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OMERT4 takes their first title in the A1 Adria League!

Saturday and the first day of Reboot Games Weekend brought us not only a FIFA23 champion but also the best Brawl Stars team in the region. After two seasons, Salada de Frutas has been dethroned and the new and talented players from OMERT4 are the new kings. OMERT4 won the finals after a dominant performance throughout the whole tournament.

A well-deserved win for OMERT4

Unlike the sportsmanship we saw between brstimir and Gruby in Saturday’s FIFA final, the Brawl Stars finale was full of sparks and tension. The famous three-man team Salada de Frutas and Andrey, DzonDzon, and Lavvek didn’t manage to defend the title this season. Previously they had won two consecutive titles in A1 Adria League. Instead, a young and talented OMERT4 took their well-deserved win in the Brawl Stars competition. Protic, Decai, and Bogdan were amazing on the stage and it could be seen on their faces how much winning the championship would mean to them.

OMERT4 Brawl Stars champions

Since the start of the tenth A1 Adria League season in Brawl Stars, OMERT4 showed dominant performance. They finished the group stage in first place with an overall of 290 points. In the playoffs, they eliminated GreekGod, and third-placed Jazavci.

Before the finals, the two teams met in the playoffs, and Salada came out victorious in that duel. OMERT4 however took their revenge and with a 3:1 score took the trophy and the right to call themselves the best Brawl Stars team in the region. How dominant the performance from OMERT4 was shown in the fact that they didn’t lose a single set in the finals. Salada de Frutas, as they came from the upper bracket, got an automatic win before the start, and that’s the only win they got that day. Everyone was amazed, from casters to the audience, how OMERT4 could easily outplay Salada. And we could see the disappointment, anger, and anxiety in the members of Salada as they were closer and closer to losing the competition. Eventually, it happened and OMERT4 took home a 900€ prize.

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.

A look back – The history of the A1 Adria League

In May of 2017, the Vip Adria League was announced. Since then we’ve crowned many champions, and seen many changes, whether it was name, format, games, or basically everything else. Five years later, as we are in the middle of the qualifiers for the tenth season of the League it’s time to take a look back.

Vip Adria League (2017.)

It all started in Spring 2017. with the announcement of the biggest regional esports league to date. Back then, there was only one season of the League throughout the year. Competitive integrity standards were set high with the open qualifiers and the group stage leading to the LAN finals. Three games were chosen to be a part of the League: League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and FIFA.

Reboot InfoGamer 2017 hosted the first ever Vip Adria League LAN finals in front of a live audience. Over the course of several days, fans had the opportunity to enjoy watching the best players and teams from all over the region competing for the prestigious title. Valiance&CO outplayed Squared Esports in the finals of the CS:GO. KilkTech reigned supreme in the League of Legends and another KilkTech player, Edinho, lifted the trophy in FIFA. It was a great year for KlikTech since they had representatives in all three games, and managed to win the title in two of them. It was hard to predict back then where it will all end up.

The new name (2018)

Year after the league got its new name. Vip Adria League became A1 Adria League in 2018. There were also some other significant changes. Hearthstone and Clash Royale were added to the mix to complement the CS:GO and League of Legends. Generally, the format stayed the same, and all four games had their spotlight during the LAN finals at Reboot InfoGamer 2018. Four years ago, adding a mobile game to the esports league was not as standard as it is today. Mobile gaming was growing really fast and with it the whole esports surrounding it. Still, it was pretty undeveloped if we’re comparing it with today’s standards.

Valiance&CO again proved to be by far the best regional CS:GO team, securing their second title and going on to compete on the biggest stages in the world. Along with the trophy came the invitation to the closed qualifier for the Bucharest Gaming Week. Unfortunately, regional representatives finished 3rd/4th, and Sprout went on to compete in Romania. ASUS ROG ELITE came from the biggest regional success in history after securing Top 4 placement in the European Masters 2018 Summer and claimed the trophy in League of Legends. Luka “vulee” Vulović became the best Hearthstone player in the region. Saša “SaSaa” Mišković won the first ever Clash Royale trophy in the history of the A1 Adria League.

The dual seasons

2019 was the first year in which we had two seasons of the A1 Adria League in one calendar year. Season 3 & Season 4. The concept was a bit different and the season were connected. Dota 2 was added to the League for the first time instead of League of Legends. CS:GO, Hearthstone,and Clash Royale remained a part of the League. Season 3 was played online, while Season 4 had full LAN finals at Reboot InfoGamer 2019. Only Nikola managed to win both seasons in Clash Royale. Not a single team or a player in other games managed to win both seasons. In the end, Level Up won in Dota 2. ex-BLUEJAYS were the best CS:GO team while Paljuha won the trophy in Hearthstone.

A1 Adria League Season 4

A1 Adria League Season 5 & 6

At the beginning of 2022 the COVID-19 pandemic started. Now it seems like it was a lifetime ago. FIFA 20 was introduced back to the League replacing Dota 2 and Brawl Stars jumped in instead of Hearthstone. The pandemic also meant we had to switch from LAN events to online events. The finals of the A1 Adria League were played during the Reboot Online Games Week ever since. In 2020 some interesting storylines took off. lvlUp proved to be the best CS:GO team in the region that year by winning both seasons. Crushers won Season 5 in Clash Royale, while Joza Esports won Season 6. Good Game dominated in Brawl Stars by securing second place in the spring season and then having both teams in the finals of Season 6. One of the biggest rivalries in the A1 Adria League kicked off that year with esad1memic winning the first FIFA trophy of the year and amke claiming the second one.

The return of the League of Legends

Since there was no more LAN finals at the end of the year for Season 7 and Season 8 the prize pool was redistributed so both seasons are worth the same. League of Legends came back to the League while Clash Royale took a break. While we had various winners in all the games: ONYX & PORTUGAL in CS:GO, Split Raiders & METAMOON in League of Legends, Noble Elite BLK & Flow in Brawl Stars, amke continued his streak and won both seasons in FIFA. Making it a three in a row for the first time in any game in the history of the League. Again, all the finals were played during the Reboot Online Games Week. The pandemic was still bringing havoc and it wasn’t possible to organize the LAN finals.

Where are we now?

Season 9 finished several months ago. Again, during the Reboot Online Games Week. This year seven different games were introduced to the League. CS:GO, FIFA, and Brawl Stars remained in their format, while four remaining games were played in qualifiers and playoffs format. BLUEJAYS claimed another CS:GO trophy. Salada de Frutas dominated in Clash Royale and went on to win second place at the Clash of Leagues in Salzburg. Amke made it four in a row in FIFA. DZANGLERI won the League of Legends tournament, Entropiq was the best PUBG Battlegrounds team. Balkan Stars beat Diamant Esports to claim the first ever A1 Adria League trophy in VALORANT.

Qualifiers for the tenth season of the A1 Adria League are being played right now. There is still a chance for everyone to secure their spot on the group stage. How will Season 10 of the A1 Adria League end, and how? You’ll just have to wait a bit more and find out. Meanwhile, check the qualifiers for all the games on the official page. If you want to check the full history of the A1 Adria League you can do that by visiting the History page.

OMERT4 wins the second Brawl Stars qualifier

Already we are at half of our qualifier cups in the A1 Adria League. Two qualifiers are already finished, and the leader with the most points is team OMERT4, who showed outstanding performance in both cups.

OMERT4 and Salada at the top

As you remember last week we had our first Brawl Stars qualifier that went into the hands of team Rolex, while OMERT4 was in second place. Now they improved their game even more and came out victorious. On the other hand, the last year’s champions Salada de Frutas made their significant return to the stage with an appearance in the final. Unfortunately, Lavvek, DzonDzon, and Andrey didn’t manage to win the final, so they took home 70 points.

In the second qualifier, we have seen again teams such as Jazavci, Extreme Masters, Rolex, and many more. But the competition yesterday had to go into the hands of OMERT4 and Salada. Both teams were excellent last night, and they made it to the finals without losing a single game. OMERT4 with first place this week, and second last week, has an overall of 170 points. They are now sitting at the top of the table. Rolex is second with 120 points, while the third is Salada de Frutas with 80 points.

The whole competition is wide open, so there is still time to earn points and enter the 10th season of the A1 Adria League. You can already sign up for the next one HERE.

Brawl Stars standings

 

Rolex is the winner of the first Brawl Stars qualifier!

The first Brawl Stars qualifier finished last night. Since we have had a delay with this competition, instead of last week, the first qualifier was played last night.

Rolex earned 100 points

In the first Brawl Stars qualifier of the tenth A1 Adria League season, we have seen many familiar faces, as well as new talents. The competition was fierce and it went on long into the night. The team that came out victorious by the end of the night was Rolex, who secured 100 points. OMERT4 came in second and earned themselves 70 points, which is a great start. The third and fourth place brought the teams 50 points each, and those points were achieved by Extreme Masters and team La Aquilla. Teams that took 5th to 8th place earned themselves 20 points.

It is interesting that last season’s champions Salada de Frutas registered for the qualifier, but didn’t play. Also, Jazavci, who we got to know better in the previous season, didn’t do so well, earning only 20 points in this qualifier. They lost in the quarterfinals or the second round of the competition.

Rolex and OMERT4 really showed great performance last night. Both these teams dominated their bracket, and OMERT4 actually didn’t lose a single game until the finals. Rolex showed superiority in that final and took the maximum amount of points with a 2:0 win.

We will meet with the Brawl Stars teams next week with the start of the second qualifier. Stay tuned and don’t forget to sign up!

Brawl Stars standings

The first Brawl Stars qualifier is scheduled for Thursday

Due to technical difficulties with the tournament platform, we had to postpone the first Brawl Stars qualifier for the tenth season of the A1 Adria League. The new date is set for the 8th of September.

The first Brawl Stars qualifier

First of all, we would like to apologize for the inconvenience during the Brawl Stars qualifier. The tournament platform didn’t work that day. For the rest of the qualifiers, we will be using a different platform. Brawl Stars qualifiers will continue every Thursday.

You have the opportunity to earn points during every qualifier. After the qualifiers are done, teams with the highest amount of points will advance to the group stage. As you already know, the group stage will be played in a SWISS format during October. The top 4 teams from the group stage will have the opportunity to compete for the 2000€ prize pool in the double-elimination playoffs. We all remember the domination Salada de Frutas showed last season. Now it’s time to find out who will be the next best Brawl Stars team in the region.

You can already sign up for the first qualifier.

Brawl Stars Qualifier #1 – SIGN UP!

Thank you for understanding and good luck!

 

Sign up for the Brawl Stars and FIFA 22 qualifiers!

It’s again that time of the year! Qualifiers for the A1 Adria League Season 10 are starting and we are kicking things off with the Brawl Stars and FIFA 2022.

Brawl Stars and FIFA 22 qualifiers

You know the drill. For each of the games, there will be four qualifiers through which you can earn points that will qualify you for the group stage. The top 16 players/teams in each of the qualifiers will earn points. Brawl Stars qualifiers will be played on Thursdays. FIFA 2022 qualifiers will be played on Fridays. Once the qualifiers are over we will know the players that will be playing in the SWISS group stage.

The prize pool will remain the same. The best Brawl Stars teams in Season 10 will split 2000€ among themselves while the prize pool for FIFA will be 1750€.

Sign up for the qualifiers

As always, you can find all of the information regarding the games on their respective pages.

A1 Adria League S10 Brawl Stars page

A1 Adria League S10 FIFA 22 page

To make your life easier, you can sign up for the first qualifier below.

A1 Adria League S10 Brawl Stars Qualifier #1

A1 Adria League S10 FIFA 22 Qualifier #1

In case of any additional questions, you can always find some answers and ask the admins on the official A1 Adria League Discord.

What are you waiting for? Sign up now!

Start getting ready – Season 10 is coming!

We are less than a month away from the start of the 10th season of the A1 Adria League! What can you expect out of the jubilee 10th season?

A1 Adria League Season 10

Not a lot of esports competitions manage to get to the tenth edition. It’s been a long ride but we are far from done! Season 10 of the A1 Adria League will bring in some changes. Some for the players, and some for the fans. Let’s start with the things that will remain the same. Again, we will have seven games. Titles you already know will be mixed with some we recently introduced and some totally new. Sounds exciting right? We’re sticking with the tradition. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, FIFA 22, and Brawl Stars will once again be a part of the League. League of Legends and PUBG Battlegrounds are coming back as well. The remaining two games will be revealed soon enough. You didn’t think we’ll tell you everything right away, right?

There will be no significant changes to the prize pools despite the current situation. Regarding the finals and the question everyone wants to be answered – will there be LAN or are we going back to the Reboot Online Games Week? For now, we will keep it to ourselves. Formats will mostly stay the same with some minor changes but nothing to worry about. The qualifiers will kick off at the start of September so start practicing.

Regarding the fans, the most important part of the League, we prepared more activities than ever to keep you entertained between and during the matches. So stick around! Make sure to follow the A1 Adria League so you don’t miss any upcoming news about the big 10th! In the meantime, we’d like to introduce you to the people behind the League itself. Enjoy!

The ninth A1AL season finale and ROGW are closer than ever!

As the group stages of the three main games in the ninth A1 Adria League season are coming to an end, we are slowly preparing for a grand finale. Brawl Stars, FIFA22, and CS:GO are yet to receive their champions, and that will be announced during the Reboot Online Games Week, as it was the last season.

A1 Adria League S9 finals

As it was last season the playoff stages in our games will be a part of Reboot Online Games Week that will be held in Osijek from 15th to 19th of June. Again we have prepared a lot of fun for the fans during the last week of A1 Adria League matches. From interesting streams and IGRAJ segments to many panel discussions, more information about this will be revealed soon.

Throughout the past weeks, we have seen many teams and players compete to reach this final goal of the competition. The difference between the last season and this is that the finals in the ninth A1AL season will have three, instead of four games. As it was mentioned earlier, LoL was one of the rotating games in this season’s new format, so only Brawl Stars, FIFA22, and CS:GO will have their time in the spotlight at ROGW.

Salada de Frutas has once again dominated the Brawl Stars regional scene. They have shown dominance and will to once again win the title in A1 Adria League. Their enemies will be Big F and Jazavci. While these two teams showed great performance, Salada once again enters the playoff stage and finals as a huge favorite. There is still one more spot left, and we are yet to see who will take it.

In FIFA22 this season we have many familiar names. Novo, esad1memic, and Brstimir are yet again fighting in the top 4, and they will be joined by Mrky, who was the first to secure this spot. It’s hard to say who will come on top as we have already seen tremendous talent from these players.

Last, but not least CS:GO playoffs are going to be a blast. As it was expected, the Macedonian squad BLUEJAYS without any trouble were the first to secure the top 4 in this game. They had a 3:0 score in the league, and are the biggest favorites for winning the title. Blink and Oto100 will make an appearance in the playoffs, as well as Zero Tenacity who eliminated one of the favorites team 4glory.

A1 Adria League S9 finals

All the finals will be played as a part of the Reboot Online Games Week in Osijek, and it won’t be long until we have our champions of the ninth season in the A1 Adria League. Follow our social media as more information will be revealed soon!