May 24, 2024

Stage set for unprecedented Counter-Strike 2 action at Global Esports Tour in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The first stage of the Global Esports Federation’s pro-series Global Esports Tour 2024 kicks off with eight of the world’s top-ranked professional Counter-Strike 2team s as they enter the virtual battleground from April 18-21.The double-elimination tournament begins on April 18 at Rio de Janeiro’s 2016 Olympic venue, Maracanãzinho Stadium. An unprecedented Prize Bank of US$200,000 is at stake for the tournament taking place between April 18-21, including the Copa Rio Challenge with four top women’s teams. The eight pro teams battling for the Grand Prize of US$100,000 and the coveted GET Trophy are:

Every match of the tournament will be broadcast live around the world on GEF’s Twitch and YouTube
channels. Additional live streams will also be available in select countries on Bilibili, Huya, Douyu, and
Kuaishou platforms.
“We can’t wait to feel Brazil’s energy and passion for esports at the legendary Maracanâzinho Stadium.
GET24 Rio will be the epicenter of excitement, fun, and fast-paced action for players and fans. I want the
world to revel in this experience and witness these professional, world-class players competing on our
global stage,” said Eric F. Brinkley, Global Esports Tour Commissioner.