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CS:GO - How and where to watch Epicenter 2019?

Published: 09:41, 17 December 2019
Updated: 09:42, 17 December 2019
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Epicenter is the last major CS:GO tournament of the year

Counter-Stike: Global Offensive's last major tournament of the year is starting today and we're up for some intense duels. Here's how and where to watch them.

Counter-Stike: Global Offensive 2019 season is coming to an end with another major event - Epicenter 2019. The tournament is starting today - 17 December 2019 - in Moscow, Russia where eight professional CS:GO teams will fight for the last major trophy of the season and a $500,000 prize pool.

A lot of popular teams will play on the tournament including the cs_summit five champions mousesports along with other good teams like Natus Vincere, Vitality, Evil Geniuses and the newbies Virtus Pro.

The tournament will be broadcast on Twitch and there won't be any simultaneous matches, which means you'll get to watch each match. As you may know, the teams are placed into two groups. The group stage winners advance straight to semifinals while the second and third-placed teams advance to quarterfinals. 

The playoffs then follow the single-elimination format and all matches are played as best of three series. Here is the full scheduled: 

  • Tuesday, 17 December
    • Vitality vs. EHOME
    • Na`Vi vs. Heroic
    • Group A winners match
  • Wednesday, 18 December
    • EG vs. forZe
    • mousesports vs. Virtus Pro
    • Group B winners match
  • Thursday, 19 December
    • Group A elimination match
    • Group B elimination match
    • Group A decider match
    • Group B decider match
  • Friday, 20 December
    • First quarterfinal
    • Second quarterfinal
  • Saturday, 21 December
    • First semifinal
    • Second semifinal
    • Grand finals

The winner takes $250,000 prize, the runner-up will earn $120,000 while the semifinalists get $40,000 each.

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