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EGL Battle of Europe was a standalone event taking place in London, England on February 22nd, 2015. Halo 2: Anniversary was played in 4v4 competition.
EGL Battle of Europe 2015 was announced during the inaugural HCS season. A series of four online qualifiers took place from January 18th to February 8th to determine the four teams who would be invited. The winner of each qualifier received an all-expenses-paid trip to London to compete in the event. The winner of EGL BoE won an all expenses paid trip to the HCS Season 1 Finals and a match with the 8th ranked team at that event. The winner of this match would then move on into the tournament bracket as the 8th seed.
- Invitational event, winning team from each of four online qualifiers invited
- Winning team qualifies for HCS Season 1 Finals as Wildcard seed
- Double-elimination bracket, best-of-5 series
Game Types and Maps
Included maps and modes:
- Team Slayer: Shrine, Lockdown, Warlord
- Oddball: Warlord, Lockdown
- Capture the Flag: Shrine (3 Flag), Warlord (5 Flag)
- King of the Hill: Lockdown, Warlord
- Neutral Bomb Assault: Shrine (3 Bomb), Warlord (5 Bomb)
The event was commentated by Richard "TheSimms" Simms, Harry "Wonderboy" Channon, Miles "Wra7h" Ross and Michael "StrongSide" Cavanaugh.
- ↑ HCS - Battle of Europe Event Preview - egl.tv