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TBS to Televise ELEAGUE Street Fighter® V Invitational with Live Regular Season Coverage Debuting Friday, April 7, at 10 p.m. ET

Digital Coverage to be Presented Across Twitch and YouTube Beginning Friday at 6 p.m.

Turner and IMG’s first-ever ELEAGUE Street Fighter® V Invitational will begin its regular season “Group A” coverage with TBS nationally televising a special live Friday night showcase, April 7, at 10 p.m. ET (with digital coverage also available across live.eleague.com, Twitch and YouTube).  Earlier in the day, live Group A coverage will begin on live.eleague.com, Twitch and YouTube at 6 p.m.

Group A will feature six Street Fighter® V superstars: Lee “Infiltration” Seon-woo, Victor “Punk” Woodley, Yusuke Momochi, Bryant “SMUG” Huggin, Thomas “Brolynho” Proença, and Julio Fuentes as they fight for two available spots in the playoffs on May 26. The ELEAGUE Street Fighter® V Invitational champion will win the largest share of a $250,000 prize pool.

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Last week, the preliminary rounds were packed with intense matches and upsets. The 24 players who advanced will continue in the group stages, with Group B on Friday, April 21; Group C on Friday, May 5 and Group D on Friday, May 12.

For the latest ELEAGUE updates, including the full list of players who advanced from the preliminaries, please visit http://www.eleague.com/, or follow ELEAGUE on Facebook (facebook.com/eleaguetv) and Twitter (@EL).

On-Site Media Access:  Media members interested in on-site access to cover the group stages and the playoffs on Friday, May 26 can contact Jake Moskowitz at jake.moskowitz@turner.com.