Sep 25 2015 - 4:42 pm

Gfinity Champion of Champions: Event Preview

The Gfinity Champion of Champions event for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is approaching fast, beginning on Sept. 26-27, 2015.
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The Gfinity Champion of Champions event for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is approaching fast, beginning on Sept. 26-27, 2015. This event will feature four teams from previous Gfinity CS:GO events, competing in a Semi-final and then Grand final for a share of the $100,000 prize pool.

The Format

The competing four teams were seeded by Gfinity allowing the matches to be set up. The teams will play in a best-of-five knockout format with the winner of each series advancing to the Grand final. The two winners will go on to play another best-of-five series in the Grand final for a chunk of the prize pool and the coveted title, ‘Gfinity CS:GO Champions 2015’.

Seeds:

  • Seed 1: Fnatic (Olofm, KrimZ, JW, Flusha, Pronax)
  • Seed 2: Virtus.pro (Snax, Neo, Pasha, Byali, TaZ)
  • Seed 3: Team EnVyUs (Kioshima, KennyS, Happy, NBK, apEX)
  • Seed 4: Ninjas in Pyjamas (GeT_RiGhT, f0rest, friberg, Allu, Xizt)

Matches:

  • Knockout Match 1: Fnatic vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Knockout Match 2: Virtus.pro vs. Team EnVyUs
  • Grand final: Winner of Knockout Match 1 vs. Winner of Knockout Match 2

The Prize Pool

This tournament showcases a grand prize pool of $100,000, more than previous Gfinity CS:GO prize pools. The prize pool will be distributed as follows:

  • 1st: $50,000
  • 2nd: $30,000
  • 3rd: $10,000
  • 4th: $10,000

The Broadcast Team

For this two day special event, there will be a variety of great talent for spectators and online viewers to enjoy. The teams is as follows: Host

  • Martin Wyatt

Lead Interviewer

  • James Banks

Desk Host

  • Jared Williams

Casters

  • Toby "Tobiwan" Dawson
  • Henry "HenryG" Greer
  • Karam "KYAN1TE" Kabbara
  • Matt "Chewwy" Smith

Analyst Desk

  • Duncan "Thorin" Shields
  • Richard Lewis


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