Teams are set for ELeague ‘Counter-Strike’ Season 2
All 16 teams are locked in for ELeague Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Season 2 after the final preliminary matches concluded Thursday.
The Americas teams that qualified are SK Gaming, Immortals, Echo Fox and OpTic Gaming, and the European teams are G2 Esports, FaZe Clan, Team Dignitas and Alternate Attax. They join the top eight teams from Season 1: champions Virtus.pro, Fnatic, Astralis, Mousesports, Cloud9, Na’Vi, Ninjas in Pyjamas and Team EnVyUs.
SK Gaming may be the favorite going into Season 2 as long as the team stays healthy. The current members of SK Gaming won ESL One Cologne in July and were the top team in ELeague Season 1 until they were disqualified for moving to a new organization (they were playing under Luminosity Gaming until July 1). Player Fer was out for about a month and the team was not performing too well, but now that Fer’s back in action the team is dominating again. Read more…