Ancient are expected to field a mix of William “draken” Sundin, Fredrik “freddieb” Buö, Simon “tabz” Feldt, Joakim “Relaxa” Gustafsson and Fredrik “FREDDyFROG” Gustafsson for the tournament after the Swedish team officially disbanded at the end of August.
The first phase of the United Masters League will feature four GSL group stages with eight teams, with the top two teams of each of the four weeks qualifying for Phase 2. Two new teams will join the remaining six participants from the previous week to compete again for two spots in the next stage.
The eight qualified sides will join eight invitees in Phase 2, which will consist of a best-of-three Swiss stage. The third and last stage will be a single-elimination, best-of-three playoff bracket that will determine the winner of the grand prize of $50,000.
The United Masters League Season 2 Phase 1 teams are:
Phase 2 for the tournament currently looks as follows: