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CCS casters, match-ups revealed

PGL has announced the caster lineup and the match-ups for the CS:GO Championship (CCS) Kick-off Season offline finals.

From April 24-26, DreamHack Bucharest will play host to the offline finals of the CCS Kick-off season, featuring the top four sides from the online stages, who will be facing off for the bulk of the $75,000 prize fund.

EnVyUs and Team SoloMid topped their respective groups and thus went straight into the offline semi-finals, while Ninjas in Pyjamas and fnatic had to go through the last-chance stage.


NiP and EnVyUs to face each other in CCS semi-finals photo


The draw has thrown up a repeat of the Gfinity Spring Masters final, between EnVyUs and NiP. The other semi-final will see fnatic and Team SoloMid go head-to-head just days after facing each other in Fight Night.

Below you can find the complete timetable for the event:


Friday, April 24:
15:00  fnatic vs.  Team SoloMid
18:00  EnVyUs vs.  NiP
Saturday, April 25:
11:00 Lower Bracket Final
14:00 Upper Bracket Final
18:00 Consolidation Final
Sunday, April 26:
17:00 Grand final


Meanwhile, PGL has announced that the CCS casting duo of Toby "TobiWan" Dawson and Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett will be joined by an analyst panel consisting of Duncan "Thorin" Shields, Richard Lewis and Joona "natu" Leppänen. The event will be hosted by Sebastian "TataStrumf" Honciuc and Rachel "Seltzer" Quirico.

The full talent lineup for the CCS finals is the following:


  •  Sebastian "TataStrumf" Honciuc (Host)
  •  Rachel "Seltzer" Quirico (Hostess)
  •  Toby "TobiWan" Dawson (Commentator)
  •  Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett (Commentator)
  •  Duncan "Thorin" Shields (Analyst)
  •  Richard Lewis (Analyst)
  •  Joona "natu" Leppänen (Analyst)