After the gruelling group stages of the Wild Rift SEA Championship, we now have the final eight teams competing in the Playoffs this weekend. Watching the games, it's no surprise that the teams present deserve to be here, with the biggest surprise being Buriram United since they wouldn't have made it after being eliminated from the Play-ins. Thanks to Azure Esports dropping out, the Thai squad got an extra chance to fight for a spot and they sure did. During the group stages, they only lost one match to Team Secret and 2-0'd everyone else in Group A. SVP and Team Flash were eliminated and will not be at the playoffs.
For Group B, SBTC Esports topped the group, followed closely by Divine Esports and EVOS Esports TH. Unfortunately for Singapore and Malaysian Wild Rift fans, Alliance and Geek Fam were eliminated after failing to claim a single match win during the group stages - they won't be present this weekend.
Here's what the brackets look like:
The teams will be competing for the lion's share of the USD 200,000 prize pool and most importantly, an invitation to the Horizon Cup which will go to the top two teams.
The final day (3rd October) will also feature the K-pop group, aespa, performing at the opening ceremony! Make sure you tune in if you're a MY (마이) or would like to watch them perform. With how much Riot Games is pushing out music content for its games, it was only a matter of time before we saw K-pop in Wild Rift.
The Wild Rift SEA Championship will take place from Thursday, 30 September, 1 PM until 3rd October, and will be broadcasted live on eGG Network TV, as well as the following platforms:
As usual, stay tuned to eGG Network for more news and updates on Wild Rift.