NS Studio’s popular Early Access FPS title Black Squad is receiving a wide array of competitions on ESL Play, offering anyone with aspirations in the game’s competitive scene a chance to prove their worth. No less than four different contests will be getting underway in the near future.
Starting in October, the €7,000+ Black Squad Go4 tournament series is getting underway with the first set of weekly cups. In total three months of competition are planned throughout the Winter months with weekly cups taking place on every Sunday and monthly finals happening on the first Tuesday of the subsequent month.
You can find the full schedule right here:
October Weekly Go4 #1: 7th of October - 12:00 CEST
October Weekly Go4 #2: 14th of October - 12:00 CEST
October Weekly Go4 #3: 21st of October - 12:00 CEST
October Weekly Go4 #4: 28th of October - 12:00 CEST
October Monthly Final: 6th of November - 19:00 CEST
Weekly Cups (Sunday)
- 1st place = €150 + ESL Go4 Champion Weekly card
- 2nd place = €75 + 125,000 BS coins
- 3rd place = 50,000 BS coins
Monthly Finals (Tuesday)
- 1st place = €350 + ESL Go4 Champion Monthly Calling card
- 2nd place = €150 + 250,000 BS coins
- 3rd place = 125,000 BS coins
Community Cups (Demolition Cups)
The weekly Demolition cups are already underway right now. Every Saturday marks an opportunity for anyone to sign up and compete for in-game and ESL rewards. From October onwards the top three spots each week receive the following prizes.
- 1st place = 100,000 BS coins + ESL Champions Calling Card
- 2nd place = 50,000 BS coins
- 3rd place = 25,000 BS coins
Additionally, starting October 1st, teams will have a new way to get matched against each other and fight for Black Squad coins - Ladder Play.
1st rank team: 200,000 BS Coins
2nd rank team: 100,000 BS Coins
3rd Team: 50,000 BS Coins
Team with most matches: 100,000 BS Coins
You can read all about the ladder rules right here.
To close things out, we’re excited to unveil the Champions Cup. The Champions Cup will be one week of online competition, crowned with a broadcasted final on January 13th directly from the ESL UK studio in Leicester. The three winners of the monthly Go4 tournaments will receive direct invites to the event and they will be joined by the five top rated teams of the Go4 competition.
The live broadcast from the ESL Studios will showcase both Semi Finals, as well as the eventual Bo5 Grand Finals.
Champions Cup prize pool
1st place = €1,500 + ESL Go4 Qualifier League Champion Calling card
2nd place = €1,000
3rd place = €500