Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 viewer’s guide

Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 viewer’s guide

This week, there are more Counter-Strike 2 esports to watch, with the BLAST Premier Fall Finals 2023 now complete. We are, of course, talking about the Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 event! Here’s what you need to know so you don’t miss out on any of the action.

Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 details

Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 is a LAN event taking place in Finland at the Espoo Metro Arena. The tournament starts this Thursday, 29 November, and runs until Sunday, 3 December 2023, when a champion will be crowned.

Eight teams are competing for their share of the $200,000 prize pool. At the current Dollar to Rand exchange rate, that’s roughly R3.7 million. The action begins with a Group Stage featuring a double-elimination format (GSL-style), two groups of four teams each.

Opening matches are BO1, while all other matches are BO3. The top two teams from each group advance to the Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 playoffs.

Group A teams:
  • ENCE
  • Fnatic
  • GamerLegion
  • HAVU Gaming
Group B teams:
  • MOUZ
  • FURIA Esports
  • Complexity
  • Apeks

Following the group stage, a single-elimination bracket will be played, where the semifinals are BO3, and the grand final is BO5.

Complexity is in attendance, so we will see South African IGL Johnny ” JT” Theodosiou and coach Tiaan “T.c.” Coertzen competes. You can catch all the CS2 esports action from the Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 tournament on the ElisaEsports Twitch channel.

Header image via Elisa Esports.

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