Saturday and Sunday August 19-20 2017
163 W. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA 95113
AFKgg, in partnership with NETGEAR (NASDAQ: NTGR), proudly announces our 2nd massive CS:GO Tournament! With a prize pool features thousands of dollars in NETGEAR products including NETGEAR Nighthawk X10 routers, NETGEAR Nighthawk S8000 gaming switches and a minimum of $2000 in cash payouts, this tournament is not one to miss!
March's NETGEAR CS:GO tournament featured fierce competitors from across Norcal, Socal, and even New York! This August we are back and powered with our new 10G local network (brought to you by NETGEAR!) we are ready to run our matches on our dedicated servers and take this tournament to the next level!
So form your teams now and get ready for a weekend of food, drink, and games!
Register Here to reserve your spot in the tournament. Spots are limited so register online early to guarantee your team makes it to victory!
You can register as a full team, partial team, or individual!
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Day 0 - Friday 8/18
4:00 pm to 10:00pm - Team Recruitment, Team Photos, FREE practice time and early check-ins! (Details TBA)
Day 1 - Saturday 8/19
9:00 am - Doors open
9:15 am - Check-in starts
10:15 am - Check-in ends
11:00 am - Group Stage Starts
6:00 pm - Knockout Stage starts
Day 2 - Sunday 8/20
11:00 am - Doors open for Day 2
11:30 am - Semi-Finals commence
3:00 pm - Grand Finals commence
------- Prizes ------
~ 5x NETGEAR R9000 Nighthawk X10 AD7200
~ 75% of Cash Prize Pool ($1500 Minimum + $10 per player registered)
~ 5x NETGEAR Nighthawk S8000 Gaming Switch
~ 25% of Cash Prize Pool ($500 Minimum + $10 per player registered)
~ 5x AFKgg Gift Cards
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AFKgg and NETGEAR invite all CS:GO fans and team supporters to come enjoy the event! AFKgg will be dedicating the weekend to all things Counter-Strike. The stream will be broadcast throughout the venue with a dedicated viewing area in the patio! We will have special CS:GO themed cocktails and drinks, trivia, raffles and games! Although spectators will not be allowed downstairs, the patio promises to be an exciting area for friends and fans alike!
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------- General Tournament Information & Rules ------
~ All teams or individual players must pre-register online to attend the tournament. Follow the link to our Registration page.
~ Teams may register a full roster of 5 and 1 substitute player.
~ All players must provide a full name and steam nickname that represents the exact nickname that player will be using during the tournament.
~ Teams that have players that play under a different nickname than the one registered will be disqualified.
~ Team captains will receive a confirmation and instruction email within 72 hours of registration.
~ $25 Entry Fee per player. AFKgg Members get $10 off entry fee with membership card.
~ Day 1 will end when there are 8 teams left
~ Tournament strucuture is tentative and may change depending on participant numbers.
Check back on Thursday August 17th for finals updates.
~ Parking will be available in the Market San Pedro Garage located on San Pedro Street near AFKgg. Parking Validation will be provided free of charge to tournament participants.
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~ Teams playing on 60Hz monitors will be playing against other teams with 60Hz monitors
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