Smilegate ‘CFS 2022 Grand Final’ opens in Jeju Island

Smilegate Entertainment will hold the opening ceremony of the ‘CFS 2022 Grand Final’, the most prestigious e-sports competition of ‘Crossfire’, on the 2nd and start a fierce battle for 10 days.

The ‘CFS 2022 Grand Final’, which celebrates its 11th this year, will be held on the largest scale since Corona 19. The schedule and the number of participating teams were also expanded. This year’s competition saw a 50% increase in the number of participating teams compared to last year. A total of 12 teams from 4 regions – China, EU-MENA, Brazil and Southeast Asia – will participate. The prize money for the tournament also increased by 56% from the previous year to a total of 1.34 million dollars (approximately 1.7 billion won).

This year’s ‘CFS 2022 Grand Final’ features an improved competition system to make it more fun to watch.

As the number of participating teams increases, a wild card match is introduced so that the 3rd place team in each group can advance to the playoffs through the wild card match.

Players can use more diverse strategies by increasing the number of existing CFS official maps from 5 to 7 and changing the map ban-pick system.

Group A consists of China’s All Gamers, the champions of last year’s tournament, Brazil’s Extenzy Gaming, EU-MENA’s TeamMyth, and Vietnam’s CELEBe.2L. organized It is expected that the most exciting match will be held in the best group of death of all time, consisting of the teams that ranked first in each regional tryout competition.

Group B includes SGJ Gaming representing the Philippines returning to CFS after 4 years, Lazarus of EU-MENA, Q9 E-Sports Club of China, and Imperial of Brazil. ) participates.

Group C has traditional strong players such as last year’s runner-up Baisha Gaming of China, Black Dragons of Brazil, Anubis Gaming of EU_MENA, and RANKING GAMING of Vietnam.

Global sponsorship companies such as GoPro, BenQ Korea, and Huiri will participate in the ‘CFS 2022 Grand Final’. Action cam developer GoPro and display brand BenQ Korea will showcase branded content with CFS.

All matches of the CFS 2022 GF will be broadcast live worldwide through 13 various channels, including English and Chinese, as well as 13 different channels, including CFS official YouTube and Twitch.

Reporter Kim Ki-hwan

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