Razer Invitational LATAM focuses on FPS games for the region and will include a female-only tournament.
Gaming peripherals brand, Razer, has announced a return to Latin America with its Razer Invitational series. The Razer Invitational LATAM aims to showcase the spirit and passion of the regional esports communities and athletes. This year the tournament expands to two more countries and has a bigger prize pool.
Razer has organized several grassroots esports tournaments across the globe with its Razer Invitational project. Recently, the company announced its foray into the Middle East with a $15,000 prize pool event. The Razer Invitational LATAM has two additional teams and will also feature a female-only CS:GO tournament.
“As The Razer Invitational Series toured the globe in 2020, it won the hearts of gamers and captivated millions around the world. What had started out as a grassroots initiative to build up our community has today turned into a highly anticipated and competitive tournament. "
Which games are a part of the Razer Invitational LATAM 2021?
Esports athletes from eight countries will have an opportunity to showcase their talent in this tournament. With a $15,000 prize pool, the Razer Invitational Latam will feature CS:GO and FreeFire tournaments. The event also has the first female-only CSGO tournament in the region. FPS games are extremely popular in Latin America with the region even providing some of the best CS:GO players in the world.
This is truly a testimony to the incredible journey of esports, and we’re happy to be bringing Razer Invitational back to LATAM, so we can provide a platform to showcase the spirit and passion of gamers in the region”
The Brazilian roster of Luminosity Gaming (the roster later moved to SK Gaming) dominated the Global Offensive scene for several months. With decades of experience, players such as Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo have guided the young talent in the region. Marcelo "coldzera" David held the title of the best CS:GO player in the world for multiple years, an extremely rare feat in a very competitive industry.
Recently, Free Fire partnered with The Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (CBF) and will sponsor all Brazilian National Football teams for two years.
Which countries are represented in the Razer Invitational Latam?
The Razer Invitational Latam has expanded to two more countries: Colombia and Peru. The players have an opportunity to take part in qualifiers and then the main event.
What is the Razer Invitational LATAM Schedule?
The tentative schedule for the Razer Invitational LATAM is as follows:
- Monday, August 23rd – Register.
- Tuesday, September 7th – End of Register.
- Wednesday, September 8th – Qualifiers Start.
- Wednesday, September 15th – Qualifiers End.
The Razer Invitational – LATAM will be divided into three subregions: Brazil, North LATAM (Colombia, Mexico, and Peru) and South LATAM (Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay). Teams from each region will be battling it out to stand a chance to win cash and Razer products.
The main tournament kicks off on September 17th with Weekend 1 of the playoffs taking place over 17-19th. Teams will play best-of-three matches. The matches continue over the next weekend (24-26) that feature best-of-three semifinal matches.
The Grand finals take place on the third broadcast weekend from October 1-3, 2021. This is the second LATAM tournament organized by Razer after a successful event last year. It is a forward-thinking step to bring FPS games to the Latin American market, helping grow the grassroots scene in the region.
All matches will be streamed live on Razer’s YouTube, Booyah, Tiktok and Twitch channels.