PGL Season 1 Finals: Event Preview

The PGL Season 1 Finals event for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is fast approaching, beginning on Oct. 2-4, 2015.

The PGL Season 1 Finals event for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is fast approaching, beginning on Oct. 2-4, 2015. The event will feature four teams that have qualified through an online stage to now battle it out for a prize pool of $75,000.

The Teams


The four teams that have qualified for the season finals through the online stages consist of, three European teams, and one North American team. Below you can find a full list of the teams competing:

  • Fnatic
  • Virtus.pro
  • Team SoloMid
  • Team Liquid Pro

The Format and Schedule


To begin with, the competitors will play in a double elimination, best-of-three bracket to see who will be playing in the Grand Final. The Grand Final will feature a best-of-five series as teams battle it out for a share of the prize pool.

Below you can find the full schedule for the upcoming event:

Friday, 2nd October

  • 13:00 – Virtus.pro vs. Team Liquid Pro
  • 16:00 – Fnatic vs. Team SoloMid

Saturday, 3rd October

  • 13:00 – Lower bracket final
  • 16:00 – Upper bracket final

Sunday, 4th October

  • 12:00 – Consolidation Final
  • 16:00 – Grand Final

The Prize Pool


The prize pool reaches a grand total of $85,000, but $10,000 of that has already been divided up between the four competing teams to help with travel. You can find a full breakdown of the prize pool below:

1st: $40,000

2nd: $20,000

3rd: $10,000

4th: $5,000


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