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The ESL ESEA Pro League Season 2 finals survival guide

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Ella McConnell
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Tomorrow the ESL ESEA Pro League finals kick off at the ESL studios in Burbank, California, where from the 10th to the 13th of December eight of the world’s top Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams will fight it out for the title, trophy and their share of the all-important US$500,000 prize pool. Below you’ll find a survival guide to prepare you for action-packed days ahead - who will you be cheering for?

Key information

Below you’ll find an at-a-glance summary of the key information about the ESL ESEA Season 2 finals.

Participating teams

The following teams will be facing off at the ESL studios in Burbank, California, but who will walk away with the trophy and the lion’s share of the prize pool?

Group A

Group B

You can find the full standings here.

Broadcast team

We have the following great lineup ready to bring you all the ESL ESEA Season 2 finals action live from the ESL studios:


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Full schedule

Check out the schedule for the ESL ESEA Pro League Season 2 finals here. All matches are a best of three except for the grand final, which is a best of five, and bear in mind that some start and finish times are approximate and thus may vary.

DAY ONE (Thursday, December 10th)

Group A

  • 10:00 to 13:00 PST: Team Liquid vs. Team EnVyUs
  • 13:00 to 16:30 PST: Conquest vs. Fnatic

Group B

  • 16:30 to 20:00 PST: ? (formerly TSM) vs. Counter Logic Gaming
  • 20:00 to 23:00 PST: Natus Vincere vs. Luminosity Gaming

DAY TWO (Friday, December 11th)

  • 10:00 to 13:00 PST: Group A winners' match
  • 13:00 to 16:30 PST: Group B winners' match
  • 16:30 to 20:00 PST: Group A elimination match
  • 20:00 to 23:00 PST: Group B elimination match

DAY THREE (Saturday, December 12th)

  • 10:00 to 13:00 PST: Group A decider match
  • 13:00 to 16:30 PST: Group B decider match
  • 16:30 to 20:00 PST: Semifinal one
  • 20:00 to 23:00 PST: Semifinal two

DAY FOUR (Sunday, December 13th)

  • 10:00 to 11:00: Showmatch
  • 11:00 to 16:00: Grand final

You can find the full schedule - including match times in your local time zone - here.

ESL Fantasy

If you want to try and win yourself some nifty ESL Shop swag or simply prove your CS:GO knowledge, why not sign up for ESL Fantasy for the ESL ESEA Season 2 finals? Check out our detailed guide here and sign up via the link below!

Sign up for ESL Fantasy here!

ESL coverage

Here you can find some of the highlights of the ESL ESEA Season 2 finals coverage released on ESLGaming.com in the leadup to the event, including interviews and regional previews.

Social media

Make sure you keep an eye on the following throughout the event:

You can also find the Twitter accounts of the teams and broadcast crew linked in the respective sections above!

We hope to see you tuning in from 10:00 PST (07:00 CET) on Thursday the 9th of December!