|Potential Duel Stage Matches if challenged by Tuesday 18th August 23:59 GMT|
The Duel Stage is to allow Nations the opportunity to switch sides on the brackets. Each Nation may only Duel another nation that finished in the same position and has the same color on the image below. So for e.g 2nd Group C can only challenge 2nd Group B , 3rd Group A vs 3rd Group D etc, as per image below. 1st Placed finishers ( black text ) are exempt from this Duel Stage.
The Duel match will only take place if one team challenges the other, if no challenge then the teams remain in current bracket spot.
The Duel Stage is to be played as a Bo5 in the following manner:
Game 1: 4v4, SY_Dry_Arabia, Hidden Civs
Game 2: 3v3 or 4v4, Home map of whoever lost Game 1 decides, Hidden Civs
Game 3: 3v3 or 4v4, Home map of whoever won Game 1 decides, Hidden Civs
Game 4: 3v3 or 4v4 (Losing Team decides), SY_Map_Pack, Hidden Civs
Game 5: 4v4, SY_Land Nomad, Hidden Civs