Beyond the Summit organisers are famous for their laid-back esports tournament, the CS Summit 3. Many esports fans have been in anticipation of the third CS: GO Major, which will be held between 1st till 4th November at the Summit House in Los Angeles. Eight Counter-Strike teams will be competing for a big cash prize of $150K.
A look at the past seasons of CS Summit 1 and 2 was quite a big hit among Counter-Strike fans around the world, following their favourite players in the matches. Add to this, the spontaneous behind the scenes casting of top cyber athletes who analyse other professional teams and players. They get to share the exciting insight into CSGO strategies in a relaxed environment.
CS Summit 1 was the first Counter-Strike event in the series that took place in April 2017. The competition saw SK Gaming outplay Gambit Esports in three maps, Default, Cache and Train to win with a score 3-1. At the time, felps had signed with SK, and their winning statistics showed they were becoming the best team in the world.
The CS Summit 2 saw Team Liquid defeat Cloud 9 in a best-of-5 Grand Final. The American white horses gained the advantage in three Counter-Strike maps, Train, Mirage and Overpass to win with a remarkable score of 3-2. Team Liquid took home the CS Summit trophy and the incredible cash prize of $63K.
The CS Summit 3 will be an exciting event for all fans following the matches, as well as for the esports players battling it out for the final prize. The tournament was to take place in October; however, the match was postponed in November.
The best thing about broadcasting direct esports tournaments like the CS Summit 3 is the spontaneity, jokes and mistakes that happen live on TV, adding a collection of memories. Counter-Strike Summit is expected to be another great CSGO success so be sure to follow the top teams to help you decide on which squad to place your Counter-Strike betting.
Eight CSGO teams have been invited to battle it out at the CS Summit. These are Ghost Gaming, G2 Esports, Complexity, Heroic, Berlin International Gaming, Team Kinguin, NRG and Optic. The Counter-Strike tournament will kick off with the Playoffs in a double elimination bracket where all matches will be in a best-of-three. This competition will also give a second chance with Lower Bracket Rounds that will follow up to the Grand Finals where the two strongest teams will meet in the Grand Final in a best-of-five.
Some of the Top CSGO Teams Participating at CS Summit 3
Team Kinguin is worth watching at the CS Summit 3, led by the former Virtus.Pro veteran Wiktor ‘Taz’ Wojtas. One of Kinguin’s highest accomplishments was winning DreamHack Open Montreal 2018 beating Ence Esports with an unbeatable record of 2-0, taking home the first prize of $50K. Team Kinguin’s recent win at the ESL Polish Championship Summer 2018, overcoming PACT 2-0. The past few months they have achieved excellent results placing second at the Hellcase Cup and Games Clash Masters.
The Optic roster consists of talented CS players who have made a name for themselves, showing the esports scene their fighting skills. The past few months, Optic Gaming have achieved excellent results in the StarSeries & i-League CSGO Season 6 placing third and second at the DreamHack Open Summer 2018. This unit usually goes through the qualifying stage, doing their best to reach closer to the finals.
The German Counter-Strike team Berlin International Gaming have achieved notable success at ESL One Cologne 2018 with a second-place finish. As BIG have improved on their gameplays, esports fans wonder if there will ever be another breaking record and perhaps be among the top CSGO teams in the world.
The North American squad NRG Esports had made a name for themselves when they won the Intel Extreme Masters Shanghai 2018. They took home the IEM CS title and the first prize of $125K after beating Tyloo in the Finals with an incredible score 2-0. Will there be another great win in the future by NRG?
In the meantime, as CS Summit 3 approaches, follow the teams that will compete that will kick off with Quarterfinals. The performances and results at this stage of the competition will give you an idea so as to wager on CSGO teams.