ESL One New York brought eight Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams and thousands of fans to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn Saturday, and the first day of competition was intense.

SK Gaming, Na’Vi,, G2 Esports, Team Liquid, Fnatic, OpTic Gaming and Astralis battled for spots in the semifinals Sunday, and the stakes were high even from the first match. In the end, Na’Vi, SK Gaming, Team Liquid and moved onto the playoffs.

Coming in with two losses each, OpTic Gaming and G2 Esports went head-to-head to continue in the tournament. OpTic Gaming came out hot, shutting down G2 at every corner, including this three-kill clutch from OpTic’s Rush. Read more…

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ESL One New York ‘CS:GO’ recap: Na’Vi dominates, Team Liquid beats Fnatic twice