CS Summit 6 reveals team lineups and schedule for EU and NA
Jun 5, 2020
Valve’s second Regional Ranking tournament, CS Summit 6, will host competitions in both Europe and North America starting on June 13.
The two-stage qualifiers will begin on June 13 and 14 with the open portion of CS Summit 6, followed by what are the actual regional qualifiers for the tournament. Eight teams from North America and 16 from Europe will then compete in another round of qualifiers on June 22 through June 23, before the main group stage of the event officially starts on June 24.
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In Europe, four groups consisting of four teams each will compete in Valve’s summer Regional Ranking tournament. Due to the lower number of pro teams residing in North America, CS Summit’s regional tournament there will be held between two groups of four each. Signups for CS Summit 6’s open qualifiers are now officially open in both regions.
The vast majority of teams that are in the running for the upcoming ESL One Rio Major from both regions are set to attend the event, with the notable exception of Astralis. The Danish CSGO team sent out a press release soon after the announcement of CS Summit 6 that it had declined the invitation to participate. The decision comes on the heels of announcements from the teams that both in-game leader Lukas “gla1ve” Rossander and Andreas “Xyp9x” Højsleth were taking leaves of absences from the team.
Europe’s top teams set to compete in CS Summit 6
Europe’s regional qualifier teams are as follows:
- MAD Lions
- Five teams from the region’s open qualifiers
Several teams are already set for CS Summit’s European group stage:
- Ninjas in Pyjamas
- Movistar Riders
- Copenhagen Flames
- Five teams from the Regional qualifiers
CS Summit 6 announces North American CSGO teams
North America boasts a smaller group size with only three open qualifier slots available for the tournaments intitial qualifying rounds:
- YEAH Gaming
- Three teams from the open qualifiers
Five teams are already locked in for the tournament’s group stage, including some of North America’s top teams:
- Team Liquid
- 100 Thieves
- Evil Geniuses
- Three teams from the regional qualifiers
CS Summit 6 officially kicks off Valve’s summer Regional Ranking tournament when its open qualifiers begin on June 13. Fans can catch all the actioon live on the Beyond the Summit Twitch channel.
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