With NiP and OpTic making it through the European Minor, we now know the full list of teams competing at the FACEIT CS:GO London Major.
A whole 24 teams will have the chance to compete for the $1,000,000 prize pool. The 8 Minors’ Teams will be competing against the bottom 8 of the previous Boston ELEAGUE Major 2018 in the New Challengers’ stage between 5 – 9 September.
The top 8 teams from the New Challengers will then join The Current Legends at the CS:GO FACEIT London Major 2018 from 12 – 16 September. The top 8 from this round will fight for the major trophy at the Wembley Arena from 20 – 24 September.
Confused? We’ll break it down for you.
The FACEIT Major New Challengers Team List
The two teams who qualified from each regional qualifier (Americas, CIS, Asia, and EU) will firstly compete against Boston’s Fallen starting 5 September 2018. The full list of teams is as follows:
Gambit Esports, Vega Squadron, Space Soldiers, BIG
Astralis, Team Liquid, North, Virtus Pro
The Minors’ Champions
Ninjas In Pyjamas, compLexity Gaming, HellRaisers, Renegades,
OpTic Gaming, Rogue, Team Spirit, Tyloo
32 teams. 14 days of CS action.
We now have the 8 #FACEITMinor teams qualified for the FACEIT Major:
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— FACEIT (@FACEIT) July 22, 2018
The FACEIT Major Current Legends Team List
The top 8 teams who qualify from the New Challengers stage will then face off against the top 8 teams from the previous major starting on 12 September 2018. The full list of teams in the Current Legends are:
Cloud 9, FaZe Clan, Natus Vincere, MiBR
Mousesports, Winstrike Team, G2 Esports, Fnatic
The top 8 teams from this stage will then go on to compete for the FACEIT London Major trophy. The event will commence at the SSE Arena Wembley on 20 September 2018.
CS:GO FACEIT Major Tickets
Tickets for the FACEIT London Major are currently available from the FACEIT Website.
Premium and VIP tickets are sold out, but Individual Day Passes are still available at £15 per day.
With players like s1mple, Niko, dev1ce, and Stewie2k competing for the $500,000 grand prize, it’s set to be one of the biggest esports events of 2018.