Gamers Without Borders with $2 million charity CS:GO tournament
Gamers Without Borders has announced the next tournament of its $10 million esports initiative, featuring six of the world's best Counter-Strike teams.
Described as the "gaming world's biggest battle yet", Gamers Without Borders is a series of esports tournaments put together by the Saudi Arabian Federation for Electronic and Intellectual Sports (SAFEIS) aimed at uniting gamers in the fight against Covid-19 by raising awareness about the work that international charities are doing amidst the ongoing pandemic.
Scheduled for May 29-31, the CS:GO tournament will feature six teams from the European and CIS regions, four of which currently inside the top five in the world rankings.
The teams participating in this three-day tournament, which will be produced by ESL, will donate their portion of the $2 million prize money to "one of many international charities fighting on the front-line against the spread of coronavirus", according to Gamers Without Borders.
Below you can find the list of participants for the CS:GO competition:
CS:GO is the fifth esports title to be featured in the Gamers Without Borders initiative, after PUBG, Rainbow Six Siege, Dota 2 and Fortnite. The sixth and last charity event will run from June 5-7, with the name of the game expected to be revealed soon.