ESL Pro League S3 Finals talent out

ESL have announced the broadcast talent for the $512,000 Pro League Season 3 Finals taking place in Leicester and London from May 11-15.

The ESL Pro League Season 3 Finals are bringing a whopping $512,000 in prize money to the fore as eight teams will go head-to-head over four days in the middle of May to determine who will get the brunt of the prize ($200,000).

After having already announced the group draw, tournament format, and schedule last week, ESL have now filled in the last piece of the puzzle by announcing the official broadcast talent for the event, whose location will be split between Leicester (group stage) and London (playoffs) in the United Kingdom.


All three of these gents are on the ESL Pro League Season 3 talent list

The list sees the return of the usual suspects such as Anders Blume, Auguste "Semmler" Massonnat, Mathew "Sadokist" Trivett, Henry "⁠HenryG⁠" Greer, and others, as well as a few more newfound inclusions such as putting Janko "⁠YNk⁠" Paunović on the desk and showcasing up-and-comer John "Blu" Mullen. The full list can be found below:

United Kingdom O.J. Borg - Host

United Kingdom Alex "Machine" Richardson - Desk Host

Serbia Janko "⁠YNk⁠" Paunović - Analyst

Denmark Anders Blume - Caster
United States Auguste "Semmler" Massonnat - Caster
Canada Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett - Caster
United Kingdom Henry "⁠HenryG⁠" Greer - Caster
United Kingdom Lauren "Pansy" Scott - Caster
United States Jason "⁠moses⁠" O'Toole - Caster
United States John "Blu" Mullen - Caster

United States Heather "⁠sapphiRe⁠" Garozzo - Observer
United Kingdom Alex Rush - Observer 

The Pro League Season 3 Finals will go live on May 11 at 14:00 in the ESL studio in Leicester and we will first see OpTic take on Astralis in Group A.

stich writes for HLTV.org and can be found on Twitter

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Serbia Janko 'YNk' Paunović
Janko 'YNk' Paunović
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
96
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.71
United States Heather 'sapphiRe' Garozzo
Heather 'sapphiRe' Garozzo
Age:
-
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.86
Maps played:
13
KPR:
0.60
DPR:
0.69
United States Jason 'moses' O'Toole
Jason 'moses' O'Toole
Age:
35
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
13
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.68
United Kingdom Henry 'HenryG' Greer
Henry 'HenryG' Greer
Age:
34
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.68
Maps played:
1
KPR:
0.48
DPR:
0.78
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2016-05-05 19:01
7 replies
#2 KeRiMhAn - <3 tokmakhead 1 2016-05-05 19:01:22
2016-05-05 19:02
2 replies
=D
2016-05-05 19:02
1 reply
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2016-05-06 13:49
THANK GOD NO THORIN ;D;D;D;D
2016-05-05 22:43
3 replies
But Pansy is ... I vote for WarOwl; don't know his real name.
2016-05-06 09:59
I agree
2016-05-07 04:05
typical brazil faggot have fun losing ahahahhahahah
2016-05-07 20:04
n1
2016-05-05 19:01
6 replies
FUCK SAKE! FUCKING PANSY?
2016-05-05 19:10
5 replies
it's esl mate, dunno who support her there but she must have a good mouth?
2016-05-05 19:24
shes not that bad wtf
2016-05-05 19:26
3 replies
indeed. She may not be my favorite caster (that's Anders), but she isn't bad. All the hate is completely over the top.
2016-05-05 19:37
2 replies
Actually, she is worse than dab00 :/ But she is part of esl and a woman
2016-05-05 19:49
1 reply
no one cant be worse than dabo0 or maybe define2k
2016-05-05 21:10
gg
2016-05-05 19:01
s
2016-05-05 19:01
expected
2016-05-05 19:02
#7
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Canada Vcoss
Canada top1 country
2016-05-05 19:01
2 replies
Ehh
2016-05-05 19:39
Kappa
2016-05-05 20:18
sadokist goooo !
2016-05-05 19:01
1 reply
+1
2016-05-05 22:44
hmm
2016-05-05 19:01
Nice!!
2016-05-05 19:01
#11
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Finland Helvetti
Nice one
2016-05-05 19:01
2 replies
Oh shit its the blog legend! btw i was faster then u. fu
2016-05-05 19:02
1 reply
#78
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Finland Helvetti
Tough fight you were faster this time :]
2016-05-05 19:27
1
2016-05-05 19:01
jjjj
2016-05-05 19:01
ok
2016-05-05 19:01
k
2016-05-05 19:01
s
2016-05-05 19:01
1s
2016-05-05 19:01
memes
2016-05-05 19:01
#19
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Ireland conoR-
ez ence
2016-05-05 19:01
1
2016-05-05 19:01
n9
2016-05-05 19:01
#22
fnx | 
Iceland PrTz1
1
2016-05-05 19:01
nice
2016-05-05 19:01
#24
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Russia Reph
YANKOO
2016-05-05 19:01
d
2016-05-05 19:01
sick gg i like em
2016-05-05 19:01
yes
2016-05-05 19:01
n1
2016-05-05 19:01
hype
2016-05-05 19:01
#30
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Netherlands FPSDoug
nice
2016-05-05 19:01
yy
2016-05-05 19:01
woo!
2016-05-05 19:01
now this is talent
2016-05-05 19:02
1 reply
Wtf
2016-05-06 08:23
Anders \o/
2016-05-05 19:02
1 reply
hi vip
2016-05-05 19:02
n1
2016-05-05 19:02
Pansy :/
2016-05-05 19:02
Rushly123456
2016-05-05 19:02
#42
NEO | 
Poland RuN[t]
Does anyone miss Tosspot?
2016-05-05 19:02
11 replies
YES... replace blu or pansy with him.
2016-05-05 19:03
yes
2016-05-05 19:03
yup
2016-05-05 19:04
always
2016-05-05 19:10
ofc
2016-05-05 19:13
Never forgot abt him :/ Been his fan since I first saw him at dreamhack invitational in 2014 March. He didnt attend the last few events he was invited to due to being at a high post at twitch so he has lots of work to do.
2016-05-05 19:16
YES, BEST CASTER EVER.
2016-05-05 20:15
yes
2016-05-05 20:16
never forget his casting of walle's 1v5 ace clutch vs pentagram: youtube.com/watch?v=sWkyQpr7Sqk
2016-05-05 20:51
Can someone tell, where is he now??? @ twitch?
2016-05-06 09:53
#181
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Poland Mannix
yeah i miss those sensational plays :(
2016-05-06 13:50
N1
2016-05-05 19:02
K
2016-05-05 19:02
thorin xDD
2016-05-05 19:03
ez for Pansy
2016-05-05 19:03
Pansy :/ I have to avoid all the games she will cast =D
2016-05-05 19:03
2 replies
yep
2016-05-05 20:24
me too don't know why they let her cast :/
2016-05-05 20:37
Thorn?
2016-05-05 19:03
ez NiP.
2016-05-05 19:04
moses should remain an analyst, its good to have multiple analysts not just ynk ResidentSleeper
2016-05-05 19:05
Rip Anders FeelsBadMan
2016-05-05 19:07
Leicester taking over the world :)
2016-05-05 19:08
LEICESTER <3
2016-05-05 19:09
anyone know the venue for group stage in leicester and if possible to attend?
2016-05-05 19:09
Lauren "Pansy" Scott - Caster LUL LUL LUL LUL LUL LUL
2016-05-05 19:11
tier 5 lan? what you mean? 1 place - 200k idiot not 50k
2016-05-05 19:14
#72
 | 
Sweden godname
-ynk +richarlewis
2016-05-05 19:15
1 reply
No, Just +thorin +RL
2016-05-05 20:00
#76
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Japan kitzune
ESL "talent" WutFace
2016-05-05 19:25
We are getting there, the one position that can be improved is the Desk Host. Especially now that RL and Thorin are not a "package deal" anymore. I mean talent like RL, Sir Scoots and ReDeYe are available and you still went with Machine, what gives?
2016-05-05 19:28
6 replies
Machine best!
2016-05-05 19:29
Machine works for esl
2016-05-05 19:58
3 replies
So do, Deman, Kaplan and Joe Miller. You don't see them in the talent list.
2016-05-05 20:00
2 replies
Joe works more of a managerial role, Kaplan is fucking horrendous, and Deman has hopefully ran off back to LoL with his tail between his legs.
2016-05-05 20:24
1 reply
I know, but still it doesn't mean that they have to use all of their staff for all tournaments. It's not like there aren't other games that ESL cover.
2016-05-05 20:26
#150
 | 
Sweden BenneDoT
I don't think Richard works with esl and he is doing fewer events now anyway
2016-05-05 23:36
#80
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Finland de_suomi
YNK ResidentSleeper
2016-05-05 19:28
Please stop getting YNK He is not a good analyst, has never been, will never become one. Just ask Olofmeister to analyse aslong he cannot play.
2016-05-05 19:29
5 replies
He is probably the best analyst in the game, just cuz you don't like him or his English doesn't mean that he is not good rofl, the way the dude breaks down individual plays/rounds is something that has been missing from the analyst disk and his views are a fresh addition to any analyst desk.
2016-05-05 19:34
3 replies
+1
2016-05-05 19:39
#122
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Germany LANDWHALE
+1
2016-05-05 20:32
Bingo. YNK is great at what he does in my opinion.
2016-05-05 21:24
It always feels like he struggles with his english. He speaks not too bad, but i just cant listen to him.
2016-05-06 09:49
Where the fuck is thorin. wont even bother watching.
2016-05-05 19:30
borg is great , i prefer redeye tho
2016-05-05 19:31
ez for Leicester
2016-05-05 19:35
SadokistHenryG :^)
2016-05-05 19:35
ESL still thinks pansy is worth keeping? But whyy
2016-05-05 19:38
Where are thorins.........
2016-05-05 19:38
2 replies
It's ESL dude... They did reach out to him and invited him as a guest through twitter a while back, to try and mend relations, who knows what will come of it tho.
2016-05-05 19:41
One Thorin is enough m8
2016-05-06 09:50
Leicester :D
2016-05-05 19:38
No Thorin no fun
2016-05-05 19:38
#98
 | 
United States r0seCS
This will surely be a breeze for Finnish Counter-Strike: Global Offensive electronic sports team, ENCE eSports
2016-05-05 19:43
awww yeah no deman
2016-05-05 19:49
No BaBam no party
2016-05-05 19:49
#103
s1mple | 
Latvia s1^
I am talent.
2016-05-05 19:50
#109
 | 
Brunei cyLoL
we want rahim !!!!! BA BAM !!
2016-05-05 20:03
Just 1 analyst???
2016-05-05 20:08
#111
 | 
Russia OREL_1337
no navi no party
2016-05-05 20:09
OH C'MON. WERE'S TOSSPOT, HOLY SH*T!!!!
2016-05-05 20:14
1 reply
and vendetta??
2016-05-05 20:16
fuckin hate blu
2016-05-05 20:19
Thank fuck no deman
2016-05-05 20:23
#125
 | 
Europe Dan Zero
No Deman, OJ as Host and Machine as deskhost. FUCKING AWESOME!
2016-05-05 20:59
No Thorin no RL to sad and OJ as host fml atleast we got Ynk, Sado and Moses then ofc anders and semmler so its almost a perfect lineup..
2016-05-05 21:06
3 replies
-OJ +Redeye -Machine +RL +Thorin Best ESEA LAN Finals ever.
2016-05-05 21:56
2 replies
have to agree with this but i like machine as host tbh
2016-05-07 14:59
1 reply
I also like Machine and I'm glad he does other events and not just ESL events, but I enjoy Richard as a desk host more :)
2016-05-07 17:27
ResidentSleeper Again ?
2016-05-05 21:10
Machine <3
2016-05-05 21:22
pansy will eat all the food and everyone will go hungry
2016-05-05 21:23
Thanks GOD, NO THORIN!
2016-05-05 21:46
7 replies
What happened to being smart and friendly? Looks like the face of HLTV's BR community has faltered..
2016-05-05 21:57
6 replies
Of course we smart, loyal, friendly and from BRAZIL, but this is it!
2016-05-05 21:59
5 replies
Well you aren't being smart because Thorin is an amazing analyst, and you aren't being friendly because you're happy that he isn't at an event! You're lying!
2016-05-05 22:02
4 replies
Dude u lierrrrrr, i said the truth, accept!
2016-05-05 22:03
3 replies
Thorin = besterest analyst
2016-05-05 22:06
2 replies
BTW Thorin and Rlewis are going to be there. Thorin said it on Richard's last episode of 'by the numbers'. ESL wanted to mend fences because there was a reddit appreciation thread trying to get Thorin and Rlewis to be at all majors as a duo.
2016-05-06 15:42
1 reply
I remember seeing a Twitter conversation between a higher-up at ESL and Thorin awhile back so this doesn't surprise me! I hope it comes true because those two really do crazy amounts of work for the community, even though they come off as a little brash sometimes.
2016-05-06 20:36
I dont watch matches where Pansy is casting, no matter whos playing. I find it that unbearable, she literally struggles at all aspects of competitive CSGO and continuously says moronic things. :-( Hope she gets better tbh
2016-05-05 22:02
3 replies
Is it because she is a woman?
2016-05-06 10:03
2 replies
m8 women can be bad at their job too
2016-05-06 10:42
White knights dont belong to this scenario...
2016-05-06 19:16
No RL no Thorin zzzzz residentsleeper
2016-05-05 22:13
OJ should be doing every event.
2016-05-05 22:18
No budget Anders? Darn...
2016-05-05 22:41
no Thorin no cry no Thorin no "sorry LG is the best team I was wrong everytime"
2016-05-05 22:41
Brilliant! No Richard Lewis or Thorin. Praise black jesus
2016-05-05 23:32
Blu go to school
2016-05-06 00:20
- pansy + missharvey
2016-05-06 00:54
sapphire is a girl? wow all this time i thought it was a guy
2016-05-06 01:07
Only one dedicated analyst? I mean, I know Anders, Sado, and Moses are all good on the desk, but only one permanent analyst still seems just a little short..
2016-05-06 01:16
No thorin. Fuck you ESL. Is it thorins fault? Well fuck ESL still. Thorin is a must-have in any LAN. Idiots.
2016-05-06 03:35
no Na'vi no party bye
2016-05-06 05:40
Zeus twitter ,He one taps,cuz Scream throw Astralis,so Duncan can kill Debil ,but fox will never -fox,and Fallen wallbang Pansy so Anders arent think that but still -Shoowtime,Shox is not gay but Smithzz somehow Ceh9 famous youtuber
2016-05-06 05:55
Henry G gets way too little respect. Then again what do you expect from a community that likes to watch the likes of Rahim and all other mentalists. Anders and Moses also stick to the point. Good stuff.
2016-05-06 06:23
3 replies
HenryG and sadokist best duo imo
2016-05-06 09:52
HenryG / moses / Anders / Semmler / JZFB / ddk are the best casters you can get. No one else is close to how good they are.
2016-05-06 09:52
1 reply
+1 Semmler is imo annoying sometimes, but that's me being subjective. Agree that these ppl understand the game the best and there is no one even close.
2016-06-02 16:50
no Na'vi no party
2016-05-06 06:28
#162
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Czech Republic Limacool
No Babam, no fun!
2016-05-06 07:26
hfhfhf
2016-05-06 08:18
Gonna mute pansy as usual. Her commentary is useless and annoying.
2016-05-06 09:45
3 replies
Is it because she is a woman?
2016-05-06 10:05
How long has it been since you tried to listen, she has improved a lot
2016-05-06 15:03
1 reply
Like half a year ago...she talks about most basic stuff, its boring and unisightfull
2016-05-06 17:16
Where is cadiaN?...oh wait
2016-05-06 09:48
no RLewis? no Thorin? ESL sucks
2016-05-06 12:50
First
2016-05-06 13:01
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2016-05-06 13:50
I hate this fat girl called "PANSY", She is the worst caster i've seen in my life!
2016-05-06 14:42
#186
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Turkey ogmass
no thorin yes pansy i like it.
2016-05-06 16:16
Why did they have to ruin a good lineup with fucking pansy.
2016-05-06 17:23
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2016-05-06 18:13
reoero asd as)))
2016-05-09 10:47
#198
 | 
Germany ConAction
Big Talent if Pansy wouldn't be there. She is a very good caster espacially since he is a woman but I think he has no chance against these Tier1 Caster like Anders, Semmler, Henry, Sadokist, Moses!
2016-05-10 21:08
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