GamingMalta, an independent non-profit organisation established by the Government of Malta and the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), has announced a new partnership with CS:GO series Champion of Champions Tour (CCT).
The partnership will see the very first Studio Finals of the CCT Central Europe series hosted in Malta. The tournament will be held in February 2023 and will have a total prize pool of US$3.4 million.
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Ivan Filletti, CEO, GamingMalta, commented:
“We are looking forward to having CCT in Malta and are happy to continue facilitating esports initiatives of this calibre. This partnership is a great opportunity for both GamingMalta and CCT to expand the esports ecosystem, further connecting this global online Tour through a unified LAN environment. We strive to continuously develop Malta as a centre of excellence in esports, and feel that this collaboration will produce an impressive event.“
Fabian Logemann, Head of Tournaments at GRID, said:
“Malta has developed into a prime destination for esports and gaming, in large part thanks to GamingMalta’s strategic efforts in the space. That’s why we believe Malta and this partnership to be the perfect fit for a CCT Studio Final. We could not be more excited to join forces and bring CS:GO excellence to players and fans alike.“
Maltese esports firm Eden Esports is a producer of the CCT and also one of the founders of the event along with FACEIT, Relog Media, GRID Esports and Gijra among other esports companies.