At the time of writing this article, there were just 6 days left until the official start of CSGO ELEAGUE Premier 2017. Just by looking at the lineup of teams that will be participating, it becomes clear that we will be in for amazing matchups. But, besides enjoying spectacular CS: GO matches, you will also enjoy great broadcasting crew and specialized program revolving around the main event. Believe it or not, this tournament is going to last more than a month. With group stage matches being played in September and playoffs scheduled for October. As always, the main organizers are Turner Sports and WME|IMG who have established a firm connection between their organization and ELEAGUE CS: GO tournaments. What will this year’s Premier event bring to the table? Well, I guess we’ll have to wait until September 8th when the first 2 matches will be played. For now, let’s see what’s this tournament all about and take a closer look at the best betting odds available from popular eSports betting websites.
CSGO ELEAGUE Premier 2017 Facts
- Date: 09/08/2017 – 10/13/2017
- Location: G-FUEL ELEAGUE Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
- Organizers: Turner Sports, WME|IMG
- Type: Offline
- Teams: 16
- 11 directly invited
- 5 qualified
- Total prize pool: $1,000,000
- Betting odds available here
- Livestream available
2017 ELEAGUE Schedule
Here you have the general schedule of the entire CSGO ELEAGUE 2017 tournament:
Group Stage Matches
- Group A: September 8th-9th
- Group B: September 15th-16th
- Group C: September 22nd-23rd
- Group D: September 29th-30th
- Quarterfinals: October 10th-11th
- Semifinals: October 12th
- Grand finals: October 13th
Premier ELEAGUE Format
As stated above, CSGO ELEAGUE 2017 will be divided into 2 main parts, Group Stage and Playoffs.
Group Stage – GSL format with 2 best teams from each group advancing to the quarterfinals.
Playoffs – single elimination brackets played in BO3 (best of 3) fashion.
Group stage draw was released some time ago and we know all the details about which teams will battle each other during the first stage. However, the exact dates and times of each respective match haven’t been released yet.
Please note that we will keep these tables updated as the tournament goes on.
|GROUP A | Standings
|1.||FaZe Clan||2 – 0|
|2.||G2 Esports||2 – 1|
|3.||Natus Vincere||1 – 2|
|4.||Renegades||0 – 2|
|September 8th 2017|
|GROUP B | Standings
||2 – 0|
||2 – 1|
|3.||Immortals||1 – 2|
|4.||mousesports||0 – 2|
|September 15th 2017|
|GROUP C | Standings
|2.|| Ninjas in Pyjamas
|September 22th 2017|
|GROUP D | Standings
|1.|| SK Gaming
|3.|| Team Liquid
|September 29th 2017|
Teams and Players
- Astralis: device, dupreeh, Xyp9x, Kjaerbye, gla1ve.
- Cloud9: Skadoodle, Stewie2k, autimatic, RUSH, tarik.
- FaZe Clan: rain, karrigan, NiKo, GuardiaN, olofmeister.
- Fnatic: KRiMZ, JW, flusha, Golden, Lekr0.
- G2 Esports: shox, bodyy, NBK-, kennyS, apEX.
- mousesports: chrisj, oskar, ropz, suNny, STYKO.
- Natus Vincere: seized, Edward, flamie, s1mple, Zeus.
- Ninjas in Pyjamas: f0rest, GeT_RiGhT, Xizt, draken, REZ.
- North: MSL, k0nfig, cajunb, aizy, valde.
- SK Gaming: FalleN, fer, coldzera, TACO.
- Virtus.pro: TaZ, NEO, pashaBiceps, Snax, byali.
- Team EnVyUs: Happy, SIXER, RpK, xms, ScreaM, maLeK from EU qualifiers.
- Heroic: MODDII, Snappi, niko, JUGi, es3tag from EU qualifiers.
- Immortals: HEN1, LUCAS1, boltz, steel, kNgV- from Americas qualifiers.
- Team Liquid: nitr0, EliGE, jdm64, stanislaw, Twistzz from Americas qualifers.
- Renegades: AZR, jks, USTILO, Nifty, NAF from Americas qualifiers.
Even though the official draw for the group stage has been released, there still isn’t any news on the exact timestamps of each respective matchups. That’s why it comes as no surprise that eSports betting websites don’t yet offer CS:GO betting options for ELEAGUE Premier 2017.