This past week played host to the placement rounds for the Hi-Rez Expo’s SMITE World Championship. Obey Alliance, Team Rival, Trifecta and Spacestation are the four teams that have advanced to the main event.
Obey take first placement seed; Rival gets second
Obey won their set against Luminosity 2-0 and defeated Mousesports 2-1. Winning these two sets guaranteed Obey’s ticket to Worlds, and on the final day, Obey beat Rival 2-0 to secure the first seed out of the placement rounds.
Team Rival had beat Armada 2-0, Counter Logic Gaming 2-1 and Spacestation 2-0. Falling 0-2 to Obey gave Rival the second seed out of the placement rounds.
Trifecta snags third
Trifecta had a more grueling path out of the placement rounds, falling 1-2 to Insignem, beating GetOnMyLevel 2-0, SK Gaming 2-0, Counter Logic Gaming 2-1 and Mousesports 2-1. This secured Trifecta their spot at Worlds, and the team then beat Spacestation 2-0 to earn the third seed out of placement rounds.
Spacestation gets the fourth and final seed
Spacestation beat SK Gaming 2-0 and lost to Rival 0-2, then beat Insignem 2-0. Those three sets secured their spot at Worlds, and then Spacestation played against Trifecta but lost 2-0, getting Spacestation the fourth and last seed out of the placement rounds.
Now onto the main event
The quarterfinals for the SMITE World Championship, which starts on Nov. 16, are as follows, according to the SMITE Pro Twitter account:
For the full schedule of the SMITE World Championship or more information on the brackets and seeding, see here.Follow @SMITEScrub