China Team Championship Season 2 begins on August 25th, with 12 teams participating.
Teams will be drawn into two groups with round robin format. Top 2 of each group advance to playoffs, the fifth playoff spot will be determined by a qualifying match between two 3rd place finishers.
Group A: LP, Newbee, BraveStar, Invictus Gaming, Jin Air Green Wings, KaiZi Gaming
Group B: Triumphant Song Gaming, Pixel 1, Ocean Gaming, Black Night, PsiStorm Gaming, Chivo SC
The top 2 finishers of each group will play an additional seeding series to determine final playoff seedings.
Regular season match format is the same as last season with 3 best of two series followed by a best of one Ace match if total map score is tied.
Playoffs matches uses a new all kill format where players play a best of two series, if the score is 2-0, then the winner keeps playing, if the score is 1-1, then both players are eliminated.
Regular season: August 25th - October 3rd
Offline Playoffs: October 10th - 13th
1st: CNY 100,000 (~$14,147)
2nd: CNY 50,000 (~$7,074)
3rd: CNY 40,000 (~$5,659)
4th: CNY 30,000 (~$4,244)
5-6th: CNY 20,000 (~$2,829)
7-8th: CNY 10,000 (~$1,415)
9-12th: CNY 5,000 (~$707)
Broadcast begins 11:30 GMT (+00:00) every match day on: