mogffxiv – Kung Fu Cup 2016 Season 1 is set to start

The first season of the Kung Fu Cup of this year is all set to start today with the first group matches.‚Äč

The opening season of Kung Fu Cup of 2016 is all set to start today. The sixteen players are being matched to fight for the lion’s share of 150,000 CNY, which is approximately equivalent to $23,000. Eight players qualified through Chinese and Korean Open Qualifiers, while four Chinese and three International players were directly invited. Finally, to round it up, the winner of the Kung Fu 2015 Season 2 was also invited.

The participants were seeded into four double elimination groups. They will be clashing in a best of three matches, with the top two players advancing to the playoffs. The playoffs will feature a double elimination bracket, which will be played as a best of five all the way through, with the exception of the Grand Finals. The Grand Finals will feature a best of seven match.

Group A

Player P W L
ShoWTimE. 2 2 0
Snute 3 2 1
Xigua 3 1 2
Chick 2 0 2
Schedule
Snute

2 – 0

Xigua
ShoWTimE.

2 – 0

Chick
Snute

1 – 2

ShoWTimE.
Xigua

2 – 0

Chick
Snute

2 – 0

Xigua

Group B

Player P W L
Zest 2 2 0
TY 3 2 1
Jieshi (Mystery) 3 1 2
iAsonu 2 0 2
Schedule
Zest

2 – 1

iAsonu
TY

0 – 2

Jieshi (Mystery)
Zest

2 – 0

Jieshi (Mystery)
iAsonu

0 – 2

TY
Jieshi (Mystery)

0 – 2

TY

Group C

Player P W L
uThermal 0 0 0
TIME.sc2 0 0 0
Ein. 0 0 0
Stats 0 0 0
Schedule
uThermal

TIME.sc2
Stats

Ein.
TBD vs TBD
TBD vs TBD
TBD vs TBD

Group D

Player P W L
DepartureSC2 0 0 0
Coffee 0 0 0
Solar 0 0 0
Cyan 0 0 0
Schedule
DepartureSC2

Coffee
Solar

Cyan
TBD vs TBD
TBD vs TBD
TBD vs TBD

The last, but not the least important, the prize distribution is quite unique for this tournament. Each match of Kung Fu Cup 2016 Season 1 will have its own small prize pool. It means that the winner of each match will walk away with the certain sum, which depends on the stage of the tournament. More information on prize distribution can be found below:

Group Stage matches: 3,000 CNY ($456) – If the score is 2-0 the winner takes all, otherwise it is a 2/1 split.
Winners’ Bracket matches: 5,000 CNY ($760) – If the score is 3-0 the winner takes all, otherwise 4/1 split for 3-1 score, or 3/2 split for 3-2 score.
Losers’ Bracket matches: 2,500 CNY ($380) – If the score is 3-0 the winner takes all, otherwise 4/1 split for 3-1 score, or 3/2 split for 3-2 score.
Grand Finals: 28,000 CNY ($4,256)- if the score is 4-0 the winner takes all, otherwise 6/1 split for 4-1 score, or 5/2 split for 4-2 score, or 4/3 split for 4-3 score.

The 1st place winner takes an additional 12,000 CNY ($1,824).

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