The 17th Major in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive started in Stockholm on October 26. The competition will run until November 7, 2021 at the Avici Arena. Legal betting company BETCITY offers to choose the winner of the tournament and place a bet on your favorite.
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Format PGL Major Stockholm 2021
The CS: GO Major is a series of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive esports tournaments sponsored by Valve Corporation.
The first tournament of the series was called DreamHack Winter 2013 and took place in the Swedish city of Jönköping. The competition was organized by DreamHack, and their prize fund was $ 250,000. 16 teams took part in it.
Over time, the format of the tournament has expanded. Starting with MLG Major Championship: Columbus 2016, the prize pool was increased to $ 1,000,000, and at ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018 the tournament format was changed: now 24 teams took part in it. The Majors are considered the most prestigious CS: GO tournaments.
The prize pool for PGL Major Stockholm 2021 will be $ 2,000,000. The tournament will be attended by 24 teams that have qualified from RMR tournaments.
This year's competition has a quota system of three categories: Legends, Challengers and Contenders. The most prestigious category of quotas – Legends – ensures getting into the main stage.
Candidates first get into additional qualifications, after which they go to the group stage of the Applicants. In turn, Applicants participate in the group stage for selection to the main stage of Legends. 16 teams will take part in the first stage. Then the top eight will advance to the Challenger stage, the rest will leave the tournament. The Legends stage will be held in the same way, and eight best teams will play in the final part.
Challengers to win
Win odds: 3.30.
Great and terrible “Navi” are the main favorites of the tournament. You can bet on their success with a quote of 3.30. It was they who, in 2010, for the first time in the history of esports, won three major world tournaments at once. After 11 years, they are again ready for triumph.
Win odds: 5.00.
The Russian team gathered only in 2019. However, the guys already have victories in top tournaments. This year they won Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2021. Gambits go to the tournament in Stockholm as one of the favorites, and you can bet on their success for 5.00.
Winning odds: 8.00.
The team of the French esports giant is also one of the favorites for the upcoming championship. Gamers took first place in CS: GO in 2020 according to HLTV.org, and you can bet on their victory this year with a quote of 8.00.
Win odds: 9.00.
The international team gathered in 2015. In six years, he was able to win several Counter-Strike tournaments and earn half a million dollars. At PGL Major Stockholm 2021, the team is among the top 5 contenders for victory. Their success is in the line for 9.00.
Ninjas in Pajamas Win coefficient: 10.0.
Swedish veterans intend to successfully host the home championship. They started playing in the 2000s and today they are one of the most titled esports teams. Will the hosts be able to add another win to their track record? You can bet on them with a coefficient of 10.0.
Who else is there from Russia?
Beyond Gambit Esports two more teams from Russia are going to this tournament. After winning the Dota 2 World Championship, Team Spirit arrives in a great mood. Bookmakers offer to bet on their victory with a quote of 17.0.
Also our country will be represented at the tournament by Entropig. Their success goes over 25.0.