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RGN announces “Winter Classic” Online CS:GO Tournament

Friday, November 21st, 2014

RGN “Winter Classic” Online Tournament

RGN is pleased to announce that registration is now open for RGN “Winter Classic” Online Tournament! We at RGN would like to kick off the winter with our 2nd of many official tournaments. Thanks to CEVO’s support, we have a reliable* system to host this event with many server locations to choose from. Team registration will remain open until 24 teams have registered or until Sunday, November 30th at 11:59 PM EDT.

When: December 1st through December 14th, 2014

Tournament Details

- $15.00 entree fee per player ($75.00 per team)
- Double Elimination (Bo3 UB) (Bo1 LB except LB Finals)
- Minimum of 3 matches played
- 24 teams maximum, with a max of 8 players 5 + 3 ringers per team (no rosters changes allowed once 1st game is played)
- Standard CEVO CS:GO rules and map pool
- Coverage by www.twitch.tv/goRGNtv

Entry Fee and Prize Pool
The entry fee per team is $75.00 per team or $15 per player. As teams register, the prize pool (after costs and fees) will be updated daily on the tournament event page. Teams must have at least 5 players paid in order to have a “ready” status and their spots reserved in the tournament.


Prize Pool and Breakdown:
$1,500.00 (if 24 teams complete registration)

  • 1st Place:   50%
  • 2nd Place:  35%
  • 3rd Place:   15%

Map Pool
This tournament will be using the official CEVO map pool. Team captains will veto inside of the CEVO CS:GO Client.

  • de_dust2
  • de_inferno
  • de_nuke
  • de_overpass
  • de_mirage
  • de_cache
  • de_season (New)


Event Schedule
Teams will have the ability to schedule their matches up to the deadlines of double elimination rounds.  No match extensions will likely be granted due to the quick nature of the tournament so be sureto be available on the schedule listed below and posted HERE:

Upper Bracket
Round of 24 - December 1st, 2014 at 9:00 PM EDT
Round of 16 - December 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 PM EDT
Round of 8 - December 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 PM EDT
Round of 4 - December 4th, 2014 at 9:00 EDT
Upper Bracket Finals - December 10th, 2014 at 9:00 EDT
Grand Finals - December 14th, 2014 at 9:00 EDT

Lower Bracket
LB Round 1 - December 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 PM EDT
LB Round 2 - December 4th, 2014 at 9:00 PM EDT
LB Round 3 - December 5th, 2014 at 9:00 PM EDT
LB Round 4 - December 7th, 2014 at 9:00 PM EDT
LB Round 5 - December 8th, 2014 at 9:00 PM EDT
LB Round 6 - December 9th, 2014 at 9:00 PM EDT
Lower Bracket Finals - December 11th at 9:00 PM EDT

NOTE: Tournament format and schedule are subject to change, updates will be posted on our event page.


CEVO – CEVO is a global eSports company built around North America’s largest competitive online PC gaming league. Founded in December of 2004 with the intention to transform competitive online gaming into a professional sport, CEVO has been hosting both free and pay-to-play tournaments across a variety of AAA titles for almost 10 years. Through CEVO-TV we are also engaged in online broadcasting and other digital media. Additionally, CEVO offers event management, marketing, development, and design solutions for clients looking to get involved in the business of eSports. For further information about CEVO, please visit cevo.com.

Reliable Gaming Network – Established on June 11, 2014, RGN has a management team of gamers who all share one passion, GAMING. We aren’t just an organization but a network. RGN’s goal is to promote gaming within communities, big or small, throughout the nation. Our Twitch stream, GoRGNtv has been providing quality coverage of matches in CEVO, ESEA, FACEIT, and our own events. For further information about what RGN is about, please visit GoRGN.com.


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Would totally signup if this didn't conflict with CEVO S6 dates :(
Would totally signup if this didn't conflict with CEVO S6 dates :(


Posted Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 2:39 AM GMT