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The Esports Championship Series Season 8 - Finals which is all set to start tonight will witness a total of eight qualifying teams go up against each other for a lions share of the $500,000 prize pool. The event set to start in a few hours is taking place at the Esports Stadium in Arlington, USA and will be coming to an end on 1st December.
The eight teams have been divided into two groups of four teams each following a GSL group format, with the opening matches being a single game affair, following which every other match will be a best-of-three series.
Group - A
Group - B
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The top two teams from each group will move ahead to faceoff in the playoffs featuring single-elimination bracket.
Astralis after securing a slot for IEM Katowice 2020 following a victory at IEM Beijing 2019 will be looking to maintain their momentum, as they fight it out for another first-place finish. While Astralis can still take it a bit easy, it will be a proving ground for EG, Liquid, Fnatic and MIBR as the four teams will be vying to put their best foot forward and make it to through to the playoffs at the very least.
With the three remaining teams being the wildcards of this tournament, it will be interesting to see if AVANGAR, NiP and Sharks can cause an upset or not. This Season 8 Finals can go in a lot of different directions, so stay tuned as the action starts to unfold tonight on both Twitch and Caffeine, in multiple languages.
Twitch: English | Russian | Swedish | Brazilian | Caffeine: English