| EPICENTER 2016
|| 9 May 2016
|| 15 May 2016
EPICENTER is a tournament hosted by Russian company Epic Esports Events. It will take place in Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia. Eight teams will compete over a prize pool of $500,000.
- 6 invited teams.
- Qualifiers: Eight teams per region, double elimination. Top 1 team from each region advances.
- Wild Card: Six teams, double elimination. Top 2 teams will advance to the Group Stage.
- Group Stage: Eight teams, round robin. The teams who finish 1st & 2nd in the groups will start the playoff stage from upper bracket, the teams finishing in the 3rd & 4th places will start from lower bracket.
- Main Event: All the games will be in a bo3 series, except for the Grand Final, which will be a bo5, with no advantage to the team coming from the upper bracket.
1 EHOME was replaced by Team Liquid.