Counter-Strike: Global Offensive league Flashpoint announced the 12 teams set to compete in its inaugural season.
Flashpoint, a new CS:GO league from tournament organizer FACEIT, features eight founding teams and four teams from a LAN qualifier. Those teams are as follows:
Flashpoint Season 1 Teams Confirmed
- c0ntact Gaming
- Team Envy
- Gen.G Esports
- MAD Lions
- FunPlus Phoenix
LAN Qualifier Teams
- Chaos Esports Club
- HAVU Gaming
- Copenhagen Flames
Flashpoint is set to begin Friday and run through April 19 with a $1 million prize pool on the line. DBLTAP's Jarek Lewis reported Tuesday that Copenhagen Flames was set to replace BIG in Season 1 after the latter qualified for Flashpoint.
Additionally, FunPlus Phoenix was confirmed as a founding member after a 1pv report stated the League of Legends World Championship organization signed Heroic. Heroic was previously part of ESL Pro League Season 11, but will now participate in Flashpoint.