Blast Pro Series Istanbul announced

The second stop for BLAST Pro Series has been revealed, with the tournament set to take place in Istanbul, Turkey this summer. Space Soldiers are the first team to be invited.

BLAST Pro Series kicked off in November last year, with their inaugural event taking place in Copenhagen's Royal Arena. The tournament features a new approach on Counter-Strike competition, with multiple stages, simultaneous matches and all of the teams playing in front of the crowd.

Istanbul is BLAST Pro Series' second stop

SK were crowned champions in Copenhagen, and now the second stop for BLAST has been revealed: Istanbul. This will make BLAST Pro Series the first premier Counter-Strike event to take place in Turkey's largest city, which is inhabited by nearly 15 million people.

The first invited team for BLAST Pro Series is the local hope Space Soldiers, who made the New Legends Stage of the ELEAGUE Major 2018, with the team's leader Engin "MAJ3R" Küpeli not hiding his excitement:

"We all watched BLAST Pro Series in Copenhagen and the event and tournament looked really awesome. The concept of all teams playing in the arena is really cool from both a fan and a player perspective, and the atmosphere was so intense."

"When we received the invitation to BLAST Pro Series, Istanbul, we all got so motivated. To step up on that stage with the best teams in the World in front of our home crowd. It will be so intense, and we can’t wait to present world class Counter-Strike to the Turkish audience. And to present the Turkish audience to the World!"

BLAST Pro Series' Executive Producer Jordi Roig stated that Istanbul was "a natural choice" and that they have no doubts about it being another "record-breaking" event:

"We are very excited to welcome Istanbul to BLAST Pro Series. Turkey is one of the fastest growing esports countries with more than 30 million esports enthusiasts and Turkish teams are steadily climbing to the top of the world. Istanbul was a natural choice for us and we have no doubt that it will be another record-breaking event."

"The atmosphere at the premiere of BLAST Pro Series in Copenhagen was electrifying and the feedback we received was amazing, but already now we can say for sure, that we will bring even more world class Counter-Strike and entertainment to Istanbul. We are thrilled about the event already and look much forward to presenting the line-up and full program for the first of many international stops in BLAST Pro Series."

Details regarding the date, the venue, and ticket sales have not yet been revealed, with the only confirmed information being that the tournament will take place this summer.

The tournament will once again feature six teams, with only Space Soldiers known for now. The remaining five teams are expected to also be invited, as BLAST's first stop didn't feature qualifiers:

Turkey Space Soldiers Other Invite
Other Invite Other Invite
Other Invite Other Invite
Turkey Engin 'MAJ3R' Küpeli
Engin 'MAJ3R' Küpeli
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
725
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
#1
nukkye | 
Czech Republic kczr 
Invite Mask Off, Wololos, Mans not Hot and Enyoy
2018-02-02 10:26
#12
nukkye | 
Czech Republic kczr 
Tarik will take this trophy, believe me
2018-02-02 10:21
#29
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Denmark FrodoDaKing 
ofc easy C9, The real Top1! <3
2018-02-02 10:22
#107
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United Kingdom Tendies 
My boys will take this
2018-02-02 10:35
#123
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Denmark Enggaard 
Hopefully
2018-02-02 10:43
#212
suicide | 
United Kingdom ollin 
inslagrambul
2018-02-02 11:35
#283
Snax | 
Poland drammar 
what did you mean :)
2018-02-02 12:45
#124
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Mongolia thechapchap 
u actually mongolian ?
2018-02-02 10:43
Yes, are you?
2018-02-02 10:49
ulaanbaator ?
2018-02-02 14:09
#516
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United Kingdom Tendies 
are you?
2018-02-02 21:36
#515
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Denmark FrodoDaKing 
unless c9 are ya boys, they wont
2018-02-02 21:35
HELLLL N0OOO
2018-02-02 10:24
#174
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Brazil celowdrums 
Calm down. The hype is gonna go away soon.
2018-02-02 11:04
#175
nukkye | 
Czech Republic kczr 
Same with SK.. let people enjoy things
2018-02-02 11:05
#40
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Sweden New@ac@low@id 
Whyyyy
2018-02-02 10:23
Ivite FaZe, SK, Cloud9, G2 and Astralis
2018-02-02 10:46
G2 is boring, find another team
2018-02-02 11:48
Honestly I'd replace them with North because I'm excited as heck to see them playing with their new lineup, but I can't see that happening in Blast. Maybe NiP, just for the sake of it.
2018-02-02 12:37
#408
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World nakTriceps 
SK, FaZe, Astralis, C9 and fnatic.
2018-02-02 14:34
Also VP
2018-02-04 22:52
#229
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Mexico d0naldtrump 
new countries new excitements
2018-02-02 12:00
#2
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Turkey Ch0p$1sh 
Yess
2018-02-02 10:21
OMG it's true
2018-02-02 11:15
#6
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Cyprus Swishh_ 
NICE
2018-02-02 10:21
Whaaat Garbage internet
2018-02-02 10:21
it will be a LAN tournament dickhead
2018-02-03 13:53
Yeah, cuz you don’t need internet for a LAN
2018-02-03 14:09
fair point my apologizes
2018-02-03 14:12
#564
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Turkey AdwigomweN 
Actually we have good internet here but its too expensive Money - everything
2018-02-12 19:46
#8
AM | 
Brazil YARRAKTARES 
YESSSSS
2018-02-02 10:21
Yessss
2018-02-02 11:15
name checks out. my name checks out your name, if u know wut i mean brudda ;-)
2018-02-02 16:42
i hope it wont be expensive
2018-02-02 21:41
wow im surprised af
2018-02-02 10:21
#67
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Spain G3SG1LOVER 
U shouldnt it was pretty expected a lot of clues were posted both by players and organizers
2018-02-02 10:26
#18
FORSYY | 
Czech Republic MSQT 
LOL
2018-02-02 10:22
#19
gas | 
Austria Phil_1337 
Wow
2018-02-02 10:22
WOW
2018-02-02 10:22
#24
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Brazil FaelEz 
Vp Sk Astralis G2 C9
2018-02-02 10:22
-VP +NiP
2018-02-02 10:43
2018-02-02 12:56
#134
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Denmark Enggaard 
SS is confirmed
2018-02-02 10:47
u forgot Faze :/
2018-02-02 10:53
#200
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Brazil IguiN 
SK FAZE C9 G2 ASTRALIS
2018-02-02 11:25
#231
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Brazil FaelEz 
Agree
2018-02-02 12:00
the problem of BLAST events is that only 6 teams. I prefier 16 teams always.
2018-02-02 10:22
#155
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Turkey Kuyt11 
Prefire
2018-02-02 10:53
lul
2018-02-02 11:12
Proof
2018-02-03 03:48
#30
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Turkey gruff35 
excellent
2018-02-02 10:22
#33
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Turkey AtheismFTW 
You will not be silencing us FalleN the librarian.
2018-02-02 10:23
OH GOD ITS HAPPENING
2018-02-02 10:23
5 predicted invites. Faze, SK, Cloud9, Astralis, Mousesports
2018-02-02 10:23
what about G2?
2018-02-02 10:24
I think they'll invite those 5. I don't see room for G2 in my guess.
2018-02-02 10:25
#82
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Romania Tise 
G2 hasn't been that convincing outside of BO1s
2018-02-02 10:30
#338
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France LanaRhoades 
they lost against the winner , this wasn't a good day for them , no excuses but it's pretty cool , it's been 2 years a french team goes out from groups , so next time it'll be better for sure :)
2018-02-02 13:17
#366
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Romania Tise 
Little bit unsure about it since they did exactly what Na'Vi did in the previous E-League major - Go 3-0 and immediately lose convincingly in the play-offs.
2018-02-02 13:44
yea I remember that, 92% of people picked NaVi in Pickems to win, I remember that shit like it was yesterday maybe its because I am a bit of an Astralis fan :D
2018-02-02 16:42
#485
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Romania Tise 
Good on you, mate :D
2018-02-02 16:46
#532
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France LanaRhoades 
but navi is a bad team , they never won major , they never convince everyone in a competition. Overrated shit team , nad their objective was to go out of the ggroups for be legends , go watch vakarm interviews.
2018-02-03 11:26
#83
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Romania Tise 
I would swap Astralis for Fnatic, tbh
2018-02-02 10:30
Astralis is owned by the company who runs BLAST.
2018-02-02 10:31
#89
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Romania Tise 
Is it ? Then I guess it's bound to happen.
2018-02-02 10:32
#138
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Denmark Enggaard 
SS is confirmed
2018-02-02 10:48
That's why I didn't mention them. It would be dumb to guess a team when they already tell you who it is.
2018-02-02 11:14
#37
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Sweden drakendilf 
I feel bad for turkey, wish they could've gotten a nicer event to host,.Blast pro is a nightmare that is probably going to repeat itself in istanbul. Also the lamest format in any CS tournament in history!
2018-02-02 10:23
#141
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Denmark Enggaard 
Would say that it was okay, but the format could be much better
2018-02-02 10:48
it's a good start tho. maybe if crowd make people love themselves we can see more events in here.
2018-02-02 11:13
#317
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Turkey 0vercast 
Maybe that is why they give it Turkey to host.
2018-02-02 13:02
Better than nothing,
2018-02-02 13:17
#39
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Turkey talhagunes60 
Hell yeaaaaaaa
2018-02-02 10:23
#42
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United States AjAjCaptain 
SS, SK, FAZE, C9, G2, MOUZ
2018-02-02 10:24
Wow who would have guess Space Soldiers
2018-02-02 10:25
#43
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Albania VeryBadGuy 
LOL
2018-02-02 10:24
#46
Turkey ckr^ 
WTF
2018-02-02 10:24
#47
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Turkey vortex1g 
THATS HAPPENIN BOIS.
2018-02-02 10:24
#554
swag | 
Turkey KeremHmz 
Yea finally
2018-02-04 00:59
#54
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Denmark Xipingu 
Lmao gg
2018-02-02 10:25
BLAST huh? Nice :D
2018-02-02 10:25
#58
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World Quaresmania 
PogChamp PogChamp PogChamp
2018-02-02 10:25
#59
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Turkey CagEEE 
Omfg about time there is actually a huge event in Turkey now everyone can see how beautiful Turkey is, and players can experience Turkey. I'm going to this event can't wait to meet SS.
2018-02-02 10:25
"Now everyone can see how beautiful Turkey is" let's hope they show up in the interlude of an uprising against Erdogan.
2018-02-02 10:28
#77
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Turkey CagEEE 
XD, thanks not everyone supports Erdogan though thats the thing.
2018-02-02 10:29
#548
mOE | 
Turkey waselt 
Not everyone supports erdogan? Hell I’ve never seen someone who support erdogan in person lul
2018-02-03 23:22
#555
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Turkey CagEEE 
XD true.
2018-02-04 02:44
Huge event? Blast aint that big and It will be explosive af for sure tho
2018-02-02 10:34
#103
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Turkey CagEEE 
Thanks <3
2018-02-02 10:35
nice xd
2018-02-02 10:25
#65
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Turkey Kuyt11 
Ty blast series to helping the turkish scene
2018-02-02 10:26
Cngrts you will have tier3838383838383838383 event in country noone will accept invite from good tema
2018-02-02 10:30
#96
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Romania Tise 
Mad cuz Blast Series in Denmark flopped ?)))
2018-02-02 10:33
#143
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Denmark Enggaard 
Flopped? Lol
2018-02-02 10:50
#206
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Romania Tise 
The event did have a 1 day delay, if I recall correctly ? Don't take it by heart, it's just banter
2018-02-02 11:30
If it was 1 day delay in dennmark in turkey it will be week delay
2018-02-02 11:58
#456
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Turkey Alkapon3131 
we will see
2018-02-02 15:24
No we wont cuz of delay
2018-02-02 16:17
#537
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Denmark Whispyy 
LOL
2018-02-03 13:52
Its true
2018-02-03 14:55
he isn't from denmark LOL he is a kid from czechia that full of hate about SS or turkey and thinks extatus are the best team in the world. he was known as Eric__Cartman.
2018-02-02 11:16
Lol no nt dennmark has atleast good scene SS meh
2018-02-02 11:58
nt eric. we all know you are a delusional extatus fan.
2018-02-02 12:00
Enjoy your blast lan noscener
2018-02-02 12:00
so you don't refuse that you're him. atleast i'm not fakeflagging.
2018-02-02 12:10
Im from dennmark idiot so kys
2018-02-02 16:17
True
2018-02-02 11:17
Blast was the worst event of 2017, maybe it will be the worst event of 2018.....
2018-02-02 10:26
#70
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Greece Gianopoulos 
Nice..
2018-02-02 10:27
#71
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Sweden pontus767 
C9 100 %
2018-02-02 10:27
#72
LeX | 
Russia mddn 
Istanbul... now blast breaks record for 3h delay?
2018-02-02 10:27
HellRaisers maybe because of woxic???
2018-02-02 10:28
no
2018-02-02 10:32
sad
2018-02-02 11:21
Worst vent of 2018 incoming,held in 3rd world,didnt invite the crowned champions instead of them some tier37373737373773737 team
2018-02-02 10:29
#85
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Turkey DebbSoray 
Can'be worse than Kopenhag. 1st world and 1 day delay. Wow.
2018-02-02 10:31
Trust istanbul with ugly turkish crowd and nisceen will be way worse
2018-02-02 10:32
#523
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Turkey DebbSoray 
Istanbul is bigger than your all country and still smaller than your racism. Not good.
2018-02-02 23:54
Cant even type copenhagen right
2018-02-02 10:32
Its probably the turkish name of it
2018-02-02 10:48
#156
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Kuwait Yarrak 
Typing "probably" to hide that you are a turk lul
2018-02-02 10:54
Im turkish but honestly i dont know the turkish word for copenhagen since its my 2nd language
2018-02-02 12:30
#321
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Turkey 0vercast 
We call it Kopenhag. He may not know the English version of it and that is a normal situation
2018-02-02 13:06
#521
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Turkey DebbSoray 
Pasha writes Istambule and so do Spanishs. Names of cities and countries are not like ''there is one and only version of it.'' I'm not sure if we argue about name of the Kopenhag or event that took place there. and you should get a life ASAP to get rid of this hate.
2018-02-02 23:53
#80
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Turkey cagataygs5 
WTFFFFFFFFFFF ahahaahhahaha so gooddddd
2018-02-02 10:29
#86
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Slovakia TatKo 
"record-breaking" sure
2018-02-02 10:31
#94
paz | 
Sweden daboxD 
Wow ISTANBUL
2018-02-02 10:32
#95
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Germany Dayjay 
Can't wait for more delays.
2018-02-02 10:33
Amazing City For Istanbul
2018-02-02 10:34
#99
ScreaM | 
Turkey tanseel 
WELCOME :)
2018-02-02 10:34
#100
woxic | 
Turkey EydeX 
omg finaly
2018-02-02 10:34
Waduhek Btw other 5 Sk Astralis Fnatic Faze C9
2018-02-02 10:35
will be great tournament
2018-02-02 10:36
NOICE
2018-02-02 10:40
#118
Turkey ao1 
LMAO WHAT
2018-02-02 10:42
Oh no
2018-02-02 10:42
#126
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Finland hotdog^ 
boring
2018-02-02 10:43
#129
SpawN | 
Bulgaria Sickzz_ 
Blast Pro Series Sofia pleass
2018-02-02 10:44
If cs fans are as enthusiastic as football fans, this will be great tournament.
2018-02-02 10:46
#398
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Turkey orox2 
probably fans don't have a fuckin single idea about esports except watching some SS matches and writing BOT ngiN.Most of fans don't know about culture of esports. They'll be similar to football fans and probably gonna cheer some shit like oOooOo SS! or swear words to opponents. lel
2018-02-02 14:27
#549
mOE | 
Turkey waselt 
I consider going to that event to cheer c9 but side of me says people will just cheer religious chants idk what to do
2018-02-03 23:26
#551
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Turkey orox2 
possible but majority of fans little bois so if they try to stop you punch their non-exist balls and tell them sit the fuck down. Ez
2018-02-03 23:48
#557
mOE | 
Turkey waselt 
Nice thinking. Liked it.
2018-02-04 16:52
LOL
2018-02-06 17:42
#130: Thinking the same!
2018-02-02 15:32
Better than boston
2018-02-02 10:46
#136
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Poland Hell2k 
1 day delay and better than boston omegalul
2018-02-02 10:47
im talking about the crowd..
2018-02-02 12:57
#133
Maka | 
Russia YIKES! 
Guys don't fucking worry if they pay they won't have any ping money does everything.
2018-02-02 10:46
#308
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Turkey Thunderball 
nice brain brother keep goin like this..
2018-02-02 12:57
#379
Maka | 
Russia YIKES! 
brother its not nice brain its mindset and its not my mindset its our countries mindset
2018-02-02 14:06
Well atleast you get good kebab there
2018-02-02 10:47
#139
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Turkey mhtZB 
Finally <3
2018-02-02 10:48
#144
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Kuwait Yarrak 
OMFG
2018-02-02 10:51
#282
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Turkey onuRRRR 
greetings from Alapli knk :D
2018-02-02 12:44
#473
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Kuwait Yarrak 
greetings :)
2018-02-02 16:01
#491
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Vietnam FAKTARES 
caycuma represent amk
2018-02-02 17:27
#499
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Kuwait Yarrak 
u from caycuma?
2018-02-02 18:22
#512
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Vietnam FAKTARES 
no but I've been to :D
2018-02-02 20:26
#513
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Kuwait Yarrak 
caycuma best yoghurt
2018-02-02 20:54
Can’t imagine crowd Fucking LUL
2018-02-02 10:51
#159
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Turkey Kuyt11 
If it isn't at least +17 or +18 i dont want to imagine. We all lmow how ss fan base (i mean kids) are cancer
2018-02-02 10:55
I just hope there will be soundproof booths, if not then itll be worse than boston and blast pro copenhagen
2018-02-02 11:57
At least +17 amk
2018-02-02 12:07
silver kids will attack ngin maybe xd
2018-02-02 14:09
#402
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Turkey orox2 
nah they don't have balls. They will cry for a selfie when they see ngiN and will shitpost about ngin when they arrive home
2018-02-02 14:30
yep this sounds more likely XDD
2018-02-02 14:31
#424
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Turkey Kuyt11 
+1
2018-02-02 14:48
#482
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Turkey CHAMPTZ 
THIS^ LOL
2018-02-02 16:34
Ülker sports arena
2018-02-02 10:52
ez Gomis
2018-02-02 13:36
#405
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Turkey orox2 
TT arena too far Ulker arena is too small for other options Vodafone arena seems ok
2018-02-02 14:32
Vp will get invite
2018-02-02 10:52
Yeeeeeeesss but im living Izmir, i wish i was in Istanbul.. :(
2018-02-02 10:57
#318
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Greece knk74 
how far is izmir to istanbul 800km ?
2018-02-02 13:03
#323
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Turkey 0vercast 
500
2018-02-02 13:08
#550
mOE | 
Turkey waselt 
Just take the plane ffs It’s not like you’re traveling overseas
2018-02-03 23:28
#160
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Turkey Kuyt11 
C9 invited %99
2018-02-02 10:56
FeelsGoodKebab But its rly nice to see tourneys not only in EU and NA
2018-02-02 11:03
#319
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Greece knk74 
istanbul is 55% in europe so i would call it an eu event
2018-02-02 13:05
Worst events BLAST PRO DELAYS
2018-02-02 11:06
Niceee
2018-02-02 11:06
LUL
2018-02-02 11:07
niceeeeee
2018-02-02 11:11
YES YES YEAASS FINALLY.. IT LL HELP THE TURKISH COMMUNITY A LOT
2018-02-02 11:11
lol
2018-02-02 11:15
#195
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Brazil ThiagoBuccos 
SS SK FaZe C9 G2 +1
2018-02-02 11:20
#539
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Denmark Whispyy 
Nip
2018-02-03 13:55
#540
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Denmark Whispyy 
Or VP
2018-02-03 13:55
#544
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Brazil ThiagoBuccos 
I prefer NiP :)
2018-02-03 14:13
#545
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Denmark Whispyy 
Too
2018-02-03 14:15
#199
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France p2l 
they should invite C9 too, major champions + tarik
2018-02-02 11:24
#325
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Turkey 0vercast 
Probably they will
2018-02-02 13:09
#202
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Turkey Sekolelele 
NICE !
2018-02-02 11:28
#203
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Turkey Diacryses 
HOLY SHIT IM READY JUST TAKE MY MONEY
2018-02-02 11:29
date of the event when?
2018-02-02 11:33
'Details regarding the date, the venue, and ticket sales have not yet been revealed, with the only confirmed information being that the tournament will take place this summer.'
2018-02-02 16:09
#209
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Asia tyrkjaranid 
Space Soldiers Cloud9 Virtus.pro G2 FaZe SK
2018-02-02 11:34
this tournament will be unwatchable , turks are dumb and fanatic.
2018-02-02 11:35
%65 true
2018-02-02 12:08
#339
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Turkey Kuyt11 
Nah spaces > fnatic
2018-02-02 13:17
#500
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Germany Kereka 
i dont think that being fanatic is a bad thing
2018-02-02 18:25
come to istanbul, there so different and beautiful city..
2018-02-02 11:36
#214
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Slovakia twat 
SK C9 G2 Faze Astralis Space soldiers Nice
2018-02-02 11:36
#217
kNgV- | 
Turkey yagoD 
- SS - Nip - C9 - North - Ago - Hell Raisers
2018-02-02 11:42
#267
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France plagueis 
nip ? ago ? north ? hr ?
2018-02-02 12:33
nip ? hahaahah
2018-02-02 13:35
Tickets will be very expensive
2018-02-02 11:55
#238
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New Zealand onelover11 
it will be great !! what is prize pool ?
2018-02-02 12:05
#261
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Belgium BIG__DADDY 
$250k
2018-02-02 12:26
#309
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New Zealand onelover11 
ok thanks))
2018-02-02 12:57
#251
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Saudi Arabia ibrahimTH 
is this the second tournament(international) in the ME? #1 esl esea dubai
2018-02-02 12:12
lol
2018-02-02 12:17
I'm sure it will be great GL to maj3r and co and i hope they will invite relevant teams like SK,Faze,c9,fnatic and not some shit invite to teams like VP,astralis... who are overrated as fuck
2018-02-02 12:17
Fnatic 2018 is most overrated team in cs history
2018-02-02 12:49
this sentence just doesnt make any sense right now
2018-02-02 12:50
SK SS fnc astralis faze c9
2018-02-02 12:23
fnc xD
2018-02-02 16:29
take my money
2018-02-02 12:32
when? -june -july -agust
2018-02-02 12:32
August
2018-02-02 13:00
ty
2018-02-02 14:10
I dont know exactly :) I just hope
2018-02-02 14:54
#268
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France plagueis 
I can go to this event
2018-02-02 12:34
Omg not again taht shitshow Blast... Rather take gaming paradise to irganize a tournament...
2018-02-02 12:35
#271
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Macau Bent0 
1 day event pukeeeeee 1 day delayed too pukeeeeeeee
2018-02-02 12:38
#277
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Turkey RivS99 
come to besiktas
2018-02-02 12:41
#280
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Brazil m4ri 
lmao
2018-02-02 12:42
#487
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Germany Payynnkilla 
lol
2018-02-02 16:47
#284
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Turkey onuRRRR 
NOICE
2018-02-02 12:45
#292
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Germany uRaguuu 
I see it coming, they show a nice skyline from istanbul and all facist turks are coming and shout "turkey best country!!!" "strongest countryyyyyyy usa is noob" "best city in the world!!!!" I get headache from turks who seriously are thinking they are the best nation
2018-02-02 12:51
I get headache from germans who like Japan and anime LUL im not even turkish
2018-02-02 12:57
#334
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Turkey 0vercast 
Yes there are some that type of Turkish people but have you ever considered about their percentage in whole population ? Why do you ignore the majority ?
2018-02-02 13:15
#488
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Germany Payynnkilla 
thats so much bullshit, my eyes are bleeding..
2018-02-02 16:48
omg they have really bad internet,plus it's ez for SK
2018-02-02 12:57
#304
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Canada gritabit 
And we thought the production at Copenhagen was bad... INB4 MULTIPLE DELAYS AND STREAM PROBLEMS
2018-02-02 12:57
jealous swede danish events always is best !
2018-02-02 13:09
#514
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Canada gritabit 
I'm not Swedish, but I can definitely say that Malmö > BLAST. At least we could watch all the games at Malmö.
2018-02-02 20:56
#326
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Turkey hxlo 
sad but true
2018-02-02 13:09
#335
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Finland t33mu 
navi invite xaxaxa
2018-02-02 13:15
Does the Turkish CS fan base like Tarik? Just wondering
2018-02-02 13:20
yes
2018-02-02 13:22
Cool*
2018-02-02 13:51
Yes
2018-02-02 13:34
Of course man. We all love tarik in Turkey. SKADADDY!
2018-02-02 14:57
That’s great to know!
2018-02-02 17:47
yes
2018-02-02 15:23
turkey is cool tourism country but political situation there is shit
2018-02-02 13:20
blast worst event ever
2018-02-02 13:32
#368
Aleksib | 
Denmark megz 
We need to see North and Astralis here. This rivalry will be legendary no matter who ends up filling the vacant spot!
2018-02-02 13:47
+C9 +SK +fnatic +G2 +FaZe
2018-02-02 13:48
#372
NiKo | 
Europe trey_ 
holy shit twitch chat will be even more retarded :)
2018-02-02 13:50
#416
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Turkey orox2 
>2018 >reading twitch chat
2018-02-02 14:43
#430
NiKo | 
Europe trey_ 
>2018 >writing actual year and "doing" normal thing
2018-02-02 14:52
#435
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Turkey orox2 
>reading twitch chat > normal thing swh* >getting cancer
2018-02-02 14:56
#443
NiKo | 
Europe trey_ 
you are on hltv and you actually call twitch chat cancerous kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk it is cancerous but youre a hypocrite
2018-02-02 15:09
#497
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Turkey orox2 
HLTV is cancerous when u give attention to 12yo junior hitlers, bait threads and fangays. except of these it is ok inb4 internet is cancerous
2018-02-02 17:56
#506
NiKo | 
Europe trey_ 
+1 tho twitch chat is cancerous but i enjoy reading it af, the mix of retards and funny people
2018-02-02 19:06
#381
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France BaguetteArmy 
-C9 -Sk -Faze -G2 -Virtus.throw since they always get invited to tournaments even tho there shit.
2018-02-02 14:08
#507
NiKo | 
Europe trey_ 
naah they weren't invited to last blast faze, sk, c9, g2 and fnatic probably at least i hope so
2018-02-02 19:07
#387
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Australia StVincent 
turok is going to home ! easy for c9 !!!!!! Tyler 'Skadoodle' Latham Timothy 'autimatic' Ta Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip Tarik 'tarik' Celik Will 'RUSH' Wierzba who's the Daddy?... SKA DADDY! "The Daddy you never knew you had!"
2018-02-02 14:13
Oh yea baby ISTANBUL
2018-02-02 14:16
#395
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Poland ramones1 
gud
2018-02-02 14:23
fkin lit. WIsh I could go. This BLAST series will be better since they will (hopefull) have solved the tech issues.
2018-02-02 14:38
#413
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Malta turtanak 
nice
2018-02-02 14:41
#419
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Morocco Shadowdances 
+vp i'm pretty sure because pasha said his twitter before there is gonna be big tournament in turkey <3
2018-02-02 14:43
a random guy on hltv told this like 3 months ago
2018-02-02 14:54
Awesome stuff! Hopefully SpaceSoldiers will take it, that would be something. Turkish fans can be SO loud.
2018-02-02 15:19
You're right, It can be most loudly tournament ever. This kind of things are so important for most of Turks.
2018-02-02 15:37
I hope so, thanks for your good wishes :)
2018-02-02 15:40
Anytime :) Nice to see there are some pleasant people too in the comment section ;) A question: How big is CS:GO in Turkey? Will many be willing to pay to see live matches, do you think?
2018-02-02 19:14
Yeah it's really hard to find respectful and kind people on hltv (actually not just hltv, all around the world I think) Here is my thoughts about your questions: Well, majority of Turkish Community knows csgo and also supports Space Soldiers but on the other hand, there are no Turkish teams like Space Soldiers (at every level) at the moment. So as you can see, they (kind of) monopolized TR CS scene. Secondly, I would definitely go to that tournament if I solve my school schedule. I really want to see pasha and Faze members especially olof and rain. I'm sure many of us will go to that tournament especially istanbulite ppl. Anyway, it will be so much fun :D Have a nice day :)
2018-02-02 23:53
Great, that sounds promising. Let's hope for an awesome event! Have a good weekend! :)
2018-02-03 00:33
Nice gonna fly there if it's at a good date
2018-02-02 15:22
#455
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Brazil baldok1 
Even Turkey has a great tournament and Brazil doesn't
2018-02-02 15:24
#472
woxic | 
Turkey EydeX 
even ? lol
2018-02-02 16:01
EPL ?
2018-02-02 16:34
Brazil had EPL finals and they fucked up.
2018-02-02 17:29
#502
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Germany Kereka 
EPL finals?
2018-02-02 18:29
#519
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Brazil baldok1 
yepp, we had EPL once... but tell me, we're breaking tournaments for 2 years long, wdf just one big tournament ? Romania had a major, Turkey is having one hell of a tournament now, Germany always had ESL Cologne, Poland with Katowice... Why do we had just one tournament ? We're a great power to CSGO scene and just one ? We deserve more... You all know that.
2018-02-02 22:32
#525
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Canada Ayton 
brazil had EPL and players had to hire bodyguards for their own protection. Turkey isnt as fucked up as Brazil lol
2018-02-03 00:35
#558
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Brazil baldok1 
oh really ? I was there and they were walking freely through the crowd, without anyone anoying then whenever it's not a good time. The event was amazing because of that, people recognize when they wanna talk and when they don't. Now go de-ice yourself.
2018-02-04 17:43
I'll take one of you Best kebabber in Istanbul when you came.
2018-02-02 15:34
nice
2018-02-02 15:37
PogChamp i wont miss it 4sure
2018-02-02 15:59
Finally
2018-02-02 16:08
ez vactares
2018-02-02 16:22
#489
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France ultrA5755 
Oh nice ! That's a good news now. Greek and Bulgarian neighbour fans will be welcomed. Turkey is a beautiful country and Istanbul is the heart of this beauty. GG
2018-02-02 16:54
It should be a great event pending team composition
2018-02-02 17:10
delay 1 day pro series
2018-02-02 17:28
#494
tarik | 
Turkey Nefer26 
Hashtag: #Welcome to hell ! Hahahahah
2018-02-02 17:32
The problem with Blast is that teams play at the same time, i hate that. I wanna watch all the games.
2018-02-02 17:49
#498
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Turkey orox2 
I would like to see smth like EPICENTER or Starladder in Istanbul but BLAST is very good option to start to home these kind of tourneys
2018-02-02 18:01
#501
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Germany Kereka 
First big cs tournament for turkey, right? I hope this will boost the esports community in turkey, only 1 top esports team from turkey isnt enough I would really consider to go to the event if its scheduled for late august
2018-02-02 18:28
#503
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Norway anMu 
Omg turkish crowd
2018-02-02 18:31
#508
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Turkey TeleriaN 
xd
2018-02-02 19:08
Hahahah what bro
2018-02-03 03:51
what a nice city Istanbul is, wow goodjob!
2018-02-02 18:37
Yeah gonna be there
2018-02-02 23:53
Hell yeah dude ty blast series i love You and you made right choice
2018-02-03 03:50
Ez for Xantares
2018-02-03 04:37
#533
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Turkey LeGentleman 
Woooo hooo
2018-02-03 12:03
#534
kebab | 
Turkey Styyx 
Tarik come to besiktas
2018-02-03 12:08
Yess
2018-02-03 12:21
i really like blast pro series :)
2018-02-03 14:11
#552
rain | 
Slovakia verg1ll 
BLAST in middle east i arent thinking that
2018-02-03 23:54
#553
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Sweden 4Sweeeden 
Space Soldiers +SK Gaming +Cloud9 (cuz Tarik) +Hellraisers (cuz w0xic) +G2 (idk) +North (Cuz i want to see new North on LAN)
2018-02-03 23:59
#556
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Turkey GrodNo23 
Ez for ss, noones live in turkey without turkish
2018-02-04 07:15
#561
mOE | 
Azerbaijan yaboiiii 
Blast Pro Series: Terrorist attack announced.
2018-02-08 18:30
#562
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Turkey hxlo 
i hope they will invite hellraisers,cloud9,astralis/nip,faze and sk
2018-02-09 17:21
#563
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Europe Addomix 
inv virtus.pro NEOOOO come to Istanbul
2018-02-09 17:51
#565
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Turkey Thunderball 
nt not gonna happen
2018-02-12 19:47
#566
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Slovakia bombmeister 
+SK +C9 +FaZe +HR +Astralis/fnatic
2018-02-12 19:48
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