|SUBJECT||Announcement of the group drawing result for the 8th e-Sports World Championship has been announced||DATE||2016-10-06|
Announcement of the group drawing result for
the 8th e-Sports World Championship has been announced
The result of group drawing for the 8th e-Sports World Championship has been announced. The 8th e-Sports World Championship is the sole international e-Sports event where players compete as representing their countries based on nationality, as hosted by International e-Sports Federation (IeSF).
The group drawing was held at Ancol Beach Auditorium on October 5th at 5:00 PM with about 340 players from 32 countries. Each national team draw their own pick under the supervision of the technical delegate.
The match table for the event has been decided through the group drawing. It has been decided that League of Legends will be played by the round of 23 and Counter Strike : Global Offensive will be played by the round of 21. Also, Hearthstone will be played by the round of 29.
The whole group preliminary round will be played as a full-league. All group preliminary matches will be finished on October 7th.
The main matches of the group preliminary round will be broadcasted in English through IeSF channel on Twitch TV(http://www.twitch.tv/iesf_tv), official website of IeSF(http://www.ie-sf.org/) and in Chinese through HuoMao TV(http://www.huomao.com/). Also it will be broadcasted in Indonesian at Ligagame eSports TV(www.ligagame.tv/). The following is the schedules of broadcasting schedule for the 6th of October, and the schedule is based on Indonesia Standard Time(GMT+7).