kennyS, friberg, GuardiaN, shox, GeT_RiGhT and olofmeister to take part in BLAST LAN tournament

Tournament operator BLAST has announced six legendary Counter-Strike players who will take on the role of mentors for teams from India and Pakistan at the LAN tournament. The invites were accepted by Kenny "kennyS" Schrub, Adam "friberg" Friberg, Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács, Richard "shox" Papillon, Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund and Olof "olofmeister" Kajbjer.

Each of the star esports athletes will join one of the six participating teams. Slots at the event, called The Draft Super 6, will be equally shared among the finalists of the national qualifiers for India and Pakistan.

The competitions of Indian and Pakistani teams will take place from January 27 to February 3. In India, Enigma, Gods Reign, Marcos, True Rippers, 2ez and Firedup will compete for tickets to the LAN tournament, while Pak Boyz, WahWah, Mystic, vRn, Come Mid and Paradox will fight for the right to represent Pakistan.

The Draft Super 6 will be held from February 8 to 11 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Participants will compete for a total prize pool of $50K.