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The first big CS GO Tournament has been sponsored by Valve Corporation in 2013. The CS:GO Major took place in Jönköping, Sweden and was hosted by DreamHack with a prize pool of $250,000. Six teams were invited directly, six were invited based on their results from previous CS:GO tournaments and the final 4 had to earn their spot by beating other teams in the qualifications. Valve annually sponsors two to three CS:GO Majors with $1,000,000 prize pools for each tournament, hosts are chosen by the games’ developers. The events’ hosts have the legal broadcasting, marketing and sponsoring rights. The main hosts of CS:GO Majors are Intel Extreme Masters, Starladder, DreamHack, FACEIT Major and ELEAGUE. The current team to hold the most trophies from CS:GO Major tournaments is the team from Denmark "Astralis", they already have 4 Major wins in their pocket . The last one was the StarLadder Major Berlin. The team closest to "Astralis", by Major trophies won, is the team from Sweden with Three Major titles, "Fnatic".
Valve will sponsor two CS:GO Majors in 2020 at May 11 - 24, 2020 and Nov 2 - 15, 2020 the prize pool for each event will be $1,000,000. Organizers and places of events to be announced later on. The upcoming CS:GO tournaments of 2020 - DreamHack Open Leipzig Jan 24 - 26, with eight teams and a prize pool of $100,000 in Germany, Leipzig. The second CS:GO tournament 2020 will be BLAST Premier: Spring 2020 Regular Season with twelve teams participating for a hefty $300,000 prize pool. There will be six Blastpro series tournaments in 2020 and the seventh will be a Grand Final with an outstanding prize pool of $1,500,000. The smaller six Blast Pro events will be valued from $300,000 up to $750,000.
One of the biggest organizers of CS:GO tournaments ESL "Intel Extreme Masters" with the event of the year in Poland, Katowice, The Cathedral of Counter-Strike. This event isn’t counted as a Major event, but it brings most of the CS:GO community in one place, simply because of its’ amazing atmosphere, the prize pool of this marvelous event will be $500,000. The second event of ESL will be ESL One: Cologne 2020 hosted in Germany, Cologne with the same prize pool as ESL Katowice, $500,000. In 2020 there’s going to be a large variety of tournaments, that’s sure to attract more investors and more viewership to eSports.