According to the intel gathered by HLTV.org, Valve is observing proposals submitted by different event organizers to have the next CSGO major conducted in January 2017, dates of which are tentative yet.
Fragmented to the general pattern followed by Valve from past years, this year we will not be able to experience any further CSGO major. After DreamHack Winters in 2013, this is the first time when Valve has concluded the year with less than 3 majors, 2014 and 2015 both witnessed 3 majors each with DreamHack getting their share of the event in every year, surprisingly DreamHack will be left long-faced for the year 2016.
Next CSGO major
List of CSGO Majors
|January 2017||ELEAGUE Major||Turner Sports||$1,000,000||?||Fox Studios, Atlanta|
|July 2016||ESL One Cologne 2016||ESL||$1,000,000||SK Gaming||Cologne|
|March 2016||MLG Columbus 2016||MLG||$1,000,000||Luminosity (now SK)||Columbus|
|October 2015||DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca 2015||DreamHack||$250,000||EnVyUs||Cluj-Napoca|
|August 2015||ESL One Cologne 2015||ESL||$250,000||Fnatic||Columbus|
|March 2015||ESL One Katowice 2015||ESL||$250,000||Fnatic||Katowice|
|November 2014||DreamHack Winter 2014||DreamHack||$250,000||LDLC||Jönköping|
|August 2014||ESL One Cologne 2016||ESL||$250,000||NiP||Colonge|
|March 2014||EMS Katowice 2014||ESL||$250,000||Virtus. Pro||Katowice|
|November 2013||DreamHack Winter 2013||DreamHack||$250,000||Fnatic||Jönköping|
The seven-month gap between the majors is definitely not unique but unexpected as the community expected another major in October this year.
Also the matter of the fact, this is the first time when a single team has been the champions of the majors all throughout the year, compendious to that, SK Gaming winning two consecutive majors this year MLG Columbus 2016 followed by ESL One Cologne 2016. The tenth major will be scheduled in the month of January next year.