Saigon Phantom is Vietnam’s last hope at the APL 2022 international tournament.
For the first time in 3 years, the offline tournament on the big stage of Lien Quan Mobile will be held in Ho Chi Minh City this weekend. After two consecutive weeks of fierce matches in the quarterfinals, the APL 2022: Vietnam international tournament has reached its final stage. From December 10 to 11, fans around the world will see the four strongest teams of the season fight each other in the final rounds for the honor of being the best team.
The quarter-finals took place from November 26 to December 4, and the 8 teams that made it past the group stage participated in a total of 10 matches, winning one of the 4 tickets to the Semi-Finals. The 4 winning teams are GCS Bikertopia Esports, RPL Bacon Time, AOG Saigon Phantom and RPL Buriram United Esports.
In the most recent quarter-finals, 6 teams participated in 4 matches within 2 days. The first match between Bikertopia Esports and KFC x Talon took place with a score of 4:2, while in the second match, Bacon Time defeated V Gaming with a score of 4:0. In the quarterfinal match 3, although V Gaming took the lead in the first game, Saigon Phantom won the final with a score of 4:1. The last match of the quarterfinals, was Buriram United Esports against KFC x Talon and won the final with a score of 4:2.
Semi-Final and Final Information
The semi-finals will have a total of 3 matches taking place from 12 noon in two days. The first day (December 10) will have two Semi-Finals 1 and 2, while the 3rd Semi-Final will take place the next day, along with the Final. The grand final is scheduled to take place at 5pm (GMT+7) on December 11.
Teams will face each other through the BO7 format. The Semi-Final will feature 4 teams in both the winners and losers fighting each other for the last chance to make it to the Finals.
First, the first seed of the GCS tournament – Bikertopia Esports will face the champion from RPL Bacon Time, the winning team will win a direct ticket to the Finals. Bikertopia Esports is the only team of the GCS tournament to make it to the Quarterfinals and also the first team to make it to the Semifinals. Along with that is the strong candidate Bacon Time, the only team that did not lose any matches in the Quarterfinals. The confrontation between these two teams will definitely be extremely interesting to watch.
The second match will be the confrontation between Saigon Phantom and Buriram United Esports to find the 4th place team in the APL 2022: Vietnam. As the final representative of AOG, Saigon Phantom will have to defeat the opponent in this round to protect the victory for home.
Buriram is an experienced and tough team that fought and survived the quarterfinals. This team is also the dark horse of the AIC 2021 international tournament after coming back and winning the championship from the losing bracket.
The final match of the Semi-Final will find the team participating in the Finals, in which the losing team will be in the top 3 in this APL 2022: Vietnam tournament.
The final will be the confrontation between the two strongest teams to win the final championship title.
Semi-finals and Finals of APL 2022: Vietnam will be held at White Palace Event Center, 108 Pham Van Dong, Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City. In addition to being able to watch the tournament’s activities live, spectators can also look forward to exciting entertainment activities at the opening ceremony, including a live performance of the tournament’s theme song. APL 2022: Vietnam “No Limits” with two artists Orange and Gill.
Gifts when watching the tournament livestream:
Players who want to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of APL 2022: Vietnam can also participate in special events in AOV TV! With the event “Watch prizes, get lucky APL chests”, players can receive extremely attractive gifts when watching the tournament’s livestream. Specifically, when the number of concurrent viewers worldwide reaches certain milestones, the audience will receive lucky APL reward chests. Especially, at the milestone of 650,000 live viewers, the reward will be special APL chests with a chance to receive S+ tier skins.
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