EPICENTER 2019 announced with a prize pool of $500,000

Aditya Singh Rawat
23/Oct/2019 07:16 am
Cover Image Courtesy: EPICENTER | Thumbnail Image Courtesy: Musecasino

Epic Esports Events announced EPICENTER 2019 yesterday offering a total prize pool of $500,000. The event is scheduled to take place from 17th - 22nd December at the Crocus Expo Hall in Moscow, Russia.

With the 2019 calendar coming to an end another big CS:GO tournament has been announced which joins the likes of BLAST Pro Series: Global Final 2019, ESL Pro League Season 10 - Finals, Esports Championship Series Season 8 - Finals, and CS:GO Asia Championships 2019, all tournaments offering a prize pool of $500,000 or more.

The EPICENTER 2019 will be witnessing a total of eight teams participating in the tournament, with the Group Stage taking place from 17th - 19th December, followed by the Playoffs from 21st - 22nd December.

Out of the eight competing teams, five teams will be directly invited for the event while the remaining three make their way through their respective regional qualifiers. The organizers have already announced four out of the five direct invites with AVANGAR, Evil Geniuses, Natus Vincere, and Team Vitality ready to attend the tournament.

Direct Invite
Direct Invite
Evil Geniuses
Direct Invite
Natus Vincere
Direct Invite
Team Vitality
Direct Invite
Chinese Qualifier
CIS Qualifier
Europe Qualifier

The three regional qualifiers will be hosted for the European, CIS, and Chinese regions. The dates for these qualifiers are as follows,

Open Qualifier
28th - 29th October
21st - 22nd November
Closed Qualifier
30th - 31st October
23rd - 24th November

Information regarding the Chinese Qualifier will be announced soon.

The tickets for the event are already on sale and interested people can click HERE to purchase or know more about them.


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Aditya Singh Rawat is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.