Scheduled: 07:00 CDT, 4 September 2010 to 11:00 CDT, 4 September 2010
Schedule: Passed

Third qualifier for Sapphire Euro Challenge: Quake Live cup is under way, at Saturday 07:00 CDT, 4 September 2010. Check-ins start one hour earlier at 05:00 CST.

For those not familiar with this cup:

There are 4 qualifiers to be played with 4 players advancing from each qualifier to the 16-slot brackets playoffs that will be played at Saturday 18th September 2010. In the playoffs players will fight for the first 3 spots as each of them will be rewarded with money prizes. Important to mention is that format of the qualifiers will be single elimination Bo1 until quarterfinals and then Bo3 till then end, while playoffs will be double elimination Bo3.

Qualifier #3 is starting next Saturday 07:00 CDT, 4 September 2010. Cup will have 128-slot brackets and will be played as a single elimination Bo1 until quarterfinals when it`s played Bo3 until finals. Signups already accepted.

Update: Final standings of the Qualifier #3 are:
1. Lithuania 9uard
2. Italy spartaz0rd
3. Denmark PsY^^ / Russia Cny
Next qualifier will be played Saturday 07:00 CDT, 11 September 2010.

Streams: TBA
Links: Qualifier #3, Sign up, Rules, Brackets, Players, mIRC #esh.ql, Twitter Cup updates