FaZe invited to ESL One New York

FaZe will be returning to New York once again as ESL revealed the first team invited to ESL One New York 2018.

The organizers have confirmed FaZe to be the first team invited to the $250,000 tournament, which will take place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in New York on September 26th-30th.

FaZe, who are ranked number one in the world, will return to ESL One New York as defending champions having won last year’s tournament after dominating Liquid 3-0 in the grand final. Finn "⁠karrigan⁠" Andersen and co. will also look to add another win towards the Intel Grand Slam, as SK still holds the lead with two wins.

FaZe will return to the Big Apple

Eight teams will once again be participating in the ESL One New York event, with FaZe's announcement there are seven others to be determined through four remaining invites and three online qualifiers, which have not yet been announced.

It is still uncertain whether or not Olof "⁠olofmeister⁠" Kajbjer will be back in the active lineup since taking a leave of absence with Richard "⁠Xizt⁠" Landström taking his place, at least temporarily. 

Below the team list for ESL One New York looks as follows:

Europe FaZe Other Invite
Other Invite Other Invite
Other Invite Other Qualifier
Other Qualifier Other Qualifier
Sweden Richard 'Xizt' Landström
Richard 'Xizt' Landström
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
1626
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.17
Sweden Olof 'olofmeister' Kajbjer
Olof 'olofmeister' Kajbjer
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
1422
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.13
Denmark Finn 'karrigan' Andersen
Finn 'karrigan' Andersen
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
1689
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.13
#1
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Sweden GabN
nice
2018-04-22 12:35
#10
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World 86pp
first
2018-04-22 12:37
third to appear on this page
2018-04-22 12:37
Internet Explorer
2018-04-22 12:43
no just smart
2018-04-22 12:44
Wasted spot.
2018-04-22 12:38
#27
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Sweden GabN
mad cus slow
2018-04-22 12:38
Faze, not you.
2018-04-22 12:40
lul
2018-04-22 19:38
#60
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Denmark no1cares
+1
2018-04-22 14:03
#67
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United States Grabboid
Nah, it's just that nobody wanted the 2nd place trophy and they had to give it to someone.
2018-04-22 22:17
FaZe down
2018-04-22 12:36
stfu prodka lul
2018-04-22 12:37
Nt prokda
2018-04-22 12:41
Ass up
2018-04-22 13:02
#3
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Hungary StraYzie
noice aaand FaZe Down
2018-04-22 12:36
Faze down
2018-04-22 12:36
Fuck i believed it was a FaZe disband
2018-04-22 12:36
ty for making me laugh xd
2018-04-22 12:37
#51
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Finland Taynz
Nt
2018-04-22 12:58
Gj
2018-04-22 12:36
wasted spot if with xizt
2018-04-22 12:36
expected
2018-04-22 12:36
#9
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United Kingdom Tsunam1
Fuck Faze stick to COD
2018-04-22 12:36
H O W M U C H ? O W M U C H ?
2018-04-22 13:35
NEXT VP?
2018-04-22 12:37
SK
2018-04-22 12:42
Out in groups this time
2018-04-22 12:37
#13
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United Kingdom Fizzhaz
FaZe need to do stuff please
2018-04-22 12:37
now VP
2018-04-22 12:37
sorry , this time its fnatic
2018-04-22 12:37
#17
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Pakistan perth
Wasn't this the tournament last year where they were fucking unstoppable?
2018-04-22 12:37
#21
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United Kingdom galaxzy
yes they didnt drop a map
2018-04-22 12:37
They won this and Eleauge without dropping a map and all games they won like 16-3 16-5
2018-04-22 12:38
#28
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Pakistan perth
Yeah damn I wish we had a team like that now. I kinda miss when top teams got raped by a single team like Fnatic.
2018-04-22 12:38
Will not happen witch CZ:GO
2018-04-22 12:39
#18
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Denmark C0nd1
Very very fast
2018-04-22 12:37
#19
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Georgia Broozman
wasted spot xD
2018-04-22 12:37
+1
2018-04-22 12:38
Mouz gotta be invited
2018-04-22 12:38
expected
2018-04-22 12:40
I love these cringy introductions ESL do on twitter which can be copied and pasted for every team.
2018-04-22 12:40
#33
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Sweden muggz__
invite fnatic
2018-04-22 12:40
#34
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Croatia Netkov
With Olof?
2018-04-22 12:41
SRSLY?
2018-04-22 12:41
why....
2018-04-22 12:43
RIP OLOF
2018-04-22 12:44
I hope olof will comeback ;)
2018-04-22 12:51
Wasted spot.
2018-04-22 12:50
wasted spot
2018-04-22 12:51
Wasted spot
2018-04-22 12:52
#46
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Serbia NenadR01
kick xizt invite olofmeister...
2018-04-22 12:53
W A S T E D S P O T
2018-04-22 12:54
dead team
2018-04-22 12:55
#49
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Russia RoneEZ
Astralis, NaVi, Fnatic, mouz
2018-04-22 12:57
#50
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Lithuania exotica
Can't wait to see them 2-0'd vs Na'Vi in the quarter finals!
2018-04-22 12:57
#52
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Russia M13F
lul wasted spot
2018-04-22 12:59
Tfw FaZe was once considered top1 in the world LUL. Astralis (a real team) is going to win everything from now and on. You heard it here first
2018-04-22 13:01
Define "real team"
2018-04-22 13:45
tier2 team xd
2018-04-22 13:03
#56
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Europe trey_
O L O F ;(
2018-04-22 13:20
wadu hek
2018-04-22 13:55
#61
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Brazil beckergod
Liquid or cloud 9 invite now, and SK invite
2018-04-22 14:17
Hope GuardiaN get a third win in this event, he might be the first one who get it. Or am i wrong?
2018-04-22 15:00
rip meisterinho
2018-04-22 16:23
Next is obviously gonna be Liquid
2018-04-22 16:33
#65
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United States Artifactz
Really hope Olof come back
2018-04-22 17:06
Invite kebabsoldiers
2018-04-23 07:12
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