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ESL has just announced the ESL One New York 2019. The event is scheduled to take place from 26th-29th September, boasting a total prize pool of $200,000.
The event will witness participation from 8 teams out of which 6 teams will be directly invited for the event while the remaining two teams will have to earn their place by qualifying through the regional qualifiers.
The event, as usual, will start off with the Group Stage followed by the Playoffs which will be played in front of an audience at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, New York.
All the matches in the group stage and the playoffs will be following a best-of-three format except for the Grand Finale which will be a best-of-five match-up.
The qualifiers will be held only for European and the North American regions. There will be four teams making their way through the Open Qualifiers who will be joining four more directly invited teams in the closed qualifiers for both the regions. Both the closed qualifiers will be held on 27th June.
Stay tuned for more information about the registration links and schedule for the Open Qualifiers followed by news about the Direct Invites.