Esports information platform GRID Esports has actually signed up with forces with a variety of tournament organisers to develop a brand-new global circuit for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO).
Some of the business associated with the circuit consist of FACEIT, Relog Media and Fantasyexpo, in addition to other local organisers commissioned by the platform.
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The Champion of Champions Tour (CCT) will include a $3.4 m (~ ₤ 2.76 m) reward swimming pool split throughout North America, South America andEurope
GRID will offer information management services for thecircuit Meanwhile, 5 ‘foundational partners’ will help in the operation of the CCT. The establishing partners are FACEIT, Relog Media, Black Molly Entertainment, Eden Esports, and Fantasyexpo.
Starting in June 2022, local online competitions with a $1.8 m (~ ₤ 1.46 m) reward swimming pool will happen. Various LAN occasions will likewise function as qualifiers for the Global Finals happening in 2024.
Tom Warburton, COO of GRID Esports, spoke on CCT’s launch: “Our objective is to build into the community of expert Counter-Strike throughout several tiers, supplying a chance for emerging, local esports skill to show themselves and shine.
“We are excited to partner with leading esports partners worldwide to enable sustainable growth of the scene and support the professionalisation of our industry as a whole.”
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According to a release, the CCT intends to ‘build into the ecosystem of professional Counter-Strike’ by supplying local skill with a platform to display their capability on a global phase. Further info on industrial collaborations and tournament structure will be revealed at a later date.
Esports Insider states: Armed with a wealth of skilled organisers and tournament operators, the Champion of Champions Tour has actually laid a strong base for it to build on over the next 2 years. With millions on the line, the tournament circuit is most likely to draw in lots of attention from groups and prospective partners.
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