Captains Draft is back with its fourth iteration, like many other well established tournaments that doesn't quite hold up as a major, Captains Draft has become a minor and will be awarding the teams with circuit points in addition to the total priz epool of $300,000.

The action begins on the fourth of January 2018 in Washington, DC with 8 teams from around the world.

Tournament Format

Group Stage

Eight teams split into two groups of four.

Best-of-one round robin with the placings deciding the seeding in the playoffs.


Best-of-three single elimination bracket with a best-of-five final.