The organizers of the upcoming $200,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event ESL One: Belo Horizonte 2018 revealed the draws for the group stage, which will begin on June 13th.
Eight participating teams were seeded into two groups as follows: SK Gaming, FaZe Clan, Space Soldiers and Torqued will compete in Group A, while mousesports, Team Liquid, BIG and Nao Tem Como are set play in Group B. The group stage will be held in a double-elimination (GSL) format with best-of-three series. The opening matches can be seen below:
Top two teams from each group will advance to the playoffs, which will begin on June 16th and will be held in a single-elimination format. The semifinals will be best-of-three, while the grand final will be best-of-five.
ESL One: Belo Horizonte 2018 will be held on June 13-17 in Brazil at Mineirinho Arena. It’s prize pool is set at $200,000, the event is part of Intel Grand Slam series.