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CS:GO • Feb 18, 2019

StarLadder announce venue and date for Berlin CS:GO Major

StarLadder announce venue and date for Berlin CS:GO Major

Details about the dates and venue for the fifteenth Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major have finally been announced as StarLadder confirmed that they will officially host the prestigious tournament. 


The IEM Katowice Major is currently in full swing, however, that hasn't stopped CS:GO fans from searching for details regarding the next major CS:GO tournament. 

Now, fans know just where and when they'll be able to watch the best teams in the world compete for the $1,000,000 prize pool and honor of being known as Major champions.


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Teams are currently competing for glory at IEM Katowice.

As initially revealed by Dexerto’s own Jarek ‘DeKay’ Lewis on February 7, nearly two weeks ago, the eyes of the CS:GO world will switch their focus to Germany over the summer as StarLadder will host the next Major event in Berlin.

The CIS-based tournament organizer will work alongside their long-term partner ImbaTV in producing the event. ImbaTV is responsible for broadcasting all StarLadder events, played on titles like CS:GO and Dota 2, to the Chinese audience.


In their announcement, the dates for the event were also revealed by StarLadder.

The regional Minors and Major stages will also be held in Berlin to help teams avoid visa problems and will also follow a similar format to the IEM Katowice Major - having two Minors running simultaneously to save time.

The full dates for the event are as followed:

  •  July 17-21 – Europe & Americas Minors
  • July 24-28 – CIS & Asia Minors
  • July 29 – Minor Play-in
  • August 20-25 – Challengers Stage
  • August 27-September 1 – Legends Stage
  • September 5-8 – Champions Stage

Tickets for the StarLadder Major Champions Stage will go on sale during April, however, there is no word on if fans will be able to attend any earlier stages.