ESWC 2016 Indian Qualifiers Are Not Too Far

ESWC 2016

The Indian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive community finally has a reason to cheer up. The Indian Qualifiers for Electronics Sports World Cup 2016, or ESWC 2016, are coming up soon.

The ESWC is a huge platform for Indian gamers to show their talent and make a mark in the world gaming community. Believing the official statement from NODWIN Gaming, this is going to be a big chance for 5-player teams to establish dominance against the world’s best players.

The prize pool is $75,000 and the grand finals will take place in Paris expo Porte de Versailles – an exhibition center in Paris, France. The finale starts on 27th October.

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Paris Expo Porte de Versailles — the exhibition center in Paris, France.

The entire qualifiers event for Indian CS:GO is segmented into three phases. All three phases have their own regulations. Here are the details:

Open Online Qualifier: 16th and 17th September

  • Registration on at
  • All matches are Best-of-One Single Elimination.
  • Quarter-finals are Best-of-Three.
  • Top 4 teams will advance to the next stage.

The restrictions:

  • Teams are required to send digital copies (XEROX/Scan) of valid Indian passports for all 5 individual participants to [email protected] at the time of registration.
  • Teams are not allowed to make any changes in their roster (members list) after their registrations. Violation will result in immediate disqualification.

 Online Playoffs: 18th September

  • Top 4 qualifying teams matched up with the top 4 teams invited from India.
  • All matches are Best-of-Three Single Elimination.
  • Top 4 teams advance to the final stage, LAN finals.

 LAN Finals: 22nd September

  • Organized at NODWIN Gaming Head Office, Gurgaon.
  • All matches are Best-of-Three Single Elimination.
  • Winner represents India in ESWC 2016 happening in October in Paris, will be sponsored flights and accommodation for the finals.

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This is a really great opportunity to showcase the talents of Indian gamers. It won’t be an overestimation to expect some of the greatest and smartest CS:GO players in Gurgaon’s final LAN party elimination matches. Winner gets to represent India in the ESWC 2016 – a big place for gaming enthusiasts.

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