HTC 2vs2 — details of the tournament
PGL studio is the organizer of many large tournaments for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2. Recently the organization announce a new CS:GO competition. The main peculiarity of the event: all the teams have only 2 players. Natus Vincere G2A will be represented by Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev and Denis "seized' Kostin. Let's try to take a closer look at the event.
The competition is called HTC 2v2 Invitational. It is organized in cooperation with HTC. There are 16 participants, who will be fighting against each other. The competition will be held in Bucharest, the capital city of Romania, on 13-14 May.
Na`Vi players batting in a duo at HTC 1vs1 Invitational
The tournament's system will liken that of the previous event of the series - HTC 1vs1 Invitational: Natus Vincere was represented by seized and Egor "flamie" Vasiliev. The latter replaced GuardiaN because of his hand injury. At the upcoming event our guys won't be playing against each other, but instead will fight against other duos.
Compared to the previous year, the format has been slightly changed: 8 teams will be divided into 2 groups, where they'll be fighting a double elimination brackets. Only 4 best duos will earn the right to advance to the playoff. All matches will be held in best of 3 on twitch.tv/htc.
The studio looks so fine
The venue of the event will be PGL Studios located in Bucharest, Romania. The prize pool of the event is $ 50 000. The winners will take $ 20 000, and all the participant will enjoy their share in the prize pool.
place — $ 20 000
place — $ 10 000
places — $ 5 000
places — $ 2 500
As a reminder, the IGL of our team Denis "seized" Kostin took 3-4 place, having lost in the semifinal. Egor "flamie" Vasiliev took 5-6 places not making it out of the group. Now Denis will play with his teammate Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev. We are pretty sure that the two leaders of our team will demonstrate great performance and win golden medal of HTC 2v2 Invitational. #gonavi