ESL One Heading to the Barclays Center in October

CS:GO is taking the action to NYC this fall for a tournament presented by ESL One.

ESL is teaming up with the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY to bring one of the biggest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competitions to the East Coast. The leading eSports company will host the games on October 1-2, 2016.

Home to the Brooklyn Nets and New York Islanders, this world-renowned venue will provide a stage for ESL’s signature event series.The top 8 CS: GO teams from around the world will compete in a double elimination group stage. Single-elimination, best-of-three matches will follow on the main stage.

With more games still to be announced, ESL One wants to give fans a first class event. This time around the prize pool is $250,000 USD, and this intense two day CS:GO competition will be in line with the ESL One tradition of great tournaments. In addition to the action packed-games, there will be fan activities for the spectators of the games to enjoy. This includes: pro player autographs, virtual reality experiences, the ESL Shop, and much more!

Tickets will go on sale May 17, 2016. for more information about tickets and the event please visit the ESL One website.


Cresta Starr is a 28 year old from NYC. An avid video game lover and crazy cat lady in training.

Published May. 4th 2016

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