$300,000 prize pool in CS:GO Asia Championships 2019
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Perfect World have announced 2019's championship to be held in Shanghai from November 21 - 24, featuring eight teams. Seven of these teams will compete by invitation while the eighth will be the winner of the Chinese qualifiers.
Perfect World have confirmed ENCE, MIBR and TYLOO to be the first teams invited, with the rest to be announced in the coming weeks. From all three teams, only TYLOO was present at last year's event but only made it to the semi-finals where they lost to Virtus.Pro.
Last year's champions, Na'Vi (Natus Vincere) haven't been invited yet. In 2018 they defeated Virtus.pro in the finals, earning Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev, his sixth MVP medal.
The CS:GO Asia Championships exact location in Shanghai is still yet to be announced.