September 14, 2016
ELEAGUE Americas Preliminary Rounds for CS:GO Second Season Begin Today Live Americas
Preliminary Round Coverage Starts Today, Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Noon ET on Twitch
TBS to Televise One-Hour Highlight Show Friday, Sept. 16, at 10 p.m.
ELEAGUE will kick off the second half of its preliminary rounds today, Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Noon ET, with teams from the Americas taking center stage as they battle for a chance to advance to ELEAGUE’s group stage round. Featuring Valve’s popular competitive video game Counter Strike: Global Offensive, the ELEAGUE preliminary round coverage – available via Twitch – will feature some of the top CS:GO teams in action including SK Gaming, Team Liquid, Echo Fox and Renegades.
Today’s live coverage will feature CLG vs. NRG eSports at Noon, followed by Echo Fox vs. Splyce. Americas preliminary round action will continue tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 15, starting at Noon. The top four teams from the Americas preliminary rounds will join European teams FaZe, G2 Esports, Team Dignitas and Alternate aTTax, all advancing from last week’s European preliminaries into the group stage round.
Additionally, TBS will televise ELEAGUE Extra on Friday, Sept. 16, at 10 p.m., a comprehensive highlights and analysis show capturing all of the best moments from the Americas preliminary round. The show will be hosted by Richard Lewis, with analysis from Jason “Moses” O’Toole and Duncan “Thorin” Shields.
ELEAGUE Americas Preliminary Round Schedule (All Times Eastern)
Wednesday, Sept. 14 | Noon ET | Americas Preliminary Round (Day 1) | Twitch
Thursday, Sept. 15 | Noon | Americas Preliminary Round (Day 2) | Twitch
Friday, Sept. 16 | 10 p.m. | ELEAGUE Extra | TBS