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Assembly Winter takes place on February 5-6 in Helsinki, Finland. Eight invited players and eight online qualifiers will compete for a €3,000 prize pool. The event will be streamed in English on Twitch by Raven and myself. The format will be best of five Conquest with a ban.

The invited players include Winter 2015 Winner Vortex, as well as other notable pro players: Orange, Powder, Spo, and Blackout. Wampie, Ersee, and ixxii complete the set. The qualifiers came through two 256 player tournaments where four from each tournament got a seat in the event.

There are four groups of four players. The top two from each group will qualify for the top eight single elimination playoffs, and the groups are as follows:

Group A: Orange, ixxii, Torlk, Hefish
Group B: Powder, Vortex, MaynardTcoX, Synthetic
Group C: Blackout, Wampie, TechnoGoose, ThatGuy
Group D: Spo, Ersee, Kalaxz, Finneri
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