Arbalet Cup Almaty 2010 has been announced to place August 14-15th in the hometown of Murat "Arbalet" Zhumashevich.
The tournament is set to hand out a total prize purse of $2,000 to the best teams from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. The tournament will also make the use of one of the maps sent in for the Arbalet Cup map contest, which goes by the name de_hell.
Day one will see a group stage, where two groups of six teams will battle for two playoffs spots per group. On day two the playoffs will be played best-of-three maps in a single elimination bracket.
The tournament will count twelve teams, with ten teams know at the current stage:
It is reported that the event might gather the 2009 lineup of k23, which all counts retired players, but also some of the finest talent in Kazakhstan.
Possible lineup for k23 at Arbalet Cup Almaty:
Alexander "beAst" Yakovlev
Anvar "anv1k" Nassyrov
Dauren "AdreN" Kystaubayev
Malik "N1ck3L" Sualirov
Michael "MihaO" Makashev
It will all take place at the GoSu LAN center, the same place where Arbalet Cup Asia took place in early January. Make sure to check back for more coverage from Arbalet Cup Almaty 2010.