FACEIT and Twitch partnered up to host a 3.5 Million CS:GO league

FaceIt and Twitch have partnered up to host a new global League called the Esports Championship Series (ECS), which will pay out around $3.5 Million over the line of two seasons back to back.

Kicking off on April 9, the Esports Championship Series will have a European and a North American division, both featuring ten teams, eight invited and two qualified

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ECS will be co-owned by FACEIT and the teams

The top teams from these two divisions will duke it out at an offline event, the details of which are as-yet unannounced. The league will put a total of $3.5 million on the line – a figure thatincludes financial team support and will be ┬áspread out over two seasons.

At the start of the year, FACEIT co-hosted the ELEAGUE Road to Vegas, an event that served as a prelude to the $1.2 milion-a-season league that will be organised by Turner and WME.

The qualifiers for the Esports Championship Series will run from April 6-8 in Europe and North America. In both regions, four invited sides will square off in a best-of-one round robin group stage for two spots in the best-of-five semi-finals, in which they will take on two seeded sides. The winners of these matches will secure berths in ECS

Below you can find a list with the teams competing in the ECS qualifiers:

1- Europe-
– AGG
-HellRaisers
-SK
-Gambit

2- North America
-Winterfox
-Echo Fox
-Obey.Alliance
-KKona

Semi-Finals(Invites)

1-Europe-
-Mousesports
-G2

2- North America-
-SelfLess
-Splyce

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