After a long 10-week league, the Winter LAN Split 2 is wrapping up with the final playoffs slated for August 20th-21st. The second of three Splits for Season 3 Oceanic pro league features PC Smite teams from across New Zealand and Australia who will fight it out for the $25,000 winnings.
Split two’s finals has shown great promise as new teams manage to reach the top 4 spot. Dead Weight is the dark horse team who have made a name for themselves by heading the league table. Previous champions PandamoniumGG who consist of champion team members from Avant Garde are currently in third position this Split and are hoping to bring their A game for the upcoming finals. Meanwhile, Incite, who is comprised of members from team ‘Dire Wolves’ are trying to break the ‘runner up curse’.
As mentioned, the finals will take place on August 20th to the 21st. The tournament will be held in Sydney, Australia’s Australian Technology Park, theatre room 6b. For interested viewers, the finals can be watched on the CGTV Smite twitch stream. The exact schedule is as follows:
Saturday 20th August
- Semifinal 1 – BO3 – 1st Seed vs 4th Seed
- 9am – 12pm AEST
- US EST Friday 19th 7pm – 10pm EST
- Semifinal 2 – BO3 – 2nd Seed vs 3rd Seed
- 12pm – 3:30pm AEST
- US EST Friday 19th 10pm – Saturday 1:30am EST
Sunday 21 August
- Grand Final – BO5 – Winner of both semifinal matches
- 10:30am – 3pm AEST
- US EST Saturday 20th 8:30pm – Sunday 1am EST
Split 3 will be underway after the grand final as relegation matches between the bottom two teams in Split 2 begin on August 27th. From there, the new Split begins on September 3rd.