Leading platform for online competitions for PvP multiplayer games, FACEIT, announced the start of the qualifying stages for the CS:GO FACEIT League Stage 3. Over 1500 teams from around the world will be competing for a spot with separate Open and Closed Qualifying rounds in Europe, America & Oceania.
The European Open Qualifiers will take place this weekend, with the first round beginning on Saturday August 29th, and the second round Sunday August 30th. The top 2 of each round will go through to the closed qualifier that will take place September 4th – 6th, and they will be joined by four invited teams, and the bottom two teams from Stage 2.
The North American Open Qualifier is next up, with the first round taking place on September 12th, and the second round September 13th. The top two of each will proceed to the Closed Qualifiers that will take place September 14th – 15th, and they will be joined by two invited team, and the bottom two teams from Stage 2.
Finally, the Oceania Open Qualifiers are starting on September 19th – 20th. The top two from each day will be joined by two invited teams, and the bottom two teams from Stage 2, and the Closed Qualifier will take place September 21st – 22nd.