Kinguin Legends CS:GO Tournament - Teams, Schedule, Results, Format, More
Multiple CS:GO veterans will be competing in this unique event.
A one-of-a-kind CS:GO event is being conducted by Kinguin, a global digital marketplace for games, under its brand new esports tournament series called Kinguin Legends that is aimed at "reigniting the legendary stories of esports pros from across the world."
The first edition of this tournament is focused on CS:GO with six legendary veterans, who are either retired or currently inactive, receiving a direct invite. They will be participating with their own respective lineups while acting as the captains themselves.
Here are the complete details for the Kinguin Legends CS:GO Tournament including teams, players, format, prize pool, live stream, and other information.
Kinguin Legends CS:GO Tournament - Everything you need to know
This tournament will be a truly unique competitive CS:GO experience providing viewers with a lot of nostalgia as players from the past enter the server once again to display their skill and prowess.
Six players have been directly invited to the Kinguin Legends CS:GO Tournament and will be acting as the captains of the competing teams,
Filip "NEO" Kubski
Jarosław "pashaBiceps" Jarząbkowski
Kenny "kennyS" Schrub
Ioann "Edward" Sukhariev
Emil "HeatoN" Christensen
Mikail "Maikelele" Bill
The following players have been selected by the captains above as part of their respective teams,
As per the tournament rules, the team captains were allowed to invite anyone as part of their lineup as long as the average age of the team was 26 years and above.
The Kinguin Legends CS:GO Tournament is scheduled to take place online from 13th to 18th September.
Group Stage | 13th to 15th September
Day 1 - 13th September
Day 2 - 14th September
Day 3 - 15th September
Playoffs | 17th to 18th September
The tournament has been divided into two stages - Group Stage and Playoffs.
A total of six teams will be competing in the group stage of the tournament, following a round robin where every match will be a single map affair.
The top four teams will move on to the playoffs while the remaining two teams will be eliminated.
The playoffs will be following a single-elimination format where every match will be a best-of-three series.
3rd and 4th placed teams from the group stage will clash in the quarterfinals, the winner moving on to face the 2nd placed team in the semifinals, and finally the winner of that match will face the 1st placed team in the grand final.
Kinguin Legends CS:GO Tournament will be featuring a total prize pool of €50,000 ($49,989 USD or INR 39,84,700) which will be divided between all the six competing teams on the basis of their final placement.
The tournament will be livestreamed on Twitch in English from 13th to 18th September, 15:30 IST onwards. Those interested can visit Kinguin's official Twitch channel by clicking here.