Na`Vi invited to PGL Season 1
Great news for all Natus Vincere fans! Our team has been invited to participate in the large league - PGL Season 1. After successful conduction of PGL CCS Kick-off Season, the LAN-finals of which were held on 24–26 April in Bucharest, the organizers announced the new tournament. Twelve teams will fight over the prize pool of $110 000 at the first PGL season.
The participants will be divided into two divisions: European and American. The European region will be represented with 8 participants, whereas the American division will have only 4 teams. Though CS:GO gaining popularity in America, the quantity of American teams, which can compete the Europeans, is still small.
As concerns the invites, they have already been sent. The organizers announced the list of invited European teams. The last 3 slots of the tournament (one for America and two for Europe) will be competed at the online qualifiers. More details will be announced later.
The format of the tournament also changed. The participants will be divided into 3 groups, 4 teams in each group (the regions won't be mixed). The best teams of each group will get directly to LAN-finals, which will be held 4–6 October in Bucharest. The last slot to the final part will be provided to the winner team of the "last chance" tournament. In this tournament only European teams, which tool 2-4 places, will participate.
- Group stage: 21 000 $
- "Last chance" tournament: 4 000 $
- LAN-finals: 75 000 $
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