With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing match organizers to cancel reside occasions and go browsing, ESL has introduced that the IEM New York Occasion 2020 Counter-Strike: World Offensive occasion will actually be performed on-line beginning Oct. 6. IEM New York 2020: On-line is the final occasion during which North American and CIS groups can compete in a Valve Regional Main Rating occasion. The RMR occasions permits groups the chance to earn factors with a view to qualify for the ESL One Rio Main Main initially scheduled for Might, now scheduled for November.
The RMR system was launched as a approach to make it possible for the 24 groups invited to take part within the Main are in prime kind. It is a change from the way in which the earlier Majors labored, as earlier than the highest 14 finishers from the earlier Main obtained automated invitations to the subsequent occasion which might be six or extra months away. The ESL One Rio Main Main can have a $2M USD prize pool and can see your entire 24 workforce subject created by invitations.
Moreover, the match can have three divisions (North America, CIS, and Europe), with every area providing ESL Professional Tour factors which permits groups to earn factors to get entry into the Masters Championship in Katowice 2021.