WePlay! have dispelled rumors regarding the possible announcement of a series of tournaments for 2021-2022 with a total prize pool of $ 10,000,000. The tournament operator did this in their press release.
Let us remind you that yesterday on the ESTNN portal there were rumors about the announcement of a series of championships from WePlay!. After the news was published there, the editors removed it. According to ESTNN WePlay! were to play for $ 10,000,000 in fourteen CS: GO and Dota 2 tournaments from 2021 to 2022.
According to the general manager of the media holding, the main reason lies in the quarantine regime. Because of this, WePlay! just like all other tournament operators have their hands tied, and therefore the company cannot plan events of this scale.
Commentary by Oleg Gumenyuk, General Manager of WePlay! Esports.
“Our team expects that despite the uncertainty of the global esports calendar and the complexities of the pandemic, 2021 and 2022 will be intense tournaments for years. We are preparing a schedule of events with interesting formats and creativity, but taking into account the situation with quarantine restrictions, we are not yet ready to announce it, so wait for news. "