3 hottest CS:GO tournaments in early 2020 (January - February)

3 hottest CS:GO tournaments in early 2020 (January - February)
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United Masters League S2 Playoffs

Place: Europe
Date: 13-20 January

Total prize pool to be distributed: $90,000

Number of teams: 8

Format: Eight teams BO3 // Single Elimination

Distribution:

  1. $50,000
  2. $20,000
    3-4. $10,000 each.

Participants:

  • BIG
  • HAVU
  • forZe
  • Sprout
  • Illuminar
  • Hard Legion
  • Copenhagen Flames
  • ARCY

DreamHack Open Leipzig 2020

Place: Leipzig, Germany
Date: 24-26 January

A prize pool to share: $100,000

Number of teams: 8

Group stage: Two groups of four teams in Double Elimination (GSL) BO1+BO3 format.
Playoffs: Four teams in the Single Elimination BO3 grid.

Distribution of the prize fund:

  1. $50,000 + slot for DH Masters Jonkoping 2020
  2. $20,000
    3-4. $10,000 each.
    5-6. $3,000 each.
    7-8. For $2,000 each.

Participants:

  • Sprout
  • Invitation 2
  • Invitation 3
  • Invitation 4
  • Invitation 5
  • Invitation 6
  • Winner of the European qualifier
  • NA qualifier winner

BLAST Premier Spring 2020

Place: London, United Kingdom
Date: 31 January to 16 February

A prize fund: $300,000 + slots in the following championship stages

The participating rods: 12

Format: Three groups of four bands in Double Elimination (GSL) BO3 format

Distribution of the prize fund:

1-3. $TBA + slots in the BLAST Premier Spring 2020 finals
4-6. $TBA + slots in the BLAST Premier Spring 2020 finals
7-9. $TBA + BLAST Premier Spring 2020 Showdown slots
10-12. $TBA + BLAST Premier Spring 2020 Showdown slots

Participants in the tournament:

Group A

  1. Liquid
  2. FaZe
  3. NiP
  4. MiBR

Group В

  • Astralis
  • Natus Vincere
  • Vitality
  • Complexity

Group С

  • Bad Genualizes
  • 100 Thieves
  • G2
  • OG

prize-distribution
If I’m not mistaken, this is actual ladder.

united-masters-league-season-2
According to the hltv information, the tournament began Nov 1st 2019. Second category teams but the tournament itself looks quite professional