$5K Counter-Strike 1.6 Open, Presented by Intel

Fourth Event in 6-Month, 40K eSports Series


Leading game center organization iGames and premier eSports online community CEVO today announced the details of $5K CS 1.6 Open, the fourth event in their 6-month series of national eSports tournaments which began in June, and awarded gamers over $40,000 throughout the course of the


Presented by Intel, this new round of fierce fragging action will be held Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, at 8 iGames member centers across North America and will feature local teams fragging it out in Counter-Strike 1.6, one of today’s most popular competitive games.

CyberHub – Levittown, PA
eBash – Terre Haute, IN
KW Cyber Games – Kitchener, ON Canada
The Core – Katy, TX
X-tremePlay – Ocoee, FL
Sundogs Network Center – Kansas City, MO
NETplay – Indian Trail, NC
Euphnet Cyber Café v3 – San Jose, CA


Saturday, November 4, will feature 4 teams of 5 competing locally in pool play at each center, with the winners advancing to Sunday’s WAN, double-elimination tournament. The team prize breakdown after day 2’s tournament will be as follows.

1st place = $1,500
2nd place = $1,000
3rd place = $600
4th place = $500
5th place = $400
6th place = $400
7th place = $300
8th place = $300
(Note: With 4 teams at each location, teams will play each team once. The team with the best record after all the games will be the winner of the pool. If a LAN center has less than 4 teams, the team may be put into an online Pool.)
Other Upcoming Events
• November 18-19 – Call of Duty 2 Game Center Cup
• December 9-10 – Counter-Strike $5k Open

To register for the $5K CS 1.6 Open, and to find out more about this and other upcoming events in the Intel series, visit www.igames.org or contact the iGames events team atevents@igames.org. For rules, competition structure, and prize allocation visitwww.cevolved.com.

Game centers interested in participating in the program can email events@igames.org.