Esports bookmaker Pinnacle has introduced that its second CS:GO Pinnacle Cup will start on June twenty eighth.
Dubbed the Pinnacle Cup II, the match will as soon as once more characteristic a $100,000 (~£72,020) prize pool and can use the identical format as its first version, which occurred in March this 12 months.
Pinnacle will as soon as once more accomplice with match organiser Relog Media and knowledge platform GRID Esports for the Pinnacle Cup II. The bookmaker would be the occasion’s title sponsor alongside on-line cost supplier Trustly, who partnered with Pinnacle for the primary CS:GO Pinnacle Cup.
As well as, esports media agency GosuGamers has been appointed because the official media accomplice for the occasion. GRID Esports would be the occasion’s unique knowledge accomplice.
The announcement follows on from Pinnacle’s Dota 2 match, which noticed Russian esports organisation Staff Spirit stroll away victorious earlier this month.
Paris Smith, Pinnacle’s CEO, commented: “We’re excited to announce a second Pinnacle Cup CS:GO occasion, following the success of our inaugural match within the spring. This success is a testomony to the tireless efforts of the staff, and our companions, in creating an unrivalled fan expertise that strengthens Pinnacle’s relationship with the esports neighborhood.
“Our dedication to the Pinnacle Cup II additional showcases our ambition to scale our worth proposition via our merchandise and the streaming of the match in collaboration with GRID and Relog Media.”
In response to the discharge, winners of the Pinnacle Cup II will obtain $80,000 (~£57,616), with the runners up receiving $20,000 (~£14,404). In whole, 16 groups will likely be invited into the group stage with solely 4 advancing to the Swiss Stage.
Following that, 12 groups will likely be invited into the Swiss Stage till eight groups advance. Lastly, one other 4 groups will obtain invitations to the playoffs and can compete within the second spherical of the quarter-finals.
A number of the groups at present invited to compete within the Swiss Stage embrace ENCE, Endpoint, MIBR, HAVU, and Sinners, amongst others. As of this writing, the playoff invitations haven’t been introduced.
The match will likely be broadcast on The Esports Bible by way of its Twitch channels.
Moritz Maurer, GRID Esports’s CEO, added: “Pinnacle continues to impress with their esports foray normally and innovation of their product by embracing GRIDs knowledge as a supply. It’s a pleasure to collaborate additional for this occasion with the objective to develop one other showcase for the profitable adoption of official knowledge in esports.”
Esports Insider says: Following the success of the inaugural Pinnacle Cup, and its enlargement into Dota 2, it’s no shock to see a second version be introduced so shortly.