After a successful first cup, it is announced that The Pinnacle Cup will return to your screens starting on the 28th June 2021. With another $100,000 prize pool on offer, the best of the best will be lining up to compete in this fantastic event.

Sponsors & Partners

The title sponsor, Pinnacle, once again supports Relog Media with another great tournament. They are joined alongside Trustly who once more sponsor another Pinnacle Cup. 
As mentioned, Relog Media will be producing the broadcasts which can be found on the TEBtv and TEBtvRU channels, which already broadcasts the Home Sweet Home franchise.
GosuGamers have been announced as the official media coverage partner of The Pinnacle Cup, and all the action and content can be found on their website.

Schedule & Teams

The tournament will run from 28th June 2021 to 16th July 2021, with three stages including the Group Stage, the Swiss Stage, and the Playoffs. This follows the same format as the previous iteration of this tournament.

The teams for the Group Stage feature some great names such as HYENAS, 1WIN, Young Ninjas and GamerLegion. Moving into the Swiss Stage, some fantastic teams like ENCE, Entropiq, and MIBR have signed up to play, making for an excellent next stage of the tournament. The Playoff teams are currently unknown but we’re sure they’ll be bangers!

Prize Winnings & Distribution

This tournament, as mentioned, boasts an incredible $100,000 and ties into the Champions of Champions points circuit. The prize money is shared like this:

  1. First Place: $80,000
  2. Second Place: $20,000

The points will count towards the overall circuit and will affect the weekly standings.

“We’re excited to announce a second Pinnacle Cup CS:GO event, following the success of our inaugural tournament in the spring. This success is testament to the tireless efforts of the team, and our partners, in creating an unrivalled fan experience that strengthens Pinnacle’s relationship with the esports community. Our commitment to the Pinnacle Cup II further showcases our ambition to scale our value proposition through our products and the streaming of the tournament in collaboration with GRID and Relog Media.

We look forward to welcoming back some of the teams that took part in the first edition of the Pinnacle Cup and opening the door for more of the world’s best teams to battle it out for the chance to be champion.”

– Moritz Maurer, CEO – GRID esports