ESL One New York 2017 dates are Sept. 16-17 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The $250,000 Counter-Strike event will feature eight teams.
The inaugural event in 2016 also held a Street Fighter V event called the Brooklyn Beatdown. In December, the ESL signed a four year deal with the Barclays Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets, to continue ESL One New York.
The tournament format win 2016 was Swiss system in the group stages, which pit the eight teams in five best-of-one rounds. The winners advanced to play other winners, and the losers played other losers. The teams were divided by their win-loss record after every round until a team either won three games and advanced to the playoffs or lost three games and was eliminated. The playoffs were all played in a best-of-three series. The 2017 format has not yet been revealed.
2016: Natus Vincere
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