ESL FACEIT Group announced Thursday details on the upcoming ESL Impact Season 4, the tournament organizer’s competition series that puts women who play Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) professionally in the spotlight.
Set for Sept. 13, the world’s top 28 all-women CS:GO teams will compete to secure one of eight spots at the 2023 Global Finals, where they will have a chance to win the lion’s share of the $150K USd prize pool, and be crowned champions. The ESL Impact Season 4 Global Finals will take place at a live event during DreamHack Valencia on Dec. 8-10.
ESL announced the teams that have been selected to compete based on their “performance in previous tournaments.” European teams invited include 9Pandas Fearless, Aces, BIG EQUIPA, G2 Oya, Guild, NAVI Javelins, Nigma Galaxy, and Ninjas in Pyjamas. North American teams include DETONATE, Evil Geniuses Gold, FlyQuest Red, and Shimmer. Representing South America are B4 Esports, FURIA, MIBR, and W7M.
An additional 12 spots remain open through two open qualifiers on Aug. 18-20 and Aug. 25-27.
More details about ESL Impact Season 4 can be found here.