Pinnacle Cup IV

Pinnacle heads back into the CS:GO pro circuit with Pinnacle Cup IV

CS:GO Sharil “memeranglaut” Abdul Rahman

The next instalment of the tournament will be played before and after PGL Antwerp Major.

Pinnacle, along with GRID, their exclusive data partner, has just announced the continuation of their successful tournament circuit with the latest instalment, the Pinnacle Cup IV. The tournament is scheduled to begin on April 25, and end on May 6.  

The tournament will follow the mechanics of the previously held Pinnacle Cups. Like the previous editions, Pinnacle Cup IV will offer a prize pool of $100,000, with the first-place walking away with $80,000 and the runner up with $20,000.

Pinnacle Cup IV will feature the likes of Tricked, 4glory, 777 and KOVA participating in the group stage, with more teams for the Swiss Stage and Playoff Stage to be announced soon. The 16 teams in the Group Stage will be competing to see which of them will move ahead to the Swiss Stage and eventually, the Playoff Stage.

GRID will be the exclusive data partner once again for the event with Relog Media the production partner for this tournament.

Pinnacle Cup III teams

For Group Stage

  • Isurus
  • EC Kyiv
  • 4glory
  • KOVA
  • HAVU
  • Savage
  • Finest
  • Tricked
  • Falcons
  • Case Esports
  • 777
  • FTW
  • Alternate
  • Onyx

For Swiss Stage

  • Bad News Bears
  • Spirit
  • AGO
  • GamerLegion
  • Apeks
  • Sinners
  • Wisla Krakow
  • TBA
  • TBA
  • TBA

 For Playoffs

  • TBA (invited directly to the Playoffs)
  • TBA (invited directly to the Playoffs)
  • TBA (invited directly to the Playoffs)
  • TBA (invited directly to the Playoffs)

Pinnacle Cup III Format:

Group Stage:

  • 16 invited teams
  • Four groups of four teams
  • The winner of each group will advance to Swiss Stage
  • All games best-of-five

Swiss Stage:

  • Four qualified teams from the group stage
  • Twelve invited teams
  • Standard Swiss Stage tournament
  • All games best-of-five
  • Eight will continue to playoffs


  • Eight qualified teams from Swiss Stage battle in quarter-finals round 1
  • Four qualified teams will proceed to quarter-finals round 2 against 4 invited teams
  • Four teams battle it out for semi-finals and grand final
  • All games best-of-five


GosuGamers is the Official Media Partner of the Pinnacle Cup IV - so stay tuned for more news on the tournament.

Pinnacle Cup IV will start on 25 April, and the Swiss Stage starts on 28 April. There will be a break between Swiss and Playoff, to accommodate the PGL Antwerp Major which will be happening from 9 May until 22 May. Pinnacle Cup IV will then resume with the Playoff Stage on 25 until 27 May.

About Pinnacle - Pinnacle is the original pioneer of esports betting, having blazed a trail for over a decade. One of the first bookmakers to take an esports bet back in 2010, the online bookmaker has unrivalled experience in the esports space. Pinnacle has esports in its DNA and is built on a genuine and far-reaching connection with the community. In addition to offering the best esports betting value online, Pinnacle is committed to helping fans navigate the world of esports betting and enhancing the esports experience on a truly global scale.

About GRID Esports

 The leading provider of data solutions for the esports industry, leverages revolutionary technology to embrace data in the digital nature of competitive gaming and overcomes sports specific data challenges. Established in 2018 the company looks to tackle the data market and provide data services for monetization and fan engagement for tournament organisers & game publishers.


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Sharil “memeranglaut” Abdul Rahman
He dabbles in Esports, checking out what's new and hip with the industry. Outside of Esports and gaming, he likes Japan. Ijou. Check him out at @SharilGosu


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