(CNN)The 2019 Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) returns for an intriguing stop in Germany’s capital this weekend.

The very best horses and riders from across the world will descend on Berlin for the 13th stop of the tour, aiming to claim what could be a vital win in this year’s competition. Belgian rider Pieter Devos has a golden opportunity to move back to the top of the overall rankings, sitting just 11 points behind current leader Ben Maher. Olympic gold medalist Maher regained his lead after his performance in Chantilly last time out but the pair will both be pushed by home hero Daniel Deusser.The German currently sits in third, 20 points behind Maher, but has already proved what home support can do to his performance. Read MoreDeusser’s only win this season came in Hamburg, Germany, earlier this year after he finished just a fraction of a second ahead of Egyptian Nayel Nassar. READ: Danielle Goldstein on the secrets of her successREAD: Jessica Springsteen on the secrets of her successChristian Ahlmann on the way to his fifth victory on the Longines Global Champions Tour.Christian Ahlmann on the way to his fifth victory on the Longines Global Champions Tour.Christian Ahlmann on the way to his fifth victory on the Longines Global Champions Tour.JUST WATCHEDLGCT Paris: New dad Ahlmann clinches winReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH (13 Videos)Christian Ahlmann on the way to his fifth victory on the Longines Global Champions Tour.Christian Ahlmann on the way to his fifth victory on the Longines Global Champions Tour.LGCT Paris: New dad Ahlmann clinches winLGCT Monaco: Van der Vleuten soars to winMartin Fuchs on the way to victory with Chaplin.Martin Fuchs on the way to victory with Chaplin.LGCT Cascais: Martin Fuchs does the doublePeder Fredricson celebrates after winning the inaugural LGCT in the Olympic Stadium in Stockholm.Peder Fredricson celebrates after winning the inaugural LGCT in the Olympic Stadium in Stockholm.LGCT Stockholm: Fredricson clinches home winNiels Bruynseels and Gancia de Muze. Niels Bruynseels and Gancia de Muze. LGCT Cannes: Belgian Bruynseels triumphsDanielle Goldstein on LizziemaryDanielle Goldstein on LizziemaryDanielle Goldstein: Secrets of My SuccessDaniel Deusser on Killer Queen VDMDaniel Deusser on Killer Queen VDMLGCT Hamburg: Deusser takes championship leadUS Jessica Springsteen competes in the Jumping International of Monaco horse jumping competition as part of the Global Champions Tour on June 24, 2017 in Monaco. / AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE        (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)US Jessica Springsteen competes in the Jumping International of Monaco horse jumping competition as part of the Global Champions Tour on June 24, 2017 in Monaco. / AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE        (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)Jessica Springsteen: Secrets of my SuccessMartin Fuchs on ChaplinMartin Fuchs on ChaplinLGCT Madrid: Martin Fuchs, Chaplin earn doublePatti Scialfa, US singer Bruce Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen attend the 2018 Tony Awards - Red Carpet at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 10, 2018 . (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)        (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)Patti Scialfa, US singer Bruce Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen attend the 2018 Tony Awards - Red Carpet at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 10, 2018 . (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)        (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)Jessica Springsteen on her LGCT/GCL careerlgct gcl shanghai equestrian danielle goldstein monaco aces vision spt intl_00010008.jpglgct gcl shanghai equestrian danielle goldstein monaco aces vision spt intl_00010008.jpgLGCT Shanghai: Goldstein jumps to glory in Chinaexp Longines Global Champions Tour Miami stadium time-lapse gcl cnneq spt intl_00012730.jpgexp Longines Global Champions Tour Miami stadium time-lapse gcl cnneq spt intl_00012730.jpg LGCT: Miami stadium time-lapsePieter Devos on Claire ZPieter Devos on Claire ZJoy for Miami Celtics and Devos at Miami BeachGerman fans will also be able to cheer on the likes of Ludger Beerbaum, Christian Ahlmann, and Philipp Weishaupt.Meanwhile, in the tight Global Champions League team event, Miami Celtics head the standings by just three points from Shanghai Swans with the London Knights in third, nine points further adrift.READ: Global Champions 2019: Schedule and resultsBerlin has been a popular stop on the tour since it was added in 2017.Shaped like an amphitheater, the historic Sommergarten arena offers a unique atmosphere.Visit CNN.com/Equestrian for more news, features and videosThe Global Champions Tour now features 19 worldwide stops and culminates in the Prague Playoffs from November 21-24.Organizers announced the Montreal leg of the tour will not take place this season because necessary conditions were not put in place in a timely manner. It was due to be held on September 19-22.

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