CS Asia Championships 2023: Everything you need to know

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Esports Kingdom gives you all of the details about CS Asia Championships 2023, including the format, prize pool, schedule, participants, and how you can watch it.

The CS Asia Championships is set to kick off in Shanghai, China, featuring the competitive game Counter-Strike 2 (CS2). This LAN tournament will host 8 top-tier teams competing for a prize pool of $500,000 USD. Starting on November 8 and concluding on November 12, the event is poised to deliver intense matches and strategic gameplay.


The group stage is split in to two double-elimination groups. Each group has four teams in it. The opening matches will be played as a best-of-one (BO1), while all following matches will be best-of-three (BO3).

The top three teams from each group advance the playoffs. The winners of each group will go directly to the Semifinals. The runners-up will be the high seeds in the Quarterfinals against the 3rd place team from the other group.

The playoffs will be played in a single-elimination bracket, with each game being a BO3.

Prize Pool

The $500,000 USD prize pool will be distributed a follows:

  • 🥇1st: $250,000
  • 🥈2nd: $100,000
  • 🥉3rd/4th: $50,000
  • 5th-6th: $16,500
  • 7th-8th: $8,500


Hover or click on team logo for player information.

Logo for Astralis

Flag for DK blameF
Flag for DK dev1ce
Flag for DK Buzz
Flag for DK Staehr
Flag for DK b0RUP
Flag for DK castle (C)

Logo for ENCE eSports

Flag for DK Snappi
Flag for ME maden
Flag for ES SunPayus
Flag for IL NertZ
Flag for RS VLDN
Flag for FI sAw (C)

Logo for FaZe Clan

Flag for NO rain
Flag for LV broky
Flag for CA Twistzz
Flag for DK karrigan
Flag for EE ropz
Flag for PL NEO (C)

Logo for MOUZ

Flag for SK frozen
Flag for HU torzsi
Flag for IL xertioN
Flag for PL siuhy
Flag for FI Jimpphat
Flag for DK sycrone (C)

Logo for Ninjas in Pyjamas

Flag for SE REZ
Flag for DK es3tag
Flag for UA headtr1ck
Flag for DK k0nfig
Flag for SE maxster
Flag for SE djL (C)

Logo for Lynn Vision Gaming

Flag for CN westmelon
Flag for CN z4kr
Flag for CN Starry
Flag for CN EmiliaQAQ
Flag for CN Jee
Flag for CN Gum (C)

Logo for TYLOO

Flag for CN advent
Flag for MY kaze
Flag for CN JamYoung
Flag for CN Moseyuh
Flag for CN Mercury
Flag for CN k4Mi (C)

Logo for Wings Up Gaming

Flag for CN Ian
Flag for CN gas
Flag for CN ChildKing
Flag for CN flying
Flag for TW Marek
Flag for CN 813 (C)


All times are converted in to your local time.

Group Stage

  • : ENCE v TYLOO
  • : Astralis v Lynn Vision
  • : Group A Winners Match
  • : Group A Losers Match
  • : MOUZ v Wings Up
  • : FaZe v NiP
  • : Group B Winners Match
  • : Group B Losers Match


  • : Quarterfinal #1
  • : Quarterfinal #2
  • : Semifinal #1
  • : Semifinal #2
  • : Grand Final

Where to Watch

You can watch the CS Asia Championships 2023 in Flag for USGB English live on the PGL Twitch channel (embedded below).

Other streaming options include:

Grady Hooker
Grady Hooker
A Computer Scientist with a passion for esports, wrestling and metal music. Grady started Esports Kingdom in 2017 between his other projects; a 7 year running professional wrestling radio show, a gaming YouTube channel and random web development pieces.

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