iBUYPOWER has revealed the latest installment of their Masters series. iBUYPOWER Masters IV will boast a $200,000 prize pool, the largest it has put up to date. Previously events put on buy the PC builder had been $100,000 less while this event will award the first place team with $100,000. The event is set to take place at the Avalon Theater Hollywood in Los Angeles, California from January 19 to 20.
As more tournaments pop up and events must be chosen wisely, all organizers are finding the need to provide a larger prize pool to stand a chance in the scene as StarLadder recently learned and increased their Season 7 Finals pool to $500,000.
At the current time there have been no teams revealed for eight team event.
The format will look the same with best-of-one double-elimination group stage matches building into best-of-three single elimination playoff series’.
You can find the full schedule for the event below and expect teams to be revealed soon.
Saturday, January 19
13:00 | Group A match #1 | BO1
14:15 | Group B match #1 | BO1
15:30 | Group A match #2 | BO1
16:45 | Group B match #2 | BO1
18:00 | Group A elimination match | BO1
19:15 | Group B elimination match | BO1
20:30 | Group A winners’ match | BO1
21:45 | Group B winners’ match | BO1
23:00 | Group A decider match | BO1
00:15 | Group B decider match | BO1
Sunday, January 20
15:00 | Semi-final #1 | BO3
18:00 | Semi-final #2 | BO3
21:00 | Grand final | BO3