After eight weeks of qualifier action that saw more than 140 matches played between competitors from 18 different countries, we finally know which teams will be travelling to the brand new ESL studios in Katowice, Poland to fight for their share of a €10,000 prize pool – find all the details below.
Teams and prizes
The teams who’ll be competing at the Evolve Major League finals are as follows:
After the dust has settled, the whopping €10,000 prize pool will be broken down among the finalists as follows:
- First place: €5,000
- Second place: €3,000
- Third/fourth place: €1,000
In order to bring you all the action in the best possible way, we’ve put together a talented broadcast team for the Evolve Major League finals.
Hosting the proceedings will be Alex “Machine” Richardson, with the second semifinal match and lower bracket final to be brought to you by Turtle Rock Studios and the grand finals by Lauren “Pansy” Scott and Dave “DB Sinclair” Blank. With Machine and Pansy both veterans of ESL One Cologne – the world’s biggest CS:GO event, which took place at the LANXESS Arena earlier this year – and DB Sinclair able to offer up 2K insider knowledge, there’s no better team to take you through the final stages of the event.
Schedule and streams
The Evolve Major League finals are set to take place on Saturday the 10th of October from 18:00 CEST, with the full schedule being as follows:
- 18:00 CEST: Team YP vs. nDurance Gaming on http://twitch.tv/esl_evolve and http://twitch.tv/evolvegame
- 18:00 CEST: EYES ON U vs. Team Potato Aim on http://twitch.tv/turtlerockstudios/
- 19:30 CEST: Upper bracket semifinals one and two on http://twitch.tv/esl_evolve and http://twitch.tv/evolvegame
- 19:30 CEST: Lower brackets semifinals one and two on http://twitch.tv/turtlerockstudios/
- 21:00 CEST: Consolation final (loser of the upper bracket final vs. the winner of the lower bracket final) on http://twitch.tv/esl_evolve and http://twitch.tv/evolvegame
- 22:30 CEST: Grand final (winner of the upper bracket final vs. the winner of the consolation final) on http://twitch.tv/esl_evolve and http://twitch.tv/evolvegame
Please note that times may vary in accordance with match running times.
Make sure you tune in at 18:00 CEST on Saturday the 10th of October via the links above be sure to check out the Evolve Major League homepage and be sure to follow ESL Evolve on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest updates!