Valve has finally announced the first major after the International. The community has waited with bated breath and it has finally arrived. Valve has announced that the first Fall Major will be held in Frankfurt, Germany, and by the looks of things it will be a big tournament. Valve has been pretty much secretive in their next tournament but they have released some important information about the Fall Major.
Teams and Schedule of The Fall Major 2015
There will be 16 teams invited to The Frankfurt Major tournament, just as many teams invited on the International, teams who are not directly invited need not worry. There will be open qualifiers hosted by FaceIt and Perfect World which will be held on October 6, 2015 to October 9, 2015. With the regional qualifiers being held on October 10, 2015 to October 13, 2015. Registration will be open starting on the 1st of October. The Fall Major will be held in Festhalle Messe and the good news is that Valve has announced that attending the Fall Major will not require a ticket. Entrance is free to watch the games in Festhalle Messe, only the grand finals tickets will be sold in two waves. Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 11:00 am CEST and the second batch will be sold on 7:00 pm CEST. The base prize pool will start at a whopping $3,000,000.00. It is also the first time the Valve will be selling a seasonal Compendium. It might be for the four Majors. The Fall Majors invites will be announced on the first week of October.