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The event will be streamed live at live.gearsofwar.com.

Split 3 Summer Major presented by UMG

  • Day 1 – Friday, August 27th: Stream starts at 8 AM PT/10 AM CT/11 AM ET/4 PM BST
  • Day 2 – Saturday, August 28th: Stream starts at 8 AM PT/10 AM CT/11 AM ET/4 PM BST
  • Day 3 – Sunday, August 29th: Stream starts at 8 AM PT/10 AM CT/11 AM ET/4 PM BST

In order to participate in Watch & Win promotions you must be logged in on live.gearsofwar.com with the Xbox Live Account you wish to claim the skins and/or enter the raffles with. Please visit this page for more information on the Live site, claiming skins, raffles, and more.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a technical issue on the Maestro platform, users should not attempt to claim items while viewing the stream through their Xbox at this time.

Raffle winners will be contacted over Xbox Live by the ‘Gears Esports’ Xbox Live account. Winners will have TWO WEEKS to claim their prize in the manner instructed, otherwise, their prize will be forfeited.

Tune into the 2020-2021 Summer Major to redeem your Hacked Weapon Skins, Sundered weapon skins and other great giveaways!

Weapon Skins  The following weapon skins will be given away during the Friday broadcast: Hacked Retro Lancer, Hacked Enforcer, Hacked Dropshot, Hacked Overkill, Hacked Embar, and Sundered Markza skins. These items are not a raffle, all you need to do is complete the Quest and they will be entitled to your account.
Please Note: The Quests for these items will not be available at the same time during the broadcast, so make sure you tune in early and stay throughout to claim them all. The more you watch, the more you can claim!

ASTRO Gear – A number of ASTRO headsets, including A20 Wireless, A50 Wireless, and A40s with a MixAmp TR will be raffled off throughout the broadcast. All you need to do is log-in and complete the Quest to be entered into these raffles.

DXRacer x Gears Esports Chair – A Gears Esports DXRacer chair will be raffled off each day of the event. All you need to do is log-in and complete the Quest to be entered into these raffles. PLEASE NOTE: You must have a US shipping address to be eligible for this prize.

12 Month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Subscription – A one-year Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription will be raffled off each day of the event. All you need to do is log-in and complete the Quest to be entered into these raffles.

Tune into the 2020-2021 Summer Major to redeem your Hacked Weapon Skins, Sundered weapon skins and other great giveaways!

Weapon Skins  The following weapon skins will be given away during the Saturday broadcast: Hacked Claw, Hacked Hammerburst, Hacked Lancer GL, Hacked Markza, Hacked Longshot, Sundered Hammerburst, and Sundered Markza skins. These items are not a raffle, all you need to do is complete the Quest and they will be entitled to your account.
Please Note: The Quests for these items will not be available at the same time during the broadcast, so make sure you tune in early and stay throughout to claim them all. The more you watch, the more you can claim!

ASTRO Gear – A number of ASTRO headsets, including A20 Wireless, A50 Wireless, and A40s with a MixAmp TR will be raffled off throughout the broadcast. All you need to do is log-in and complete the Quest to be entered into these raffles.

DXRacer x Gears Esports Chair – A Gears Esports DXRacer chair will be raffled off each day of the event. All you need to do is log-in and complete the Quest to be entered into these raffles. PLEASE NOTE: You must have a US shipping address to be eligible for this prize.

12 Month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Subscription – A one-year Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription will be raffled off each day of the event. All you need to do is log-in and complete the Quest to be entered into these raffles.

Tune into the 2020-2021 Summer Major to redeem your Sundered weapon skins and other great giveaways!

Weapon Skins  The following weapon skins will be given away during the Sunday broadcast: Hacked Scorcher, Hacked Mace, Hacked Torque Bow, Hacked Boomshot, Sundered Hammerburst, Sundered Gnasher, and Sundered Lancer skins. These items are not a raffle, all you need to do is complete the Quest and they will be entitled to your account.
Please Note: The Quests for these items will not be available at the same time during the broadcast, so make sure you tune in early and stay throughout to claim them all. The more you watch, the more you can claim!

ASTRO Gear – A number of ASTRO headsets, including A20 Wireless, A50 Wireless, and A40s with a MixAmp TR will be raffled off throughout the broadcast. All you need to do is log-in and complete the Quest to be entered into these raffles.

DXRacer x Gears Esports Chair – A Gears Esports DXRacer chair will be raffled off each day of the event. All you need to do is log-in and complete the Quest to be entered into these raffles. PLEASE NOTE: You must have a US shipping address to be eligible for this prize.

12 Month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Subscription – A one-year Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription will be raffled off each day of the event. All you need to do is log-in and complete the Quest to be entered into these raffles.

 

The Summer Major will take place over three days with a qualifier taking place the Sunday before.

Summer Major Open Qualifier – Sunday, August 22nd

The Spring Major will include one Single Elimination Open Qualifier tournament for Challenger teams on Sunday, August 22nd.

Competition will begin at 10AM CST. The Open Qualifier will qualify 8 teams directly into the Championship Bracket of the Major.

PLEASE NOTE: Once a team has qualified their roster is considered locked, and may not be changed prior to the Major.

 

Swiss Bracket – Friday, August 27th

In addition to the Open Qualifier, Sunday, August 22nd will feature a two-group Swiss Bracket, which will be used to establish final seeding for the Double Elimination Championship Bracket.

Each of the two Swiss Bracket will consist of 8 teams and be divided into groups consisting of the following teams:

  • Group A: Pro League Ranked #1,#4,#5,#8,#9,#12 and Challenger Ranked #1&#4
  • Group B: Pro League Ranked #2,#3,#6,#7,#10#,#11 and Challenger Ranked #2&#3

Each Group will play 3 rounds of Swiss Bracket style competition, with the results of Swiss Bracket play being used to seed the Championship Bracket.

Each team’s starting seed will be carried throughout the entirety of the Swiss Phase.

Swiss Tie Breakers

  1. Overall Record
  2. Strength of Opponents Lost To
  3. Strength of Opponents Beaten
  4. Head to Head – Record between Tied Teams
  5. Head to Head – Difference of Match Scores between Tied Teams
  6. Overall Match Score Difference

 

Championship Bracket – Saturday, August 28th & Sunday, August 29th

The 24 team Double Elimination Championship bracket will consist of:

  • 8 Teams from Group A
  • 8 Teams from Group B
  • Top 8 teams from Sunday, August 22nd Qualifier

Teams will be seeded as follows:

  • #1 Seed: Group A #1
  • #2 Seed: Group B #1
  • #3 Seed: Group A #2
  • #4 Seed: Group B #2
  • #5 Seed: Group A #3
  • #6 Seed: Group B #3
  • #7 Seed: Group A #4
  • #8 Seed: Group B #4
  • #9 Seed: Group A #5
  • #10 Seed: Group B #5
  • #11 Seed: Group A #6
  • #12 Seed: Group B #6
  • #13 Seed: Group A #7
  • #14 Seed: Group B #7
  • #15 Seed: Group A #8
  • #16 Seed: Group B #8
  • #17 Seed: Open Bracket #1 (Winner)
  • #18 Seed: Open Bracket #2 (Runner Up)
  • #19 Seed: Open Bracket #3
  • #20 Seed: Open Bracket #4
  • #21 Seed: Open Bracket #5
  • #22 Seed: Open Bracket #6
  • #23 Seed: Open Bracket #7
  • #24 Seed: Open Bracket #8

All games will be played as best of 5 except the Grand Finals, which will be played best of 9, with the Winner’s Bracket team starting with a 1-0 map advantage. The team coming from Winner’s Bracket will also start the pick/ban phase with an extra set of bans and will choose to act as Team A or Team B during the map selection process.

 

Grand Finals Map Ban Process:

*Winner’s Bracket Team Bans a Control Map and an Execution Map*

  • Team A Picks Control Map 1
  • Team B Picks Faction Map 1
  • Team B Picks Control Map 4
  • Team A Picks Faction Map 4
  • Remaining Map Becomes Control Map 7
  • Team B Picks Faction Map 7
  • Team A Picks Execution Map 2
  • Team B Picks Faction Map 2
  • Team B Picks Execution Map 5
  • Team A Picks Faction Map 5
  • Remaining Map Becomes Execution Map 8
  • Team A Picks Faction Map 8
  • Team B Picks Escalation Map 3
  • Team A Picks Faction Map 3
  • Team A Picks Escalation Map 6
  • Team B Picks Faction Map 6

 

Total: USD $140,000

  • 1st – $60,000
  • 2nd – $35,000
  • 3rd – $20,000
  • 4th – $10,000
  • 5th/6th – $5,000
  • 7th/8th – $2,500

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