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CS:GO is one of the very biggest names on the esport scene for a reason. Its massive worldwide fanbase can’t get enough of the intense action, especially at elite levels when the world’s best teams go head to head. 

That’s exactly what’s going to happen starting on November 28 at the Thunderpick Bitcoin Series 3, Thunderpick’s exclusively sponsored CS:GO competition! 

Many of the best teams on the planet will be fighting it out for a 4BTC prize pool, which is guaranteed to be worth at least $80,000 no matter any fluctuations. But if it goes up, the value of the prize pool does too! 

Here’s an intro so the basics you need to know for Thunderpick Bitcoin Series 3! If you’re ready to place to your bets, go straight here

Thunderpick Bitcoin Series 3 Format

Thunderpick Bitcoing Series 3 (TBS3) will feature three rounds. The first, the Main Stage, will run from November 28 to December 4 with Winner and Loser brackets. In total there will be 20 best-of-one and 13 best-of-three matches during the Main Stage. Sixteen teams will start and eight will survive to move on to the Play-In stage

The Play-In stage gets started on December 5, with eight survivors from the Main Stage and eight new invited teams. Everyone will start with a best-of-one match but then all remaining matches in the Play-In stage will be best-of-three (21 matches in all). 

Things get really serious at Play-Off time, which starts on January 20, 2023. Two surviving teams from the Play-In stage will take on two invited teams, with all matches best-of-three and a Winners & Losers bracket, giving everyone a second chance to break through. A Final on January 22 will decide who wears the crown! 

Teams at TBS3

Matchups for the Main Stage have not been set up yet and more teams are joining but let’s put the spotlight on just some of the elite CS:GO talent that we can look forward to seeing at Thunderpick Bitcoin Series 3. 

MASONIC

One of the leading esports teams to come out of Denmark, MASONIC was founded just two years ago in 2020. They field both a Counter Strike team and a Rocket League team as well. Their recent successes include becoming the Esportal Liga Cup Winners earlier this year. A change in their lineup just weeks ago saw them acquire players Tauson and Anlelele from Team Atlantic. 

Follow MASONIC at https://twitter.com/MasonicGG 

ECLOT

Also known as Dynamo Eclot, they will enter TBS3 carrying the flag of the Czech Republic. Founded in 2015, they have an impressive list of milestones behind them already, including the MEO Mobile World Cup title in 2021. In addition to Counter Strike, ECLOT also fields successful teams in League of Legends and NHL22.  

Follow ECLOT at https://twitter.com/dynamoeclot 

Endpoint

Endpoint hails from the UK and is proud of their status as the most-decorated UK-based Counter Strike team ever. They boast an equally successful Rocket League team as well. They’re coming into TBS3 with two titles on the ESL circuit this year and some excellent results in 2022, both in Europe and globally. 

Follow Endpoint at https://twitter.com/teamendpoint 

Tricked

Tricked is celebrating their tenth year as a club and in that time has developed an impressive pipeline of talent from their own in-house training program to their pro teams. In addition to a CS:GO team with a reputation for competiveness throughout Europe, Tricked is also well established on the Fortnite, FIFA and League of Legends circuits as well. Don’t be surprised if they go far at TBS3. 

Follow Tricked at https://twitter.com/TRICKED_esport

IKLA 

IKLA comes from the Ukrainian esports scene and have been very busy lately adding new talent to their impressive roster of players. The reshuffle comes after a slight drop in their results after posting numerous tournament wins and runner-ups in 2020 and 2021. This year they have five top-4 finishes on their record, including one win at Esport Tour 2022 Series #2

Follow IKLA at https://www.instagram.com/ikla.gg/

Into the Breach

Into the Breach (ITB) will join TBS3 from their home base in the UK. In just their third year, they’ve been able to establish excellent name recognition across multiple esports circuits, thanks to their presence in CS:GO, Valorant and DotA2. As a club, they’re coming into TBS3 with six first-place finishes in 2022. 

Follow ITB at https://twitter.com/ITBesports

Team Falcons

Team Falcons is a Saudi Arabian esports team with an international mix of players. They will be coming into TBS3 with some momentum, after some very impressive results throughout 2022, including a win at ESL Championnat National: Autumn 2022 in October. Team Falcons seems to be a wild card at TBS3, capable of big surprises.

Follow Team Falcons at https://twitter.com/FalconsEsport

Prospects

Prospects brings a mix of Scandinavian talent to the table and but the mostly Swedish team calls Norway their home base. They will be entering TBS3 after a string of impressive victories the week before at Svenska Elitserien Fall 2022 in Sweden, where they won the whole tournament. It was their second title of 2022, after winning Esport Tour 2022: Series #3 in October. Prospects are definitely hot right now and among the leading contenders to take home a trophy from Thunderpick Bitcoin Series 3.

ENCE Academy

ENCE Academy brings a Finnish flavor to TBS3. As their name suggests, they put an emphasis on training and developing talent for the world of CS:GO competitions. They enter TBS3 with just one first-place finish under their belts, at MistGames Heroes of Tomorrow Fall 2022, but they took second place at Elisa Open Suomi Season 3 in Finland just the week before showing up for TBS3. Are they on the right path to get hot at the right time? We’ll find out soon enough at TBS3!

Alternate Attax

This German team has nearly twenty years of gaming history behind them and an impressive trophy cabinet to match. Leading up to TBS3, they’re very much on a winning streak and have only dropped a couple of matches over the last three months. If you’re looking for a team with a hot hand going into the tournament, Alternate Attax just might be it. With more than 50 titles and over $1m in winnings, Alternate Attax is easily among the most experienced organizations taking part in Thunderpick Bitcoin Series 3.

GenOne

France will be well represented at Thunderpick Bitcoin Series 3 by GenOne. With eight tournament titles in the last eighteen months, this is a rising team that has to be counted among the favorites at TBS3. In fact, they are coming in fresh off two consecutive first-place finishes, at NumberOne Season 3: Stage 2 in Belgium and La Coupe 2022 #3 in Paris. Talk about being red hot! Do you dare bet against them or is it time for their luck to run out?Invictus International (ex JiJieHao International)
This is a Chinese club with more than a decade of experience in international competitions. They started out with teams focused on Dota 2, StarCraft II, League of Legends, Hearthstone, and Overwatch but only officially entered CS:GO in June 2017. Their last year has been difficult due to some lineup instability but it seems that things have settled down and they’ve found the right combination of players. Entering TBS3, they will face long odds but offer the kind of betting value that underdogs can deliver.

Nexus Gaming

This Romanian team has been on fire for some time, with an incredible competitive record going back nearly two years. The most recent of their string of titles came at Painkillers Cup Season 3 and they’re coming off a very respectable third-place finish at European Pro League Season 3. If you’re looking for a dark horse for Thunderpick Bitcoin Series 3, Nexus just might be the ideal choice for a legit contender that doesn’t get the attention they deserve. Don’t be surprised if Nexus is still standing when it’s all over.

Favorites at Thunderpick Bitcoin Series 3

It’s hard to predict which team will win when it comes to the CSGO Esports scene. Because in CSGO matches, anything can happen at any time and even the most favorite team can lose. However, despite all this, we can make some predictions by looking at the statistics and performance analysis. Moreover, we would like to say that these estimates are highly consistent.

Bet on your favorite CSGO teams TBS3 by looking at the odds.

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