CSGO Pinnacle Cup. Everything you need to know

Europe’s CSGO Pinnacle Cup has successfully kicked off yesterday and will end on the 4th of April. The event has a massive prize pool of $100,000 US Dollars. A total of thirty two teams from the European region will battle it out for a grand prize of $80,000 US Dollars. This event was launched by the online betting and gaming operator in collaboration with GRID, Relog Media and Trustly.

In this event, Pinnacle’s leading esports betting product will be supported by data from GRID and the high-production value provided by Relog, with an online payment platform provided by Trustly on board as an ancillary sponsor. Due to the Global COVID-19 Pandemic Situation , this event is held online and broadcasted on Twitch. It features top tier CS:GO teams based in Europe. It will be taking place throughout March before culminating with the final in early April.

This tournament is based on Play-in, Swiss Stage, and Playoffs format. The Play-in is a single-elimination bracket with Bo1 opening matches. All other matches are Bo3. The Swiss Stage comes with Bo3 matches and the top 8 teams will proceed on to the Playoffs. The last part of the tournament comes with a single-elimination bracket and Bo3 matches.

Pinnacle CEO, Paris Smith said: “Pinnacle’s drive to be at the forefront of esports has allowed us to partner with some of the best people in the market. We are really excited to be working with GRID, Relog Media, and Trustly and can’t wait to deliver something special for our customers and esports fans around the world.”
We have shown through previous partnerships that we are committed to giving back to the esports community and helping the industry develop. It’s yet another big step forward for Pinnacle as we continue to strengthen our connection with esports fans. Launching a Pinnacle-branded event on this scale is a huge moment for us as a company and one we hope will be a real game changer for the industry. We can’t wait to begin the event and crown our first Pinnacle Cup champions!”