The Electronic Sports World Cup (ESWC) organizers have announced that this year’s CS:GO male tournament will feature a $50,000 prize purse.

The 11th edition of the prestigious French event with take place from October 29th to November 2 in Paris, with 24 teams from all over the world locking horns in the male CS:GO tournament.

This will be the biggest CS:GO tournament the ESWC has staged, both in terms of the number of teams and in the prize purse that will be up for grabs.

With Dota 2 left out of the tournament list for this year’s event, it is no surprise that CS:GO is the game with the biggest slice of the ESWC’s $116,000 total prize purse.

ESWC 2014 CS:GO male prize distribution:

1. $20,000
2. $15,000
3. $10,000
4. $5,000

Meanwhile, the ESWC has announced that Bahrain will host its own CS:GO qualifier, meaning that the participants’ list for the male tournament currently looks as follows:

iBUYPOWER Mobility Gaming
Cipangu.GO Virtus.pro
France France
India Algeria
/  Meet uP Norway
Bahrain China

There will also be a female CS:GO tournament, featuring eight teams, including last year’s champion, Bad Monkey Gaming. This competition will feature a considerably lower prize purse than its male counterpart, as there will be $10,000 at stake, distributed as follows:

1. $5,000
2. $3,000
3. $2,000

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