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Here’s what awaits you at Reboot Gaming Weekend!

The weekend ahead brings the long-awaited gaming festival – Reboot Gaming Weekend powered by A1 and the spectacular finale of the jubilee 10th season of the A1 Adria League. Pavilion 8a of the Zagreb Fair thus once again becomes a temple of top gaming, and all fans and esports players will enjoy the rich program and content.

A1 Adria League finals

In the A1 Adria League arena, the central festival stage, visitors can expect a spectacular jubilee, the tenth final of the largest regional esports league. The best players from the region will compete on both days of the Reboot Gaming Weekend festival in the afternoon. On Saturday, November 12, from 2 p.m., the finals of FIFA 23 are scheduled, in which the unforgettable brstimir and Gruby will show their skills. While the finals between the best regional Brawlers Salada de Frutas and OMERT4 visitors will be able to follow from 6 p.m.

Sunday, November 13 is the day for CS:GO battles, which will start at 12 noon when the CS:GO Showmatch is on the schedule, while the final matches will last from 3 to 7 p.m. when Zero Tenacity and KTRL will show their skills.

A1AL season 10 finale

Fun powered by A1

The introductory warm-up in the morning hours of both days of the grand final will be left to Algebra’s student competition in CS:GO. Visitors will be able to try out some of the most famous domestic titles from the workshop of members of the Clusters Croatian Video Game Producers. In addition, domestic game developers will present their projects as part of the Indie zone. Part of the startups from the business incubator PISMO powered by A1 from Novska are also coming.

For entertainment, numerous gaming zones will be available where you can play the latest hit titles. The Zagreb Fair will also be the destination of the traveling A1 Gaming Hub, which brings Fortnite, Brawl Stars, and FIFA gaming to computers, PlayStation, and mobile devices.

But that’s not all! One thousand of the luckiest visitors will return home with a digital gamer’s souvenir – A1 Adria League NFTs, which A1 Hrvatska, as the first telecom on the Croatian market, created in cooperation with the regional Hub of the NEAR blockchain through the h00kd platform. Fans will thus have the opportunity to participate in various activations within the A1 chill zone in order to win their gamer memorabilia.

A1 Adria League finals are back on LAN!

Reboot Games Weekend will host the LAN finals of the A1 Adria League Season 10 in FIFA, Brawl Stars, and CS:GO! After two years the A1AL finals are back on LAN.

A1 Adria League Season 10 finals at Reboot Games Weekend

After three years of the online edition, to the satisfaction of all gaming fans and esports fans, November 12th and 13th pavilion 8a of the Zagreb Fair will once again be a temple of top gaming spectacle. In anticipation of the return of Reboot InfoGamer powered by A1, organizers Reboot and A1 Hrvatska bring a two-day gaming event – Reboot Games Weekend powered by A1.

What awaits visitors at the exciting and free for all visitors gaming event, announced the organizer and co-founder and director of Reboot, Damir Đurović: “After three too long years, we are reentering the scene of the great spectacular live gaming events. Although physically much more compact and time-wise of shorter duration, Reboot Games Weekend powered by A1 will not disappoint.”

We have prepared attractive surprises and gaming content emphasizing achievements technologies, an overview of the biggest pre-Christmas gaming blockbusters, and an insight into a stronger and larger Croatian and regional video game industry. This particular gaming weekend is proof that live gaming events are finally starting to make a big comeback door, so in 2023 we expect the comeback of one of the biggest gaming giants fairs Reboot InfoGamera powered by A1, in its recognizable, colorful, and loud megalomaniacal form.”

One of the highlights of the Reboot Games Weekend event powered by A1 is also a big spectacular jubilee, the tenth final of the biggest regional esports league – the A1 Adria League. Competitions will be held during both days at the A1 Adria League arena, the most important points gatherings of all true esports fans this fall. On Saturday and Sunday, November 12th and 13th, the regional esports titans are expected to compete in Brawl Stars, FIFA, and CS:GO. A1 Croatia for the jubilee season of the League secured a total prize fund of up to 100,000 kunas.

“This autumn we are celebrating the big, tenth anniversary of the A1 Adria League with a wide regional gaming community that we gather. I am happy about the possibility that we as a teleoperator have the joy of the world of video games through safety, quality, and stability. Nine seasons were marked by nine different game titles through which we secured 1.200.000 overall kunas in the prize fund. As big as these numbers are, our desire to understand our role as a leader in a responsible way is also a great way, and through our work and projects, we contribute to the safety of every A1 user, whether it is about cyber threats or ensuring fair play in the world of video games,” said Iva Ančić, head of brand and marketing communication A1 Croatia.

A step with world trends, the tenth edition of the A1 Adria League, will mark collectible NFTs in a limited quantity of only 1,000 pieces with 5 different motives. This special memorabilia is dedicated to the gaming jubilee and long-term cooperation with Reboot was designed by A1 Croatia as the first telecom which entered the Croatian digital market in this way, in cooperation with the regional Hub of the NEAR blockchain through the h00kd platform which enables easy generation of NFTs for companies and events.

The happiest visitors will return home with a digital gaming memory, they will be able to exchange them with each other. How is the amount of NFT’s A1 Adria League limited, fans will in special activations as part of the A1 chill zone at Reboot Games Weekend Powered by A1 have a chance to win NFT cards, which you have a QR code, hidden by a protective foil, by scanning which they will download their NFT.

Grandmas Gambit are the second VALORANT champions in A1AL!

VALORANT championship made its first appearance in the A1 Adria League in the ninth season. Then we crowned team Balkan Stars. A couple of months later here we are at the end of the second championship in Riot’s popular FPS and we already have a new champion. Team Grandmas Gambit took home the title after an amazing run throughout the competition.

Best regional players in Grandmas Gambit

Unlike last season, the VALORANT championship in the tenth A1 Adria League season was played for one whole day. There were a lot of good teams, but in the end, the team that was dominating the competition was Grandmas Gambit. They defeated everyone in their path without losing a single map which was impressive.

In the second round, the team that was eliminated first was Tokita. They were defeated with a 2:0 score since it was Bo3. After them, the champions swept away the team Why No Eco. In the finals, they were against CWE_WHITE which was the most successful on the other side of the bracket. They also didn’t have a loss before they came into the final match against Grandmas Gambit.

In the finals, the whole amount of two maps were played since that is all it took for Gambit to become champions. The final match-up started with CWE_WHITE banning Haven, while Gambit didn’t want to play on Breeze. The first map was picked by CWE and they chose Bind, while Gambit wanted to play on Ascent. Evidently, they won on both maps, securing the championship with a swift win.

Grandmas Gambit was the biggest favorite for winning the title. Many familiar names in the VALORANT pro scene are a part of that team such as qpert, elllement, tatzuki, kequeq, and bmblbe. Elllement and qpert are not just famous in the region but in Europe as well. Elllement used to play for Excel, while qpert signed for Cloud9 just a few days ago. However, the best man in the finals was bmblbe with the best KDA score. He got 32 kills in each game. Except qpert, the whole roster in Grandmas Gambit is looking for a team, so check out their performance!

 

Entropiq defends the title in PUBG!

The second PUBG competition in the A1 Adria League got its champion at the beginning of the week. Once again the title went into the hands of Entropiq. This amazing team had no trouble defending the title and securing it for one more season. We can say that the PUBG competition this year without a doubt belonged to this team.

Entropiq is above the competition

The biggest favorites of the PUBG competition this season went on to take home the title and the prize. Entropiq managed to defend the title and they are now the two-time consecutive A1AL champions in this Battle Royale game. Out of the invited teams, excluding Entropiq who won the whole thing, the best performance had the team MForce who placed third. While the worst was Sneaky Foxes who only had 21 points and 14 kills in six games which brought them 12th place.

Entropiq took the title accumulating 63 points and 37 kills in all six games which was a great result. In second place was team Hall of Game which interestingly enough had more kills than Entropiq, but fewer points. They had 47 kills overall but six points less than the first-placed team. And as mentioned MForce was third with an overall 49 points and 30 kills.

Ivas and his team are having a really good year, and this title was expected of them. This year they were also crowned the best in the ninth A1 Adria League season as well as in the European PCS Series 6 which is an S-Tier tournament.

The best three teams, unlike last season when only two were awarded, shared the prize pool in the A1AL PUBG tournament.

  1. Entropiq – 600€
  2. Hall of Game – 300€
  3. MForce – 100€

Stara Garda is the new A1AL LoL champion!

Once again the tournament in League of Legends appeared in the A1 Adria League. After a very exciting qualifier, four teams took their spot in the playoffs. The League of Legends playoffs were played last week and we got the champion for the tenth A1AL in the most popular MOBA game. Stara Garda was the best team in the competition and took the title.

Stara Garda on top

The four top teams in this season League of Legends competition were HARMONY, Fantastic eSports, Whatever Esports, and the new champions. The bracket brought us two semifinals where we saw Stara Garda compete against team Whatever Esports, while HARMONY took on the Fantastic team.

LoL playoffs bracket

As expected, the teams that advanced to the upper bracket’s finals were Stara Garda and HARMONY. The latter we know very well in A1AL as they also made it to the grand finals in our eighth season. However, Garda took down their opponents with a 2:0 win and sent HARMONY to the lower bracket. There HARMONY waited for either Whatever or Fantastic Esports. HARMONY came out victorious in the lower bracket’s final and went on to face Garda again. This time there was no time for mistakes as the prize was waiting.

The scenery was the same. Stara Garda demolished HARMONY once again with the same score of 2:0. This team actually didn’t lose a single game in the playoffs, which showed how dominant their performance was. The roster made out of Coatpustmain, Velja, MarrowOoze, Lelouch, and Shone took home the title and the 700€ prize.

 

Last call for VALORANT Tournament!

This is your reminder you still have a day to sign up for the VALORANT Tournament! It is set to start on the 22nd of October which means you still have more than enough time to sign up for them.

A1 Adria League Season 10 VALORANT Tournament

After we introduced the VALORANT in Season 9, it showed a lot of potential so we decided to keep it for Season 10. Popular tactical shooter from Riot Games has already developed into a full-scale esports title. In the tenth season of the League, we will crown the best VALORANT team in the region for the second time. You can already sign up for the Tournament!

SIGN UP FOR THE VALORANT TOURNAMENT HERE!

League of Legends playoffs are just around the corner!

League of Legends made its appearance in yet another season of the A1 Adria League. Much like last season LoL format contains qualifications and playoffs, where the top four teams will compete. The top four contenders for this season are Fantastic eSports, HARMONY, Stara Garda, and Pedantic esports.

Who will lift the trophy?

More than 50 teams registered for this season’s qualifier in League of Legends. Unfortunately, there was a bracket limit, so we saw the overall of 32 teams compete for only four spots in the playoff stage. There were a lot of surprises in these qualifications, and we have seen some familiar names compete for the next stage and a chance to be the best team in the region.

On one side of the bracket, it was L9 Exodia and HARMONY who were fighting for the semifinals and a ticket to the playoff stage. In their Bo3 duel, it was HARMONY, the eighth-season finalist, who was stronger. They took the win with a 2:0 score. Pedantic esports did the same with their opponents, also ending the deciding match with a 2:0 win.

The biggest surprise in the past LoL qualifier was Fantastic eSports who dominated the competition, eliminating two very familiar names in the region. They defeated Diamant Esports, who we know from EBL, and 49% winrate who were also in the top four in the eighth season. Diamant Esports not making it to the playoffs is the biggest upset of the season, seeing that in EBL Summer Split they were the third-best team.

The fourth contender for the title is team Stara Garda who defeated team TEMTG with a 2:0 score.

The finals, i.e. playoffs in the League of Legends competition in the tenth A1 Adria League season are scheduled for Saturday, October 15th. The matches begin at 2 PM and the bracket will be double elimination, so there is little space for mistakes. The winner will take a 700€ prize!

 

 

Brawl Stars, FIFA23 and CS:GO started their race to the title!

Last week we had a lot of exciting match-ups in all our games. With the start of the group stage, things are starting to heat up. Brawl Stars, FIFA23 and CS:GO started their race to the title in the first round of the SWISS group stage in the tenth season of the A1 Adria League. Here is a recap of the week.

Aloha and Blink dominant

The tenth CS:GO season in the A1 Adria League started explosively. We had two match days, and in the end, the two teams who took both wins and were the most successful are Aloha and Blink. Blink is a well-known team in the region, and in Europe as well. This win was expected from both teams, seeing that they were the invited ones. While the qualified ones had to fight their way up here. Blink took their two wins against ILLYRIANS and KTRL. While the match against KTRL was an easy one for the Albanian team, they had a tougher task versus ILLYRIANS but the final result was 16:13 in favor of Blink.

On the other side, Aloha who also has a 2:0 score after two play days was completely dominant in both CS:GO matches. They defeated Zero Tenacity as well as Psihocastic. Against Z10 Aloha only allowed their opponents 2 rounds, while in the game against Psihocastic the result was 16:3. Psihocastic and Velez Mostar were the teams with no wins so far and they are sitting at the bottom of the standings, while the rest have one win and one defeat.

Bosnian players successful in FIFA23

The new FIFA wasn’t a big problem for the players. The start of the group stage brought us FIFA23, instead of FIFA22 in which the players competed during the qualifications. The first match that opened the group stage in this competition was Novo versus Bruno. The four-time champion didn’t have a lot of trouble against the Croatian representative. It was a clear win for Novo with a result of 2:0. The other three matches all had a 2:1 score, and the players that came out victorious were Encika and Parla, also Bosnian players, and Brstimir as the Serbian FIFA virtuoso. In the end, favorites justified their role.

Salada de Frutas in questionable form this season

The A1AL Brawlers debuted this season in the group stage. We have seen many interesting matches, one almost reverse sweep, and a disappointing performance by the champions.

The most successful teams in the first round of the group stage were OMERT4, who was the first seed, and GreekGod. Both of these teams won their games with a dominant 3:o score. OMERT4 took down La Remontada while team GreekGod was victorious against Rolex, a team that won one of the Qualifiers Cups.

On the other hand, the most interesting match in the first round was played by Jazavci and Extreme Masters. Everything looked like a clean win for the former team seeing as they started the duel with 2 wins. But when Extreme Masters realized it was Bo5, they put it in second gear and almost reverse-swept their opponents. Jazavci however didn’t allow that, winning the last match and scoring in Brawl Ball avoiding overtime.

The biggest surprise was Salada de Frutas. The current Brawl Stars champions in the A1 Adria League are showing bad form since the beginning of the season. They didn’t manage to win a single qualifier, they were seeded fourth and now DzonDzon and his team lost the first game. Salada was against team La Aquilla who defeated them with a 3:1 score.

PUBG is back on the menu!

PUBG Battlegrounds is back in Season 10! Two playdays, qualifiers and playoffs, and a 1000€ prize pool await the best PUBG players in the region. Here is what you need to know.

A1 Adria League Season 10 PUBG Battlegrounds

Last season Entropiq managed to claim the title in PUBG Battlegrounds. One of the most popular battle royale games is back for another season. The format will stay the same. In the qualifiers, two lobbies of 16 teams will be competing for a spot in the playoffs. Five maps will be played in each lobby. The Top 8 teams from each lobby will qualify for the playoffs and have a chance to win most of the 1000€ prize pool.

Qualifiers and playoffs will be played over the course of two days! You can sign up for the qualifiers until the 16th of October! And below you can find the schedule for both playdays.

SIGN UP FOR THE PUBG Battlgrounds Qualifier HERE

PUBG Qualifiers – 17.10.2022
PUBG Playoffs – 18.10.2022

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Jazavci won the last Brawl Stars qualifier; teams ready for group stage

With a short delay, the Brawl Stars qualifiers are finally finished. Many surprises occurred during this season’s qualifier cups. The top eight teams are ready for the group stage of the A1 Adria League, and the leader of the BS competition is team OMERT4, followed by Jazavci and Salada de Frutas.

OMERT4 dominant; Salada failed to win a single qualifier

The final standings for the Brawl Stars qualifiers are here. After many exciting and intense matches, we have our 8 contenders. They will fight against each other and try to win the title in the 10th A1AL season. We have seen the same names trying to achieve more points in the last qualifier. On the one side of the bracket, Salada de Frutas eliminated their opponents and reached the finals. While on the other side, we saw Jazavci dominate the competition. Salada won against two previous qualifier winners, GreekGod and OMERT4, but in the finals they failed, as Jazavci won the duel with a 2:0 score.

All four qualifiers went into the hands of different teams. Rolex, OMERT4, GreekGod, and Jazavci all won 100 points. The big surprise was Salada de Frutas, who usually manages to win two or three qualifiers. But now they didn’t win a single one. This season is the first where Salada isn’t at the top of the table, and it’s the first to have the eighth team qualify with only 80 points. The last season’s champions however still have enough points for the next stage. In fact, they are in third place with an overall of 170 points.

At the end of the qualifiers, OMERT4 is in first place with 290 points, followed by Jazavci who have 220 points. Salada the Frutas is third, as already mentioned, while Rolex and GreekGod share fourth place with the same amount of points, an overall of 140. The Brawl Stars group stage begins on October 6th, so don’t miss it! We may crown an underdog team this year!

Brawl Stars final standings