The StarLadder Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Minor Championships also known as "Minors" are tournaments with a prize pool of $50,000 sponsored by Valve. They are qualifiers for the StarLadder Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major and are separated into 4 different regions: Americas, Asia, CIS, and Europe.
Format & Rules
Group Stage Group Stage will be composed of two groups and will play in a double-elimination (GSL) format. Each group has 4 teams, opening matches are best-of-one while the following matches are best-of-three.
Top two teams of each group will advance to the Playoffs. Playoffs
Playoffs will be played in a double-elimination bracket. All matches are best-of-three and no grand finals will be played.