ASUS ROG SUMMER 2016

Announcing the ASUS ROG Summer 2016 CS:GO Tournament taking place in Helsinki, Finland on August 5-6 with eight teams and a $25,000 USD prize pot.

ASUS ROG Tournaments returns to Helsinki, Finland with full force this summer as we host our biggest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament since winter 2015. On August 5-6 we will invite eight professional CS:GO teams to Helsinki to compete for a $25,000 USD prize pool. Be ready to witness the biggest live esports audience ever in Finland as we take over the main stage of Assembly Summer, the largest computer festival in Finland with over 4000 visitors. We are proud to announce the ASUS ROG Summer 2016 CS:GO Tournament.

Quick Facts

Dates: Fri 5 August - Sat 6 August, 2016
Place: Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Teams: 8
Prize pool: $25,000 USD
Format: Group Stage (bo1/bo3) + Single Elimination Playoffs (bo3)
Streams: English & Finnish
Participation: Invitation only
Ticketsassembly.org
Twitter@ROGtournament
Results: tournaments.peliliiga.fi

Streams

The event will be broadcasted in English and Finnish. As always, we are open to community streams in other languages. Send us an application if you wish to stream ASUS ROG Summer 2016 CS:GO Tournament on your Twitch channel.

You can participate in the stream through Palringo! You can send messages to the hosts, discuss with the players and other viewers in dedicated Palringo groups. Join the chat at https://chat.palringo.com.

Broadcast Talent

Commentators

  • Henry "HenryG" Greer
  • Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett
     

Analysts

  • Halvor "vENdetta" Gulestøl
  • Joona "natu" Leppänen
  • Tomi "lurppis" Kovanen
     

Stage Host

  • Esa "Snapple" Kaisjoki
     

Rough Schedule

All times in local time EEST / GMT+3.

  • Friday, August 5, 2016

    • 12:00 -- 00:00 Group Stage

  • Saturday, August 6, 2016

    • 12:00 -- 22:30 Playoffs

Prizes

1. $12,000
2. $7,000
3-4. $3,000
3-4. $3,000

Format

The overall structure of the tournament is traditional with a double elimination group stage followed by single elimination playoffs. Matches in the group stage are played in best-of-one format except for the group decider matches which are best-of-three. In the playoffs however, every match is a best-of-three.

Participation

Teams can enter the tournament only via an invite. If you are interested in participating in ASUS ROG Summer 2016 CS:GO Tournament, please send us an application requesting an invite. Don’t hesitate as the event is in next month already and the invitations will be handed out soon. Note that all participants are required to cover their own travel and accommodation expenses.

Tickets

You can witness the action live on the venue inside the Assembly Summer computer festival. All the matches will be shown on the big screen with an audience stand. The single day entry tickets start from 15 euros. Read more about the tickets and prices at assembly.org.

Invited Teams

Space Soldiers

Tugay "TuGuX" Keskin
Can "XANTARES" Dörtkardes 
Cagatay "despe" Sedef 
Engin "ngiN" Kor
Ahmet "paz" Karahoca

Escape Gaming

Jimmy "Jumpy" Berndtsson
André "BARBARR" Möller
Bence "DeadFox" Böröcz
Lasse "maeVe" Elgaard
Patrick "es3tag" Hansen

tRICKED eSport

Nicolai "HUNDEN" Petersen
Peter "Inzta" Kragelund
Martin "percy" Wessel
Jakob "JUGI" Hansen
Nikolaj "Niko" Kristensen

ArchAngels

Max "quix" Lindkvist 
Kristjan "fejtz" Allsaar
Daniel "Dominate" Garcia
Erik "zende" Sundeqvist
Simon "downie" Storm

Millenium

Joey "fxy0" Schlosser
Engin "MAJ3R" Kupeli
Valentin "mistou" Balbastro
Christophe "SIXER" Xia
Alexandre "xms" Forté

ENCE eSports

Aleksi "allu" Jalli
Juho "juhob" Lampinen
Miikka "suNny" Kemppi
Mikko "xartE" Välimaa
Niko "naSu" Kovanen

LGR

Eetu "sAw" Saha
Lasse "ZOREE" Uronen
Saku "SAGGERTON" Jokinen
Sami "xseveN" Laasanen
Slaava "Twista" Räsänen

Epsilon eSports

Fredrik "freddieb" Buö
Fredrik "REZ" Sterner
Jerry "xelos" Råberg 
Joakim "disco doplan" Gidetun
William "draken" Sundin