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Rivalry and Launders team up for Launders LAN CS2 event

Here’s everything to know about the next Launders LAN CS2 esports tournament!

Canadian Counter-Strike 2 (CS2) player Mohan "Launders" Govindasamy has teamed up with sports betting and media company Rivalry for the Launders LAN CS2 esports tournament. This event is the sequel to the FragFest tournament back in January 2024. Read on for all of Launders LAN details.

Launders LAN schedule, prize pool, and location

Happening between April 20 and April 21, Rivalry's event for CS2 esports will feature a $10,000 CAD prize pool. It will also highlight the talents of 32 teams at a 600-person venue. The location of this in-person tournament will be The Warehouse.

Event graphic (Image via Rivalry)
Event graphic (Image via Rivalry)

Launders LAN schedule

Date
Time (EST)
Details
April 20 (Saturday)
9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Doors Open and Set Up
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Group 1
1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Group 2
4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Group 3
7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Group 4
April 21 (Sunday)
9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Doors Open and Set Up
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
RO16 - Group A
1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
RO16 - Group B
4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Quarterfinals
6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Semifinals
9 p.m. onwards
Launders LAN Grand Finals

Launders LAN prize pool

Placement
Prize Pool (CAD)
1st
$6,000
2nd
$3,000
3rd
$1,000

Launders LAN location and address

The event's exact location will be 35 Carl Hall Rd #2, North York, ON M3K 2B6, Canada.

Location screenshot (Image via Google Maps)
Location screenshot (Image via Google Maps)

How to register for Launders LAN

  1. Visit the start.gg website
  2. Search for the CS2 esports tournament
  3. Select the event
  4. Click on the "Join Now" button
  5. Enter the required information
Rivalry hosts CS2 Launders LAN CS2 esports event (Image via Rivalry)
Rivalry hosts CS2 Launders LAN CS2 esports event (Image via Rivalry)

According to the tournament page on start.gg, competitors must be 19+ to register for it. Players must also be in the Rivalry Discord so they could check in with the tournament's administrator.

Where to watch and what to expect

In addition to happening in person, Rivalry's Launders LAN event will be livestreamed on Launders' official Twitch channel. According to a press release, both attendees and Rivalry customers will be able to bet on CS2 matches during the tournament. Rivalry also noted that the CS2 esports event will have a myriad of content and on-site activations. These will include Launders-themed merchandise, contests, and more.

Launders LAN builds Canadian CS2 esports

As mentioned, the event will be the sequel to the FragFest tournament. According to Rivalry, the previous event reached over 300,000 impressions on social media and drew in 125 competitors. It also took place at the Red Bull Gaming Studio in Toronto.

Red Bull Gaming Studio's TD Player Lounge (Image via Rivalry)
Red Bull Gaming Studio's TD Player Lounge (Image via Rivalry)

“We’re throwing Toronto’s biggest Counter-Strike 2 LAN again, but bigger and better,” Launders said. “The local community has spoken, and we’re upping the ante with more prize money, teams, and venue space for more fans to watch and compete.”

That's all for now. Stick around on esports.gg for more news and updates!