Continuing the #CSGO2ASIA theme, WCA have announced CS:GO tournament in Asia with a $200,000 prize pool. WCA is known for hosting big tournaments in other e-sports such as Dota2. They have been organising such events for a long time and are pretty well known in the scene and are capitalizing on the huge growth of CS:GO.
Recently many Chinese organisations such as Vici and LGD announced that they would be announcing new CS:GO rosters soon farthing boosting the growth of CS:GO in Asia.
WCA 2016 will consist of three seasons. Each season will feature a Chinese qualifier and an international qualifier. The winners of each season will meet at the world finals, taking place in Yinchuan, in December. The World finals will have around $200,000 on offer.
First Chinese Qualifier
Duration : March 15 – May 1
Prize Pool : 220,000 Yen / $33,700