Loot.Bet, UCC To Launch CSGO, Dota 2 Leagues
Posted 30th January 2019 By: Derpina    477 Views
Esports News – CSGO and Dota 2 are arguably the two most popular esports titles today. You can encounter various sponsored-tournaments featuring the two games with massive prize pools and exciting invites. And now, boarding the train, Russian tournament organizer U Can Company (UCC) and Livestream Ltd of Arch’s esports betting site Loot.Bet announces two new leagues for CSGO and Dota 2 with a $250,000 prize pool.
The CSGO tournament invited teams from Europe and the CIS regions for the first battle this March. The qualifiers have already started on January 26 to make way for the first season, and the winners already received an invite to the closed qualifier which allows them to compete alongside Syman Gaming, Chaos Esports, and Nemiga Gaming.
Aside from the qualifiers, there would be main events that features the planned five-season league. The confirmed CSGO teams lists AVANGAR, Red Reserve, Windigo Gaming, x6tence Galaxy, x-kom, Winstrike, pro100, HAVU Gaming, and NoChance.
The participants first battles it out for a share of the $30,000 prize pool from February 4 to March 4. The tournament format follows single-elimination matches in a round-robin style bracket to narrow the list down to four teams. Succeeding that, the 4 dominating teams will compete in the double-elimination playoffs from March 5 to 8.
Loot.Bet will broadcast the CSGO League’s qualifiers and main events through UCC’s Twitch Channel. The complete schedule of the closed qualifier, main stage, and the final stage can be found on Loot.Bet and UCC’s platforms.
Dota 2 League
The opening season for the Dota 2 League begins in early March and introduces a planned four-season tournament with a $25,000 prize pool for each season. Since the CSGO League culminates first, other details about its counterpart are set to be revealed in the near future.
Loot.Bet and UCC, however, confirmed that they will give away luxury prizes for each season of Dota 2 League if the audience will participate in a hidden quest organized by the Gleam.io platform. The prizes include gaming laptops and other computer accessories for competitive gaming.