LVP’s CS: GO Unity Cup Added as Qualifier for BLAST Premier Series Occasion
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive groups across Spain and Portugal will have a chance to get approved for the BLAST Premier Spring Showdown when the Unity Cup starts on Feb. 27. Organized by LVP, a subsidiary of MEDIAPRO, the Spanish multimedia and interactions group, the occasion will consist of two qualifiers that will see groups attempt to take home a prize of $4.8 K USD (EUR4K Euro) and advance in an effort to get approved for an area in a BLAST Premier Series event.
The Unity Cup is a BLAST Premier Qualifier and will be helped with by carrying out 2 qualifying competitions that are open to all groups in Spain. The very first qualifier will take location throughout March. The second will have some dates in the fall.
Groups from Spain and Portugal will get their opportunity to qualify for a “Play-In” event that leads to either the BLAST Premier Spring or Fall Face-offs. The very first Unity Cup will send its top 6 teams to the Play-In, where they’ll meet 2 teams from RTP Arena (Portugal)-all battling for a Spring Face-off spot. The second Unity Cup will see the two finest groups receive the Fall Play-In, where the winners can earn a place in the Fall Showdown being organized by RTP Arena.
Registration for the very first qualifier, occurring from Feb. 27-28, is presently ongoing. The six finest teams from the Iberian Peninsula will come out of this competition, signing up with sAw and Movistar Riders. These eight teams will complete to determine which remain in the leading 6, with those teams then heading to the BLAST Premier access Play-In with the 2 representatives from the Portuguese CS: GO scene.
The CS: GO Unity Cup has induced Mahou Cinco Estrellas as a sponsor and will see its beer brand name keeping an existence in the broadcasts of the competitors, on LVP’s social networks and be the title sponsor of the match MVP.
Mahou makes another entry into the esports area after the drink company signed an offer with LVP competitions a few weeks ago to sponsor the League of Legends Superliga. Other activations between Mahou and LVP will be announced over the next few months.