CS Asia Championships 2023 viewer's guide

CS Asia Championships 2023, the first LAN tournament in China in many years, will take place from November 8 to 12. At the event, eight rosters will compete for $500K in prize money.

The tournament will kick off with the group stage, which will play out in a Double Elimination (GSL) format. The openers will be BO1s, while all the remaining matches will be BO3s. Three participants from each group will advance to the playoffs: the winners will secure a spot in the semi-finals, while the runner-ups will move on to the quarter-finals. The decisive stage of the competition will play out in a Single Elimination best-of-three format.

The seeding of teams for the group stage looks as follows:

Group A

 ENCE (Snappi, Maden, VLDN, SunPayus, NertZ)
 TYLOO (advent, kaze, JamYoung, Moseyuh, Mercury)
 Astralis (device, b0RUP, blameF, Staehr, Buzz)
 Lynn Vision (westmelon, z4kr, Starry, Emilia, Jee)

Group B

 MOUZ (frozen, torzsi, xertioN, siuhy, Jimpphat)
 FaZe (karrigan, rain, Twistzz, ropz, broky)
 NIP (k0nfig, REZ, es3tag, mascter, headtr1ck)
 Wings Up (lan, gas, ChildKing, flying, Marek)

The prize money distribution:

1. $250,000
2. $100,000
3-4. $50,000
5-6. $16,500
7-8. $8,500

The full schedule, up-to-date results and live broadcast of CS Asia Championships 2023 are available on the event's page on our website via this link.