ESL One New York 2017 powered by Intel is less than two weeks away with world's top teams readying themselves to compete for the coveted trophy and a US$250,000 prize pool. Astralis, Virtus.pro, Natus Vincere, SK Gaming, FaZe Clan, Team Liquid, Team ENVYUS and Cloud9 will battle it out in the Big Apple, once again delivering top-notch Counter-Strike we all love to see. And as the event inches closer and closer, it is time to unveil the tournament format, groups as well as the first matchups.
The tournament format was chosen by the attending teams in a vote between Double Elimination or Swiss Groups, and will be as follows:
Teams were seeded into groups according to the CS:GO World Ranking. The seeding has been aligned to the current rosters after the player break.
Nothing beats the unforgettable experience of watching an esports tournament live in a stadium so be sure to join us in the Big Apple on September 16-17 to witness world's best CS:GO teams live among thousands of fellow fans - tickets to the event are available! For all the latest updates, follow ESL CS on Twitter and Facebook.