Two months after the first ever CIS eSports tournament in the Minsk Arena stadium, companies StarLadder and ImbaTV announce a new series of competitions SL i-League CS:GO Invitational.
The prize fund of the first Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament will be $100 000, and the LAN Final with the participation of the strongest world teams will take place in one of the largest football stadium in Europe Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex.
Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex is the venue of SL i-League CS:GO Invitational
Eight teams in total will take part in the tournament — four star teams will get a direct invitation to the LAN Finals from the organizers, while other four will have to get through the thorns of the qualifying rounds that will run in two divisions, Chinese and European.
Participants of SL i-League CS:GO Invitational
- Natus Vincere
- To be announced
- Winner of the European qualifier #1
- Winner of the European qualifier #2
- Winner of the European qualifier #3
- Winner of the Chinese qualifier #1
In Europe four qualifying rounds will run in turns, winners of which will advance to the second stage of the qualifiers. There they will be joined by four more teams, that will go up against each other for three sacred tickets to the capital of Ukraine. The final list of the LAN participants will be filled up with a stronger Chinese team.
And in less than two months, from May 19-22, the fans will be able to watch the world top Counter-Strike teams in the arena of the Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex. All viewers will have four days of spectacular battles and a sea of unforgettable emotions.
However, the fascinating matches are closer than you think — the first European qualifying stage stars today! Watch the live broadcasts on www.starladder.com.