The Asian Cup has officially begun, and this tournament, which features the top players from across Asia, is sure to be a thrilling competition. The tournament boasts a prize pool of $40,000, with the winner taking home $20,000, and in addition to the cash prize, they will also be crowned the best TFT player in Asia.
The tournament format is divided into three days, with the top 16 players progressing to the second day and the top 8 players advancing to the final day. On the first day, players will be split into groups of three and play six rounds each. The groups will be shuffled every two games to ensure a fair competition. On the second day, the same format will be followed, and the top 8 players will advance to the final day.
On the final day, the tournament will switch to a Checkmate format, and players will compete until the first player to earn 18 points and win a round will be crowned the Asian TFT champion. Some of the top players to watch out for in the tournament include former Asian Cup and Championship Winner "XunGe" and "Huanmie", Southeast Asia's "Khar1ch," and South Korea's "Vayne." These players have performed well in previous tournaments and are expected to be among the top contenders for the title.
Fans of the game can tune in to the streams to catch all the action and root for their favorite players. The Asian Cup kicks off on March 3rd, and matches will begin at 5:00 PM GMT+8.
Local language broadcasts are available at the following links:
Total Prize Pool - USD 40,000