Q: What is this tournament about?
A: The CS:GO Minor Championship Asia will see the top 8 up-and-coming CS:GO teams in Asia fight in a LAN event for a $50,000 prize pool and two slots in the offline qualifier for the next CS:GO Major.
Q: What are the playoff dates?
A: 28 – 30 October 2016.
Q: How many teams advance to the playoff from the qualifiers?
A: The slot allocation varies between regions:
- China – 1 slot
- East Asia – 1 slot
- India and the Middle East – 1 slot
- Oceania – 1 slot
- Southeast Asia – 2 slots
Q: Where will the playoff be hosted?
A: In the Pinewood Iskandar Studios in Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Q: What will be the format of the playoff?
A: Two GSL groups (four teams in each, top 2 advance) into a double-elimination playoff
- MVP Project
- Fire Dragoon E-sports (ex MVP Karnal)
- Team BOT
Q: Where can I find the updated scores and states for all the matches?
A: Please visit this page
Q: Where can teams register in the qualifiers?
Q: What is the schedule for the qualifiers?
11 – 14 October
15 – 16 October
India + Middle East
Q: Can a player participate in the tournament if his account is VAC banned in CS:GO?
A: No. Any players who are VAC banned in CS:GO on any of their accounts will be immediately disqualified
Q: Can a player participate in the tournament if he is suspended by Valve for match-fixing?
Q: What happens to the team of a VAC banned / Valve suspended player?
A: Any team with a VAC banned / Valve suspended player in CS:GO in its roster during the tournament will be disqualified as well
Q: What about the other players from a banned team?
A: No players from a banned team are allowed to compete in other teams that are still in the tournament
Q: Can teams which have players that competed in the previous CS:GO Major participate in the tournament?
A: Yes, but only if no more than two players competed together on the same team in the most recent CS:GO Major Championship
Q: What maps will the tournament be played on?
A: The tournament will use the Valve official versions of the maps in the Active Duty Map Group