A New EPICENTER Event in CS:GO Announced with $300,000 at Stake
2018-08-15

A New EPICENTER Event in CS:GO Announced with $300,000 at Stake

Epic Esports Events have revealed the first information on their next Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event EPICENTER 2018. The tournament will be back to Moscow in October of this year, with ten teams competing for a $300,000 prize pool.

The main event will take place in Moscow on October 23-28, with the playoffs stage being played at Park of Legends ice palace. The half of the participants will receive direct invites from the organizers, while four teams will have to make it through the regional qualifiers in Europe, CIS, America and Asia. The last participant will be determined by the Wild Card stage.

Dates:

Main Event:

Group Stage: October 23th – 25h

Playoffs: October 27th – 28h

Closed Qualifiers:

Europe – September 5-6th

America – September 8-9th

CIS – October 5-6th

Asia – TBD

Open Qualifiers:

Europe – August 19th

America – August 21st

CIS – September 24th – October 1st

Asia – TBD

The previous EPICENTER CS:GO event was held at Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. It featured a $500,000 prize pool. In the grand final SK Gaming defeated Virtus.pro with a score of 3-2, receiving $250,000 in prize money.