ELEAGUE’s Season One Semifinals and Championship to be held July 29-30 at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Tickets for Championship Weekend Events Available Now
ELEAGUE, a professional eSports league formed in partnership between Turner and WME | IMG, will host the semifinals and championship – featuring Valve’s popular Counter-Strike Global Offensive game – for its inaugural season at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta. The first semifinal will take place Friday, July 29, at 5 p.m. ET, followed by the second semifinal at 10 p.m. The season one championship will be held Saturday, July 30, at 4 p.m. with the top two CS:GO teams facing off in a best-of-three series.
Tickets for the full weekend of matches are available now via Ticketmaster.com and the link below.
Doors will open Friday, July 29, at 4 p.m. with the first semifinal match broadcast live on Twitch at 5 p.m. The second match will air at 10 p.m. live on TBS and Twitch. On Saturday, guests can enter the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre at 2 p.m., with the championship beginning at 4 p.m. on TBS and Twitch.
“We’re thrilled with the fan response to the first season of ELEAGUE and look forward to hosting our first championship event at the state-of-the-art Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre,” said Christina Alejandre, general manager of ELEAGUE. “This venue will provide a best-in-class spectator experience and allow even more fans to come out and enjoy ELEAGUE’s live event atmosphere.”
“The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre will serve as an incredible backdrop for the ELEAGUE season finale,” said Min-Sik Ko, commissioner of ELEAGUE. “We look forward to welcoming the eSports community to Atlanta next month and continuing the showcase everything ELEAGUE has to offer.”
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