Elisa Invitational Spring 2021 – stronger than ever! Elisa Invitational will be played between qualified teams from Elisa Nordic Championship and some of the most prestigious teams in the world. The tournament takes place from 15th to 18th of April, with a total prize pool of $50,000.

The tournament will feature eight top teams, including the Finnish domestic supersensations; HAVU and ENCE. Four teams have proven themselves worthy and qualified from the local Elisa Nordic Championship tournaments. These teams are HAVU, Tricked, Apeks and Young Ninjas. The rest of the slots will be filled by invites of some of the top teams in the world.

Elisa Invitational is an online tournament that can be followed in English on Elisa Esports’ Twitch channel, and in Finnish on Elisa Viihde Sport’s Twitch channel. The tournament features Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Elisa Invitational was held twice in 2020, and now it’s returning bigger than ever!

Elisa Invitational Spring 2021 in a nutshell:

  • Tournament Play
    • Group Stage 15. – 17.4.
    • Playoffs 18.4.
  • Format
    • Group Format
      • 4 team GSL Double-Elimination Brackets (Group Openers + Winners Match BO1, Elimination + Decider Match BO3)
      • 2 best teams qualify to Playoffs from each bracket
    • Playoff Format
      • 2 x Semi-Finals (BO3), Grand Final (BO3)
  • Teams
    • 4 qualified teams from their own regional Elisa Nordic Championship tournaments
      • HAVU (Finland), Tricked (Denmark), Apeks (Norway) and Young Ninjas (Sweden)
    • 4 world top teams invited
      • ENCE (Finland) and 3 other teams to be announced soon
  • $100,000 Prize Pool
    • A total of $50,000 shared between the regional leagues
    • $50,000 up for grabs in Elisa Invitational
      • 1st Place $25,000
      • 2nd Place $10,000
      • 3rd and 4th Place $5,000
      • 5th and 6th Place $1,500
      • 7th and 8th Place $1,000
  • Exact schedule: elisaviihde.fi/sport/lajit/e-urheilu
  • The online tournament can be followed in English from Elisa Esports Twitch channel twitch.tv/elisaesports
  • The online tournament can be followed in Finnish from Elisa Viihde Sport Twitch channel twitch.tv/elisaviihdesport
  • You can find more information about the tournament, as well as current esports news at elisaesports.fi
  • For the latest news regarding everything Elisa Esports, follow @elisaesports in Twitter and Instagram!

More information: Elisa Mediadesk, tel. +358 50 305 1605, mediadesk@elisa.fi

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