For more than ten years, CS:GO has been one of the leading games in eSports, with a massive following and some of the most prestigious tournaments in the industry. The tournament schedule is jam-packed, making it a little hard to keep track of all the events throughout the year. By staying up-to-date with these tournaments, fans can ensure they don’t miss any of the thrilling action.
In this article, we’re highlighting the top CS:GO tournaments in 2023 so you can stay up-to-date with all the exciting action.
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ESL Pro League
The ESL Pro League is an eSports league that brings together the best teams from around the world to compete in CS:GO. FaZe Clan earned $200,000 for winning the 17th season of the ESL Pro League, as well as tickets to IEM Cologne 2023 and BLAST World Final 2023.
You can read about the ESL Pro League Season 17 tournament final , including the best moments, in our article.
BLAST.tv Paris Major
The next in our list CS:GO tournament is the anticipated BLAST.tv Paris Major. The tournament will take place May 8-21, with a prize pool of $1.25 million. Valve announced on their social media that this will be the last world championship for CS:GO before the professional scene moves to Counter-Strike 2.
The winning team will not only receive the prize money but also secure a spot in the BLAST Premier World Final 2023.
IEM Cologne 2023
IEM Cologne 2023 will be one of the most important CS:GO LAN tournament. It is organized by ESL and supported by Intel, with twenty-four teams competing for a prize fund of $1,000,000.
This year’s tournament will be held from July 25 to August 6 in Cologne, Germany. This tournament has consistently been among the most popular and highly regarded in the CS:GO community. G2 eSports won a trip to Germany by lifting the IEM Katowice 2023 trophy, while FaZe Clan has already secured their place by winning The ESL Pro League Season 17.
However, the rest of the participants in the upcoming tournament have not yet been announced. Nevertheless, there’s no doubt that this summer’s main event will be exciting and not to be missed.
BLAST Premier World Finals
The most difficult tournament to qualify for and the final event of 2023 is the BLAST Premier World Finals. The tournament features a $1,000,000 prize pool, with the winners receiving $500,000.
Only eight teams will compete for the prize, with five spots being awarded to the winners of the following tournaments:
- BLAST Spring Finals 2023
- BLAST Fall Finals 2023
- BLAST.tv Paris Major 2023
- EPL S17 (already secured by FaZe Clan)
- EPL S18
The remaining three teams will be selected based on the BLAST Ranking system.
ESL Impact League
In terms of women’s eSports in CS:GO, we look forward to two seasons of the ESL Impact League this year. Season 3, will be held on June 2, 2023, in Dallas, USA, with a prize pool of $123,000. Eight teams will compete, but only four will receive prizes.
Season 4, is scheduled to take place on December 15, 2023, in Hanover, Germany. The tournament rules will remain the same as last season.
We wish all the players the best of luck in the competition.
The CS:GO eSports 2023 industry is gearing up for an action-packed 2023 with a variety of events, including awards ceremonies, massive tournaments, and CS:GO event. Fans can look forward to an exciting nine months of non-stop action and entertainment.
To stay in the loop and catch all the top-tier events this year, be sure to bookmark this page and check in whenever you need to get the dates right. Keep in mind that the eSports world is always evolving, with new tournaments and events popping up.
So stay tuned to our blog and don’t miss out on the action.
The BLAST.tv Paris Major 2023 is expected to be the largest upcoming tournament in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in terms of the prize pool. It is scheduled to take place from May 8th to May 21st.
The upcoming major tournament in CSGO is the Blast Paris Major 2023, which will be held in the heart of Paris, France. The tournament will consist of three stages and will take place from May 8th to May 21st. The prize pool for the Blast Paris Major 2023 is $1,250,000.
The PGL Stockholm Major is the biggest CS:GO tournament to date, with a prize pool of 2,000,000 US dollars. It also had the highest number of views of any CS tournament.