Next CounterStrike:Global Offensive Major Championship to be held in London
Based on scale and viewer numbers of previous Majors, this is expected to be the most important eSport event to ever be hosted in the UK.
The Wembley Arena, will see the best 24 teams from around world, compete for a $1 million prize pool!!!
It is expected, the Septembers event will play out in front of a sell-out crowd, with millions more watching online.
Counter Strike: Global Offensive is one of the most popular eSports, along with League of Legends World Championships and DOTA 2 International.
FACEIT, is a UK based eSports events company successfully bid & won the right to host the completion.
They will run the event including the online qualifiers, ahead of the finals.
10,000 tickets for the FACEIT CS:GO London Major will go on sale on 1 April.
This is the biggest event we have ever organised, one of the biggest globally. "It will be the largest eSports event in the UK's history in terms of size and viewership. Michele Attisani, co-founder of FACEIT
The fans and communities in the UK have been growing rapidly, it is now one of the fastest growing eSports markets.
The last CS:GO Major broke records for the most concurrent viewers of an English-language eSport, 1.13 million tuned in to watch the final match.