The LanStory Cup is set to return beginning with online qualifiers through November and an offline final in Hangzhou in December.

LanStory groups Credit: Zhanqi.TV

The tournament will begin with an online qualifier between November 12 and November 27 followed by an online playoff between the top two teams of each group. Three teams from the playoff will join defending LanStory champions T1w T1w Contenders CN Rank #1 Highbee Zhang Zening (张泽宁) off tank MoLanran Liao Yang (廖洋) dps Mijia Tan Xujie (谭栩杰) dps Silver3 Han Haibo (韩海波) tank wya Qi Haomiao (齐浩淼) support illusion Tan Li (谭力) support in the offline final in December. The exact dates for the LAN final have yet to be determined.

Ten teams will compete in the qualifiers for a chance to play in Hangzhou. The groups are divided as follows:

Group A:

Group B:

The last LanStory Cup finished its competition in Guangzhou. T1w beat LinGan e-Sports in the grand final by a 3-0 score.

This is the third LanStory event of 2018 to be held in an Overwatch League expansion city. The competition begins this week.

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