Espoo to host the Elisa Masters Espoo ’22

13.6.2022 11.23

Elisa Masters Espoo ’22 event will be held at Espoo Metro Arena on 18th – 20th of November 2022. The tournament will have its winner invited to compete within the ESL Pro Tour at Intel® Extreme Masters (IEM) Katowice 2023.

The Elisa Masters Espoo ’22 tournament is the world’s first Official ESL Pro Tour Affiliate Event for CS:GO. The tournament will be handing out a total of $200,000 in prize money and a spot for the winner in the Play-In Stage of the prestigious IEM Katowice 2023, where more than 100,000 esports fans gather each year to watch the world’s top teams compete for a prize pool of $1,000,000.

Elisa is organising the event and the City of Espoo is a partner of Elisa Masters Espoo ’22:

- Esports and gaming are a big phenomenon internationally and they provide young people a pathway and community to develop into a professional, and even a route to working life. Espoo wants to be a pioneer in promoting a fast-growing digital culture and business, says Mervi Heinaro, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, Sports and Culture.

Elisa Masters Espoo ‘22 in a nutshell

  • Tournament Duration: 16th – 20th of November 2022
    Studio Environment (not open to public): 16th – 17th of November 2022
    Espoo Metro Arena (open to public): 18th – 20th of November 2022
  • Groups
    2 groups of 6 teams Round-Robin
    Group winners qualify to the Semi-finals
    2nd and 3rd placed teams qualify to the Quarter-finals
  • Playoffs
    Single-Elimination bracket
    The tournament will be handing out a total Prize Pool of $200,000 and the winner will be invited to the Play-In Stage of the prestigious $1,000,000 IEM Katowice 2023.