2nd Place: $15,000
3rd Place: $5,000
As for the teams taking part in the event, both Heroic and Fnatic have been directly invited to participate in the playoff. The remaining six squads will be selected through the open qualifiers, which will take place on October 18-21st.
PGL have been running offline events since 2002, hosting esports tournaments for games such as CS:GO, League of Legends, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm and Dota 2. Their events’ attendances range from 1,000 to over 25,000 people in venues spanning the globe, including Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca and Manila.