Six North American teams have received invites to the WinOut $20,000 CS:GO Championships, powered by Azubu.tv, which will take place on September 4-6.
In late May, WinOut.net announced a $20,000, sixteen-team offline tournament, scheduled to take place September 4-6 at the WinOut Gaming Arena in Philadelphia.
Twelve teams would be receiving direct invites to the event, with the final four spots being filled via qualifiers (three online qualifiers and one last-chance offline qualifier on location on the day of the event).
|CLG are in the first round of invites to the WinOut Championships (photo hltv.org)|
While the first online qualifier is still ongoing, WinOut have announced that registration for the second online qualifier is now open, with the caveat of a $15 entry fee. The organisation have stressed that the registration deadline of July 15th will be strictly kept this time, with no possibility of extension.
Winners of all three online qualifiers will be rewarded with $500 and free entry to the WinOut offline finals.
Irrespective of the second qualifier's registration commencing, WinOut have also announced the first six invites to the offline finals in Philadelphia:
The prize-pool breakdown for the event is once again:
1. - $10,000
2. - $5,000
3. - $2,500
4. - $1,000
5-6. - $500
The second qualifier will run from July 16-30, the link for the qualifier home page can be found here. Updates for the ongoing qualifiers and other news about the tournament can be found at WinOut's Twitter.
Video by WinOut of six invited teams: