Formerly known as China Team Championship (CTC), the team competition is now under Gold Series, Netease's premier esports competition brand.
For the first season of 2020, 9 teams will compete for CNY 300,000 (~$42,727) in prize money.
Triumphant Song Gaming: TY, Solar, Cloudy, Star
Team LP: Impact, Patience, QzDdb, Jieshi, wanted
Dian Lake Gaming: SortOf, EF, DynaMite
Invictus Gaming: MacSed, XiGua, XY, Coffee, Jim, iA
Chivo SC: SpeCial, RagnaroK, TooDming
BraveStar: Cyan, Hurricane, Dream
Kaizi Gaming: Dear, Bunny, INnoVation, Nice
Dragon Phoenix Gaming: Cure, Dark, FireFly, PartinG
Alpha X: Astrea, Zoun, BreakingGG
Regular season: 9 team round robin, top 5 advance to playoffs. Format is the same as last season, with best of 2 individual matchups.
Playoffs: single elimination bracket, match ups in reverse order (5th place team plays 4th place team, winner advances to play 3rd place team).
All-stars: 5 players from 5 playoff teams will join 3 top players in Gold Series ranking.
Total: CNY 300,000 (~$42,727)
1st: CNY 100,000 (~$14,242)
2nd: CNY 60,000 (~$8,545)
3rd: CNY 40,000 (~$5,696)
4th: CNY 30,000 (~$4,272)
5th: CNY 20,000 (~$2,848)
6th-7th: CNY 15,000 (~$2,136)
8th-9th: CNY 10,000 (~$1,424)
Regular season runs from March 23rd to June 6th, playoffs and all-star from June 25th to 28th.
Broadcast starts at 11:00 GMT (+00:00) every matchday.