Credit: Perfect World
The announcement was made by the Chinese tournament organizer Perfect World during the final day of the CS Asia Championship.
The Major in China will be the second Major of the year, and the second Major in CS2. The first Major will take place in Copenhagen in March 2024.
The Major in Shanghai is set for December 2024. The final dates are not yet confirmed.
It is the first time in history, that a Major will take place in Asia. The Shanghai Major will be the 21st Major in history. You can see the previous 20 Majors down below.
Dreamhack Winter 2013: Jönköping – Winner: Fnatic
ESL Major Series One Katowice 2014: Katowice – Winner: Virtus.pro
ESL One: Cologne 2014: Cologne – Winner: Ninjas in Pyjamas
DreamHack Winter 2014: Jönköping – Winner: Team LDLC
ESL One: Katowice 2015: Katowice – Winner: Fnatic
ESL One: Cologne 2015: Cologne – Winner: Fnatic
DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca 2015: Cluj-Napoca – Winner: Envy
MLG Major Championship: Columbus 2016: Columbus – Winner: LG
ESL One: Cologne 2016: Cologne – Winner: SK
ELEAGUE Major Atlanta 2017: Atlanta – Winner: Astralis
PGL Major Kraków 2017: Kraków – Winner: Gambit
ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018: Atlanta & Boston – Winner: Cloud9
FACEIT Major: London 2018: London – Astralis
Intel Extreme Masters XIII – Katowice Major 2019: Katowice – Winner: Astralis
StarLadder Berlin Major 2019: Berlin – Winner: Astralis
PGL Major Stockholm 2021: Stockholm – Winner: Natus Vincere
PGL Major Antwerp 2022: Antwerp – Winner: FaZe
Intel Extreme Masters Rio Major 2022: Rio de Janeiro – Winner: Outsiders
BLAST.tv Paris Major 2023: Paris – Winner: Vitality
PGL Major Copenhagen 2024: Copenhagen
Perfect World Shanghai Major 2024: Shanghai