Announcing ASUS ROG Winter 2019 CS:GO

ASUS ROG reveals a CS:GO tournament at Assembly Winter 2019 in Helsinki, Finland on February 1-2, featuring six teams and a €12,500 EUR prize pool.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is back at Assembly thanks to ASUS ROG bringing the most popular FPS game in Finland once again to the limelight. We're happy to introduce the ASUS ROG Winter 2019 CS:GO Tournament taking place inside Assembly Winter 2019 at Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre on February 1-2, 2019! This time we sharpen our focus and take each and every match to the stage making it easy for the audience on site and at home follow the course of the action. With limiting the amount of participating teams to six instead of the traditional eight we can make the most of the games being played and allow each team to shine better. Teams can enter the tournament via invites or online qualifiers ensuring a nice mix of experienced and up-and-coming teams. Check out the qualifier details below!

The best place to see the action is on location at Assembly Winter 2019. Join the crowd with your friends and enjoy quality CS:GO games commented live in Finnish. Check out the ticket details at However, if you can't join us for the occasion, don't worry as you can always check out the matches from our live streams provided by Yle.

Quick Facts

Game: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Dates: Friday 1 - Saturday 2, February, 2019
Place: Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Teams: 6
Prize pool: €12,500 EUR
Format: Single Elimination Playoffs, bo3
Streams: Finnish + partners
Participation: Invitation + Finnish Qualifier


€12,500 EUR will be divided among the top three teams as follows:

1. € 7000
2. € 3750
3. € 1750


There will be two open qualifiers for Finnish teams. The winner of both qualifiers will advance to the tournament. The qualifiers will only award a place in the tournament, the teams will cover all their own travel and accommodation costs.

Open Qualifier #1 - Sunday, January 13, 14:00 EET
Open Qualifier #2 - Monday-Tuesday, January 14-15, 19:00 EET


You can witness the action live on the venue inside the Assembly Winter computer festival. Matches will be shown on the big screen with an audience stand. Entry ticket to Assembly is required, but there is no additional cost for following the tournament. Tournament competitors do not need to purchase tickets. Read more about the tickets and prices at

We're Looking for Partner Streams

Our production team will provide a top notch stream in Finnish, but we are also welcoming community streams in different languages to join the tournament. If you wish to broadcast the tournament, please send us an application.


Republic of Gamers (ROG) is an ASUS sub-brand dedicated to creating the world’s best gaming hardware and software. Formed in 2006, ROG offers a complete line of innovative products known for performance and quality, including motherboards, graphics cards, laptops, desktops, monitors, audio equipment, routers and peripherals. 

ROG participates in and sponsors major international gaming events. ROG gear has been used to set hundreds of overclocking records and it continues to be the preferred choice of gamers and enthusiasts around the world. Learn more about the choice of champions at


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