The quarterfinals is headlined by a match between Clem and Reynor—a rematch of the DH Europe finals where Clem came out on top. Reynor had previously expressed his desire to get revenge on Clem, and his wish has been granted with a favorable bracket draw.
The playoffs also features two clashes between NA and Korea—the most surprising regions of the season finals for diametrically opposite reasons. Will Stats and TY be able to preserve the GSL's honor? Or will "powerful clowns" Astrea and Neeb out yet another pair of Koreans?