New York has been chosen to host the upcoming MDL Global Challenge, ESEA has announced.
The event will run from January 4-8 and feature the leading teams of the European, North American and Australian Premier divisions, who will square off for $50,000 in cash prizes.
In addition to the MDL Global Challenge matches, the venue, which will be closed to spectators, will also stage the ESL Pro League Season 6 relegation matches as ESEA and ESL seek to "guarantee the highest quality conditions" for the teams who will be fighting for spots in the prestigious league.
Below you can find the eight teams who will be taking part in the MDL Global Challenge:
More details about the MDL Global Challenge, including team seeding and format, will be released shortly, ESEA has confirmed.
The prize money distribution remains the following: