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CS:GO: ICE Challenge 2020 schedule and teams revealed

New details about the upcoming ICE Challenge this February including who we can expect to see fight it out in London.

Tournament organizer, Maincast, and sponsor GG.Bet, have revealed details about the upcoming ICE Challenge. The tournament is scheduled to be held early February in London.

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8 teams will compete for a chance at taking the $250,000 USD prize pool. Plus we’ll have a chance to see OG in action again!

Schedule and Format

The full tournament will run from February 16, 2020, with a GSL double-elimination group stage over February 12.

Three teams from each group will advance to the playoffs. The team that scores 1st place will go directly to the Semifinals. 2nd place will go into the quarterfinals as high seed while third will take the low quarterfinals seed place. The playoffs themselves will run over February 46.

All matches will be Best of 3, except for the Best of 5 grand final match.

Participants

Here’s who we can expect to see in London;

  • Natus Vincere
  • ENCE
  • OG
  • MAD Lions
  • mousesports
  • Virtus.pro
  • Heroic
  • GODSENT

Prize Pool Distribution

First place can obviously expect the lion’s share of the $250,000 USD prize pool. But for the curious, here’s how winnings will be distributed between competing teams.

  1. $125.000
  2. $50.000
  3. $25.000
  4. $25.000
  5. $10.000
  6. $10.000
  7. $2.500
  8. $2.500

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