Why We Still Need a Women-Only 'Counter-Strike' Tournament

This week, esports tournament organizer DreamHack announced a new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event—the DreamHack Showdown, which is set to be held in Valencia, Spain in early July. It’s got a massive $100,000 prize pool, and will pit eight women’s CS:GO teams from across the world against each other. Two teams will qualify from Europe, North America, and Asia each, and two teams have already secured direct invitations: Dignitas and Beşiktaş Esports.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/d3nxxx/dreamhack-women-only-counter-strike-event