ESL has revealed the broadcast team who will bring you the action at the Minor Championships ahead of IEM Katowice from January 16-27.
The on-air broadcast team features 12 names, as they will rotate to cover the entirety of the Minor system ahead of the upcoming Major, IEM Katowice.
That will kick off on January 16 with the Europe and CIS Minors, with the North American and Asian counterparts taking over on January 22, before the series of tournaments finishes with the newly created "Minor Playoff", featuring the all third-placed teams, on January 27.
The lineup features many well-known figures, such as Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill and Jacob "Pimp" Winneche as a couple of regulars on the analyst desk, as well as commentator duos Hugo Byron-Harry "JustHarry" Russell and Mohan "launders" Govindasamy-Conner "Scrawny" Girvan.
The Katowice tournaments will also see the return of ESL's Jason Kaplan, who was part of broadcast teams of tournaments such as ESL One Cologne and IEM Gamescom in 2015, supposedly as a duo partner to Tom "Tombizz" Bissmire.
The full broadcast lineup looks as follows:
Tres "stunna" Saranthus - Desk Host
James Banks - Desk Host
Sudhen "Bleh" Wahengbam - Analyst
Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill - Analyst
Jacob "Pimp" Winneche - Analyst
Joona "natu" Leppänen - Analyst
Hugo Byron - Commentator
Harry "JustHarry" Russell - Commentator
Conner "Scrawny" Girvan - Commentator
Mohan "Launders" Govindasamy - Commentator
Jason Kaplan - Commentator
Tom "Tombizz" Bissmire - Commentator
The CS:GO Minor Championship's take place next week. We are excited to welcome our broadcast team who will join us in Katowice, Poland as we gear up towards one of our most legendary events of all time #IEM @IEM pic.twitter.com/JbMtCh7hrQ— Intel®ExtremeMasters (@IEM) January 11, 2019