Oracle Arena, home of the NBAâ€™s Golden State Warriors, will play host to some of the worldâ€™s best CS:GO teams this November.
The tournament format will consist of a round-robin group stage with two groups of six, where the first place teams will automatically advance to the semi-finals of the playoffs, and the second and third placers go to the quarterfinals. The finals will be a best-of-five, while all other playoff games will be a best-of-three.
The eight directly invited teams will be joined by four teams coming from the iBUYPOWER Masters, a tournament taking place on November 12-13. They will be fighting for a $300,000 total prize pool. The tournament will take place on November 19-20, 2017 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland.
The groups are as follows:
Qualifier Team A1
Qualifier Team B2
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Qualifier Team B1
Qualifier Team A2