PGL Season 1 will feature 12 top teams from around the world, eight from Europe and four from North America. Ultimately, only the best four will fight for the Championship title during the LAN playoff that will take place in early October in Bucharest, Romania.
Nine teams will be offered a direct invite, with the three remaining slots being reserved for the open qualifiers. Season 1 will be structured around three groups of four teams each, with the top team from each group advancing straight to the Grand Finals.
Teams in 2nd, 3rd and 4th place place will get their shot at redemption in the Last Chance group, where they will fight for the last playoff slot available.
The total prize pool for PGL Season 1 is $110,000.