NEW! Watch All Qualifiers for Gamers8 right here!

May 17, 2023

The Astralis main team is scheduled to partake in the Europe Open Qualifier #1 on Wednesday, May 17th, to secure a spot in the upcoming LAN tournament at the Gamers8 Festival.

The Gamers8 2023 event is scheduled from the 16th to the 20th of August.

The much-anticipated Counter-Strike tournament features an impressive prize pool of $1 million and 12 teams in attendance.

New exclusive feature: Stream the Astralis matches live on our website

As a new exclusive feature: All Astralis fans have the opportunity to watch the matches of the main team in the Europe Open Qualifier on the official Astralis website.

Stream the matches live right here to stay updated.

The live streams on the Astralis website will be facilitated by Astralis' experienced casters, offering professional commentary and analysis.

Additionally, viewers can expect player interviews preceding the Europe Open Qualifier, exclusive insights, and a great Astralis atmosphere in the group chat.

The caster on Wednesday 17th, will be Kasper "Kjasper" Tofting.

Counter-Strike makes its debut on the list of competitions following the successful Gamers8 Festival in 2022, which showcased tournaments in Rainbow Six: Siege, Dota 2, Fortnite, and Search Rocket League.

Format and Schedule of the Europe Open Qualifier #1

Open Qualifier #1 Schedule Day 1 (updated)

  • 17:00 - Ro512 (256 matches) Bo1
  • 18:00 - Ro256 (128 matches) Bo1
  • 19:00 - Ro128 (64 matches) Bo1
  • 20:00 - Ro64 (32 matches) Bo1
  • 21:00 - Ro32 (16 matches) Bo1
  • 22:00 - Ro16 (8 matches) Bo1
  • 23:00 - Ro8 (4 matches) Bo1

Open Qualifier #1 Schedule Day 2

  • 10:30 - Semi-Finals (2 matches) Bo1
  • 11:30 - Final (1 match) Bo3

Remember, you can stream the Astralis main team's matches at the Europe Open Qualifier on the official Astralis website.