Chicago CSGO Open announced

A new CSGO tournament featuring a prize pool of $10,000 has been announced. The tournament will take place from March 9th to 11th in Chicago, Illinois .The event will feature up to 32 teams, with three teams having the opportunity to acquire travel money and free entry through an online open qualifier. The qualifier will cap at 48 teams and will use a double elimination bracket to determine the three teams who will receive free spots at the main event.

The tournament will use a round robin format to determine the top two groups in each stage. The sixteen teams then go to a single elimination playoff stage.

As this tournament in a part of the N3rd Street Gamers Easter Conference, the winner of this event is granted a spot at the NSG Eastern Conference Championship in Washington D.C.. The winning team is also awarded paid travel to the event and a high seed.

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