Season 2 of Flashpoint’s CS: GO Series Includes 12 Groups and $1M Prize Swimming Pool
B Site’s Flashpoint has revealed the details surrounding the second season of its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive series that will see 12 teams contending for $1M USD in reward cash. Season 2 group play will take place from Nov. 10-22, with the playoffs slated for Nov. 30 – Dec. 5. The grand last is set to take location on Dec. 6.
The 12 groups completing in Flashpoint 2 are a mix of partner teams that remain in reality the owners of the league, paired with teams that certified for the series through a play-in procedure or were welcomed. The eight partner groups are c0ntact Gaming, Cloud9, Dignitas, Group Envy, Gen.G Esports, MAD Lions, and MiBR. They will be signed up with by BIG, OG, Fnatic, forZe eSports, and Virtus.pro.
The on-camera talent crew for Flashpoint 2, will once again be led by Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles and Duncan “Thorin” Shields, who will be together in the studio in London providing commentary, analysis, and storytelling throughout the tournament. Together, they will also host Flashpoint’s post-game analysis show, The Blind Spot.
The Flashpoint 2 champion will take house $500K, but not before traveling to Europe where they will quarantine before contending. Skill and personnel will likewise be quarantining prior to the start of the competition to help ensure the safety of everyone included with the competitors series.
Groups will be completing online, but have actually relocated to Europe throughout of the competitors to make sure competitive stability as it connects to server action times.
Last April, Flashpoint 1 saw MAD Lions defeat MIBR 2-1 in the grand last which saw over 271K concurrent viewers tune in-a record for Flashpoint 1. Online viewership for Flashpoint 1 taped over 7M hours looked for the season.