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Events such as the Havoc Minor League created by Havoc Gaming PH aims to bring back and attract new players to the local scene. WASD Philippines and its partnered organizations happened to add further to the comeback by announcing a national level tournament. The Plus Attack CS:GO National Qualifiers has caught the attention of numerous CSGO fans and appears to be the biggest tournament held so far for the CSGO scene in the Philippines.
Although the announcement was sudden, the organizers managed to drop details on what the tournament will consist of. Qualifier games will be held online and will start in August and end in September. These games will also be streamed via Plus Attack’s page and their partner’s Facebook, Twitch and Youtube. The big stage will be reserved for the eight teams that will win in their respective brackets and are expected to compete again in a Bo3 double elimination format against each other. There will be no geographical divisions for teams as they will all be randomly placed into groups.
Armed and Loaded
Registration for the National Qualifiers are still to be announced. For one to be qualified to join, a player must not have a history of a VAC ban, is subscribed to WASD and has a valid ID. According to Plus Attack’s Facebook post, this year’s awaited CS:GO event will have at least a million pesos in prize money, almost comparable to The Electronic Sports League’s prize pool. Plus Attack has also indicated that they will be releasing more details and surprises through page in the future.