Saturday Jan 26, 2019

  • Counter-Strike Global Offensive
  • 5v5 tournament
  • 16 teams max
  • computers provided by CUKUSA
  • bring your own peripherals
  • $55 early bird price ends Jan 7th
  • up to $3200 prize pool
  • GSL style group stage, bo3 playoffs
  • commentating by locals DarfMike and JeNneSis. Give them a follow!

RISE Demonstration Center
2730 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Washington, DC 20032
(enter at Malcolm X and 8th St)
google maps

Registration Closed

Sponsors

Join us for our first competitive CSGO event of 2019. Computer Upgrade King will be providing i5/1060/144hz setups, you just need to bring your peripherals! Due to popular demand we are moving away from round-robin to GSL style groups stage.

Confirmed Teams

  • Academy Puggers
  • Buffdaddys Paypal Team
  • Exclusive Minds
  • Full Send
  • Holo eSports
  • Kaizen
  • LANGODS .5
  • Lore
  • Northeast Mayhem
  • SpectreGG
  • Starry’s Money Crew
  • Team Name
  • THE X1 MOB
  • VCU
  • Virginia Tech
  • Walt Whitman High School Esports

Schedule (estimated)

  • 9:00 am – Group A/B check-in, setup and warmup
  • 10:00 am – Group A/B matches begin (2 rounds of bo1s)
  • 11:00 am – Group C/D check-in, setup and warmup (as Group A/B matches complete)
  • 12:00 pm – Group C/D matches start (2 rounds of bo1s)
  • 2:00 pm – Decider matches, all groups (1 round of bo1s)
  • 3:00 pm – Quarter-Finals (bo3)
  • 5:30 pm – Semi-Finals (bo3)
  • 8:00 pm – Finals (bo3)

Entry Fee

  • Early Bird Reg – $55 ends Monday Jan 7th
  • Standard Reg – $60 through Jan 20th
  • Late Reg – $65 starting Jan 21st

Prize Pool

  • $40 of each entry to prize pool
  • $3200 total with 16 teams
  • payout for up to 8 teams: 1st place 100%
  • payout for over 8 teams: 1st place 70%, 2nd place 30%

Tournament Format

Groups

  • GSL style double-elim bracket
  • 4 groups of 4 teams (with 16 teams)
  • best-of-1 matches
  • upper bracket and lower bracket winners move on to playoffs
  • if odd number of teams then may have extra decider matches

Playoffs

  • top 8 from groups
  • single-elimination bracket
  • all matches best-of-3

Venue Entrance

The area around the RISE is under construction and the current entrance into the parking lot is off of 8th street. Here is a map to the location of the side entrance.

Questions?

Post on the discord group if you have any questions or want to discuss the event.