24 players – 8 invites, 14 online qualifiers (4 Europe, 4 North America, 2 South America, 2 CIS, 2 Australia-New Zealand), 2 BYOC on-site qualifiers
Upon completion of all qualifiers, all qualifiers & invited players will be ranked to seed the group stage
Group stage will consist of 6 groups of 4. Top 2 competitors will qualify into 12 man single elimination bracket.
The top 4 players from the group consisting of match and round record will get a bye into the first stage of the single elimination bracket.