The ESL One New York event will start on the 30th September behind closed doors and then move to the Barclays Center on the 1st October with a prize pool of $250,000.
The tournament will use a Swiss system, in an eight team group stage the team with the teams that have the same win-loss record will play each other. Teams who get three wins will advance to the single elimination, best of three playoffs. Teams who get three losses will be eliminated.
Here’s the first games to be played:
Virtus.pro vs. fnatic
G2 vs. Astralis
SK vs. NA qual. winner
Natus Vincere vs. Liquid
Prize pool distribution: