ELEAGUE announced the next season — CS:GO Premier 2017! The group stage of the tournament will be held from 8 to 30 of September in Atlanta. And playoffs will take place in the same city at G FUEL ELEAGUE Arena.
16 teams will participate in the tournament, 12 of which got invites based on the results of two previous ELEAGUE seasons. Four more teams will join FaZe, Na'Vi, G2 (group А), North, mousesports, fnatic (group B), Virtus.pro, NiP, Cloud9 (group C) and SK, Astralis, OpTic (group D), in case they go through the qualifiers. Gambit can't miss the opportunity to fight for ELEAGUE champion's title, so we will take part in the open qualifiers! European and American qualifiers are held on August 26-27 and two best teams from each region will win a slot. Qualifer features Single Elimination format (BO1) in the early stages and starting from the quarterfinals it will be BO3.