HellRaisers & more to CPH Games*

Copenhagen Games have revealed four more invited teams to their 2016 edition of the tournament where the Nordic event will feature €30,000 in cash prizes.

This year in Copenhagen, the Øksnehallen exhibition centre will host a sixteen team event from the 23rd to the 26th of March as the eight invited squads will go up against the eight qualified to take home the first place prize of €17,000.

The qualifiers will be held on-site and is open up to 64 teams. Eight teams from this qualifier will go onto one of the four groups. The group stage will have a GSL format and the games will be played as a best-of-one.


HellRaisers are among the invited teams

The top two lineups from each group will advance to the single elimination playoffs where in order to advance, the teams will have to top their opponents in a best-of-three series.

Recently announced teams include HellRaisers—who have struggled lately and weren't able to qualify for the major as they lost to Liquid—, RCTIC, ALTERNATE aTTaX, and CPH Wolves are the other teams that have received invites.

Update: Originally, YP were supposed to be in the tournament but due to visa issues RCTIC have replaced them.

Below is the complete invited teams list for Copenhagen Games 2016:

Denmark Dignitas Denmark SK Finland ENCE  Bulgaria E-frag.net
Germany ALTERNATE aTTaX  Europe HellRaisers  Finland RCTIC Denmark CPH Wolves

The prize distribution will be as follows:

1. - €17,000 + hardware
2. - €8,000
3. - €3,500
4. - €1,500

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#3
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Lithuania FakeLithuania 
ez btw ez dignitas
2016-03-16 13:29
#56
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Other anarh1st47 
would be ez dig if another date, not week before major. Ez to noname team which woldnt play at major(HR maybe)
2016-03-16 14:42
dig isn't playing at the major so who cares, a win is a win
2016-03-16 15:20
VP not invated, becouse they would win it 3rd time in a row :D
2016-03-16 17:33
#109
dupreeh | 
Denmark Pjer 
VP=shit they would go out first if they were to get invited ;) Edit yes
2016-03-16 20:01
No, they probably declined the invite.
2016-03-16 22:18
#66
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Cyprus deuzzz 
Dignitas is not playing in the major m8
2016-03-16 15:20
Dig not playing in major
2016-03-16 15:21
You're so dumb
2016-03-16 16:45
#88
k0nfig | 
World R4ZV1 
how come you are retarded as fuck? since when dig is playing at major?
2016-03-16 17:24
xd gucci
2016-03-16 13:28
ez for RCTIC
2016-03-16 18:02
Dignitas, e-frag or HR will take it.
2016-03-16 13:29
dignitas is by far the best from these teams
2016-03-16 17:32
Yeah, but e-frag or HR can surprise and take it :)
2016-03-16 19:59
its possible, neither of those teams performs as well as they can atm imo
2016-03-17 16:21
ez for YP
2016-03-16 13:29
hellraiser win the minor but cant to the major
2016-03-16 13:29
ez for dignitas
2016-03-16 13:33
ez for ENCE
2016-03-16 13:34
I seriously hope ENCE goes far, their results have been so bad compared to expectations :( Yes I know its 3 months old team but still...
2016-03-16 13:35
There is a limit to how much allu (and partly sunny) can carry ;)
2016-03-16 13:43
#68
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Denmark b0ychild 
stonde and juho is way better, sunny is the worst on the team with xarte
2016-03-16 15:29
Not sure about Juho but stonde is a god when hes hitting his shots
2016-03-16 16:26
If he hits... Don't remember what game but I watched stonde get 1 or 2 awp kills during a whole game, refusing allu to awp which rekt with it anytime stonde died.
2016-03-17 16:35
Actually allu is the one who said that he doesnt want to be the main awper
2016-03-17 22:58
The results weren't bad. It's your expectations that were unrealistic, because you're Finnish.
2016-03-16 14:41
Uhm? Look at their LAN stats. I dont give a shit about random online games.
2016-03-16 14:44
Aint been that bad has it? They are in the lead at ESEA Premier over teams like PENTA, E-Frag and HellRaisers. Got top 8 at CEVO Pro League and a second place at Assembly (where LDLC played very good all event). Sure they have had their ups and downs as any new team would but imo they've done at least what I expect from them this far. Which is to be a top T2 team and ranked in the top 30 in the world. Eventually I still think they will reach a major but they need some more time.
2016-03-16 14:59
ez la ez la
2016-03-16 13:42
knock knock, who is there?
2016-03-16 13:45
#53
NiKo | 
Austria Phil_1337 
Your mum
2016-03-16 14:36
#79
Ex6TenZ | 
Brazil LeTANK 
His mom who
2016-03-16 16:45
#106
AlekS | 
Czech Republic CerTas 
His mom died I'm so sorri ;-;
2016-03-16 19:54
#35
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El Salvador belaC 
HR favorites EleGiggle
2016-03-16 13:45
lol if you think chokenitas is going to win this
2016-03-16 13:46
sad to see what's happened to hr
2016-03-16 13:50
Dignitas / E-Frag to take it
2016-03-16 13:52
#39
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Spain Jonathan_Z 
will be a trophy for alternate, they are pretty sick
2016-03-16 13:53
GOD ALLU
2016-03-16 13:54
#46
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Germany Xantennn 
+1
2016-03-16 14:05
#41
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Finland Emvi 
would be nice to see some results for ence finally.. especially since they got an invite
2016-03-16 13:57
Onlineskar
2016-03-16 14:03
HUNDEN
2016-03-16 14:04
ez for ENCE
2016-03-16 14:04
#47
CIS Ume 
Ancient? :(
2016-03-16 14:14
where ss ?
2016-03-16 14:17
#52
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Turkey naberpanpa 
I asked that questian them and they said that " we will give info about this in the future"
2016-03-16 14:32
must be in qualifer like cph games 2015, this list for invited teams
2016-03-16 14:37
why they didn't invite any polish team?
2016-03-16 14:22
#59
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CIS OREL_1337 
-YP I sad(
2016-03-16 14:55
#60
barce | 
Macedonia GOAIITE 
wtf? werent malefiQ invited aswell?
2016-03-16 14:57
So sad to see the once great CPHG being reduced to this. Only two years ago this was a tier1 tournament
2016-03-16 15:05
True that. Would like to see such huge tournament but also with tier1-2 teams.
2016-03-16 16:34
Yeah true, but 2 years ago Gaben didn't open his wallet and make $1 million tournaments. And it was just pretty much just the majors that had the $250k prize pool tournaments back then as well, wheres today when a lot more has it. And it's understandable that not every company and organizer can have such a high prize pool. So I think they made the best of it, and that it's actually pretty awesome that it's done this way. Ofc they probably would've wanted more tier1 teams to attend, but this gives the teams that just barely missed the major another tournament to attend instead, pretty much as a "consolation prize" kind of tournament where they still can prove themselves and fight against other good teams.
2016-03-16 16:44
I know. The big companies like esl and dreamhack out compete the smaller business.
2016-03-16 18:01
YOUPORN IS NOT ATTENDING THIS LAN EVENT
2016-03-16 15:13
Copenhagen Wolves favourites in Copenhagen Games Kappa
2016-03-16 15:31
#70
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Finland Hunajaperse 
gl ence
2016-03-16 16:16
Ez for Epsilon
2016-03-16 16:18
They are not there.
2016-03-16 16:37
They will play, they won the qualify
2016-03-16 17:02
Right I missed that this is only the invite list. Gl Epsilon, I loved CG at PGL
2016-03-16 17:18
What os ence doing in there :DDd?
2016-03-16 16:37
GL ATN!
2016-03-16 17:00
#81
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Czech Republic exi77 
Invite some cz/sk team. eXtatus or eSuba would be fine
2016-03-16 17:00
they did HR :v
2016-03-16 22:01
#84
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United Kingdom Krysup1995 
Denmarks biggest event, lol'd
2016-03-16 17:02
+ hardware? Why?
2016-03-16 17:20
5x Samsung Galaxy 7
2016-03-16 17:31
Makes sense! Thx!
2016-03-16 20:24
winner will receive dev1ce. rip Astralis :D
2016-03-16 19:14
-YP
2016-03-16 17:32
#94
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Sweden 4Sweeeden 
Dignitas to rek all
2016-03-16 17:49
#95
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Argentina kratoS_fsa 
+spacesoliders + ancient + preparation + empire +eSuba +gbots/k1ck (spain) +gambit +epsilon/publiclir (cuz stonian duo ) Interestink tournament to see some good onliners on Lan
2016-03-16 17:58
gambit going to major how they are possible to play CPHG?
2016-03-16 22:02
HR very low team!!!
2016-03-16 18:23
better than team YP
2016-03-16 18:30
#99
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Europe jesh 
csgl???? ancient?? spacesoldiers??
2016-03-16 18:27
#107
AlekS | 
Czech Republic CerTas 
They need to qualify This list contains only "invited" teams
2016-03-16 19:57
#111
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Europe jesh 
qualifications to 30.000e event LOL, they are not normal
2016-03-16 20:22
#102
Australia BCP 
fraternitas* (or neophyte)
2016-03-16 19:05
wish they would invite some mid tier NA teams, it would be cool to see how coL and nrg stack up against tier 2 eu teams like dig and hellraisers.
2016-03-16 19:13
#117
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World klimqxcs 
"+ hardware"
2016-03-16 23:45
dat h4rdw4r3
2016-03-17 01:41
#119
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Brazil tibibica 
Ez AlluGOD
2016-03-17 04:10
dat team
2016-03-18 21:53
#126
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Bulgaria kr9ptonn 
Will dream3r play for e-frag or no? :)
2016-03-19 08:49
#127
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Europe MyNameIsWho 
he will
2016-03-20 00:43
#128
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Norway suprah1M 
When will this start?
2016-03-23 07:04
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