- Red Bull Flick 2021 2v2 CS:GO tournament comes to India
- The online qualifiers open in a few days
- The tournament will introduce several new maps that are specially prepared for the event
Red Bull Flick India 2021 comes as Red Bull Flick's new iteration. Players can start preparing for a 2 vs. 2 events.
Everything About The Event
Energy drink brand Red Bull will sponsor a new 2v2 tournament in India which will be this year's iteration of the popular Red Bull Flick series. It will be called Red Bull Flick India 2021 and will open its qualifiers in a few days. They will take place online between June 26 and July 7. The best players will advance to the group stage, and the elite of the elite will face off at the national finals later in July.
“Red Bull Flick will see skilled duos battle it out in national, regional, or international online qualifiers for the chance to be crowned number one and challenge their idols in the official Pro-AM competition, the Red Bull Flick Invitational, Helsinki to conclude the season,” the brand's site says.
Here is the complete timetable shared in the official announcement:
- Qualifier 1: June 26
- Qualifier 2: June 30
- Qualifier 3: July 3
- Qualifier 4: July 7
- Group Stages: July 10
- National Final: 17th and 18th July
The group stage will have 16 two-people teams fight to advance to the national final.
What's exciting about the event is that, according to the official announcement, it will be introducing several new custom CS:GO maps which will have a sci-fi atmosphere. Those are the following:
- City Palace
- Control Room
- Digital Archives
- Sky Platform
- Wi-nG:5 Dex
- Wi-nG:5 Flux
- Wi-nG:5 T3L-P0RT
All of them are available for download on Red Bull's site.
A Warm Up Exhibition To Boost The Excitement
As a warm-up for the event and a way to up the hype, there was an exhibition match that took place on June 19. It was broadcasted in seven languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Kannada, Tamil, and Malyalam. Various Indian players and talents participated in the exhibition, namely the following:
- Ankit “v3nom” Panth
- Aakash More Rix
- Shagufta “Xyaa” Iqbal
- Saloni “meow16k” Pawar
- Abhijit “Robo” Sadhu
- Saloni “mili_kya_mili” Kandalgaonkar
- Sohail “Zishu”
- Gagandeep “sikhwarrior” Singh
- Sabyasachi “antidote” Bose
- Krutika “Krutika Plays” Ojha
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