ELEAGUE Major Playoffs to Kick Off with Natus Vincere vs. Astralis from Atlanta’s Historic Fox Theatre, Friday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m. ET on Twitch and YouTube
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
TBS to Televise Grand Final, Sunday, Jan. 29, at 10 a.m.
ELEAGUE, the transformative esports organization created by Turner and WME | IMG, will begin the Playoffs of its first-ever ELEAGUE Major on Friday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m. ET with the Quarterfinals. Friday’s live event coverage will include three Quarterfinal matchups – all presented live on Twitch and YouTube – beginning with ELEAGUE Season 02 semifinalists Astralis and in-game leader Lukas “gla1ve” Rossander challenging ESL One: New York 2016 champions Natus Vincere and recent addition Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev in a best-of-three, single-elimination showdown.
Live coverage of the Playoffs will continue Saturday, Jan. 28, at 10 a.m. with the fourth Quarterfinal followed by both best-of-three Semifinals. Two teams will advance to the Grand Final match, Sunday, Jan. 29, at 10 a.m., when ELEAGUE will crown the first CS:GO Major Champion of 2017 and award shares of a $1 million prize purse, live on TBS. Coverage of the Grand Final will also be available via Twitch and YouTube.
Click here for a link to the ELEAGUE Major Playoff bracket.
ELEAGUE’s Game Command to Provide Unique CS:GO Digital Experience for All Playoff Matches
ELEAGUE’s Game Command, an innovative mosaic video player accessible via live.eleague.com, will allow fans to watch every ELEAGUE Major playoff match, including the Grand Final, via a customizable interface with thousands of different viewing options. Fans will be able to choose between individual player views (up to four at a time); a team vantage point for either squad’s complete lineup of five players displayed; the observer feed; and a large version of the game map.
Live coverage of the Playoffs will be available in multiple languages via several international platforms. Click here for additional information.
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