The playoffs for the first season of Contenders 2019 South America will be broadcast on Brazilian ESPN channels. This includes Watch ESPN and a rerun on ESPN Extra.
Fase eliminatória do torneio será transmitida nos canais ESPN!— ESPN Esports Brasil (@ESPNEsportsBR) April 26, 2019
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The ESPN article related to the matter has revealed that the total prize pool for playoff participants will be $100,000, with the winning team receiving $20,000 plus a portion of the amount divided in the regular season. That team will also represent South America in the Atlantic Showdown, which will be held from May 31st to June 2nd.
The first match of the South American Contenders playoffs will see Isurus Gaming Isurus Gaming Inactive face off against UP Gaming UP Gaming Contenders SA Rank #5 . After that series, FURY FURY Contenders SA Rank #2 will be pitted against INTZ eSports Club INTZ eSports Club Inactive to round out the quarterfinals matches. Both matches will take place on Monday, April 29th.
The winner of the Isurus/UP Gaming match will play Lowkey Esports Lowkey Esports Contenders SA Rank #1 in the semifinals, and is likewise for the winner of the FURY/INTZ match. The winner of that match will face XTEN Esports XTEN Esports Contenders SA Rank #4 on Tuesday, May 30th.
To wrap the season up, the winners of the aforementioned semifinals matches will square off in the grand finals on Friday, May 6. All of the matches will be broadcast on Watch ESPN and will rerun after normal airing has concluded on ESPN extra.