ESL and DreamHack have come forward to announce their entire CS:GO competitive circuit for 2021.
The organisers have at the moment announced 11 CS:GO tournaments, 5 of which are planned to take place in front of a live audience. More information about the ESL Pro Tour will be announced in the next few weeks.
As per the announcement ESL and DreamHack together will be hosting 11 CS:GO tournaments. 5 of these events will take place in a proper LAN environment with a live audience, while the remaining will be hosted in a combination of a studio environment and online competition.
The 11 tournaments which will be hosted for sure in 2021 are as follows:
|IEM Katowice 2021||16 – 28 Feb||$1,000,000||24||Online|
|EPL: Season 13 Malta||08 Mar – 11 Apr||$750,000||24||Online; Studio Playoffs|
|DH Masters Spring 2021||29 Apr – May 9||$250,000||16||Studio|
|IEM Summer 2021||03 – 13 June||$250,000||16||Studio|
|ESL One Cologne 2021||06 – 18 Jul||$1,000,000||24||Live Event LANXESS|
|EPL: Season 14 Malta||08 Sep – 10 Oct||$750,000||24||Studio|
|IEM Fall 2021||14 – 24 Oct||$250,000||16||Studio|
|IEM Winter 2021||02 – 12 Dec||$250,000||16||Live Event Asia|
|DH Atlanta||12 – 14 Nov||–||–||–|
|DH Winter||26 – 28 Nov||–||–||–|
More updates about various events on the schedule will be given in Q2.