The team has joined previously invited teams such as Na’Vi, Evil Geniuses, AVANGAR, and Team Vitality.
The legendary Swedish team Fnatic has received a direct invitation to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive EPICENTER group stage. The tournament’s group stage will be held 17-19 of December 2019, culminating in a grand finale taking place 21-22 December in “Crocus Expo” exhibition complex. The series’ prize pool – $500 000.
Swedish esports club Fnatic is among the most renowned esports organizations in the world. Its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive division is a multiple-time champion of world-class tournaments, their last achievement – second place in StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 8 that concluded on 27th October in Turkey.
Previously, such teams as Na’Vi, Evil Geniuses, Avangar, and Team Vitality received direct invites to the event’s group stage. Overall, eight teams are to participate in the event: three more teams will be decided via regional qualifiers in Europe, CIS, and China.
The open qualifiers will take place 28-29 October in Europe and 21-22 November in CIS with closed qualifier stage taking place 30-31 October in Europe and 23-24 November in CIS. The organizers will announce the dates of Chinese qualifiers soon.
Tickets and season passes are already available on the tournament’s official page. The categories are available: Global Elite, Global Nova, and Legendary Eagle. Starting price – 900 RUB.