With the next Counter-Strike:Global Offensive stop under the BLAST Pro Series belt set to kick off in just a few hours, the final details of the BLAST Pro Series Madrid 2019 have been revealed.
A total of six teams will attend the event with five being known already while the sisth will come from the Iberian play-in in a Bo3 with Giants taking on Moviestar Riders.
The event held at the at the Madrid Arena, Madrid, Spain will have a total of $250000 up for grabs.
The five teams are: Coud9, Team Astralis, Ninjas in Pyjamas, ENCE eSports and Natus Vincere. The first match-ups are as follows:
- ENCE eSports vs. Natus Vincere
- Team Astralis vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas
- Cloud9 vs. winner of the Iberian play-in
Just as before the format will see Bo1 between all teams involved in the tournament with the top 2 at the end of the games advancing into the Grad Finals while the third placed will choose another team from the last three teams to take it in the BLAST Pro Series Stand-off.
The Stand-off will also give to the winner an additional $20000 in cash prize after a series of five 1v1's with different guns.
The Casting team is as follows:
- Adam Savage - (stage host)
- Alex 'Machine' Richardson - (desk host)
- Frankie 'Frankie' Ward - (interviewer)
- Noah 'Nifty' Francis - (analyst)
- Christine 'potter' Chi - (analyst)
- Chad 'SPUNJ' Burchill - (analyst)
- Mathieu 'Maniac' Quiquerez - (analyst)
- Anders Blume - (caster)
- Henry 'HenryG' Greer - (caster)
- Jason 'Moses' O'Toole - (caster)
- Mohan 'launders' Govindasamy - (caster)
- Conner 'Scrawny' Girvan - (caster)
- Daniel 'ddk' Kapadia - (caster)
- James 'JZFB' Bardolph - (caster)
- Heather 'sapphiRe' Garrozo - (in-game observer)
- David 'Prius' Kuntz - (in-game observer)
- Efren 'encg' Chuong - (in-game observer)
- 1'st. - $125000 +10pts
- 2'nd. - $50000 +8pts
- 3'rd. - $25000 +6pts
- 4'th. - $15000 +4pts
- 5'th. - $10000 +2pts
- 6'th. - $5000
We need to remind you that the points will allow the teams to qualify for the BLAST Pro Series Global Finals at the end of the year after eight series. For the time being the top looks as follows:
- 1'st. Team Liquid - 16pts.
- 2'nd/3'rd. Team Astralis, FaZe Clan - 12pts. each
- 4'th. Made In Brazil - 6pts.
- 5'th./6'th. Natus Vincere, Ninjas in Pyjamas - 4 pts. each
- 7'th. Cloud9 - 0pts.