Turner and WME | IMG’s Groundbreaking ELEAGUE Enters Quarterfinals with Coverage on Twitch and TBS
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Beginning Tomorrow, July 21, Top Counter Strike: Global Offensive Teams –
EnVyUs, Fnatic, Na’Vi, Cloud9, Astralis, Mousesports, Virtus Pro, NiP –
Compete for Spots in Championship Weekend
Tickets for the ELEAGUE Championship Weekend Now Available via Ticketmaster.com
The quarterfinals of ELEAGUE, the professional eSports organization created by Turner and WME | IMG, are set to begin tomorrow, Thursday, July 21, at 2 p.m. ET on Twitch with the world’s best competitive Counter-Strike Global Offensive teams vying for spots in Championship Weekend, to be held next Friday and Saturday, July 29-30.
In the first showcase, EnVyUs will face off against Fnatic, while the second match will feature Na’Vi vs. Cloud9. The competition will continue on Friday, July 22, beginning at 5 p.m. on Twitch with Astralis taking on mousesports. Friday night’s primetime showcase on TBS will begin at 10 p.m. with Virtus Pro squaring off against Ninjas in Pyjamas. Live coverage for the Friday night match will also be available on Twitch.
The winners will advance to the semifinals during the Championship Weekend hosted at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta. The first semifinal will take place Friday, July 29, at 5 p.m. via Twitch, followed by the second semifinal at 10 p.m. on TBS. The season one championship will be held Saturday, July 30, at 4 p.m. on TBS with the top two CS:GO teams facing off in a best-of-three series. Coverage of the Friday night and Saturday showcases will also be available via Twitch.
Tickets for the full Championship weekend of matches are available now via Ticketmaster.com.
Additional details on the finals can be found through http://www.e-league.com/finals/. For the latest ELEAGUE updates, visit http://www.e-league.com or follow ELEAGUE on Facebook (facebook.com/eleaguegaming) and Twitter (@EL).
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