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The $150,000 Halo Championship Series Season 2 finals are only a week away!

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In a week’s time, eight of the world’s best Halo teams will be facing off for their share of a massive $150,000 prize pool at the ESL America studios in Burbank, California - the Halo Championship Series Season 2 finals are almost here!

The tournament

The tournament will take place at the ESL America studios in Burbank, California, over three days and will have a double-elimination best-of-five format.

The Halo Championship Series Season 2 finals schedule is as follows:

  • July 24th (Friday): 11:00 PDT
  • July 25th (Saturday): 11:00 PDT
  • July 26th (Sunday): 11:00 PDT

If you want to watch the action live, be sure to grab your ticket over at Eventbrite - attendees will get exclusive Halo Championship Series t-shirts! However, if you can’t make it to the ESL studios in person, you can still tune in online at Twitch.tv/Halo.

The teams

The full list of participating Halo Championship Series Season 2 finals teams in seed order (first to eighth) is as follows:

  • Evil Geniuses - Snip3down, Lethul, Roy, Lunchbox | Coach: Towey
  • Denial eSports - Mikwen, Heinz, Chig, aPG | Coach: Spikemouth
  • Winterfox - Arkanum, Randa, Naded, RyaNoob | Coach: Nemassist
  • Counter Logic Gaming - Cloud, SnakeBite, Royal 2, Ogre 2 | Coach: Royal 1
  • Cloud9 - FearItSelf, Victory X, Hysteria, iGotUrPistola | Coach: Symbolic
  • OpTic Gaming - Flamesword, Ace, Assault, Maniac | Coach: Clutch
  • Team Liquid - Ninja, Spartan, Aries, Shooter | Coach: Elamite
  • eXcellence - Coby, eL ToWn, iTz So Frosty, UnLegit | Coach: Elitest

The talent

We’ve assembled a fantastic talent lineup to bring you the Halo Championship Series Season 2 finals, including:

Prizes

There will be a grand total of US$150,000 up for grabs at the Halo Championship Series Season 2 finals, which will be broken down as follows:

  • First place: US$75,000
  • Second place: US$30,000
  • Third place: US$15,000
  • Fourth place: US$12,000
  • Fifth/sixth place: US$6,000 each
  • Seventh/eighth place: US$3,000 each

Tune in here from Friday the 24th of July at 11:00 PDT!

We wish all participating teams the best of luck on the Halo Championship Series Season 2 finals, and be sure to follow ESL Halo on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates!