The final part of the second season of WePlay! Forge of Masters in CS:GO is set to run on November 15-17. It will be hosted in Kiev, Concert-hall VDNG, offering $100,000 of prize money.
Eight teams from Europe and CIS will participate in this championship. Each of the spots was given out during the regional qualifiers, which were held in three stages. The highest-rated squad, among those who arrived to the capital of Ukraine, is forZe, as they are occupying the 17th spot in HLTV’s World Ranking.
List of participants and draw for group stage
|Group A||Group B|
|Team GamerLegion||Team Heretics|
|Winstrike Team||Tricked Esport|
The tournament will kick off with the GSL groups. Matches of Day One (opening and winners’ series) will be played in Best of 1, while in the rest of the games - up until the end of the event - the organizers plan to use the Best of 3 format. The Playoffs, which are the culminating phase of the competition, will see four strongest lineups fighting in a bracket of Single Elimination.
Schedule and results of matches
CET is stated
- 12:30 — Winstrike 10-16 GamerLegion | Dust II
- 14:00 — Gambit YNG 16-6 CPH Flames | Inferno
- 15:30 — forZe 14-16 GODSENT | Dust II
- 17:00 — Tricked 16-12 Heretics | Nuke
- 18:30 — GODSENT 16-12 GamerLegion | Winners Match | Overpass
- 20:00 — Tricked 16-7 Gambit YNG | Winners Match | Train
- 11:00 — Winstrike 1-2 forZe | Elimination Match
- 14:00 — CPH Flames 0-2 Heretics | Elimination Match
- 17:00 — GamerLegion 2-0 forZe | Decider Match
- 20:00 — Gambit YNG 2-1 Heretics | Decider Match
- 12:00 — Tricked 2-0 GamerLegion | Semifinals
- 15:00 — GODSENT 2-0 Gambit YNG | Semifinals
- 18:00 — Tricked 0-2 GODSENT | Grandfinals
The upcoming matches will be shown on the official English broadcast, set up by the WePlay studio. You can watch the stream on our event’s page. Below you can find the list of talents that were hired to make the show.
Distribution of prize pool
- 1. GODSENT ($50,000)
- 2. Tricked ($20,000)
- 3-4. Gambit YNG, GamerLegion ($10,000 each)
- 5-6. forZe, Heretics ($3,000 each)
- 7-8. CPH Flames, Winstrike ($2,000 each)
The Kazakhstan team of AVANGAR was the champion of the inaugural season of Forge of Masters, as they defeated HellRaisers in the final with a 2-0 score and secured a $20,000 paycheck. The most valuable player of that tournament was Dzhami "Jame" Ali, who averaged a 1.28 rating in six maps.