2020’s first CS:GO Major to be held in Brazil

According to a recent admission from Jarek “DeKay” Lewis, Brazil is the next country in line to host its first CS:GO Major event in the month of May, 2020. Not only is this new territory for the country, but it will also be the first Major of that year, making it an event that fans are sure to go wild for.

Rumoured to likely fall under the name of ‘ESL One Rio Major‘, due to ESL’s keen interest in being the prime organisers, the event is on the lips of all esport fanatics and CS:GO players right now and many are waiting eagerly for the next update.

If all goes well and the event goes ahead without a hitch, it will become ESL’s seventh time hosting a Major to this scale, classing them as pro’s in the industry it would seem. Yet the Rio Major may not be brand new information to some eagle eyed fans out there, as way back in September of this year, DeKay confirmed the Brazil rumours had some truth and potential when discussing possible locations for the 2020 season.

Brazil and more specifically, Rio, is seemingly becoming an esports hub, having also been home to the DreamHack Open Rio which took place back in the Spring of this year. While we wait for ESL to sign on the dotted line and confirm without doubt this recent development, it is another step up for the CS:GO esports industry and another country they will likely tick off the map in due course.

We are becoming increasingly more excited to see how fans will react to more upcoming events as the years go on.