Gaming PC brand iBUYPOWER has joined forces with Mythic League and technology company Intel to create the iBUYPOWER Mythic Masters CS:GO Invitational – Powered by Intel.
According to the release, the CS:GO Invitational is organised in celebration of the new 12th Gen Intel Core Processor and will feature a $50,000 (~£37,000) prize pool.
The four-day tournament will take place from November 11th-14th where two groups of four teams will compete in a best-of-three rounds, GSL format. The top two teams from each group will advance to a single-elimination playoff bracket.
Teams invited to participate include Team Liquid, MIBR, Extra Salt, Bad News Bears, and other notable CS:GO sides.
Darren Su, Executive Vice President of iBUYPOWER and HYTE, commented: “iBUYPOWER is excited to partner with Mythic and Intel to host the iBUYPOWER Mythic Masters CS: GO Invitational. iBUYPOWER has always been dedicated to supporting the gaming community and we hope to continue this initiative for years to come.”
Moreover, Evil Geniuses will have an unofficial showing with ‘Kings of Content’ which features Tarik ‘tarik’ Celik. The organisation will not have an official roster but wished for Celik to participate in the competition to show its support for the scene.
The tournament will be live-streamed to iBUYPOWER’s Twitch Channel along with Celik streaming his POV.
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Erik “fl0m” Flom, Founder of Mythic League, said: “For Mythic and myself, this will be one of the largest tournaments we have ever held. It is an incredible opportunity to work with brands such as iBUYPOWER and Intel who want to help the CS: GO community.
“The magnitude of this tournament is not only great for NA, but for me as well getting to work on something with my own personal sponsor, iBUYPOWER.”
Flom will also participate in a 24hr charity stream in partnership with iBUYPOWER and Intel to raise funds for Extra Life on November 4th.
Esports Insider says: This is an exciting event for CS:GO players and fans as it features an attractive prize pool and appearances from popular teams. Intel has plans to go all out in celebration of the release of its latest processor and has chosen its partners wisely, as iBUYPOWER and Mythic League have years of experience in event management.