RESF will hold the first RMR tournament of 2021

Russian Esports Federation (RESF) with the support of Epic Sports Events will hold the first RMR tournament of 2021 for CIS and Oceania.

EPIC League CIS RMR & EPIC League Oceania RMR will be held in online format. The prize fund of the CIS region will be $40,000, and $10,000 goes to Oceania.

Russian-language broadcast of the tournament will be conducted by RuHub studio.

The open qualifiers for the CIS region will be held on May 8 on FACEIT.

Closed qualifiers stage will be held from May 9 to May 12. The group stage will be held according to the Swiss system for 16 teams from 12 to 23 May. The 8-team Double Elimination playoffs will take place between May 24 and May 30. 

Invites to the group stage of the tournament of CIS region are: 

  • Natus Vincere (1/2 place in the CIS RMR rating); 
  • Team Spirit (1/2 place in the CIS RMR rating);
  • Nemiga Gaming (3 place in the CIS RMR rating);
  • Virtus.pro (4 place in the CIS RMR rating);
  • Gambit; 
  • Forze; 
  • EPG Family;
  • Trident. 

Invitations to the closed qualification of the tournament in the CIS region will be announced later. 

The Oceania open qualifiers will be held on May 23, with the play-off stage scheduled for May 24-30. Details of the Oceania tournament will be announced in early May.

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