ELEAGUE Premier 2017 invites revealed

ELEAGUE has announced the invite list for its upcoming tournament, called CS:GO Premier 2017.

Starting in September, the tournament marks the return of ELEAGUE to big CS:GO tournaments after hosting two Counter-Strike seasons, a Major and a $250,000 single-match competition called Clash for Cash.

Sixteen teams will be taking part in the CS:GO Premier, 12 of whom have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE seasons. The remaining four teams will be determined by open online qualifiers for teams from the Americas and from Europe/CIS.

ELEAGUE Major champions Astralis invited to CS:GO Premier

Below you can find the group draw in full:

Group A (September 8-9) Group B (September 15-16)
Europe FaZe Denmark North
CIS Natus Vincere Europe mousesports
France G2 Sweden fnatic
Other Qualifying Team Other Qualifying Team
Group C (September 22-23) Group D (September 29-30)
Poland Virtus.pro Brazil SK
Sweden NiP Denmark Astralis
United States Cloud9 United States OpTic
Other Qualifying Team Other Qualifying Team

Teams can sign up for the open qualifiers by heading over to CEVO's website. Both regional qualifiers will take place on August 26-27 and feature a single-elimination bracket, with matches being played in a best-of-three format from the quarter-finals onwards.

Additional details about ELEAGUE Premier, including prize pool, tournament format and on-air team, will be released in the coming weeks, Turner Sports has added.

ELEAGUE Premier matches will be played at the G FUEL ELEAGUE Arena, located in Atlanta. The tournament will be broadcast on YouTube and Twitch, with TBS also providing live coverage on Friday evenings.

RIP gambit
2017-07-26 17:28
sad for optic
2017-07-26 17:28
#33
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Indonesia RsL_ 
Feelsbadman
2017-07-26 17:29
I understand the reasoning behind gambit not being invited, but what the fuck is the reasoning behind the groups? Optic first, Astralis second, and SK 3-4th in the previous season, all of them in the same damn group??
2017-07-26 18:36
#248
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Brazil xpassw0rd 
+1
2017-07-26 19:26
eleague = best tournament
2017-07-26 20:17
+1
2017-07-27 00:35
#374
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India TYZ4 
Umm, when is the last date to sign up for the qualifiers.
2017-08-13 09:49
It says the invitations are based upon how teams did on the previous two ELEAGUE seasons; excluding the major they held and any other tournament results are irrelevant to the invites as well. EZ katka, my friend
2017-07-26 19:57
No, I understand that, I'm talking about how the groups are set up. They put Optics, Astralis, and SK in one group even though they are literally top 3 in the previous Eleague tourney. Each of these teams should have their own group respectively based on previous results, this is how seeding works.
2017-07-26 21:07
Ahhh, I understand now. Yeah the grouping is actually strange
2017-07-28 22:24
#274
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Brazil hunte[R] 
+1
2017-07-26 20:55
Since groups take place 1 week at a time some teams can't do groups during a certain time cuz they have to attend an event, that's why the seeding kinda sucks
2017-07-27 01:09
#83
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India TYZ4 
BlessRNG Please qualify F3 BlessRNG
2017-07-26 17:33
Oh, i was missing that kind of formats.
2017-07-26 17:30
#208
fnx | 
Brazil Beicom 
+1000000
2017-07-26 18:15
#57
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Denmark niko8809 
> wins lower competition events > doesn't get invited to large events > wins major > still doesn't get invited
2017-07-26 17:30
Yeah, because all of the invites were definitely decided, sent and accepted in the short time since Gambit won the major. Idiot.
2017-07-26 17:32
#73
rain | 
Norway Norsk 
what the hell are you on about? They even explained their method of how they picked the invited teams. Maybe read the article next time?
2017-07-26 17:32
#99
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United Kingdom oaiXE 
+1
2017-07-26 17:35
Guys you have to understand that these invites were made way before Krakow Major so don't blame E-League...
2017-07-26 17:31
C9 win these
2017-07-26 17:28
Ibp brah. Brax
2017-07-26 17:31
#373
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United Kingdom inf1nit1 
Not happening, Ex-IBP still banned by ELEAGUE
2017-07-29 23:42
#4
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Turkey qamberdesouza 
nice
2017-07-26 17:28
Gambit?
2017-07-26 17:28
Team invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:24
Group D LUL
2017-07-26 17:28
Group C is full of tier 4 teams while group d has 2 of the 3 best teams in the world
2017-07-26 17:59
#188
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Denmark FAKFAVELAS 
XDXDXDXDXD group d - tier 1 team - astralis, tier 2 team - SK, tier 37374737 - optic Group c - tier 1,5 team - virtus.pro, tier 3 cloud9, Cache in Pyjamas
2017-07-26 18:06
vp tier 1,5??? LUL
2017-07-26 18:07
#200
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Denmark FAKFAVELAS 
sk < vp
2017-07-26 18:11
0/8
2017-07-26 18:12
#216
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Denmark FAKFAVELAS 
Head to head SK 10 Wins 5 Overtimes Virtus.pro 13 Wins
2017-07-26 18:20
what about the overtimes 4Head
2017-07-27 00:42
Sk tier 2?
2017-07-27 01:10
#220
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Sweden pontus767 
Still not to bad since 2 teams will qualify from each group.
2017-07-26 18:23
#8
ScreaM | 
Dominican Republic casxd 
EZ IBP
2017-07-26 17:28
#9
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Brazil gabriotero 
Imt ready
2017-07-26 17:28
jeez I wonder who's gonna make it in the Group D
2017-07-26 17:28
#72
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Denmark niko8809 
Imagine going through open qualifiers Through main qualifiers just to end up in a group with sk and astralis
2017-07-26 17:32
yep thought of that right away hahaha
2017-07-26 17:34
#147
Lekr0 | 
United States sizzle1 
Lol that will be rogue XD
2017-07-26 17:49
#149
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Greece PentaGR 
Yeah sure it's a bad thing to gain experience playing good teams
2017-07-26 17:50
Yeah, imagine it being Gambit :D
2017-07-26 18:03
#289
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Denmark Engus 
+1111 My thougts excatly
2017-07-26 23:02
#11
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Macau Bent0 
lol astralis sk in the same grp okkk
2017-07-26 17:36
#327
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Denmark FAKFAVELAS 
sk tier 2 Astralis tier 1 Ez for astralis
2017-07-27 09:55
Hope gambit qualify
2017-07-26 17:29
#296
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Myanmar Lemo2K 
And then they qualified to the group D xd
2017-07-26 23:27
Online Gambit? I aren't think that.
2017-07-27 05:49
nice
2017-07-26 17:28
#14
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Estonia teremartin 
PogChamp
2017-07-26 17:28
north instead of gambit LUL
2017-07-26 17:28
Nip instead of gambit too
2017-07-27 01:11
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:41
#18
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Indonesia JBray 
RIP Gambit
2017-07-26 17:29
Explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:28
#19
Ex6TenZ | 
Belgium jelacy 
Nice no gambit ...
2017-07-26 17:29
Explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:28
#20
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Finland kAlluYT 
no gambit gg
2017-07-26 17:29
groups were predetermined before Krakow
2017-07-26 17:32
Even before krakow gambit were a better team then nip...
2017-07-27 01:12
The way viewership ( Brand value and fanbase ) not " the best teams on hltv rankings " .
2017-07-27 01:31
without Major winner ......N1
2017-07-26 17:29
No major winning team, LUL
2017-07-26 17:29
Explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:27
#24
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Finland WhenItsJust 
Lol no gambit
2017-07-26 17:29
Explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:27
#25
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Russia M_Dan1x 
invite for me
2017-07-26 17:29
where is gambit? where is spaceS? i am armenian btw
2017-07-26 17:29
Everything is explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:25
#29
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Ukraine Luk1ng 
omg.. what a groups.. Why Na'Vi not in group C/B ;((((
2017-07-26 17:29
AHHAHAHAHAHA Thorin is gonna roast E-League so hard
2017-07-26 17:29
and we all gonna care about thorins opinion
2017-07-26 18:00
lol no Gambit and immortals really?
2017-07-26 17:29
Explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:27
What Gambit needs to do in order to get invites
2017-07-26 17:29
#61
shaGuar | 
Hong Kong b1uhwk 
Lol it's not like they won a major or anything OpTic are soooooooooooo much better - every tournament organiser
2017-07-26 17:31
#150
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Brazil EliasMaluco 
dude, the teams were invited before the major.
2017-07-26 17:50
yes, which was stupid
2017-07-26 23:03
TOP 12 ELeague Season 2
2017-07-26 20:11
rly no gambit eleague shitters but they invite fnatic mouz optic cloud 9 and navi
2017-07-26 17:29
You call these teams shitter lmao where is space kebabs and you don't put nip as a shit team. You may be retarded I agree Gambit should be in but really would only replace nip with them
2017-07-26 20:11
SS isn't here? and NiP can't exactly be called bad yet since they haven't played almost at all with the roster
2017-07-26 20:14
U need to understand those teams bring way more viewership than Gambit, lol.
2017-07-27 05:51
valid point eleague has viewership revenue as priority
2017-07-27 13:32
ez NiP
2017-07-26 17:29
#36
flusha | 
Europe An0n0n 
Lol Gambit left out again.
2017-07-26 17:29
Explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:27
#347
flusha | 
Europe An0n0n 
I know but it really couldn't have hurt to invite the Major champions. A lot of people want to see how Gambit plays in other big leagues/tournaments and it would probably up their viewers a bit.
2017-07-27 13:33
Gambit should have done their part for it to happen, as they did not they will have to qualify. Hopefully the major win is a boost of morale for them but being the qualifier online it will surely be tough for them.
2017-07-27 13:40
where are major champions? lol
2017-07-26 17:29
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:39
Group D wtf, SK and Astralis. Also rip C9.
2017-07-26 17:29
#39
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Indonesia holyjoe 
DUDUDUDUDUDUDU is coming xD
2017-07-26 17:29
They got a new dudududu :(
2017-07-26 17:39
GAMBIT LUL
2017-07-26 17:29
#41
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Brazil sant1[v] 
Shity group B
2017-07-26 17:29
#42
shaGuar | 
Hong Kong b1uhwk 
1) No Gambit or Immortals? 2) FaZe, G2, NaVi in one group? And Astralis and SK in another??? 3) why do OpTic keep getting invites over Gambit, Liquid, Immortals etc? They don't even have a full roster yet???!?!?
2017-07-26 17:29
#64
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Sweden Flukey 
ELEAGUE is probably on Television, so by default they invite the orgs with bigger pockets. Perhaps gambit isn't one of those just yet.
2017-07-26 17:31
#82
shaGuar | 
Hong Kong b1uhwk 
I know, but it's still BS. They still shouldn't leave out the fuckin major winners. Pretty sure almost everybody who knows about CS would rather see Gambit there than OpTic
2017-07-26 17:33
#372
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World neomax360 
Lol I understand your upset about Gambit, but the invite was set up before the major, so they couldn't know Gambit will win the major. But don't worry for Gambit, They will get invited to others up comings DH .
2017-07-28 22:48
#85
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Myanmar xdavidlm 
Optic won e league season 2 bro
2017-07-26 17:34
#89
shaGuar | 
Hong Kong b1uhwk 
Oh yeah, that's true. -mouz then I guess
2017-07-26 17:34
#221
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Denmark FAKFAVELAS 
mouz el season 1 - semifinals mouz el season 2 - quarterfinals
2017-07-26 18:23
Gambit PGL Major - winners s2 and s1 were quite a while ago
2017-07-26 23:03
Check the terms of invitation. Gambit didn't place in the eleague tournaments good and the brackets were made before krakow ;)
2017-07-26 17:38
I know. That's a retarded way of doing it. The major says wayyyy more about how good a team is than any other tourney, but hey let's ignore it
2017-07-26 17:39
#43
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Poland kvvach 
NIP lul
2017-07-26 17:29
#44
JD | 
Poland simbered 
gambit? lol
2017-07-26 17:29
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:38
#45
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Sweden Flukey 
Gambit?
2017-07-26 17:30
they are having fun enjoying 500k lul
2017-07-26 17:34
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:38
I want to see gambit!! The only top team who is missing
2017-07-26 17:30
if they're so top then they surely can qualify with no problem lol *upd: this post is ironic
2017-07-26 17:41
#78
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Poland kurwafa 
you would think the major champions wouldnt have to go through online quals
2017-07-26 17:33
Its about previous eleague tournament stats so gambit maybe did bad on there
2017-07-26 17:34
#267
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Poland kurwafa 
gambit made top 8 at the last eleague no?
2017-07-26 20:24
True but probs not enoug done. As other teams in here did quite allot in elague but could also be they didn't accept the invite thats what no one knows. Maybe they know they shit on online
2017-07-26 20:25
I'm 100% sure inviting was done long before the Major
2017-07-26 17:37
#96
shaGuar | 
Hong Kong b1uhwk 
Mate they're 6 wins 7 losses in the fucking ESEA Premier against T3/4, they're like VP online
2017-07-26 17:35
I know, I was being ironic
2017-07-26 17:36
Only problem is they are like VP shit online and gods on lan
2017-07-26 17:36
Yeah all the more reason to just give them an invite since eleague is on lan and they can skip online qualififers
2017-07-26 20:12
#118
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Paraguay HighAIching 
they are not onliners
2017-07-26 17:40
Rip Optic lol
2017-07-26 17:30
waste of slot kick g2 and fnatic give gambit and immortals slot wtf
2017-07-26 17:30
Lol Fnatic is much better then half those teams what are you on about SK fangay.
2017-07-26 17:33
better? hahaha so funny only JW is good on that team
2017-07-26 17:34
Lol you have surely been watching from 2017 when SK was created faggot all those players are legends now stfu and eat a donut fat american
2017-07-26 17:35
Nice 1
2017-07-26 17:45
whatever fnatic can't win ez SK
2017-07-26 17:52
#198
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Denmark FAKFAVELAS 
Fnatic > sk
2017-07-26 18:09
#107
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Sweden Kasidro 
Fnatic still made the quarters of the major, more than can be said about Navi and a bunch of other's, like C9 and optic...
2017-07-26 17:36
immortals lmao? just watch how this team gonna drop off, 2-3 bigger turnaments they will go out of groups, this team is never close to tier 1
2017-07-26 17:52
Ikr they made it to the finals by beating tier 3 teams and now fangays think that they are top 2 LMAO
2017-07-26 18:08
Lol 16-14 is just even and fnatic in beginning of 2017 was T2 no they back again good not the best but good. I doubt that IMT can win against Fnatic now
2017-07-26 20:27
#363
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Thailand KillerBee157 
still win... IMT>Fnatic all day my friend
2017-07-27 14:27
Sure SK fangay who just watched the game and immediatly supports brazil noobs
2017-07-27 14:47
+1 its so unreal how lucky they got and now people think they they are top 5 XD imo not even top 10 team and im 100% sure other top teams will prove in future events im right by smashing these favelas
2017-07-26 22:15
C9 with nip and vp...
2017-07-26 17:30
#51
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CIS STAboss 
Yeah, mouz,optic , navi , nip , vp, But no Gambit
2017-07-26 17:30
+1
2017-07-26 19:10
holy shit do people not read? It says the invites are from places at last ELeague just like the legend system at a major.
2017-07-26 22:57
#52
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Netherlands CuriosityNL 
ez4fnc but where the F. is Gambit/IMT?
2017-07-26 17:30
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:38
Immortals aswell
2017-07-26 17:30
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:38
#54
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Brazil Leozzin 
RIP IMT
2017-07-26 17:30
might as well add another group and make it gambit liquid and big and some other shit team
2017-07-26 17:30
would be nice
2017-07-26 18:29
+1
2017-07-26 19:10
#56
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Russia R0MkAcsgo 
who needs major finalists xD
2017-07-26 17:30
#58
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Canada TwistZzZz 
LUL ALL THESE GROUPS, none at group a made playoffs at major, group b is t2 teams at best, group c CLOWN9 ENOUGH SAID LUL, group d xD SK,Astralis GG
2017-07-26 17:30
#88
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Hungary StraYzie 
+1
2017-07-26 17:34
#210
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Denmark FAKFAVELAS 
group b - 15-16 Sep esl one new york - 16-17 Sep Thats why group b is full of tier2 teams
2017-07-26 18:16
#65
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Poland AEON9 
-NaVi +Gambit
2017-07-26 17:31
#69
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Germany uRaguuu 
this is bullshit, wont watch it
2017-07-26 17:32
These invites are based on "ELEAGUE tournaments" which means IMT and Gambit didn't do good in there
2017-07-26 17:32
#71
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Poland kurwafa 
>nip and optic couldnt even qualify for major and get invites >gambit won the last major and dont get invited eleague??????
2017-07-26 17:32
NiP is gonna be favorite in the Next Game between Nip and gambit ;)
2017-07-26 17:36
these were the top 12 teams from last eleague season nothing to do with majors.....
2017-07-26 17:38
#268
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Poland kurwafa 
gambit made top 8 at the last eleague event
2017-07-26 20:25
the major in eleague doesnt count as a season twitter.com/GambitEsports/status/8902409..
2017-07-26 20:44
Gambit didn't deserve for invite but NaVi deserves? OH RLLY?
2017-07-26 17:32
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:37
#75
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China BodeFuceta 
Group B super lucky. And once again, SK and Astralis in the same group. Poor SK, might be eliminated in the group stage.
2017-07-26 17:32
Might? I don't agree with the group drawing but the worst case scenario for either team is losing one map then shrekking whoever they have to face next. The level of these two teams is beyond upsetting imo
2017-07-26 23:12
Optic and SK in the same group AGAIN... wtf
2017-07-26 17:33
#77
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Germany ludiio 
all groups are so shit, qualifier slots are too small, no gambit aka major winner, but shit optic who were just extremly lucky in el season2 and didnt achieve anything in their whole career
2017-07-26 17:33
have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season
2017-07-26 19:34
#279
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Germany ludiio 
its not even called eleague season 3, and the previous eleague event was the eleague major, so that dont make any sense
2017-07-26 21:13
gambit? lol
2017-07-26 17:33
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:37
#84
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Brazil DooteR_ 
NO GAMBIT NO IMMORTALS ... ok
2017-07-26 17:34
#212
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Denmark FAKFAVELAS 
Immortals is shit team tbh
2017-07-26 18:16
There are shittier teams there.. Optic with no 5th, NaVi, mouz, VP, NiP
2017-07-26 19:12
#272
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Brazil KerimZ 
shit team yet stomped Virtus Pro in front of their homecrowd and Virtus Pro got an invite
2017-07-26 20:54
#326
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Denmark FAKFAVELAS 
Immortals best results on lan 2nd major ???????? 1st Dh summer 2016 XDDD tier5 event XDXD immortals is shit
2017-07-27 09:52
#368
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Brazil KerimZ 
and still better than VP
2017-07-27 16:16
#93
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United States Tater_Hater 
All of these people saying no Gambit or IMT please READ the article. It says that invites were based on "previous ELEAGUE performances". Gambit has partaken in two ELEAUGE tournaments. They failed to make it out of the groups in one event and make it to the quarterfinals in another. IMT has not made any appearances in ELEAGUE to date. That's why they have to qualify.
2017-07-26 17:35
#137
NiKo | 
Brazil Grell 
IMT played eleague season 2. Was the first time with Zews like IGL, but they re eliminated in groups.
2017-07-26 17:46
#142
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United States Tater_Hater 
Okay still they didn't perform well hence they didn't get an invite.
2017-07-26 17:48
Lol Gambit has to play qualifier... They still made Top 8 at Eleague major but ok...
2017-07-26 17:35
#369
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Finland Nugezz 
idiot french guy
2017-07-27 16:34
envyus? lol
2017-07-26 17:35
#116
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Canada zizzle21 
G2 is envyus now lol keeep up.
2017-07-26 17:39
#100
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Ethiopia lolocacacoco 
no gambit, not gonna watch
2017-07-26 17:35
#101
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Poland crouzzz 
it's a joke or its just a tier 2 tournament?
2017-07-26 17:36
Gambit ez win :)
2017-07-26 17:36
#109
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Czech Republic Interhofer 
SK – Astralis again? What a match!
2017-07-26 17:38
#128
NiKo | 
Brazil Grell 
In Eleague season 2 they was in same group too. I think they should avoid repeat groups
2017-07-26 17:44
#111
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Turkey CamelotzZz 
oh VP vs. Nip rivalry ty Eleague <3
2017-07-26 17:38
#113
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Croatia nAmeless69 
Good to see ELEAGUE back again , i miss dudududu but no Gambit :(
2017-07-26 17:38
Lets hope NiP doesnt fall of as fast, they really need to step up.
2017-07-26 17:40
Gambit will qualify ez
2017-07-26 17:41
#121
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Kazakhstan askarfc 
lol without gambit, idiots (facepalm)
2017-07-26 17:42
have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season
2017-07-26 19:35
#122
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Singapore repu1se 
rip optic
2017-07-26 17:42
Nice, SK and Astralis invited to a tier 2 tournament
2017-07-26 17:42
#124
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Poland Hamadoshi 
I think VP will go easy
2017-07-26 17:43
#125
TaZ | 
Poland l0dzio 
Ez4VP
2017-07-26 17:43
#126
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Kazakhstan alast 
Why not Gambit??
2017-07-26 17:44
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:36
#127
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Slovakia TatKo 
No Gambit, no Big, no imt. BUT HEY! lets invite optic, nip and navi
2017-07-26 17:44
Top 12 last season got invited...
2017-07-26 18:44
#237
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Slovakia TatKo 
Yea i know, i know im just little bummed since i would like to see these teams much more
2017-07-26 18:52
Then that's even more stupid than the legend spots. Holy shit ELEAUGE are mental...#Abort
2017-07-26 19:13
nice ELEAGUE hype again
2017-07-26 17:45
BiG Immortal Gambit LUUUL
2017-07-26 17:45
SK and Astralis en the same group : / come on
2017-07-26 17:45
#132
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Malaysia phyzell 
QUOTE: Open online qualifiers for teams from the Americas and from Europe/CIS. WHERE'S CIS? Gambit, mmmkay!
2017-07-26 17:51
#134
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Netherlands RichRamp 
Win major but still no invite for gambit
2017-07-26 17:45
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:36
#136
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Poland ramones1 
?????
2017-07-26 17:46
I think instead of NiP or North it will be greater to see Gambit.
2017-07-26 17:48
#144
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Poland Matt2121 
-shits in pyjamas / optic + gambit
2017-07-26 17:48
#145
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Other mekkicsgo 
- virtus throw /+ gambit more fair
2017-07-26 17:49
Gambit? RiP OG btw
2017-07-26 17:49
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:36
#152
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Brazil theluksabm 
No Immortals
2017-07-26 17:51
#154
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Spain akproxx 
nice groups lmao
2017-07-26 17:52
#156
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World fcbdavid 
DUDUDUDUDUDU
2017-07-26 17:52
#159
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Brazil R_ananias 
They just draw the groups completely random? No seeding at all?
2017-07-26 17:53
Invites solely based on what happened a fucking year ago... That's too bad for better and more hardworking teams but what are you gonna do. Can't wait for those shitty online buttfuck qualifiers to have some online hero soldiers to get shit on lan anyway. Wanna guess if the next invites will be based on the results of this tournament as well so they can have a worse tournament every year
2017-07-26 17:56
where is Gambit motherflowers?
2017-07-26 17:56
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:35
#163
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Portugal Pingooo 
Gogo dig lets go qualifier
2017-07-26 17:57
why is G2 again in a death group..
2017-07-26 17:58
It's not that bad, look at Optic lol.
2017-07-26 18:00
haha you're right. I have not see that XD
2017-07-26 18:01
#179
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Brazil R_ananias 
Apparently they don't use any seeding, just random draw.
2017-07-26 18:02
#168
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Brazil VictorGM_ 
-Optic -Fnatic +Gambit +Immortals
2017-07-26 17:59
#171
fer | 
Brazil pedrok 
NiP invited but Gambit isn't. That's why cs is dying
2017-07-26 18:00
nom thats why cs is still alive, noone wants to watch shit teams like gambit, everyone wants to watch nip, expect newfags ofc
2017-07-26 18:01
#233
fer | 
Brazil pedrok 
if you want to watch NiP go and watch old videos when they didn't suck. Nowadays they shouldn't be invited even for dinner.
2017-07-26 18:47
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:35
#367
fer | 
Brazil pedrok 
Didn't realized that gambit sucked @season2 xD But still, i feel like 12 teams invited are too much. Maybe invite last top 4, and do some kind of playoff to the 5-12th > whoever loses have to play the qualifier or whatever...
2017-07-27 15:46
#173
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Moldova OptimusBlyad 
LOL NICE
2017-07-26 18:00
#176
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Norway billson 
How do NA get same 2 qual spots as Eu/Cis we need to stop this bullshit. 1 NA spot, 3 EU/CIS
2017-07-26 18:01
#184
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Other TanriQQ 
2 spots for EU and 2 spots for NA, CIS teams will play in NA qualifer probably
2017-07-26 18:04
everyonehere.Premier B|
2017-07-26 18:02
#181
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France kennySsSsS 
GAMBIT??????????????? IMMORTALS????????????????????? WHERE IS THE MAJOR FINALISTS???????????
2017-07-26 18:03
have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season WHY CANT YOU READ THE ARTICLE?
2017-07-26 18:48
#239
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France kennySsSsS 
ok
2017-07-26 18:59
#182
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Other TanriQQ 
I hope Gambit will not play for Europe Qualifer so Space Chokers can qualify
2017-07-26 18:03
#191
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Brazil digozamaral 
Why they didn't invite Gambit and Immortals??
2017-07-26 18:08
read the flippin article dude
2017-07-27 00:45
#192
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Ireland leighhh 
If BIG, Gambit and Immortals qualify then this will be good
2017-07-26 18:07
Group C (September 22-23) Virtus.pro NiP Cloud9 The 3 teams with the biggest viewer base in one group lol
2017-07-26 18:10
#218
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Sweden pontus767 
1 million viewers on twitch once again
2017-07-26 18:21
Lul, Gambit's way better than NiP, VP and FNC. Cry is free, fake polak. Gambit beat fnatic and VP but not NiP cuz NiP not here nt faggot
2017-07-26 18:08
#199
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Brazil XEMBAO 
Group A: G2, Faze and NaVi Group C: VP, C9 and NIP WTF hahahaha
2017-07-26 18:10
what bow dah?
2017-07-27 00:45
Hmmm nice, thanks for forgetting the best 2 in form teams at the moment, rofl..
2017-07-26 18:13
lets be real, tournaments invite by popularity and not by level, and that is why the actual hltv ratings is so bad.
2017-07-26 18:13
have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE season Dude are you blind? But hey let's just make stupid assumptions
2017-07-26 18:50
C9 and NIP are always in the same group wtf
2017-07-26 18:14
Gambit?
2017-07-26 18:16
article..
2017-07-27 00:46
#214
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Russia Majorchick 
Trash gaming instead of gambit...
2017-07-26 18:16
article...
2017-07-27 00:46
Gambit?
2017-07-27 11:00
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:33
#215
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Brazil davidzor 
Instead of writing non-sense, those who are complaining about the teams invited should read the article
2017-07-26 18:19
Why are they trying to push gambit away? WTF Inviting teams like optic, nip, c9 instead of major champions lmao
2017-07-26 18:21
article....
2017-07-27 00:47
Uhhh not inviting gambit is retarded. Ignoring the major they won dreamhack Austin and got 2nd at cs_summit. Those 2 accomplishments alone are better than a lot of the team's invited.
2017-07-26 18:22
Can you read? "12 of whom have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE seasons" These teams came top 12 last season and got invited.
2017-07-26 18:52
#224
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Brazil Djentleman 
tier 2 tournament... no gambit? no immortals? LUL b8
2017-07-26 18:25
gambit wasn't in last season and immortals didn't make the top 12 which got invited..
2017-07-26 18:46
#226
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Switzerland Sylleo 
i understand eleague's decision but i can't say i like it.
2017-07-26 18:34
#229
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Russia v1p3rrr 
No gambit fuck
2017-07-26 18:39
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:32
#232
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Brazil lnSiGht 
sk and astralis same group again? What a boring --'
2017-07-26 18:47
dude finally sk in a decent group..
2017-07-27 00:48
sk astralis faze g2 in 1 group? Also, NaVi could be a force by that time. C group sucks as well and B is the most interesting one.
2017-07-26 18:59
#241
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Indonesia FinZzz 
Its pretty understandable to invite teams that had performed decent enough in the past to get reinvited again. But considering that there is no gambit which are the major winners recently is still sad. Plus optic is pretty bad atm. Also, wtf is wrong with the groups? Sk and astralis in the same group? (Rip optic) Meanwhile you have vp, nip, and c9 in the other? So unbalanced....
2017-07-26 19:01
#242
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United States lionheart17 
gambit not invited cause theyre a fluke team who won the easiest major in csgo history and didnt even have to face SK. go cry gambit fans. gambit totally overrated wont ever win a major or a big tournament again except like a dreamhack open which isnt even a big tourney. cry is free. not to mention theyre also in ESEA Premiere LUL
2017-07-26 19:06
CIS premier team won a Major before the best NA pro team. Yeah I can't wait for iBUYPOWER to win the next major.
2017-07-26 23:19
Gambit??? Are u fak u invites North, Optic, Cloud9?
2017-07-26 19:22
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:31
Yeah I replied before I red
2017-07-27 13:59
This will be better than the PGL major. thank Mr. Eleague for saving CSGO
2017-07-26 19:28
i couldn't imagine EL Premier without virtus.premier
2017-07-26 19:41
#256
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Iraq PMUbest 
no gambit not immortals, what a fucking joke
2017-07-26 20:00
article....
2017-07-27 00:48
#273
rain | 
Brazil Jovani 
Souvenir drops?
2017-07-26 20:55
#276
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Poland SkyLIiNe 
its not a major dude, next major - april 2018 MLG Columbus.
2017-07-26 20:59
february dreamhack
2017-07-27 00:49
#275
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Brazil hunte[R] 
Nonsense groups
2017-07-26 20:56
#278
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
Let's go Brazil, we can do it! We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL! Kreygasm
2017-07-26 21:08
Optic invited Gambit not invited NA Logic
2017-07-26 21:29
Invites are explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:31
#281
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France tayari 
Group A: Ez for G2. Group B: Probably North or Fnatic but nothing certain. Group C: Everyone has a chance, most competitive group. Group D: Rip Optic.
2017-07-26 22:04
G2 LUL
2017-07-27 10:24
People think gambit now is a super team, wait for their next results and top with cry.
2017-07-26 22:04
group C with all clown teams. n1
2017-07-26 22:06
#285
Nifty | 
Latvia LV_Ner0 
ez 4 new navi
2017-07-26 22:39
Why Gambit can't get an invite instead of NiP?
2017-07-26 22:53
"Sixteen teams will be taking part in the CS:GO Premier, 12 of whom have been invited based on their performances in the previous ELEAGUE seasons. " do you know read ?
2017-07-27 04:34
gambit showing their true potential only on majors
2017-07-26 23:05
#297
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Finland yEkQ 
teams 1&2 and 3&5 on hltv rating and very similarly positioned in other rankingsin on same groups :)
2017-07-26 23:33
Damn sure that groups are rigged to be more entertaining, I know it's not fair, but it's a hell of entertaining this way.
2017-07-26 23:38
Gambit gonna qualify and win it so these nerds will understand y u invite gambit
2017-07-26 23:59
WTF C9 IN A GROUP WITH VP. RIP NIP. RIP CLOUD9 PLEASE GOD HAVE NiP and Cloud9 leave that group.
2017-07-27 00:31
#314
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Brazil underzero 
what's up with the SK and Astralis everyfucking time in the same group? hoooly
2017-07-27 00:55
#315
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Poland mamba99999 
VP and C9 in one group. How many times have we seen it already ?
2017-07-27 00:59
Easy AF for Virtus.Premier KAPPA
2017-07-27 01:06
poor c9, they never won vs vp, except when vp were played with stand in
2017-07-27 03:28
For real, inviting Optic instead of Gambit?
2017-07-27 10:23
Reasons for invites is explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:30
Holy shit group C. Such a meme group consisting of overrated shitters.
2017-07-27 10:31
#332
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France [SPQR] 
ez for Optic
2017-07-27 11:21
They called it Premier league to motivate Virtus.Premier..... so kind of eleague
2017-07-27 14:37
They couldn't think of a better name knowing that 'premier' is generally associated with being the tier below invite
2017-07-27 14:54
The video is cringy af.
2017-07-27 17:22
remove optic
2017-08-16 17:47
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