LAN event from IESF featuring combined prize pool of $400,000 announced

The International Esports Federation (IESF) has revealed the first details of the national Counter-Strike tournament in 2024. The combined prize pool of the event, which will feature open and women's competitions, will be $400K.

World Esports Championship 2024 will take place from November 11 to 19. It will be held in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, which was announced back in September of last year.

In the open tournament, which is open to both men's and women's rosters, 24 teams will compete for $240K in prize money. In turn, 16 participants of the women's competition will share a prize pool of $160K.

The qualifying cycle for World Esports Championship 2024 will start with national qualifiers, followed by regional competitions.

The distribution of slots by regions looks as follows:

 Europe: 12 in the open and 7 in the women's tournaments
 America: 4 and 3
 Asia: 6 and 4
 Africa: 2 and 2