When is the next CS2 tournament?

When is the next CS2 tournament?
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Written by 

Tarran Stockton

Last updated 

10th Nov 2023 13:40


With Counter-Strike 2 now being the official version of CS, those of you who enjoy the esports side of things will probably want to know when the next CS2 tournament is.

Counter-Strike has been one of the most popular esports for over two decades now, and it reached a peak during the days of CS:GO in the 2010s. With the upgrade over to CS2, the esports scene may get a new breath of life, but the game needs spectators for that.

So, check out when the next CS2 tournament takes place, along with a full calendar of upcoming events. 

When is the next CS2 tournament?

promo image of the CS2 Asia Championships
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Image via Perfect World

The next Counter-Strike 2 tournament is the CS2 Asia Championships, which is taking place from November 8 - 12, 2023.

The prizepool for this event is $500,000, and it's considered an S-Tier event, placing it below just the official Valve events in terms of prestige.

The participants are set to be:

  • Astralis
  • ENCE
  • FaZe Clan
  • MOUZ
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Lynn Vision Gaming
  • Wings Up Gaming

In the meantime, while you wait for the event, check out the CS2 Premier Mode and learn esports at an amateur level.

Counter-Strike 2 tournament calendar

image of a previous BLAST Premier Fall Finals event
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Image via Blast.tv

There are also a number of other upcoming CS2 tournaments in both 2023 and 2024. Check out the calendar of confirmed events in the table below:

Tournament Date Prizepool
BLAST Premier Fall Finals November 22 - 26, 2023 $425,000
BLAST World Finals December 12 - 17, 2023 $1 million
IEM Katowice 2024 January 31 - February 11, 2024 $1 million
PGL Copenhagen 2024 March 17 - 31, 2024 $1.25 million
IEM China 2024 April 8 - 14, 2024 $250,000
ESL Pro League Season 19 April 23 - May 12, 2024 $750,000
IEM Dallas May 27 - June 2, 2024 $250,000
Blast Premier Spring Final 2024 June 12 - 16, 2024 $425,000
IEM Cologne August 7 - 18, 2024 $1 million
ESL Pro League Season 20 September 4 - 22, 2024 $750,000
IEM Fall October 7 - 13, 2024 $250,000

More events will be added to the calendar as the year goes on, so we'll make sure to keep this updated with anything new.

That's our coverage of the upcoming Counter-Strike 2 esports events, and now you know when the next CS2 tournament is.

Check out our Counter-Strike homepage for more guides. Alternatively, take a look at how to improve trust factor in Counter-Strike 2.

Tarran is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. He previously wrote reviews for his college newspaper before studying Media and Communication at university. His favourite genres include role-playing games, strategy games, and boomer shooters - along with anything indie. You can also find him in the pit at local hardcore shows.

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