ESEA has announced the location and date for their Season 13 finals featuring $10,080 Counter-Strike 1.6 and $36,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournaments.
The playoffs continue to take place in the Greater Dallas area, as the ESEA Invite Season 13 finals will be held on April 19-21 at Doubletree by Hilton Near the Galleria, North of downtown Dallas.
Both Counter-Strike 1.6 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournaments will be played out in a double elimination best-of-three bracket, promising heaps of CS action on the third weekend of April.
ESEA has secured deals both with the hotel the event is hosted at, and with American Airlines and Air Canada, allowing travelers to knock the price down of their trip.
As posted earlier today, all eight teams for the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament have been found and the seedings finalized. Four Counter-Strike 1.6 teams have also been confirmed:
|CS:GO North America||CS:GO Europe||CS 1.6 North America|
|1. Quantic Gaming||1. NiP||1. titletown|
|2. Curse||2. VeryGames||2. undertow|
|3. Team Dynamic||3. Virtus.pro||3. Underdogs|
|4. Netcode Illuminati||4. n!faculty||4. Mobility Gaming|
A total of $46,080 will be given out in the two Counter-Strike tournaments, including a whopping $36,000 in the global CS:GO tournament which will feature both North American and European teams:
|CS:GO Global||CS 1.6 North America|
|1. $17,500||1. $4,800|
|2. $7,000||2. $2,400|
|3. $4,000||3. $1,680|
|4. $2,500||4. $1,200|
Although a full schedule hasn't been made available just yet, ESEA has made the following information available (please note the times set to local US time so the day may not be correct for Asia or Europe):
|00:00 - 01:00||CS:GO All Star Game for seeding|
|01:30 - 06:00||CS:GO upper bracket round one|
|17:00 - 00:30||CS:GO up to the consolidation final|
|17:00 - 05:30||CS 1.6 up to the grand final|
|17:00 - 21:00||CS:GO consolidation final and grand final|
|17:00 - 21:00||CS 1.6 grand final|
HLTV.org will be on-site in Dallas, TX to provide you with full coverage of the ESEA Invite Season 13 finals, which will see the two continents face each other for a first place prize of $17,500.