UK Masters to run for seven weeks with grand finals at Insomnia58
London, United Kingdom – April 27, 2016 – Multiplay, organiser of the UK’s largest gaming festival, Insomnia, and a subsidiary of GAME Digital plc (“GAME Digital”), the UK’s leading video gaming specialist is delighted to launch Counter-Strike: Global Offensive UK Masters from 10th May running until Insomnia58 for the grand final. Players participating in the UK Masters will have the chance to win a share of the £12,600 prize pool.
The UK Masters will run for seven weeks and will be broadcast live on Twitch every Tuesday and Wednesday. Throughout the duration of the league £5,600 will be up for grabs, with prizes awarded to teams on a per map basis.
Following the conclusion of the seven week league, the top four teams will move on to an online play-off stage, which will run in a double elimination, best of three format, leading into a best of five LAN final at Insomnia58, where the teams will compete for a share of a £7,000.
“We’re excited to bring Esports to fans for a longer period of time,” said Craig Fletcher, Founder and CEO of Multiplay. He continued, “We have Esports tournaments running across Insomnia festivals now on a regular basis, and we’re looking forward to expanding on that by having a league running across seven weeks prior to the grand final being held at Insomnia58.”
The UK Masters kicks off on May 10th with the first open qualifier, and players can head over to the Battlefy page and sign up now.
To be able to watch the grand finals close-up and live at Insomnia58, tickets can be purchased from the official website at https://insomniagamingfestival.com/tickets/.