ECS Season 7 Finals Viewer Guide: Eight Teams And $500,000 in Prize Money
This Thursday, June 6th, begins a $500,000 CS:GO event Esports Championship Series Season 7 – Finals. The event is organized by FACEIT and will be held in London, UK at SSE Arena, Wembley which can sit up to 12,500 viewers.
The tournament’s line-up includes eight teams from two regions: Astralis, Ninjas in Pyjamas, North and Team Vitality will be representing Europe, while Complexity Gaming, NRG Esports, FURIA Esports and MIBR have qualified from the North American region.
The event will start with a group stage scheduled for June 6th – 7th. It will feature two GSL groups with opening matches being best-of-one and all following matches being best-of-three. Top two teams from each group will qualify for playoffs. The participants have been split into the groups as follows:
|Group A||Group B|
|Ninjas in Pyjamas||MIBR|
|FURIA Esports||Team Vitality|
In the Group A opening matches Astralis will face FURIA Esports, while Ninjas in Pyjamas will play with NRG Esports. Meanwhile, in Group B Complexity Gaming will compete with Team Vitality, while MIBR will face North.
Group Stage Schedule (UK Time):
- 10:00 AM: Astralis vs FURIA (Group A)
- 11:30 AM: NiP vs NRG (Group A)
- 1:00 PM: COL vs Vitality (Group B)
- 2:30 PM: MIBR vs North (Group B)
- 4:00 PM: Group A Winners’ Match
- 7:00 PM: Group B Winners’ Match
- 10:00 AM: Group A Elimination Match
- 1:00 PM : Group B Elimination Match
- 4:00 PM: Group A Decider Match
- 7:00 PM: Group B Decider Match
The playoffs stage will be played on June 8th – 9th and will feature a single-elimination bracket with all matches being best-of-three.
- 1:00 PM: Semifinal #1
- 4:00 PM: Semifinal #2
- 4:00 PM: Grand Finals