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ELEAGUE Season 02 Playoffs to Showcase World’s Hottest CS:GO Teams in Battle for Share of $1.1 Million Purse Live on TBS and Twitch

 

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November 28, 2016

Media Advisory

 

ELEAGUE Season 02 Playoffs to Showcase World’s Hottest CS:GO Teams in Battle for Share of $1.1 Million Purse Live on TBS and Twitch

Live Quarterfinals Coverage Begins Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m. ET on Twitch;

Quarterfinals to Feature SK Gaming vs. Team Dignitas & Astralis vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas Facing Off

TBS to Televise Second Semifinal on Friday, Dec. 2, at 10 p.m. &

Grand Final on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 4 p.m.

 

ELEAGUE, the transformative esports organization created by Turner and WME | IMG, will begin its Season 02 Playoffs on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m. with a slate of best-of-three matchups featuring some of the top-ranked Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) teams in the world in action.

The full playoffs bracket is available HERE

Wednesday’s first match (Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. on Twitch) will see world No. 1 SK Gaming and fan-favorite Gabriel ‘Fallen’ Toledo take on Group D Champion Team Dignitas and teenage prodigy Emil ‘Magisk’ Reif. Following that match is another competition featuring top-10 ranked teams with new in-game leader Lukas ‘gla1ve’ Rossander leading Astralis against perennial heavyweights Ninjas in Pyjamas and captain Christopher ‘GeT_RiGhT’ Alesund.

The Quarterfinals will continue Thursday, Dec. 1, with live coverage on Twitch starting at 2 p.m., as German powerhouse and Season 01 semifinalist mousesports opposes OpTic Gaming, the sole North American playoff team. The second match of the day will feature Season 01 Champions Virtus.Pro and Wiktor ‘TaZ’ Wojtas against a recently re-built FaZe Clan squad led by Finn ‘karrigan’ Andersen.

The ELEAGUE Season 02 Playoffs will resume with the semifinals on Friday, Dec. 2, with live coverage on Twitch starting at 5 p.m. and the second semifinal presented live on TBS at 10 p.m. ELEAGUE Season 02 will culminate by crowning a champion in the Grand Final match on Saturday, Dec. 3, with live coverage at 4 p.m on TBS.

Media Credentials

Media interested in covering the ELEAGUE Season 02 Playoffs can confirm attendance by emailing Jake Moskowitz at jake.moskowitz@turner.com or eleague@fortyseven.com.

More About ELEAGUE

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