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ESL adds Ancient to IEM Summer map pool

ESL adds Ancient to IEM Summer map pool
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The recently introduced map Ancient will be part of IEM Summer later this year, ESL announced.

ESL adds Ancient to IEM Summer map pool

CS:GO esports will soon see the pro players hop, snipe, and defuse on the new Ancient map in a large-scale event. ESL has announced that it will be adding the map to its pool for Intel Extreme Masters Summer this year.

Ancient, a map aesthetically similar to the Aztec map, was added to the game on December 3rd last year as part of the Broken Fang update. Just ten days ago Valve announced that the map would become part of the Active Duty pool, replacing Train. After talking to the Counter-Strike Professional Player Association (CSPPA) and its internal council, ESL decided to add the map to its tournament's map pool as well.

IEM Masters kicks off on June 3rd and will be played online entirely due to the coronavirus pandemic. With a $250,000 USD prize pool as well as a heap of ESL Pro Tour and BLAST Premier points up for grabs, it'll be one of the largest events of the year.

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