Finals ECS tournament will be held at Wembley in London

17 May 2016

The final of the first tournament Esports Championship Series (ECS) for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be held at the famous Wembley Stadium (The SSE Arena Wembley) in London. Finals Esports Championship Series Season 1 - Finals will be held on 25-26 June 2016 the organizers announced today, May 17 at the official website. The organizers of the tournament series - FACEIT and Twitch. tournament level - Premier.

Live broadcast of the final will be held at 1 ECS Twitch channel with exclusive rights. The tournament will be attended by 8 teams of the world Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - 4 regions of Europe and North America. As organizers hope, the right to hold tournaments at Wembley arena, they will be able to on a regular basis all the time. The SSE Arena Wembley is famous for the fact that it acted Madonna, Bob Dylan, Beyonce and several Olympic events.

Wembley was built in 1934 for the British Imperial Games (British Empire Games) and originally could accommodate a swimming pool because of what was originally called the Empire Pool (until 1978). In the early 21 th century there was a modernization of the Arena, to which 35 million pounds has been spent. The first concert on the new stadium was a Depeche Mode concert in 2005. At present, the capacity of Wembley - 12,500 people.

The European and North American League tournament Esports Championship Series Season 1 started April 9, 2016. In these online competitions League attended by 10 teams in the region. Segoldnyashny At the moment we only know about 1 part in the final guaranteed Luminosity Gaming team games (Brazil), which came out of the first place of their qualifying group.

Group matches will be held in Bo1 and Bo3 format. Playoff Matches: Bo3.

The prize fund of 2 Seasons ECS is $ 3.5 million dollars.

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Yuri Donchenko