With the FACEIT Major Challenger stage set to start today, we wanted to have a look at the UK representation in London and weigh up their chances at the tournament. This is the first major event hosted in the UK and the first that will contain UK players. So who are these players leading the UK scene forward into uncharted waters?
First is Rory ‘Dephh’ Jackson who is the entry fragger for Complexity. His humble beginnings were in the UK playing for CAZ Esports. Rory played alongside many other top UK players but stood out as a hyper-aggressive player with outstanding raw aim. Dephh began to make a name for himself online as well as offline at numerous Insomnia [...]
So as we have no official stream or GOTVs on Day one, I decided to tailor my skills and go on a little bit of a writing rampage, especially as the usual crew I play with are also away currently. It is day one of the insomnia63 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament for a whopping £30,000 and I wanted to have a look at the numbers.
The CS:GO Tournament has come to a climatic close. After three full days of compelling Counter-Strike action, it finally has come to the close. We finally get to see who wins the biggest share of £30,000 with some massive shocks, and some great underdog stories once again. This LAN takes us to the end of the Summer LAN run, with the Autumn and Winter LAN season nearly upon us.
With the huge £30k prize pool up for grabs at i63, the top 16 teams at the tournament are awarded prize money. This means the intermediate tournament is more competitive than ever with £1,250 being awarded to the winning team. On Saturday, the Intermediate tournament consisted of 5 rounds of matches in a Swiss format followed by bracket play on Sunday.
The Swiss stage final standings can be found here: https://battlefy.com/ukmasters/insomnia-63-csgo-intermediate/5b803896ca8f0f03cf146271/stage/5b813794f471c203979f85d1/results
The full bracket for the playoff stage can be found [...]