Flashpoint 2 CS:GO Series to Start Nov. 10 with $1M Prize Pool

Flashpoint 2 CS:GO series will begin Nov. 10 with $1M prize pool
Flashpoint 2 CS:GO series will begin Nov. 10 with $1M prize pool | Courtesy of B Site, Inc.

B Site's Flashpoint returns for the second season of its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive series. The tournament will feature 12 teams drawn into three GSL groups to bring home prize money of $1 million. The final team standing will be taking $500,000 and the AK-47 trophy.

Flashpoint 2 CS:GO Series to Start Nov. 10 with $1M Prize Pool

Group play will take place on Nov. 10-22, followed by the playoffs on Nov. 30-Dec. 5, and wrap up with the grand final on Dec. 6. Group draws are listed below.

Group A: Fnatic (#11), c0ntact, Dignitas, MAD Lions

Group B: BIG (#6), Team Envy, forZe (#26), MIBR

Group C: OG (#7), Cloud9, Gen.G (#29), Virtus.Pro (#15)

The top two teams in each group will automatically advance to the playoffs, while the teams who finish 7th-10th will compete in the Last Chance matches for the final two playoff spots. Flashpoint's playoffs will consist of an eight-team, double-elimination bracket.

Flashpoint 2 Tournament Schedule:

  • Tuesday, Nov 10 - Group A Upper Semi-Finals

    08.00 a.m. ET - Fnatic vs. c0ntact

    11.00 a.m. ET - Dignitas vs. MAD Lions
  • Wednesday, Nov 11 - Group B Upper Semi-Finals

    08.00 a.m. ET - Team Envy vs. forZe

    11.00 a.m. ET - BIG vs. MIBR
  • Thursday, Nov 12 - Group C Upper Semi-Finals

    08.00 a.m. ET - Cloud9 vs. Virtus.pro

    11.00 a.m. ET - OG vs. Gen.G
  • Friday, Nov 13

    08.00 a.m. ET - Group A Upper Bracket Final

    11.00 a.m. ET - Group A Lower Bracket R1
  • Saturday, Nov 14

    08.00 a.m. ET - Group B Upper Bracket Final

    11.00 a.m. ET - Group B Lower Bracket R1
  • Sunday, Nov 15

    08.00 a.m. ET - Group C Upper Bracket Final

    11.00 a.m. ET - Group C Lower Bracket R1
  • Thursday, Nov 19

    08.00 a.m. ET - Group A Lower Bracket Final

    11.00 a.m. ET - Group B Lower Bracket Final
  • Friday, Nov 20

    08.00 a.m. ET - Group C Lower Bracket Final

    11.00 a.m. ET - Group A Grand Final
  • Saturday, Nov 21

    08.00 a.m. ET - Group B Grand Final

    11.00 a.m. ET - Group C Grand Final
  • Sunday, Nov 22

    08.00 a.m. ET - Last Chance #1

    11.00 a.m. ET - Last Chance #2

Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles and Duncan "Thorin" Shields will return to the broadcast. They will be joined by familiar faces such as Freya "Freya" Spiers, Alex "⁠Mauisnake⁠" Ellenberg, James "⁠BARDOLPH⁠" Bardolph, Anders "⁠Anders⁠" Blume, and Christine "⁠potter⁠" Chi. The second season of the Counter-Strike organization-owned league will be held online and Europe while the tournament ensures the highest standard for safety around Covid-19.