The Tencent Games Carnival is an annual event held by Tencent. The 2011 event took place at the Shanghai World Expo Theme Pavilion.
There were 8 regional qualifiers. The top 8 teams advanced to compete at the live event. They were divided into 2 groups. The Group stage were a Best of 1 Double Elimination format. The top 2 teams advanced to the playoffs. The playoffs were a Best of 1 Single Elimination format.
¥350,000 CNY (Approximately $56,000 USD, €44,000 EUR) is spread among the teams as seen below: