3 Indian teams to feature in Garena’s Free Fire Continental Series: Asia tournament
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3 Indian teams to feature in Garena’s Free Fire Continental Series: Asia tournament

Shrey Pacheco   Oct 29, 2020

The teams, format and schedule for Garena’s Free Fire Continental Series have been announced and Indian will be represented by three teams in the Asia series of the tournament. The other two series will be held in the Americas and EMEA. India will be represented by Total Gaming Esports, who won the Free Fire Indian Championship 2020 that was held a few months back. They will be joined by Team CRX Elite and XTZ Esports (previously known as Stalwart Esports) who placed second and third in that competition.

Participating countries and prizes

The Asia series will include India, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam. The Americas series will include Brazil and the rest of Latin America. The EMEA series will feature Europe, Russia, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)  

Each of the three series will have prize money of $300,000 for a total of $900,000 in total. 

Schedule and seeding

Each of the series will be held simultaneously and will consist of two stages. The Play-ins and the Grand Finals. While the exact date is yet to be confirmed, Garena has revealed that Play-ins will take place on either November 21 or 21, while the Grand Finals will be held on either November 28 or 29. 

The top-seeded teams from each local-level tournament will earn direct entry to each series’ respective Grand Finals. The rest will earn their place in the Grand Finals defeating other teams in the region. 

Format

Teams will battle over six rounds across three maps, namely Bermuda, Purgatory and Kalahari. Points will be awarded based on the round ranking and number of kills. All three series will follow the same format. 

Details such as final line-ups and broadcast schedules will be announced over the coming weeks.

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Shrey Pacheco

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