Want to play in the second season of Telia Esports Series? This is how to participate.
The second CS:GO season of Telia Esports Series begins in early October. Before the start of the season there will be a qualifying round, where all CS:GO teams will have the opportunity to play their way into the second season of Telia Esports Series.
Open qualifiers will be held from 12th to 21st of August. Qualifiers can be entered by registering on
faceit.com with the links below.
The winner of each open qualifier will move on to the closed qualifier, held on the following week on August 19-21. The closed qualifier decides which two teams move on to the Up & Down matches. Besides the closed qualifier, the top four teams from each open qualifier earn a spot in the Season 2 challenger series, which consists of 16 teams. The challenger is a lower qualifier series through which teams can rise to the main series for Season 3. More on the challenger series later.
The Up & Down matches are where the top two qualified teams will meet the the two bottom teams from the first Telia Esports Series season, ajuri and Cosa Nostra. Up & down matches can be viewed from Twitch on twitch.tv/tes_csgo.
Two teams will advance to Season 2 which will begin in October and ends in mid-November. The prize pool of the season totals € 40,000.
The first CS: GO season ended with ENCE's vistory party at the Savoy Theater in Helsinki in June. The Arena of Valor series, which ends in the finals at Assembly Summer 1st of August, will not continue in the fall.