ELEAGUE Premier 2017 invites announced
ELEAGUE is back in CS:GO! After two successful seasons of their league, Major and a show-match Clash for Cash, the American organization announced a tournament ELEAGUE Premier 2017, kicking off on September, 8th.
ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier will be attended by sixteen teams: 12 of them have already received their invites, while the remaining four slots will be granted to the winners of qualifiers, held in America and Europe.
The division of invited teams looks in the following way
ELEAGUE didn't forget to invite ex-champions of their tournaments in CS:GO, so Virtus.pro, OpTic Gaming and Astralis joined the list of participants. The remaining invites were distributed among the top-15 teams in the world, according to HLTV.org. However, Gambit Esports, Immortals, Team Liquid and BIG didn't receive invites, so they will have to prove themselves through the online-qualifiers, in order to reach the LAN-part of event.
The online-quals for ELEAGUE Premier 2017 will be held on August 25-26. More detailed information about the venue, prize pool and list of talents are expected in the nearest future, Turner Sports.
The venue of championship will be G FUEL ELEAGUE Arena, located in Atlanta. The broadcast of tournament will be held on both platforms YouTube and Twitch, not missing the Friday's live's on TBS.