EPICENTER: Key details
04 September 2016
Epic Esports Events submitted a second EPICENTER tournament series: Moscow. The largest competition in the discipline of CS: GO in Eastern Europe will be held October 17-23 in Moscow, where he will take part 8 best teams in the world and will be awarded a prize pool of $ 500,000. Finals will be held 22 and 23 October in the sports and entertainment complex "VTB Ice Palace". Tickets for the event go on sale soon.
"In May, the first EPICENTER tournament: Moscow proved that Moscow is ready to take the best teams of the planet, and create for them the best conditions to demonstrate the maximum capacity It was a difficult task, which we coped upcoming EPICENTER will be a real challenge, because we have to.. show that May's success was not a fluke. We will do everything possible so that the audience could enjoy the colorful show, stunning scenery, the pleasant atmosphere of global events, and felt at the epicenter of events. " - Comment Mark Averbukh, the tournament director.
Participants EPICENTER Moscow:
Ninjas in Pyjamas
The winner of the CIS-qualifying
The last two teams are determined in closed regional qualifying. Recall that in closed qualifications Group matches will be played GSL BO3 format. Group finalists will converge in the grid playoffs Single Elimination BO3 in the fight for a place in each region on the part of the LAN-tournament in Moscow.
Indoor stage qualification in EU-region:
Wizards (winner of the open qualification)
Indoor stage qualification in CIS-region *:
Tengri (the winner of the open qualification)
* Groups will be known in the second week of September.
The prize pool will be divided as follows:
1st place - $ 250,000
2nd place - $ 100,000
3-4 place - for $ 40,000
5-8 place - for $ 15,000
Another $ 5,000 will receive a team ranked in the second place qualifying closed.