ELEAGUE | TEKKEN® Team Takedown to Feature Thrilling Championship Match in Final Episode, Friday, April 6, at 11 p.m. ET/PT on TBS

 

 

Turner & IMG’s ELEAGUE will crown a TEKKEN ® 7 champion, recapping the best moments from the final matches of its unique team-based ELEAGUE | TEKKEN Team Takedown event in the series’ final episode, Friday, April 6, at 11 p.m. ET/PT on TBS.

A preview of the finale – The Grand Final – is available by clicking the image below:

The show will take viewers through the tournament’s final match, with $100,000 in prize money on the line as Team Jeannail “Cuddle_Core” Carter takes on Team Ricky “Pokchop” Walker Jr. on the ELEAGUE stage.

Richard Lewis will host the show, with casting, match analysis and player interviews provided by a team of Fighting Game Community experts including Reepal “Rip” Parbhoo – currently ranked in the top 20 on the TEKKEN World Tour – Steve “Tasty Steve” Scott, Stephen “Sajam” Lyon, Mark “MarkMan” Julio and Michele Morrow.

About ELEAGUE
ELEAGUE – formed in partnership between Turner and IMG – is a premium esports content and live tournament brand that has aligned with some of the most popular esports titles in the business through its first two years: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – including having hosted two Major Championships – Overwatch®, Street Fighter® V, Dota 2, Injustice 2, Rocket League, Formula E and TEKKEN® 7.  With a focus on innovative production capabilities, storytelling and exploring compelling narratives surrounding star teams and players, ELEAGUE has generated record levels of engagement with its content and positive reaction throughout the esports community since its launch in 2016.

About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America, Inc.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises including PAC-MAN®, GALAGA®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, and ACE COMBAT®. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is the premier publisher in the Western hemisphere for anime based video games including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL Z®, and ONE PIECE®. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcoent.com/ or http://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS.