EPICENTER: Moscow details released
Epic Esports Events have revealed details for the EPICENTER: Moscow event, including the dates, venue, invited teams and distribution of the $500,000 prizepool.
While the European closed qualifier is underway, Epic Esports Events released all important details for the $500,000 event, which will take place in Moscow's VTB Ice Palace, a 14,000-seater indoor arena.
The event will be running from October 17-23, which makes it the longest offline event we've seen so far in CS:GO, barring ELEAGUE where the separate stages were split across eight weeks.
Virtus.pro are among invitees for EPICENTER: Moscow
However, the organizers expect to have off-days between the groups and playoffs to finalize stage preparations, as only the playoffs will be played on-stage.
Groups of EPICENTER: Moscow will be played in a best-of-two, round-robin format, with all four teams going through to best-of-three, single-elimination playoffs.
The six invited teams are:
|G2||fnatic||Natus Vincere||Ninjas in Pyjamas|
|Virtus.pro||SK||EU qualifier||Null element CIS qualifier|
$500,000 will be distributed among the participants followingly: