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Global e-sport competition concludes in Hangzhou

www.ehangzhou.gov.cn| Updated: May 5, 2023 L M S


DOU5 from the Chinese mainland wins the top prize. [Photo/hangzhou2022.cn]

The Global Finals of Identity V Call of The Abyss (COA6) VI 2023 by NetEase Games concluded on May 3 in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, after four days of playoffs, with the team DOU5 from the Chinese mainland winning the top prize, local media reported.

The event is the game's most renowned e-sport event and offers a significant amount of prestige and a major prize pool of 4.05 million yuan ($585,000).

Elite teams from six significant regions worldwide vied for the title of world champion by overcoming numerous obstacles. One team from Southeast Asia and three from Japan will join eight teams from the Chinese mainland in the playoffs of the Global Finals.

The World Championship of COAVI consists of a group stage and playoffs. Twelve teams out of 20 from six regions qualified for the knockout stage through a single-round point race. These teams are Wolves, FPX.ZQ, DOU5, GG, WBG, ACT, Gr, and GW from the Chinese mainland, AXZ, ZETA, and FL from Japan, and ZT from Southeast Asia.

The playoffs had a single-elimination format with five rounds: eight winners finals, quarterfinals, semi-finals, third-place playoffs, and finals. The winners in the group stage will advance to the quarterfinals with byes. The second and third teams will compete in the 12 to 8 finals, and the winner of the round will face the teams that advance to the quarterfinals.

The playoffs took place from April 30 to May 3, which marked the final competition stage of this year's COAVI. The team DOU5 stood out from among 12 teams and won the championship.


DOU5 players at the game. [Photo/hangzhou2022.cn]

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