The FACEIT League Stage 3 Finals, a $250,000 event for Counter-Strike®: Global Offensive, is set to go live in Jönköping, Sweden from November, 26-28. Eight teams from both, Europe, and North America, are set to battle it out for a share of the prize.
The eight competing teams were put into two groups, Group A, and Group B. Throughout the group stages, the competing teams will play in a best-of-one, double elimination bracket with the top two teams from either of the groups advancing to the playoff matches. The playoff matches will be played in a best-of-three single elimination bracket.
The eight competing teams were put into two groups, Group A, and Group B.
The groups are as follows:
- Team Liquid Pro
- Team SoloMid
- Legacy eSports
- Team EnVyUs
- Luminosity Gaming
- Ninjas in Pyjamas
The first set of matches at the event have already been determined, with the other matches being identified after the outcome of previous matches.
*All match times are in Central European Time (CET)
Thurday, 26 November
- 13:00 – Group A Upper Bracket Semi Final #1: Legacy eSports vs. Virtus Pro
- 14:30 – Group A Upper Bracket Semi Final #2: Team Liquid vs. TSM
- 16:00 – Group A Upper Bracket Final
- 17:30 – Group B Upper Bracket Semi Final #1: EnVyUs vs. NiP
- 19:00 – Group B Upper Bracket Semi Final #2: Fnatic vs. Luminosity Gaming
- 20:30 – Group B Upper Bracket Final
Friday, 27 November
- 12:00 – Group A Loser Bracket Round 1
- 15:00 – Group B Loser Bracket Round 1
- 18:00 – Group A Loser Bracket Final
- 21:00 – Group B Loser Bracket Final
Saturday, 28 November
- 14:00 – Playoffs Semi Final #1
- 17:30 – Playoffs Semi Final #2
- 21:05 – Playoffs Grand Final
The Prize Pool
The eight teams will be competing for a share of the $250,000 prize pool, with all teams going home with a share, regardless of their performance.
Here is how the prize pool will be distributed:
- 1st: $100,000
- 2nd: $50,000
- 3rd-4th: $25,000
- 5th-6th: $15,000
- 7th-8th: $10,000
The Talent Team
The FACEIT League Stage 3 Finals will have a 12-man on-air talent team bringing you, the viewer, with all of the information, casting, and expert analysis that you need.
You can find a full list of the talent team below:
Richard Lewis – Panel Host
Pala “Mantrousse” Gilroy Sen – Interviewer
Anders Blume – Caster
Auguste ” Semmler” Massonnat – Caster
Daniel ” ddk” Kapadia – Caster
James Bardolph – Caster
Stuart ” Tosspot” Saw – Caster
Robin “Fifflaren” Johansson – Caster
Duncan ” Thorin” Shields – Expert
Janko “YNk” Paunovi? – Analyst
Halvor “vENdetta” Gulestøl – Analyst
Mathieu “Maniac” Quiquerez – Analyst
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