ASUS ROG Summer 2016 CS:GO Tournament is taking place in Helsinki, Finland on August 5-6 with eight teams and a $25,000 USD prize pot.
ASUS ROG Tournaments returns to Helsinki, Finland with full force this summer as we host our biggest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament since winter 2015. On August 5-6 we will invite eight professional CS:GO teams to Helsinki to compete for a $25,000 USD prize pool. Be ready to witness the biggest live esports audience ever in Finland as we take over the main stage of Assembly Summer, the largest computer festival in Finland with over 4000 visitors. We are proud to announce the ASUS ROG Summer 2016 CS:GO Tournament.
Dates: Fri 5 August - Sat 6 August, 2016
Place: Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Prize pool: $25,000 USD
Format: Group Stage (bo1/bo3) + Single Elimination Playoffs (bo3)
Streams: English & Finnish
Participation: Invitation only
Stream: twitch.tv/rogtournament (EN)
allu - Aleksi Jalli
Twista - Slaava Räsänen
freddieb - Fredrik Buö
TuGuX - Tugay Keskin
Jumpy - Jimmy Berndtsson
HUNDEN - Nicolai Petersen
quix - Max Lindkvist
fxy0 - Joey Schlosser
- July 31 - Escape Gaming replaces Bence "DeadFox" Böröcz with Casper "cadiaN" Møller.
The event will be broadcasted in English and Finnish. As always, we are open to community streams in other languages. Send us an application if you wish to stream ASUS ROG Summer 2016 CS:GO Tournament on your Twitch channel.
You can participate in the stream through Palringo! You can send messages to the hosts, discuss with the players and other viewers in dedicated Palringo groups. Join the chat at chat.palringo.com/asm.
- Henry "HenryG" Greer
- Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett
- Halvor "vENdetta" Gulestøl
- Joona "natu" Leppänen
- Tomi "lurppis" Kovanen
- Esa "Snapple" Kaisjoki
All times in local time EEST / GMT+3.
Friday, August 5, 2016
12:00 Group A - Epsilon vs Millenium, bo1
12:00 Group A - Escape vs LGR, bo1
13:30 Group A - Winners, bo1
13:30 Group A - Losers, bo1
15:00 Group A - Decider, bo3
19:00 Group B - ENCE vs ArchAngels, bo1
19:00 Group B - Space Soldiers vs Tricked eSport, bo1
20:30 Group B - Winners, bo1
20:30 Group B - Losers, bo1
22:00 Group B - Decider, bo3
Saturday, August 6, 2016
12:00 Semi-final A, bo3
15:00 Semi-final B, bo3
19:00 Final, bo3
The overall structure of the tournament is traditional with a double elimination group stage followed by single elimination playoffs. Matches in the group stage are played in best-of-one format except for the group decider matches which are best-of-three. In the playoffs however, every match is a best-of-three.
Teams can enter the tournament only via an invite. If you are interested in participating in ASUS ROG Summer 2016 CS:GO Tournament, please send us an application requesting an invite. Don’t hesitate as the event is in next month already and the invitations will be handed out soon. Note that all participants are required to cover their own travel and accommodation expenses.
You can witness the action live on the venue inside the Assembly Summer computer festival. All the matches will be shown on the big screen with an audience stand. The single day entry tickets start from 15 euros. Read more about the tickets and prices at assembly.org.