cs_summit 2 viewer's guide
With cs_summit 2 set to start tomorrow, we have put together a viewer's guide with all the information you need regarding the tournament.
Running during this weekend, the event organized by Beyond The Summit which is to be played behind closed doors in Los Angeles will see eight teams battle it out for a share of the $150,000 prize-pool.
Only one of the participants has qualified for the event, Heroic, while the organization has invited squads such as the defending champions SK, Cloud9, and Liquid, who will be debuting Keith "NAF" Markovic as their new fifth player.
Below you can find all of the first-round match-ups:
|North||vs. Vega Squadron|
The full schedule of the tournament is the following:
|Thursday, February 8th|
|21:00||North||vs. Vega Squadron||BO3|
|Friday, February 9th|
|18:00||UB semi-final #1||BO3|
|21:00||UB semi-final #2||BO3|
|00:00||LB round 1 #1||BO3|
|03:00||LB round 1 #2||BO3|
|Saturday, February 10th|
|18:00||LB semi-final #1||BO3|
|21:00||LB semi-final #2||BO3|
|Sunday, February 11th|
* The team coming from the upper-bracket will have an automatic 1-0 advantage.
As for the on-air talent lineup, the likes of Robin "Fifflaren" Johansson, James Bardolph, Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert and Sean "seang@res" Gares will be responsible for narrating the action, whilst Heather "sapphiRe" Garozzo and David "prius" Kuntz will be observing the matches.
It isn't uncommon at the Beyond The Summit House that some of the players attending the event join the talent to commentate matches not played by their teams.
The full broadcast talent roster is as follows:
Robin "Fifflaren" Johansson – Commentator
James Bardolph – Commentator
Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert – Commentator
Tres "stunna" Saranthus – Commentator
Mohan "launders" Govindasamy – Commentator
Sean "seang@res" Gares – Commentator
Finally, here is how the $150,000 prize-pool will be distributed among the eight teams: