After being successfully held last year with Natus Vincere who became the champion, ESL back will roll out ESL One: New York 2017 at Barclays Center on 14-17 September 2017,
ESL One: New York 2017 this time it will also be part of the 10 tournaments that are included in Intel Grand Slam which was just announced by ESL and Intel
Less than 3 months away, parties ESL of course have prepared the names of the teams that will compete. First team to get direct invite is Natus Vincere who was the champion of the previous edition after successfully defeating Virtus.pro through a fierce match.
– ESL Counter-Strike (@ESLCS) June 7, 2017
In addition to immediately giving slots to the champion,ESL also set up a slot for Virtus.pro which has status runner-up to be the second team to be invited this time.
– ESL Counter-Strike (@ESLCS) June 8, 2017
Of course many don’t like this decision because of the performance of the 2 teams lately, but of course ESL still considering their status as finalists of the previous edition.
So, who else will be invited?