EMS with €2,500 first prize

September 10th, 2012 17:05

The Electronic Sports League (ESL) has announced more details regarding the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament for the upcoming season of the ESL Major Series.

Earlier in the month, the ESL revealed that CS:GO had replaced CS:Source in the EMS and that Valve's new FPS game would feature a €5,000 competition.

The prize distribution for the tournament has now been revealed, with the winner taking home €2,500, while the runner-up and the third-placed team will receive €1,500 and €1,000, respectively.

Moreover, the ESL has indicated that the national qualifiers will run from September 17 through to October 7.

Due to the fact that there has not been an EPS season in CS:GO in any country, all teams will have to qualify for the EMS.

Prior to the main EMS round, there will be two qualifying rounds which feature teams from all over Europe, though the number of slots allocated to each country has not yet been disclosed.

  • Main Round : 12 slots
  • Qualification Round 2 : 12 slots
  • Qualification Round 1 : 24 slots

In order to stay up to date on the national qualifiers, the ESL asks teams to check their country page.

2012-09-10 17:08
2012-09-10 17:09
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Slovakia MoOnTy 
lets go
2012-09-10 17:16
After i saw that there could be a 1.6 million tournament those tournaments are not really interesting.
2012-09-10 17:17
2012-09-10 17:53
Valve will have to choose 16 teams, those teams have to play small tournaments to prove themselves
2012-09-10 18:04
Spain Jon10 
Not Bad!
2012-09-10 17:33
lol nice !
2012-09-10 18:45
Norway dufFstAr 
upcoming money:p
2012-09-10 19:07
Those hillarious prizemoneys.
2012-09-10 22:01
so.. CS:GO have better prize money then CS 1.6...
2012-09-10 23:44
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