30.7. - 2.8.2015

Messukeskus, Helsinki


AMD CS:GO Challenge Summer 2015

Game: Counter-Strike: GO Starts: Thu, Jul 30th 2015, 17:00 EEST Ends: Sat, Aug 1st 2015, 23:59 EEST

This year's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament will be sponsored by AMD and Logitech. AMD CS:GO Challenge gathers eight teams to compete for a 10 000 dollar prize pool. The tournament will be three days long, played on 30.7.-1.8.2015. The finale will be played on saturday at 21:00 and broadcasted on Finnish national television. Another tough battle between Scandinavian teams is expected, as the last two winners have been a Danish and a Swedish team.

Six teams will be chosen by invite, which can be applied for until 18:00 4.7.2015. The last two teams will be chosen by qualification, which will be held at 18:00 8.7.2015. The AMD CS:GO Challenge will be streamed live on Yle Areena. An on-site international stream will not be held this time.

Days: Thu, 30th July - Sat, 1st August

Location: ASSEMBLY Summer 2015, Messukeskus, Expo and convention Centre Helsinki

Prize pool: $10 000

Format: Group stages (BO1) followed by Single Elimination bracket (BO3)

Participants: Six teams by invitation and two from the qualifiers

Rules: http://1drv.ms/1JKC7A9


Finnish: YLE - http://areena.yle.fi/tv 

English: NiPGamingTV - http://www.twitch.tv/nipgamingtv 

Russian: GameShow Studio - http://www.twitch.tv/gsstudio_csgo 


Team Jynttä (FI)

Aleksi "allu" Jalli
Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund
Taneli "disturbed" Veikkola
Joona "natu" Leppänen
Tom "stonde" Glad


Jesse ”KHRN” Grandell
Mikko ”xartE” Välimaa
Timo ”REFLEX” Rintala
Timi ”aslak” Verkkoperä
Miikka ”suNny” Kemppi

Epiphany Bolt (FI)

Eetu "sAw" Saha
Sami "xseven" Laasanen
Saku "SAGGERTON" Jokinen
Slaava "Twista" Räsänen
Juho "juhob" Lampinen


Niko "EMD" Ruotsalainen
Jyri "JALLU" Tenhunen
Elden "KIPSIk" Evert
Joonas "STOVVE" Liukkonen
Jesse "zehN" Linjala

Lions (NO)

Mikael "ultra" Andersen
Thomas "base" Finnøy
Eirik "spity" Hauger
Viktor "Cyph" Johansson
Henrik "neto" Kristengård

eBettle (PL)

Karol "Rallen" Rodowicz
Piotr "Peet" Ćwikliński
Bartosz "Hyper" Wolny
Damian "furlan" Kisłowski
Dominik "Gruby" Świderski

KappaKappa (DK)

Mads "MomentPlz" Sørensen
Patrick "es3tag" Hansen
Simon "st^" Thulin
Anton "ANTON" Kjellgren
Shlomi "MadHacker" Avraham


William "tease" Sid
Simon "atter" Atterstam
Joachim "darti" Fornstedt
Samuel "decent" Oldenburg
John "Awien" Waltersson

Schedule (Local time)

Thursday, 30th of July

16:00 Setup

17:00 A1: ROCCAT vs. KappaKappa - Yle Areena stream
17:00 A2: eBettle vs. SKITLITE

19:00 A3: Winner of A1 vs. Winner of A2 - Yle Areena stream
19:00 A4: Loser of A1 vs. Loser of A2

21:00 A5: Loser of A3 vs. Winner of A4 - Yle Areena stream

Friday, 31st of July

16:00 Setup

17:00 B1: Epiphany vs. Lions
17:00 B2: Jynttä vs. UNLEASHED - Yle Areena stream

19:00 B3: Winner of B1 vs. Winner of B2 - Yle Areena stream
19:00 B4: Loser of B1 vs. Loser of B2

21:00 Loser of B3 vs. Winner of B4 - Yle Areena stream

Saturday, 1st of August

14:00 Semifinal 1

17:00 Semifinal 2

21:00 Grand final (Main stage), broadcasted on Finnish national television, TV2


1. $5000

2. $3000

3.-4. $1000


The teams will first play against each other in double elimination format, after which the winner will be chosen in playoffs, played in single elimination format. In the double elimination phase 8 teams will be divided into two brackets. The two best teams of each bracket will continue to the single elimination phase. The double elimination games will be played best -of-one (Bo1) and the single elimination games best-of-three (Bo3).


Teams can participate in the tournament by either direct invite or through an online qualification tournament. To receive an invite teams must fill out the application form.

Teams will primarily come to the tournament through an invite, the application form for which you'll find here. The deadline for applications is on July 4th at 18:00, invites sent past the deadline will not be considered.

The qualifications will be held on July 8th at 18:00, you can find more detailed information from the tournament site.

The signups for the qualifications begin on July 5th at 18:00.

There is no participation fee for the tournament. Each team will receive six wristbands for their use, which will grant access to both the tournament area and the players' lounge.

Additional information

You may ask for additional information by e-mail at amdcsgochallenge@gmail.com

RSS Result updates