For the full Challenger experience, it is required to run Counter-Strike in "Fullscreen Windowed" mode.
This setting will enable the Challenger overlay to properly display on the top of the game. The Challenger overlay is essential to notify you of in-game contest scoring, wins, losses, and keep track of your current balance, challenge amount, type, and active contests.
You can learn more about the Challenger overlay here.
Running in Fullscreen Windowed mode will additionally enable easier `Alt-Tab` functionality for rapid return to the Challenger Windows application to close your session, update your challenge amount, and choose new servers.
Follow these steps:
- After game launch
- Open ‘Settings’ and go to ‘Video’
- After this click on ‘Video’ under the previous
- Find ‘Display Mode’ and click on your preset, select your desired display mode 'Fullscreen Windowed'
Video Settings in Counter-Strike