ELEAGUE Major Main Qualifier: Event Preview

Here is your short preview of this weeks ELEAGUE Major Main Qualifier.

Four Minor Championships across the world have all put forward eight teams to face off against the bottom eight from ESL One: Cologne 2016. Only eight of teams can go on to the first major of the year, presented by ELEAGUE in Atlanta. The 16 teams competing are:

  • Team Dignitas
  • FaZe Clan
  • mousesports
  • Ninjas in Pajamas
  • Counter Logic Gaming
  • Team EnVyUs
  • G2 Esports
  • OpTic Gaming
  • Immortals
  • Cloud9
  • TyLoo
  • Renegades
  • Vega Squadron
  • Team Spirit
  • HellRaisers


For this event, the teams will compete using the Swiss format instead of the usual group stage format. Each team has one predetermined match, from there the teams with the matching win/loss ratios (For example Team X has a 1-0 W/L and will play Team Y who also has a 1-0 W/L). Each team must win three best-of-ones to qualify for the major, if a team has three losses, they will be eliminated.

The predetermined matches are as follows:  

  • Dignitas vs. Team Spirit
  • EnVyUs vs. Immortals
  • FaZe Clan vs. Cloud9
  • CLG vs. Vega Squadron
  • NiP vs. Renegades
  • OpTic vs. TyLoo
  • mousesports vs. HellRaisers
  • G2 Esports vs. GODSENT

The event is set to take place over the next couple days, starting tomorrow, December 15 through to December 18. You can get live Twitter coverage from out @GAMURS_CSGO account, so make sure you give us a follow.

Who do you think will qualify? Let us know in the comments below or by sending us a tweet @GAMURScom.