The second season of WePlay! CS:GO league with a total prize pool of $100,000 will be held from October 1st to November 17th, 2019. Open qualifications for Forge of Masters WePlay! League start from September 14th, teams from Europe and the CIS region can apply for registration on the WePlay! website.
Open qualifications format
For Europe and the CIS, two qualifications will be held for at least 64 teams each — as the number of participants grows, the pools will expand. Each qualification will be held in Single Elimination format. Up to the 1/32 stage, teams will play in the best of 1 format, then the matches will run in the best of 3 format.
The winner of each qualification goes to the first stage of the Group Stage of the competition. Here, twenty invited teams from the CIS and Europe will join the four qualified teams. The Group Stage will be held online, in three phases with the Single Elimination system, and will be broadcasted by WePlay! studio.
Registration for open qualifications is already available — teams from Europe and the CIS can register for the competition on the event page. Open qualifications will run in two stages — September 14-15th, and September 21-22nd.
Open Qualifications for the CIS:
CIS Open Qualifier #1: September 14-15, 2019
CIS Open Qualifier #2: September 21-22, 2019
Open Qualifications for Europe:
European Open Qualifier #1: September 14-15, 2019
European Open Qualifier #2: September 21-22, 2019
All matches for open qualifications will be held on WePlay! tournament platform. Participants must be registered in advance, and link their Steam account to their WePlay! account. Each participant must set the EAC anti-cheat according to the instructions, and also record the POV demo during each match.
More information about the open qualifications, the registration procedure and the rules of the tournament are available on the website and in the official Discord channel of WePlay!.
Once again, the main goal behind Forge of Masters WePlay! League is to give the regional teams an opportunity to grow in a healthy competitive environment by participating in regular tournaments.
Source: WePlay! Esports press office