CAL Season 25 – We’re celebrating 2 years of CAL with ZOWIE!

by Nikhil Hathiramani

This season we celebrate our 2nd year in existence! There are no words to thank you all for your support. To celebrate, we’ve seriously upped the prizes and teamed up with ZOWIE for another exciting season of CAL!

Welcome to Season 25! The new season is live and leaderboards have been active since October 1st at 12:00 SGT. Leading up to our 2-year anniversary, a lot has been on our mind – how to continue giving you guys something special, a clean safe environment to play and learn and improve as an individual while also making this a commercially viable and sustainable league for us.

It’s been incredible to continue serving the community all this time, and we thank you all for your tremendous support! It’s really encouraging to see that despite CS:GO facing it’s biggest challenge in the Asian region, swaths of players are still out there willing to grind because of the sheer passion for the game.

Masters Division is Back!

Recently, we’ve been hearing a lot of feedback from high-level players to reintroduce the Master’s Division. Thanks to our sponsor ZOWIE, we are able to bring it back with cash prizes and a new set of features that previously weren’t available, such as the CAL BOT and a beefier admin team.

The Master’s division is something we are paying very close attention to, and we know that a lot of you have questions about it which we will answer in dedicated posts on our social media, FACEIT Hubs, and Discord, so be sure to follow us so you don’t miss out!

How do I qualify for Masters?

At launch (October 2020), we will not be accepting any applications or announcing any new invitees. All current members in Masters will remain, with the exception of inactive players (< 3-lifetime matches) who will be removed. The Master’s division is strictly by invite only, and CSGO2ASIA staff has the final say in who is invited, and who is not. You can view all current members of the special hub here.

The only guaranteed way to qualify for the Masters Division as of now is to achieve a top-three placement in Division 1 in Season 25.

Past performance is not a factor we consider. However, Division 1 players who were promised an invite in previous (inactive) seasons, will be allowed into Masters during this time. If you have not received an invite and you qualified for Masters in previous seasons of CAL, please approach our admin staff with your inquiry.

Further details about the monthly qualifications, special event qualifications, and our full list of invited players will be revealed in the coming weeks.

A Word About Our Sponsor – ZOWIE

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2 x XL2546 are up for grabs this season, in Division 1 and 2! Don’t miss out!

ZOWIE was founded at the end of 2008. It is a brand dedicated to the development of professional esports equipment. At the time of its debut, there were only three hardworking employees and one product. As there was no “esports” back then, ZOWIE had spent a lot of time gathering, listening, and engaging with competitive gamers/players on the internet, forums, and gaming communities worldwide. That got them into the world of esports. 

Fast forward to today, and the BenQ ZOWIE XL series monitors are the most popular gaming monitors to professional gamers around and adopted by world-class tournament organizers globally. It’s not because of the latest technology, or the cheapest price. It was all because of the product’s meticulous design approach, with real player’s insight, development, and testing. 

Learn more about ZOWIE here: https://bit.ly/3dbcRuF

Season 24 (September 2020) Winners:

Division 1 Winners

1 🇲🇾 kaylezZz 1,493$125
2 🇹🇭 -ish- 1,439$75
3 🇮🇳 RobbeN– 1,329$50
4 🇲🇾 Co1d-3- 1,239$50

Division 2 Winners

1🇹🇭 teej 1,120$75
2🇲🇾 Exylus- 1,096$50
3🇲🇾 alam_R 1,071$25

Division 3 Winner

1🇸🇬 ryyykho 1,255$50

Prizes for Season 25 (October 2020)

Masters Division - Season 25 Leaderboard
Total = US$500

1st - $300
2nd - $150
3rd - $50

Division 1 - Season 25 Leaderboard
Total = US$300 + 50,000 FACEIT Points

1st - BenQ ZOWIE XL2546 240hz Esports Monitor
2nd - US$ 125 
3rd - US$ 75 
4th - US$ 50
5th - US$ 50 
6th - 25th: FACEIT Points totaling 50,000! 

Division 2 - Season 24 Leaderboard 
Total = US$150 + 50,000 FACEIT Points

1st - BenQ ZOWIE XL2546 240Hz Esports Monitor
2nd - $50
3rd - $25 
4th - 25th: FACEIT Points totaling 50,000!

Division 3 - Season 24 Leaderboard 
Total = S$50 + 50,000 FACEIT Points

1st - $50 
2nd - 4th: CS:GO Skins
5th - 25th: FACEIT Points totaling 50,000! 

See the leaderboards for more details.

A full changelog for CAL Season 25 can be found below:

CAL Season 25 - October 2020 Updates

- Updated FAQ
- Quality of Life updates to league.csgo2asia.com
- CAL Bot bug fixes

- Reopened Masters Division with US$500 prize pool

Division 1
- New prize pool, featuring ZOWIE products!
- Added Cobblestone(Old) for play testing

Division 2
- New prize pool, featuring ZOWIE products!

Division 3
- New prize pool, featuring cash, skins and points!

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