The 8 ‘Counter-Strike’ teams facing off in the ELeague Major playoffs this weekend


The first Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major of the year is nearing its end and only eight teams are left in one of the most exciting and prestigious tournaments in CS:GO history.

The ELeague Major playoffs kick off this Friday and run through Sunday, featuring Na’Vi,, SK Gaming, Fnatic, Gambit Esports, North, FaZe Clan and Astralis battling through the single-elimination bracket to be crowned the greatest CS:GO team in the world.

We are into the Playoffs!!! GET EVEN MORE HYYYYYYYYYYPE! #ELEAGUEmajor

— ELEAGUE (@EL) January 26, 2017

These eight teams have already earned the title of “Legends” and automatically qualify for the next Major after emerging from the 16-team preliminaries, but they still have more fighting to do to inch closer to the grand finals taking place at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta,  taking home the biggest piece of the $1 million prize pool. After this week’s preliminary matches, a few teams stand out as strong contenders for the title. Read more…

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