Europe's best: RaidCall EMS One Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Spring finalists meet in Cologne April 13th

Cologne, April 5th 2013 – The best eight European teams in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will travel to Cologne (Germany) to define the winner of the RaidCall EMS One Spring 2013 season – 35,000 US Dollars will be on the line. The finalists will come prepared and very willing to dethrone Ninjas in Pyjamas as the best team in the world, and yet the Swedish favorites feel confident to add this prestigious title to their impressive achievement portfolio. The event will commence on April 13th in ESL TV's own TV Studio in Cologne (Germany) at 11:00 CET and will be streamed live to the community via Twitch.tv, the global leading streaming platform for video gamers. 

These best eight teams have had a hard time qualifying for the live event finals. Overall, more than 400 teams fought to qualify for this brand new premier gaming competition. The RaidCall EMS One had four weekly online cups where teams had to gather enough points to move on to the second phase, the group stage. Sixteen of Europe's best successfully made it into the group stage and were divided by four. In a classic Round Robin format, the teams of five played each other and the best two qualified for the live event finals in Cologne (Germany). And now, one of them will be crowned the European Champion.

Tickets are currently being sold to attend the event as part of the live audience who will be able to see the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams in Europe play against one another: emsone-spring2013csgo.eventbrite.com

RaidCall EMS One CS:GO Spring Finals:

Participants

-Ninjas in Pyjamas (Sweden)

-Anexis eSports (United Kingdom)

-AbsoluteLegends (Sweden)

-ESC ICY BOX (Poland)

-Imaginary Gaming (France)

-n!faculty (Germany)

-Team VeryGames (France)

-Fnatic (Denmark)

Prize Purse Distribution

1) 12,000 US Dollars

2) 7,000 US Dollars

3-4) 4,000 US Dollars

5-8) 2,000 US Dollars

You can find more information about the RaidCall EMS One CS:GO Spring Finals at its website: www.raidcall-emsone.com

You can find the RaidCall EMS One Logo here: www.turtle-entertainment.com/uploads/media/Logo_RCEMS_One.zip

RaidCall EMS One

The RaidCall EMS One is the premier gaming competition in Europe for electronic sports (eSports). Among the competitors are the best teams and players from all over Europe in the tactical shooter, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and MOBA, Dota 2. Teams qualify for each RaidCall EMS One season through consistently strong results in the A-Series, or winning a local ESL Pro Series / A-Series tournament or having been part of the last eight teams of the previous season. Through RaidCall’s support, 2013 will become the biggest year in ESL Major Series history when both Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 receive a prize purse of 312,000 US-Dollar in total. On top of the impressive sums, each of the four seasons will have live event finals. Further information: www.raidcall-emsone.com

RaidCall

RaidCall makes communication with groups of people fast and easy. Using minimal CPU resources, this free software is the ideal group communication solution for all types of users, especially online gamers looking to utilize effective teamwork. RaidCall also offers unique features such as Hi-Fi voice chat for groups of up to 10,000 people, optional speaking modes, and flexible group management tools. Further information available at www.raidcall.com.


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