European Development Championship Season 3 All Set For The Main Event


The third season of the European Development Championship is all set for the main event featuring a $30,000 USD prize pool and 16 teams from in and around Europe. The tournament which is being organized by Eden Esports and Fantasyexpo is scheduled to start on 7 April 2021, taking place till 2 May 2021. The tournament is divided into 2 parts, starting with the Group Stage which will be followed by the Playoffs. Also, only the top 4 teams will be walking away with a share of the total prize pool. The first two seasons of the tournament was won by K23 and Sprout, respectively.

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European Development Championship Season 3

The third season of the European Development Championship is here just 2 months after the conclusion of the last season, where the German lineup of Sprout fought their way through to a victory. Receiving a direct invite once again this time, it will be interesting to see if they can successfully defend their title or not.

The Group Stage will witness the 16 teams – 12 directly invited, the remaining 4 making their way through various qualifiers, being divided into 4 equal groups. The top 2 teams from each group will further qualify onto the Playoffs stage.

The opening matches of the Group Stage will be a single game affair followed by all other matches being a best-of-three series. On the other hand, the Playoffs stage will feature a best-of-three matchup right from the very start across a single-elimination format.

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While Sprout will be looking to defend their title by winning the third season of the tournament, they will be facing stiff competition especially from DBL PONEY which is a pickup team consisting of tier-one players like Nathan “NBK-” Schmitt, Alexandre “bodyy” Pianaro, and Lucas “Lucky” Chastang.

The tournament will be taking place from 7 April – 2 May, with more information about the Group Stage division to be announced soon. The tournament will be broadcasted live on Twitch on both the Eden Esports’ channels. This is a brilliant grassroots level CS:GO tournament which provides tier-two teams to showcase their talent and climb the ladder to participate in more international tournaments.

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