CSGO Premier tournament will be held in Vilnius in the framework of Global eSports Cup
03 February 2016
Tomorrow February 4 start matches of finals of the Premier tournament of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Competitions organized by the pro-gamers now Game Show in the tournament Global eSports Cup - Season 1.
On the Vilnius Festival eSports world will gather the best teams of the European leagues, the CIS and North America. Recall that RU-zone will represent the team FlipSid3 Tactics (Russia-Ukraine) and Method (Russia-Estonia). It is these two teams took first place in the first two qualifying CIS Group Stage in December 2015. Then the team called Method PiTER.
Europe will be represented by just four teams that won in the qualifying matches in January this year:
Team EnVyUs (France), Astralis (ex- ?, Denmark), G2 Esports (ex-Titan, France, Germany) and the Danish team Team Dignitas.
Full list of participating teams is shown in the picture below:
Two days ago, the group became known to the Group stage:
Teams of professionals Contra Strike compete for 200 thousand dollars, of whom 80 thousand dollars will go to champions.
It should be noted that the new channel eSports Game Show will open it with the tournament coverage Global eSports Cup - Season 1. It was reported earlier, including on our website that "the first eSports" had to start work in December 2015. However, it did not happen. Start postponed at the beginning of February 2016.
Russian stream will highlight the real professionals: the Ukrainians Arseny "ceh9" Trinozhenko and Yuri "Strike" Tereschenko, Belarus Konstantin "Leniniw" Sivko and Russian Oleg "GottMitUns" Klimenko.
The best six teams in the tournament will continue to the playoffs, three teams from the group. Grand-finals should take place on 7 February.
A similar event on Game Show on DOTA 2 took place in December 2015 in Moscow at the tournament DreamHack Moscow. Then the Russians won from Team Empire.
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