It has been announced that a $15,000 tournament will be taking place at this year's Assembly Winter in Helsinki, Finland.
The tournament will take place at the Helsinki Convention & Exhibition Centre in Helsinki, Finland, on February 3-4. Fighting for the lion's share of the prize pool will be sixteen teams, who will play through GSL groups and a single elimination playoff.
The slots for Assembly Winter 2017 will be handed out by the organization via direct invites—for which the organization is accepting requests—, with the exception of a national qualifier which will give a few Finnish teams berths into the tournament.
The Finnish qualifier will take place on Sunday, January 22, and the sign-up info is yet to be released. When the teams are set, be it through the qualifier or by invitation, they will have to pay a $250 participation fee.
On top of the Finnish on-site stream which will include a live broadcast of the final on Finnish national television, there is also a chance for casters to ply their trade as the organization is looking for community casters to cast online in different languages. Apply here.
The prize distribution will be:
For more information head over to their statement, here.