ESL announces invites, schedule for ESL One New York qualifiers

ESL One New York qualifiers take place Aug. 19-20
ESL One New York qualifiers take place Aug. 19-20. Photo by Patrick Strack/ESL.

ESL announced Friday the invited teams and schedule for the ESL One New York qualifiers.

The two qualifiers — one in North America and one in Europe — will feature seven invited teams and one from the open qualifiers. The top team from each region’s qualifier will be join the six invited teams attending the main event Sept. 16-17 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The qualifiers will be streamed Aug. 19-20 on ESL’s Twitch channel.

The second annual ESL One New York has a $250,000 prize pool. Astralis, Faze Clan, Team Liquid, Natus Vincere, SK Gaming, and all accepted invitations to the event. The Brooklyn Beatdown Street Fighter V tournament will also return to the event this year.


The list of invites to the closed qualifiers is below:

North America:

  • Cloud9
  • Immortals
  • OpTic Gaming
  • Counter Logic Gaming
  • Misfits
  • NRG eSports
  • Renegades


  • G2 Esports
  • Gambit Esports
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Hellraisers
  • Team EnVyUs
  • BIG
  • FlipSid3 Tactics

Cover photo by Patrick Strack/ESL,


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