Thunderpick's $1M CS2 Tournament: Epic Qualifiers and Thrilling LAN Finals!

The tournament, which kicks off with its initial qualifier in April, will culminate in a four-team LAN event in October. Thunderpick returns following its 2023 World Finals, a standout online event of the year, where FaZe emerged victorious in November, solidifying their dominance in early CS2 with LAN triumphs at IEM Sydney and CAC 2023.

This $1 million tournament begins with six regional qualifiers starting as early as April 1 and spanning until the LAN finals on October 23-24, although specific details are still forthcoming. Notably, the qualifiers now encompass South America, in addition to Europe and North America, expanding the competitive scope. Here are the scheduled dates:

The European qualifiers will feature 32 invited teams each, in a single-elimination format, while North America and South America will have two qualifiers per region with eight teams each. One team from each qualifier will advance to the World Finals.

Each qualifier event will offer $25,000 in prizes, while the World Finals will boast a prize pool of $850,000, distributed as follows:

  1. $450,000
  2. $150,000
  3. $100,000
  4. $50,000
  5. -8. $25,000