ELEAGUE SF:V Invitational Preview to Showcase Commentators, Players

With the second Street Fighter V Invitational just around the corner, ELEAGUE is set to highlight the competition's combatants, as well as the experts and personalities set to call each of the matches.

After the explosive finale to The Challenger: Street Fighter V reality series, emotions are high ahead of ELEAGUE's second annual Street Fighter V Professional Tournament. 

To tide viewers and fans over until the tournament begins on June 1, TBS is set to air a one-hour invitational preview show this Friday, May 25, at 11 p.m. EDT/PDT. The special will highlight the just-announced commentary team, as well as showcase the Tournament's competition teams and individual players, such as Jonathan "JB" Bautista, winner of The Challenger

Of particular note is the six-person commentary team, which consists of some of the fighting game community's most prominent experts. Host Michelle Morrow will be joined by a skilled analysis team in Steve "Tasty Steve" Scott, Stephen "Sajam" Lyon, Reepal "Rip" Parbhoo, Zhi "Zhieeep" Liang Chew, and reporter Malik Forte. 

Morrow is a rising eSports personality who is known as the host of YouTube's Super-Fan Builds, as well as Bleacher Report's EStream. She is also a cosplayer, producer, actress, and voice actress who has worked on games such as Hearthstone.  

Forte currently provides commentary for the Overwatch League, as well as many other publications and companies in the gaming and technology spheres. He was previously gaming editor at Nerdist Industries. 

You can tune in to ELEAGUE's Twitch Channel to view reruns of The Challenger and see live coverage of the upcoming Street Fighter V Professional Tournament, which begins on June 1 at 3 p.m. EDT. 

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Published May. 23rd 2018

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