ECS S2 Finals groups, schedule
The organizers of ECS Season 2 Finals have released the groups and schedule for the $750,000 event taking place from December 9-11 in Anaheim, California.
ECS Season 2 Finals will gather six of the top ten teams according to our current Team Ranking, as well as ELEAGUE champions OpTic, who are sitting in 13th place but are yet to receive points for their title, and Immortals (#11).
The eight teams have been distributed into two GSL groups, which will feature best-of-one's in the upper part with elimination matches and deciders played in best-of-three series:
|Group A||Group B|
Two teams from each group will then move on to the best-of-three playoffs, which are scheduled for Sunday, December 11.
The first day of the group stage will be played without live audience, while day two and three will move on to the Anaheim Arena located at the Anaheim Convention Center.
The full schedule looks as follows:
|Friday, December 9th|
|22:45||Group A winners' match||BO1|
|02:30||Group B winners' match||BO1|
|Saturday, December 10th|
|19:15||Group A elimination match||BO3|
|22:15||Group B elimination match||BO3|
|01:15||Group A decider||BO3|
|04:15||Group B decider||BO3|
|Sunday, December 11th|
|20:15||Semi-final #1 (B1 vs. A2)||BO3|
|23:30||Semi-final #2 (A1 vs. B2)||BO3|
The talent lineup was also announced:
Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner - Desk host
Sue "Smix" Lee - Stage host
Henry "HenryG" Greer - Commentator
Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett - Commentator
James "JZFB" Bardolph - Commentator
Daniel "ddk" Kapadia - Commentator
HLTV.org will have a two-man team on-site at ECS Season 2 Finals to bring you full coverage of the event, including galleries and interviews.