BLAST Rising, a web based CS:GO sequence hosted by event organiser BLAST, has expanded into the Latin American (LATAM) area.
Consequently, the third BLAST Rising event will function 16 invited groups from the area competing for $15,000 (~£11,224) in prize cash.
The event can be organised by gaming company Fantasyexpo, a licensee for the Polish broadcasting rights of BLAST Premier. The event will formally begin on November thirtieth, with the groups competing anticipated to be revealed quickly.
Andrew Haworth, Commissioner for BLAST Premier and Director of Operations & Manufacturing at BLAST, spoke on the growth in a launch: “After the success of the primary two European-based BLAST Rising tournaments, we’re delighted to have the ability to increase into the LATAM area and provides groups in South America a platform to compete and impress.
“We’ve seen up to now that when groups succeed on this occasion the alternatives in BLAST Premier and different tier one tournaments will observe. We witnessed this with a variety of groups during the last 12 months together with Copenhagen Flames and Endpoint. The LATAM area has a few of the most gifted and passionate gamers on this planet and we’re excited on the prospect of accelerating alternatives for groups to compete and develop.”
Along with highlighting LATAM-based groups, the organisers will collaborate with native commentators to broadcast the event in a number of languages to assist up-and-coming expertise from internationally.
Adrian Blaszczyk, Gaming Mission Supervisor at Fantasyexpo, added: “BLAST Rising by Fantasyexpo is the results of our a few years of cooperation with BLAST. The primary aim of the event is to construct an area for groups exterior the highest groups to indicate off. I’m excited to find extra areas – on this case, the LATAM area, which at present has the biggest neighborhood!”
Esports Insider says: After the primary two BLAST Rising tournaments centered on European expertise, the third version will act as an awesome platform for these within the LATAM area to showcase their expertise to a wider viewers.