ESL has announced that it will host a four-team tournament in Bucharest early next month with €50,000 (~$57,000) on the line.
The tournament will be held at the Romexpo indoor arena as part of the Bucharest Gaming Week on December 9, one day after the finals of the ESL Southeast Europe Championship, the biggest league in the region.
The winner of the SEE league will be joined by two invitees and by the winner of an online qualifier in the tournament, which will feature a single-elimination, best-of-three format.
The open qualifiers will be held on the next two Saturdays and will both have three spots in the closed stage up for grabs. The six qualified teams will be joined by two invitees local to the SEE scene in the closed qualifier, scheduled for November 26-28.
Registration for the open qualifiers can be done via the following links:
The prize money breakdown for the tournament is the following:
1. - €25,000 (~$28,555)
2. - €12,500 (~$14,275)
3-4. - €6,250 (~$7,135)