FACEIT will host the two online qualifiers (Q1 & Q2) for the PGL CS:GO Championship Series Kick-off Season, with each being split in two phases: an open bracket and a closed bracket.
Four teams from each open qualifier will move on to face the eight invited teams in the closed bracket phase.
The second phase will include the quarter-finals, semifinals and grand finals that will decide the two teams which will snatch up the last two spots in the group stage of the PGL CS:GO Championship Series Kick-off Season.
Registrations for the qualifiers will begin tomorrow, February 19, and will close on February 27.
Open Bracket (Q1 and Q2)
February 28th – March 1st
Closed bracket (Q1 and Q2)
March 2 – 8
Quarters (BO3): Q1 quarterfinals on March 2, Q2 quarterfinals on March 3
Semis (BO3): Q1 semifinals on March 5, Q2 semifinals on March 7
Grand Final (BO5): Q1 final on March 6, Q2 final on March 8.
Virtus Pro joins the PGL CS:GO Championship Series Kick-off Season
After Team Envy, Virtus.pro is the second invited organization that has confirmed its attendance in the PGL CS:GO Championship Series Kick-off Season, fielding an all-Polish roster:
TaZ – Wiktor Wojtas
Neo – Filip Kubski
pasha – Jarosław Jarząbkowski
Snax – Janusz Pogorzelski
byali – Paweł Bieliński
FACEIT is the premier platform for gamers to compete on their favourite games. Powered by a number of proprietary features, including its fully automated tournament management system, the FACEIT Matchmaking algorithm and the FACEIT SDK, FACEIT allows gamers to easily play tournaments and leagues and get rewarded for their efforts and skills with virtual and real life prizes.
FACEIT TV, renowned for the production and broadcasting of some of the highest quality events in gaming, offers visibility to those players that make it to the final challenges. For additional information, visit faceit.com.
For more information about the PGL CS:GO Championship Series Kick-off Season, click here.