The CS:GO Asia Championships 2023 is scheduled to be held from November 8 to November 12 in Shanghai, China.
Organised by Perfect World, the CS:GO Asia Championships 2023 is an offline Chinese Counter-Strike 2 S-Tier tournament.
As many as eight top Counter-Strike teams will compete in the high-profile eSports competition.
The Group Stage of the tournament will be held at the Perfect World Esports Center, while the Playoffs will take place at the Yuanshen Stadium.
CS:GO Asia Championships 2023 format
The CS:GO Asia Championships 2023 will be staged in two phases - Group Stage and Playoffs.
The eight participating teams are divided into two double-elimination groups. As per the schedule, opening matches will be in a best-of-one format, while all following matches will be contested in a best-of-three series.
The top three teams from each group will progress to the Playoffs.
The Group Stage winners will automatically advance to the semi-finals, while the runners-up progress to the quarter-finals as the High Seeds and the third-placed teams advance to the quarter-finals as the Low Seeds.
The playoffs will be held in a single-elimination bracket. All matches will be played in a best-of-three series.
CS:GO Asia Championships 2023 groups, players and teams
Astralis, ENCE, Lynn Vision and TYLOO are placed in Group A, while Group B includes FaZe Clan, MOUZ, Ninjas in Pyjamas and Wings Up Gaming.
Group A: Astralis, ENCE, Lynn Vision and TYLOO
Group B: FaZe Clan, MOUZ, Ninjas in Pyjamas and Wings Up Gaming
Here is the full line-up for the CS:GO Asia Championships 2023 and their player rosters by in-game ID.
- Astralis: blameF, dev1ce, Buzz, Staehr, b0RUP
- ENCE: Snappi, maden, SunPayus, NertZ, VLDN
- FaZe Clan: rain, borky, Twistzz, karrigan, ropz
- MOUZ: frozen, torzsi, xertioN, siuhy, Jimpphat
- Ninjas in Pyjamas: REZ, k0nfig, es3tag, headtr1ck
- Lynn Vision Gaming: westmelon, z4kr, Starry, EmiliaQAQ, Jee
- TYLOO: advent, kaze, Jamyoung, Mercury, Moseyuh
- Wings Up Gaming: Ian, gas, ChildKing, flying, Marek
Wednesday, November 8
ENCE vs TYLOO
Astralis vs Lynn Vision
Thursday, November 9
MOUZ vs Wings Up Gaming
Ninjas in Pyjamas vs FaZe Clan
CS:GO Asia Championships 2023 prize pool
The CS:GO Asia Championships 2023 has a total prize pool of $500,000 USD.
The winner of the competition will receive half of the total prize pool, that is $250,000 USD.
The runner-up will get $100,000 USD, while the third and fourth-placed teams will bag $50,000 USD each.
Where to watch CS:GO Asia Championships 2023 live?
Live streaming of the CS:GO Asia Championships 2023 will be available on bilibili.com.
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