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PGL CS:GO Championship Series: Season 1

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[e][h]PGL CS:GO Championship Series: Season 1
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Online/Offline
Location:
Romania Bucharest
Teams:
12
Prize Pool:
$100,000 USD
Start Date:
2015-08-26
End Date:
2015-10-04

About[edit]

CS:GO Championship Series Season 1 will feature 12 top teams from around the world, eight from Europe and four from North America.
Ultimately, only the best four will fight for the Championship title during the LAN playoff that will take place in early October in Bucharest, Romania. [1]

Format[edit]

  • Online Group Stage: August 26th - September 11th, 2015
    • Nine invited teams.
    • Three slots are reserved for the qualifiers.
    • The 12 teams are divided into three groups of four (2 European, 1 North American)
    • The top team in each group will proceed direct to the Grand Finals.
    • The remaining European teams will proceed to a Last Chance Tournament for the last Grand Finals slot


  • Online Last Chance Qualifier: September 3rd - 4th, 2015
    • 6-team Double-elimination bracket
    • All matches (except the Grand Final) are Bo1
    • The Grand Final is Bo3


  • Offline Finals: October 2nd - 4th, 2015
    • Double-elimination bracket
    • The Semifinals and Winners' Finals are Bo3
    • The Grand Final is Bo5

Participants[edit]

Europe[edit]

North America[edit]

1 Team EnVyUs withdraw from the tournament and are replaced by the winners of the replacement qualifier, mousesports.

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
August 26, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
1. Virtus.pro Virtus.pro 3-1 192-174 +18 9p
2. Natus Vincere Natus Vincere 2-1 130-125 +5 6p
3. Team SoloMid Team SoloMid 1-2 134-128 +6 3p
4. Team Kinguin Team Kinguin 0-2 35-64 -29 0p

Group B[edit]

Group B
August 31, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
1. Fnatic Fnatic 3-0 118-71 +47 9p
2. mousesports mousesports 2-2 160-170 -10 6p
3. Team Dignitas Team Dignitas 1-2 95-127 -32 3p
4. Titan Titan 0-2 79-84 -5 0p

Group C[edit]

Group C
September 8, 2015 - 20:00 EDT
1. Team Liquid Team Liquid 3-1 190-173 +17 9p
2. Luminosity Gaming Luminosity Gaming 2-1 123-116 +7 6p
3. Counter Logic Gaming Counter Logic Gaming 1-2 129-137 -8 3p
4. MethodMethod Method 0-2 38-64 -26 0p

Last Chance[edit]

Upper Bracket Round 1
Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
16
September 3, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
1613
3
26
4
Team Dignitas Team Dignitas
6
mousesports mousesports
7
September 3, 2015 - 19:15 CEST
71
6
1416
2
Team SoloMid Team SoloMid
16
Upper Bracket Final
Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
10
September 3, 2015 - 21:45 CEST
106
4
916
7
Team SoloMid Team SoloMid
16
Lower Bracket Round 1
Team Dignitas Team Dignitas
13
September 3, 2015 - 20:30 CEST
135
8
1016
6
Team Kinguin Team Kinguin
16
Titan Titan
14
September 3, 2015 - 23:00 CEST
145
9
1016
6
mousesports mousesports
16
Lower Bracket Round 2
Team Kinguin Team Kinguin
16
September 4, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
1611
5
47
3
mousesports mousesports
7
Lower Bracket Final
Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
11
September 4, 2015 - 19:15 CEST
118
3
716
9
Sweden Get_RiGhT standing-in for Portugal fox from round 9 onwards
Team Kinguin Team Kinguin
16
Grand Final
Team SoloMid Team SoloMid
2
September 4, 2015 - 20:30 CEST
77
0
816
8
2163
93
0915
06
2193
63
2618
19
Sweden Get_RiGhT standing-in for Portugal fox
Team Kinguin Team Kinguin
1


Finals[edit]

Participants[edit]

Results[edit]

Semifinals (Bo3)
Virtus.pro Virtus.pro
2
October 2, 2015 - 15:05 EEST
1610
6
514
9
169
7
69
3
 
 
 
 
Team Liquid Team Liquid
0
Fnatic Fnatic
0
October 2, 2015 - 19:20 EEST
146
8
916
7
109
1
616
10
 
 
 
 
Team SoloMid Team SoloMid
2
Winners' Finals (Bo3)
Virtus.pro Virtus.pro
0
October 3, 2015 - 18:45 EEST
1211
1
416
12
148
6
716
9
 
 
 
 
Team SoloMid Team SoloMid
2
Losers' Round 1 (Bo3)
Team Liquid Team Liquid
1
October 3, 2015 - 14:20 EEST
96
3
916
7
165
11
1012
2
73
4
1216
4
Fnatic Fnatic
2
Losers' Finals (Bo3)
Virtus.pro Virtus.pro
2
October 4, 2015 - 13:00 EEST
169
7
612
6
1610
6
512
7
 
 
 
 
Fnatic Fnatic
0
Grand Finals (Bo5)
Team SoloMid Team SoloMid
3
October 4, 2015 - 16:20 EEST
 
 
 
 
168
8
712
5
169
7
612
6
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TSM will have an automatic 1-0 advantage due to coming from the upper bracket.
Virtus.pro Virtus.pro
0


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