Forward of Relog Media’s SnowSweetSnow CS:GO occasion, the event organiser has introduced its ‘flagship groups’ which can compete within the agency’s competitions all through 2021.
In complete 35 organisations have signed contracts for the House Candy House Event Sequence, with every crew set to compete in at the least six tournaments organised by the esports event operator and manufacturing firm. Furthermore, these groups will compete in a minimal of three contracted occasions within the first half of 2021.
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A number of the excessive profile names featured within the flagship crew initiative embody Swedish esports organisation NiP and Russian crew Gambit, alongside the likes of North, sAw, Forze, and Sprout.
In response to the event organiser, Relog’s flagship crew initiative will assist groups — of assorted stature — financially by guaranteeing them a spot in sure competitions, with a staggered Prize Pool applied.
SnowSweetSnow Cup 1 is scheduled to begin on 18th January with a large number of flagship groups included within the competitors. Relog Media has additionally confirmed that it has elevated its complete prize pool to $100,000 for every cup, together with subsequent week’s occasion.
The cup has a complete of 4 levels — regional GSL, regional swiss, predominant swiss & playoffs — that includes representatives from each Europe and CIS. Of the flagship groups, Astralis Expertise, Lilmix, SJ Gaming, KOVA and NiP Kids will compete within the two Scandinavian teams.
Additionally included within the competitors, through Relog’s flagship crew settlement, are Winstrike, SG Professional, and Hellraisers, who will take part in one of many two CIS teams. Lastly, Izako Boars, X-kom AGO, SKADE, Sangal, FATE and OFFSET will take part within the competitors through the group levels.
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Following the regional group stage and swiss format, the remaining groups will enter into the Major Swiss Stage alongside eight ‘larger tier organisations’, 4 of that are flagship groups. These embody Sprout, Endpoint, forZe and PACT.
Relog Media has confirmed that 4 further groups shall be invited to take part in SnowSweetSnow’s Playoff Stage.
As beforehand reported, SnowSweetSnow will reward its opponents at each stage of the event, that means organisations on the GSL stage will nonetheless be supplied with some monetary advantages.
Flagship groups will even collaborate with Relog on a variety of content material all through 2021. Furthermore, the event organiser emphasised that it’ll work with its companions, together with TheEsportsBible, to enhance its scheduled occasions and broadcasts this yr.
Different groups included in Relog’s flagship groups partnership embody Sinners, LDLC OL, CPH Flames, Apeks, HAVU, Galaxy Racer, Nemiga, Ok23, and Anonymo.
Esports Insider says: Relog Media’s flagship groups initiative appears to be like to supply some monetary safety for organisations in Europe who might wrestle with the continuing results of the pandemic. By securing all these groups, the event organiser not solely will supply stability to some organisations, however it additionally helps Relog safe opponents all through 2021.
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