Turner and IMG Kick Off First-Ever ELEAGUE Street Fighter® V Invitational Today with Live Coverage at 4 p.m. ET on Twitch
Monday, March 27, 2017
Turner and IMG’s first-ever ELEAGUE Street Fighter® V Invitational will begin today at 4 p.m. ET with live coverage of tournament action presented on Twitch and YouTube from the G Fuel® ELEAGUE Arena at Turner Studios in Atlanta. The preliminaries will continue daily at 4 p.m. through Thursday, March 30, with complete live coverage available via Twitch and YouTube and a special one-hour feature show, called The ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational: The Fight Begins, airing Friday, March 31, at 10 p.m. ET on TBS.
The 24 Street Fighter® V players who advance from this week’s preliminaries will compete in the regular season, with six players competing per weekly group. Group A will be held Friday, April 7, with Group B on Friday, April 21; Group C on Friday, May 5; and Group D on Friday, May 12. Live coverage of each group’s Quarterfinals will be presented each Friday via Twitch and YouTube beginning at 6 p.m., with each group’s Semifinals and Final airing on TBS at 10 p.m. (coverage also available on Twitch and YouTube).
The top two players from each group – eight players in total – will advance to the ELEAGUE Street Fighter® V Invitational tournament playoffs on Friday, May 26, with live coverage throughout the day on Twitch and YouTube. The final stages – including the Championship, which will award the largest share of a $250,000 prize pool to the winner – will air live on TBS at 10 p.m. (with coverage also available on Twitch and YouTube).
In addition to live event coverage, ELEAGUE will break down the latest from the ELEAGUE Street Fighter® V Invitational in two one-hour ELEAGUE Extra studio shows, Friday, April 28, and Friday, May 19, both at 10 p.m. on TBS.
On-Site Media Access
Media members interested in covering the live competitions on Friday, April 7; Friday, April 21; Friday, May 5; and Friday, May 12, as well as the Championship on Friday, May 26, may apply for a credential by contacting Jake Moskowitz at email@example.com.
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