Global Esports Tour is heading to the United Arab Emirates with CS:GO pro-team tournament
The tournament champion will qualify to compete for a prize pool of AED 1 million against seven other professional teams at GET Dubai.
Counter-Strike is one of the most popular esports titles. PGL Stockholm Major, the prime tournament of the game that just ended, shattered all previous CS:GO watching records with a peak of 2.5 million concurrent spectators.
The Global Esports Tour is continuing its journey throughout the world. After a fantastic start in Los Angeles and a first live event with spectators in Riyadh, the Global Esports Tour is prepared to welcome Counter-Strike Global Offensive (CS:GO) to the fold when they head to the United Arab Emirates for their Global Esports Federation’s pro-team tournament on November 26th and 27th, 2021.
The Global Esports Tour Dubai will be held in two stages: an open qualifier on November 19-20, 2021, featuring 32 of the UAE's best CS:GO teams, followed by a virtual series on November 26-27, 2021, live-streamed on the GEF's Twitch and YouTube channels, with the top 16 moving on to the second stage on November 26-27, 2021. In March 2022, the champion team will compete against seven worldwide pro-teams for a total prize pool of AED1 million at GET Dubai.
From Los Angeles, to Riyadh, and onto Dubai: Our journey across global cities continues.— Global Esports Federation (@GE_Federation) November 5, 2021
Can't wait for what will unfold in the UAE in a few weeks. See you there.#worldconnected #GET2021https://t.co/8GuvrHE49E
Paul J. Foster, CEO of the GEF, said: “This year has been a year of many firsts for the Global Esports Federation. From staging our first ever live tournament in Los Angeles, to our first live-audience event in Riyadh with thousands of spectators, GET Dubai wraps up this year’s Global Esports Tour calendar before we head to Singapore for our inaugural flagship event, the Global Esports Games. We look forward to an even more robust calendar in 2022 as we reconvene in more global cities next year for the GET.”
The GET Dubai will take place on November 26, 2021, during the Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) at Expo 2020 Dubai, with the next edition of GEFcon.