ESL One New York qualifiers announced
ESL has revealed the first details about the qualifying process for ESL One New York.
The North American event will run from September 14-17 at the Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, with half of the eight tournament spots having already been filled through invites.
Two of the remaining spots will be determined by qualifiers, held in Europe and North America. In both regions, the qualifiers will consist of an open and a closed stage.
Seven teams will be invited to both closed qualifiers, in which they will be joined by the winning sides of the open qualifiers in a best-of-three single-elimination bracket.
Below you can find the dates for the qualifiers:
- Open Qualifiers (EU & NA) - August 14-15
- Closed Qualifiers (EU & NA) - August 19-20
The prize fund for ESL One New York remains unannounced but it is certain to be above $200,000 as the event will count towards the $1 Million Intel Grand Slam.
The team list for the North American event currently looks as follows:
|EU Qualifier||North America qualifier|