Starting with the American major-tournament, all future game events with the support of Valve will provide a prize pool of $ 1 million.
Valve has announced an increase in the prize pool of all major-tournament starting with the MLG Columbus 2016 which will be held next week, from 29 March to 3 April.
According to Valve, the company started to support a variety of tournaments for larger audiences CS: GO's Event and improve themselves. The results were not long in coming and now Valve ready to raise the bar even higher.
A feature of MLG Columbus 2016 will be that the prize will get even the team who can not get out of the group stage of the tournament. The winner will take home is exactly half of the prize pool.
The distribution of the prize fund:
1. $ 500,000
2. $ 150,000
3-4. $ 70,000
5-8. $ 35,000
9-16. $ 8,750