Asian Challenge League revealed with ~$80,000 prize pool

eZlo
March 11th, 2018 17:19

DouyuTV has revealed a brand new CS:GO competition in Asia, the Asian Challenge League, with a total prize-pool of 500,000 CNY (~$80,000).

The Asian Challenge League will span four online seasons, which will run from March to November, with two spots at the offline finals and a 50,000 CNY (~$7,900) prize-pool on offer in each of those.

The competition will then culminate with the 300,000 CNY (~$47,400) finals by the end of the year, whose dates, location and format will be revealed closer to the event.

shuadapai's Eclipse have been confirmed for the first online season

According to the announcement, the Asian Challenge League intends "to provide a platform for Asian teams and to promote Asian CS:GO development". The online seasons will take place in the following months:

Asian Challenge Series 1: March-April
Asian Challenge Series 2: May-June
Asian Challenge Series 3: August-September
Asian Challenge Series 4: October-November

Each season will kick off with a best-of-one round-robin group stage, with the playoffs stage being a best-of-three, single-elimination bracket. The participating teams for the first season are the following:

China Eclipse China Lynn Vision
Thailand Beyond China ROAR
China GrayToad China MAX
Korea GOSU China JSBF

The breakdown of the prize pool for the offline event is the following:

1. 150,000 CNY (~$23,700)
2. 100,000 CNY (~$15,800)
3. 50,000 CNY (~$7,900)

Chinese cs lul
2018-03-11 17:20
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Austria shaakeh 
Too much
2018-03-11 17:20
ez for Vega oh wait... They just stopped inviting them)
2018-03-11 17:31
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France ManuelFerrara 
lul
2018-03-11 17:20
#4
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Brazil FaelEz 
wtf team
2018-03-11 17:20
Da fuk
2018-03-11 17:20
gg
2018-03-11 17:20
#9
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Netherlands C9ROPZZ 
Asian cs lol
2018-03-11 17:21
Ez tier 5
2018-03-11 17:21
#12
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Greece Poor_Noob 
wtf no
2018-03-11 17:21
#15
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Canada _Dark__ 
tyloo?
2018-03-11 17:21
Atleast they trying
2018-03-11 17:22
#17
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Russia homeboi 
2nd place 150k?
2018-03-11 17:22
GOSU #1
2018-03-11 17:23
#19
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Korea XigNw0w 
Three Kim's op
2018-03-11 17:24
#20
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Czech Republic Puget 
nice, good to see them trying to improve their lv of cs
2018-03-11 17:25
LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL 4Head
2018-03-11 18:10
#26
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Indonesia Lya 
Very good for CS community in Asia 😀
2018-03-11 18:25
First
2018-03-11 18:54
Asian money laundering league
2018-03-11 19:59
#29
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China Fac3e 
Nice to see growing Asian Community! Go Asia.
2018-03-12 03:21
#30
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China Fac3e 
ROAR & GOSU new Power in IEM .
2018-03-12 03:33
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