Unikrn TV Australian Showdown announced

August 12th, 2017 20:40

Unikrn has announced the "Australian Showdown", a $10,000 AUD (~$7,900 USD) CS:GO competition that will take place on August 16-18 and will feature four notable Australian teams.

Unikrn expands into tournament organizing with the Unikrn TV Australian Showdown, an online tournament reserved for the best teams from the Oceanic region. The four invited teams—Chiefs, Grayhound, Kings and Athletico—will battle in a double elimination BO3 bracket over three days, with $10,000 AUD on the line.

Chiefs' recent results make them the favorites going into this tournament

The tournament, which will be run in cooperation with FACEIT, will start on Wednesday the 16th with the two opening games, the following day will feature the the first lower bracket matchup and the upper bracket final, while the lower bracket final and the grand final will be held on Friday, August 18th. The first game of each day will start at 11:00, with the next one following shortly after.

The matches will be streamed on Unikrn's Twitch channel, where James Banks and George "hudzG" Hoskins will be prefacing the matches in the "Oddsbreaker", a live show segment, before jumping in the server and casting the games.

The following four teams will compete in the Unikrn TV Australian Showdown:

Australia Chiefs Australia Grayhound
Australia Kings Australia Athletico

The prize pool of $10,000 AUD will be split in the following way:

1. $5,000 AUD (~$3,950 USD)
2. $3,500 AUD (~$2,750 USD)
3. $1,500 AUD (~$1,200 USD)

United Kingdom George 'hudzG' Hoskins
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1st, Cool to see the au scene making progress
2017-08-12 20:43
Finland Tyler_Durden 
chiefs <3
2017-08-12 20:42
Argentina CrayZ 
Free money for Kings.
2017-08-12 21:54
Sweden RRosenberg 
2017-08-13 08:36
Poland Snacer1337 
2017-08-12 20:42
ez chiefs, north's worst enemy
2017-08-12 20:42
Andorra |Borowcy 
wow so exciting
2017-08-12 20:42
2017-08-12 20:43
Who's standing in for Moey?
2017-08-12 20:44
Spain JasonRacism 
Probably Destiny
2017-08-12 21:05
Czech Republic Rodus 
an online tournament reserved for the best teams from the Oceanic region. Where are renegades ?
2017-08-12 20:50
Argentina EnvyJ 
On NA probably
2017-08-12 20:56
Spain JasonRacism 
Are you retarded? Renegades are the best oceanic team so they leave for more competition in NA
2017-08-12 20:58
Czech Republic efellmeister 
Grayhound team is not even 5-man team, its like some org gave chiefs $5k AUD. No hate, some team may show up and there will be another one decent and new aus team next to Chiefs. HF GL
2017-08-12 20:59
Spain JasonRacism 
Renegades > Chiefs Kings on paper also have a better roster than Chiefs
2017-08-12 21:02
Czech Republic efellmeister 
Yea well lets see, they havent compete with high tier tiems(Kings), Chiefs did and they did quite well, atleast they are not 'no-names' anymore. Also Renegades are in NA so i dont count them here at only Aus tournament
2017-08-12 21:07
Australia xdxdxdxdCX 
of course RNG>Chiefs, no shit rng went out of there way to send there players to NA to improve,
2017-08-14 06:05
Czech Republic efellmeister 
Also grats to Dopler
2017-08-12 21:04
Easy money for chiefs
2017-08-12 21:26
Ez for grayhound
2017-08-13 01:27
New Zealand Keah_Mow 
No Tainted? Surely they are more highly regarded than Ath and even Grayhounds in there current predicament. The only Oceania team to push Chiefs atm. Good to finally see Chiefs vs Kingz though, hype!!
2017-08-13 02:51
Spain JasonRacism 
Renegades > Chiefs > Kings > Grayhound > Tainted Minds
2017-08-13 07:48
Singapore derpydm 
oooo good job the unikrn team is decent at casting
2017-08-13 05:11
2017-08-13 05:30
go aussies go!
2017-08-13 07:07
Brazil Juneco 
love australian people, love angela white
2017-08-13 09:33
2017-08-13 11:24
Australia Roflko 
Cheifs hype!
2017-08-13 14:30
Uzbekistan A3amat 
Ez for Chiefs check WCA
2017-08-13 14:47
Australia weapon_ 
Kings are undefeated as yet.. so this tourney will be a good challenge for them.. Go kings!! Next au #1
2017-08-13 22:40
Australia xdxdxdxdCX 
2017-08-14 06:06
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