ECS Season 5 Finals viewer's guide
With the ECS Season 5 Finals set to start on Friday, we have put together a viewer's guide with all the information you need regarding the $660,000 tournament.
The Esports Championship Series (ECS) returns to the SSE Arena, in Wembley, London, for its season 5 finals, where eight teams, determined by the online portion of the league, will square off for the grand prize of $250,000.
The tournament will begin with a double-elimination group stage, which will lead to a single-elimination bracket with the top two teams from both groups.
Here are the groups for the event:
|Group A||Group B|
Below you can find the full schedule for the competition:
|Friday, June 8
|16:45||Group A winners' match||BO1|
|20:30||Group B winners' match||BO1|
|Saturday, June 9
|10:15||Group A elimination match||BO3|
|13:15||Group B elimination match||BO3|
|16:15||Group A decider match||BO3|
|19:15||Group B decider match||BO3|
|Sunday, June 10
The on-air talent team for the event is predominantly from the United Kingdom, with Alex "Machine" Richardson hired to host the show. Pala "Mantrousse" Gilroy Sen will be one of the on-duty reporters, while Jason "moses" O'Toole, Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert and Tomi "lurppis" Kovanen will be breaking down the action at the analyst desk.
Alex "Machine" Richardson - Host
Freya Spiers - Host
Pala "Mantrousse" Gilroy Sen - Reporter
Jake "Boaster" Howlett - Reporter
Jason "moses" O'Toole - Analyst
Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert - Analyst
Tomi "lurppis" Kovanen - Analyst
James Bardolph - Commentator
Daniel "ddk" Kapadia - Commentator
Henry "HenryG" Greer - Commentator
Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett - Commentator
Adam "Dinko" Hawthorne - Community Caster winner
Alexander "Hawka" Hawkins - Community Caster winner
Jamie "keita" Hall - Observer
Connor "Sliggy" Blomfield - Observer
Lastly, here is how the $660,000 prize pool will be distributed among the eight participants: