Updating the ESL One New York closed qualifiers with brackets and new teams
The closed qualifiers now have brackets. Three teams have changed in the North American qualifier.

ESL One New York returns to Barclays Center on September 16-17 with the world's top team battling it out for the coveted trophy and a US$250,000 prize pool. Six teams are already confirmed for to the event: Astralis,, Natus Vincere, SK Gaming, FaZe Clan and Team Liquid. The remaining two slots will be determined this weekend through closed qualifiers for Europe and North America.

Seven teams received direct invitations to each qualifier and are joined by teams who won the open qualifiers in their respective regions: PRIDE in Europe and compLexity in North America.

All of the closed qualifier matches will be played in a single elimination best of three format.

Changes to the North American qualifier

  • Immortals, OpTic Gaming and Misfits told us earlier today that they are unable to attend and therefore withdraw from the qualifier.
  • All three teams have been replaced by the next teams in line from the open qualifier: RiseNation, TempoStorm and L4ORG.



  • August 19, 12:00 CEST - G2 Esports vs. PRiDE
  • August 19, 15:00 CEST - Team EnVyUs vs. HellRaisers
  • August 19, 18:00 CEST - FlipSid3 Tactics vs. Gambit Esports
  • August 19, 21:00 CEST - Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. BIG
  • August 20, 12:00 CEST - Ro4
  • August 20, 15:00 CEST - Ro4
  • August 20, 18:00 CEST - Final

Full bracket can be found here.

North America

  • August 19, 15:00 EDT - Cloud9 vs. L4ORG
  • August 19, 18:00 EDT - Renegades vs. compLexity Gaming
  • August 19, 21:00 EDT - NRG Esports vs. RiseNation
  • August 19, 21:00 EDT - Counter Logic Gaming vs. TempoStorm
  • August 20, 15:00 EDT - Ro4
  • August 20, 18:00 EDT - Ro4
  • August 20, 21:00 EDT - Final

Full bracket can be found here.

Who's going to make it?

We wish all of the competing teams the best of luck and cannot wait to see which two will complete the lineup for ESL One New York! All of the matches will be livestreamed on our Twitch channel - don't miss any of them!

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