Epic Esports Events released the Group Stage schedule of EPICENTER 2017, and announced the list of talent that will take part at the event.
Yesterday, the groups of the best-of-three double-elimination Group Stage have been drawn.
On October 23, FaZe Clan, TyLoo, Vega, and Liquid will battle in the Wild Card tournament to earn a place in the groups. Two of them will have to leave Yubileyny Sports Palace, in St. Petersburg, Russia before the start of the main event.
Group Stage Schedule
October 24 (CEST)
10:00 - SK Gaming vs. Virtus.pro
13:00 - Astralis vs. G2 Esports
16:00 - Gambit vs FaZe/Tyloo
19:00 - North vs Vega/Liquid
October 25 (CEST)
10:00 - Lower Bracket
13:00 - Lower Bracket
16:00 - Upper Bracket
19:00 - Upper Bracket
October 26 (CEST)
10:00 - Decider
13:00 - Decider
The top two teams from each group will move to the best-of-three single-elimination Playoffs, while the Grand Final will feature a best-of-five battle.
A total of seven experts of the scene will lead us during EPICENTER 2017.
The role of host went to Alex "Machine" Richardson - in the past year, the charismatic Englishman hosted multiple events for ESL, DreamHack, and more. Two analysts and two duos of commentators finish the list.
Alex "Machine" Richardson - Host
Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill - Analyst
Janko "YNk" Paunović - Analyst
Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett - Commentator
Henry "HenryG" Greer - Commentator
Jason "moses" O’Toole - Commentator
Anders Blume - Commentator
Header image by Adela Sznajder - DreamHack