process for the event or please follow the steps below. Make sure to double check and follow the steps carefully.
- Step 1: Sign up to Play.fnatic.com and create your team. Must add all of your teammates to the roster.
- Step 2: Sign-up to the event by following this link: Middle East Qualifier.
- Step 3: Email all of your team's Steam-ID's and country locations to [email protected]
- Step 4: Check-In opens at 18:00 GST (GMT +4). Spots fill up quickly, so check-in ASAP.
- Step 5: Join the #MSIBeatit channel on Quakenet mIRC with your team's clan tag on display.
Finally we would like to thank MSI for making all of this possible! Without them none of this would be happening right now. We hope everyone enjoys the event and enjoys the qualifiers. Best of luck to all participating teams.