This Saturday and Sunday, we will see the remaining 16 teams in qualification for ESL One Katowice fight in the offline qualifier for the remaining eight Challenger spots for the next CS:GO Major with its US$250,000 prize pool.
All 16 teams have been split in two groups of eight, with one group being played out per day. This means that on both Saturday and Sunday we will get to know four more teams, joining the action at ESL One Katowice 2015 from March 12th to 15th.
The schedule for the weekend – All times given in CET:
|Time||Saturday (Group A)||Sunday (Group B)|
|11:00||Titan vs. PiTER
Gamers2 vs. CLG
|Cloud9 vs. INSHOCK
KaBuM.TD vs. mouz
|~12:30||Winners Match 1||Winners Match 1|
|~13:45||Elimination Match 1||Elimination Match 1|
|~15:00||LGB eSports vs. CPH Wolves||3DMAX vs. Vox Eminor|
|~16:30||Liquid vs. Flipsid3||Dignitas vs. ESC Gaming|
|~17:45||Winners Match 2
Elimination Match 2
|Winners Match 2
Elimination Match 2
|~19:15||Decider Match 1||Decider Match 1|
|~20:30||Decider Match 2||Decider Match 2|
Enjoy Leigh “Deman” Smith’s very first CS:GO event
For this weekend we got a talented pack of casters, that will bring all the action your way. Jason Kaplan and Lauren “Pansy” Scott are not only joined by RoomOnFire’s Anders Blume, but also ESL TVs latest addition, Leigh “Deman” Smith. These four will team up to bring you the final decisions before ESL One Katowice 2015 live via Twitch.tv.
@OnFireSemmler @ESL @OnFireAnders @JKaplan @TheyCallMePansy Shall do, pressure is on breaking up your bromance with Anders!
— Leigh Smith (@FollowDeman) 11. Februar 2015
If you want to prepare yourself for the ESL One Katowice 2015 offline qualifier, check out our summary of the online qualification or our interviews with chrisJ of mousesports, Kjaerbye of Dignitas and MSL of Copenhagen Wolves to see, what the participants have on their minds ahead of the tournament. You can also watch the last chance qualifiers matches on ESL’s YouTube.
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Who do you think will be the eight teams to join up at ESL One Katowice 2015 as the Challengers? Tell us in the comments below!