2018 Halo World Championship - Season 1|
ESL Sydney 2018
|Prize Pool||$25,000 (4v4)|
ESL Sydney is ESL's biggest open event of the year hosted in Australia in the ESL Studios in Sydney, Australia. It takes place from March 9th to March 11th, 2018 and is the final major event of the 2018 Halo Championship Season solely for Australia and New Zealand region. The game played for a $25,000 prize pool is Halo 5: Guardians.
- The bracket is an open bracket that is double elimination and also features a 32-team limit.
- The teams that place in the top 2 positions will qualify for the 2018 Halo World Championship.
- Rounds 1-4 from the winner's bracket and rounds 1-6 from the loser's bracket will be best-of-5 series.
- Rounds 6-8 from the loser's bracket and both the grand finals and winner's final, will be best-of-7 series.
- The bracket is an open bracket that is single elimination and also features a 144-player limit.
- The winner of the free for all event, will qualify for the 2018 Halo World Championship.
- There are two games played per round with the final score being added from both games.
- The top three players will advance to the semi-finals, with the top two placings in the semi-finals advancing to the finals.
- The final game will be decided by a single match on the Truth map.
Game Types and Maps
- Capture the Flag - Coliseum, Fathom and Truth
- Strongholds - Eden, Empire, Plaza and The Rig
- Slayer - Coliseum, Plaza, Regret, The Rig and Truth
$25,000 USD in prize money is divided among the teams as follows:
$5,000 USD in prize money is divided among the players as follows: