ESL One at New York Super Week, the biggest esports event on the East Coast, is now over. With the champion crowned and over US$250,000 in prize money awarded, it’s time to look back on the event, the legacy of its predecessor ESL One New York 2014 and all the incredible things that helped make ESL one at New York Super Week legendary.
ESL One at New York Super Week saw some true titans of Dota 2 take to the stage at the Madison Square Garden Theater. With top teams attending from all over the world and resumes packed with recent successes, we took the time to look at the attending squads and assess their chances of taking the ESL One at New York Super Week title.
- Can Evil Geniuses take over the Big Apple at ESL One at New York Super Week?
- New season, new roster: how will Team Secret fare during their first post-TI appearance?
- Tried and true: Virtus.pro eye success at ESL One at New York Super Week
- High-flying CDEC Gaming look to end their second place streak in New York
- A new team and a new shot at the ESL One trophy for Fnatic
- Consistency over roster shuffling: can Vega Squadron succeed in New York?
- Everything changed when Team Fire attacked the ESL One at New York Super Week qualifiers
In the leadup to the event, we chatted with both players and cosplayers in order to get a closer look at their respective crafts and get their opinions on the games to come. Check out our interviews below!
- “Nerf Leshrac and Techies!”: an interview with captain of Virtus.pro Artsiom “Fng” Barshak
- “Sadly I’m not a succubus, nor can my screams kill my enemies”: interviewing ESL One at New York Super Week cosplayer Wicked
- “I feel like the more interesting looking characters resonate better with my personality”: interviewing Chris, a cosplayer heading to ESL One at New York Super Week
Qualifier and event recaps
From the hard-fought regional qualifiers right up to the nailbiting matches that took place at the Madison Square Garden Theater itself, ESL One at New York Super Week brought us plenty of incredible Dota action – check out the recaps listed below to relive how it all went down.
- Fnatic and Vega reign supreme in the ESL One at New York Super Week qualifiers
- Rising from the ashes: Team Fire qualifies for ESL One at New York Super Week
- Making the eight: EHOME secures the final slot at ESL One at New York Super Week!
- Recapping the quarterfinals of day one at ESL One at New York Super Week
- Western Dota 2 stands strong in the ESL One at New York Super Week semifinals
- Closing out ESL One at New York Super Week grand finals in style!
With all the excitement of ESL One at New York Super Week now over, it’s now time to sit back and reminisce about all the fantastic esports action that took place over the weekend. Whether you’re after the best moments, some incredible photos or VODs of the matches themselves, it’s all here.
- The top moments of ESL One at New York Super Week
- ESL One at New York Super Week Flickr album
- ESL One at New York Super Week VODs on YouTube
To find out more about ESL One be sure to visit the tournament series’ official website, and follow @ESL on Twitter for all the latest esports news.