ESL One set to return to New York for fourth successive year


organizer of the tournament ESL has announced that it is popular ESL one Series will return NYC for the fourth time in a row.

Takes place from September 28th to 29th in Barclays Center in brooklyn, ESL One New York includes $200,000 (£153,440) Counter Strike Global Offensive event, the season 2 finale of ESL Mobile Openand the MSI gaming arena.

ESL One New York 2019
Photo credit: ESL

Yvette Martinez-Rea, CEO of ESL North America discussed the return in a press release: “ESL One is a flagship event for ESL and we are delighted to be back at the Barclays Center for the fourth consecutive year. Along with the world’s top CS:GO competition, we’re bringing mobile gaming to the forefront with the Season 2 Mobile Open Finals. ESL One New York promises to be one of the most memorable esports events of the year in North America.”

Six teams will be invited to compete in the CS:GO competition, with two additional spots made available for qualifying teams. The top four teams are split into two double-elimination groups and advance to the semi-finals to fight for the lion’s share of the prize money. Another team emerged victorious from the three previous iterations of ESL One New York: Natus Vincere in 2016, FaZe Clan in 2017, and Mousesports in 2018.

Brett Yormark, CEO of BSE Global added, “The Barclays Center has emerged as a premier destination for live esports events and we are delighted to welcome ESL One New York to our arena for the fourth consecutive year. Hosting ESL One New York is an excellent example of how esports and mainstream entertainment complement each other, and we look forward to continuing to play a role in the growth of esports around the world.”

Other stops for ESL One in 2019 include Katowice, Poland and Mumbai, India (who have already been and gone), as well as upcoming events in Birmingham, United Kingdom and Cologne, Germany. Tickets for ESL One New York will be available on Friday May 3rd.

Esports Insider says: ESL One is a mainstay in the CS:GO calendar and New York is now becoming a mainstay in ESL One! The Barclays Center is an iconic venue and there are obviously a lot of CS:GO fans in the US, so we look forward to seeing the ESL up the ante for the fourth iteration of the competition.

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