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Moscow LAN 2019 viewer's guide
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Aelkyr
August 9, 2019

Last year, Moscow LAN 2018 was the first TF2 LAN of this scale to take place in Russia, and despite the relative inexperience of the production, it remained a successful community gathering for the Russian TF2 community. A year later, the community is back in full force, this time with a significantly improved production is waiting here for them, along with a sizeable prize pool and international attention.

Format

The tournament is split between a group stage on Saturday and a playoff stage on Sunday.

  • The group stages will be ran as best-of-two, with the top two teams in each group advancing in the playoff stage.

  • The playoff stage will feature a double-elimination bracket, with the Upper Bracket Final, Lower Bracket Final and the Grand Final being best-of-three’s.

Map pool

All maps will be selected with a pick/ban system.

  • cp_prolands_rc2t
  • cp_snakewater_final1
  • cp_sunshine
  • koth_product_rcx
  • cp_gullywash_final1
  • cp_process_final
  • cp_granary_pro_rc8

5CP: Win difference of 5, time limit of 30 minutes.

KOTH: Win limit of 3, no time limit.

Prize Pool

Moscow LAN 2019's prize pool has yet to be announced and will be calculated after the tournament concludes on August 11th. However, the split for the prize pool will be as follows:

  • 1st: 55% of the total prize pool
  • 2nd: 30% of the total prize pool
  • 3rd: 15% of the total prize pool

Teams

Moscow LAN 2019 currently has seven teams registered on Match.TF, whose rosters can be found on their associated team page.

Schedule

All times are in CEST

Saturday, 10th of August

  • 11:00: Team announcements and beginning of the Group Stage

  • 15:30–16:00: End of the Group Stage, playoff announcement and beginning

Sunday, 11th of August

  • 11:00: Lower Bracket Final

  • 13:00: Broadcast of a documentary about the competitive Russian scene

  • 14:00: Grand Final

  • 16:00: Distribution of prizes, end of the LAN

Coverage

Coverage of the event will be produced live by:

All of the action will be available on the Kritzkast's Twitch channel. Expect also a fair amount of spectators at the event, as the arena is located in downtown Moscow. For those in Moscow, entry is free for all spectators.

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