SMITE Masters Spring LAN format, prizing and schedule announced

With the conclusion of the SMITE Pro League’s Spring Split, Hi-Rez has announced the details for the SMITE Masters Spring LAN, which is the first SMITE LAN of Season 5. The dates are May 9-13.

Format

The format for the SMITE Masters LAN is as follows:

  • Double-elimination bracket
  • Best-of-three (Bo3) matches until Winner Finals and Loser Finals
  • Best-of-five (Bo5) matches for Winner Finals and Loser Finals
  • Grand Finals are best-of-seven (Bo7) with a one-game advantage
SMITE SPL Spring Split Standings
Spring Split 2018 SMITE Pro League standings

Participants and seeding

Eight teams will attend the event. The top two teams from the European SPL (Team Dignitas and Team Rival) and the top two teams from the North American SPL (Spacestation Gaming and eUnited) will attend. There are also four teams from the SMITE Global Series. The teams are listed in seeding order below:

  1. Team Rival (SPL EU)
  2. Team Dignitas (SPL EU)
  3. Spacestation Gaming (SPL NA)
  4. eUnited (SPL NA)
  5. LatAm Representative (SGS)
  6. Black Dragons (SGS Brazil)
  7. We Garn Servo (SGS OCE)
  8. Mashubois (SGS SEA)

The Latin American representative is to be determined at the event. WhySoCereal, the top team from LatAm North, and Nocturns Gaming, the top team from LatAm South, will play a match to determine who takes the spot.

Prizing

First place will take home $35,000, second place wins $20,000, and third and fourth place both receive $5,000.

SMITE Masters Schedule

The SMITE Spring Masters runs from Wednesday, May 9 to Sunday, May 13. On Wednesday and Thursday, the event begins at 9 a.m. ET. Every other days begins at 11 a.m. ET.

SMITE Minor League finals

Also at the Masters LAN, the first place finishers for the SMITE Minor League in North America and Europe will play the best-of-three Spring Split Finals. Anxiety Onset is attending from North America, and Insignem is the European contestant. The winner of the best of three receives $6,000 and the loser receives $4,000.

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