ESL One Rio 2020 - Press
ESL, the world’s largest esports company, announce that it will bring ESL One powered by Intel® to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, as part of the new ESL Pro Tour. The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournament has been officially designated as a Major Championship by Valve Corporation, making it the first-ever CS:GO Major held in Brazil. Following a month-long race to the top, the playoffs of ESL One Rio will be held at the Jeunesse Arena from Nov 19-22, 2020, where the world's top eight CS:GO teams from Europe, Americas, Asia-Pacific and CIS will battle for the US$2 Million prize pool as well as a point toward the Intel® Grand Slam.
If you'd like to apply for press accreditation, please fill out the following form
This form is predominantly for main event accreditation requests. Should you wish to attend the group stages of the event, register your interest in the comment section below. Please be aware that capacity for the group stage is very limited. Exact group stage dates will be announced in the following weeks.
Please also note the following:
- Make sure to fill out one form per person you'd like to see accredited - there are no +1's!
- Press accreditation does not give access to the stage, backstage area and players areas (lounges, warm up rooms, etc)
- We do not issue press accreditation for freelance photographers

Accreditation will be finalized approximately two weeks prior to the event.
Accreditation will be finalized approximately two weeks prior to the event
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