ESL has revealed the groups for the second edition of its Latin American League.
Kicking off on October 29 and running until November 14, the league will feature eight teams from across Latin America, who will square off for almost $11,000 in prize money and a spot at the ESL Pro League Season 8 Finals.
Reigning LA League champions Sharks are one of the four invitees, along with Isurus, W7M and Wild. Gustavo "SHOOWTiME" Gonçalves's Imperial and Santos have qualified for the tournament following their heroics in the Brasil Premier League, with the final two spots due to be filled through an open qualifier.
The eight participating teams have been drawn into two double-elimination groups, with all matches featuring a best-of-three format. The group draw looks as follows:
Registration for the single-elimination open qualifier is already open and will run through October 15 - the starting date for the tournament.
The prize breakdown for ESL LA League is the following:
1. ESL Pro League S8 Finals spot + LA League S3 spot
2. $5,380 + LA League S3 spot
3-4. $1,880 + LA League S3 spot