Win your team's spot at the MSI MGA offline finals during the ESL One New York tournament via the MSI MGA qualifiers on ESEA!
MSI and ESL One are partnering up to bring the $60,000 MSI Masters Gaming Arena (MGA) CS:GO circuit to the Big Apple. Four teams from across the world will get the chance to compete at the MSI MGA offline finals during ESL One New York, with the Grand Finals taking place on the main stage just before the ESL One Grand Finals.
The MSI MGA:
The road to claim the MSI MGA trophy and a chunk of the $60,000 prize purse starts this July in North America, Europe, APAC and CIS. Only the best team from each region will earn an all-expenses paid trip to ESL One New York to compete in the double elimination offline finals.
The MSI MGA Grand Finals which are taking place prior to the ESL One New York Grand Finals will be analysed and commentated by the ESL One New York talent on the official livestream. Do you think you have what it takes to make it to New York and play on the big stage? Then be sure to sign your team up to the MSI MGA!
North American Qualifier:
Unlimited slots, Single Elimination bo1 bracket. For each Open qualifier six teams will qualify to the regional playoffs. For the last chance qualifier the top two teams will qualify for the regional finals
Open Qualifier #1
When: Saturday, 21st July
Registration closes: Saturday 21st at 3:00 PM ET
Check in closes: Saturday 21st at 3:55 PM ET
Event starts: Saturday, 21st at 4:00 PM ET
Open Qualifier #2
When: Saturday, 28th July
Registration closes: Saturday 28th at 3:00 PM ET
Check in closes: Saturday 28th at 3:55 PM ET
Event starts: Saturday, 28th at 4:00 PM ET
Last Chance Qualifier
When: Saturday, 4th August
Registration closes: Saturday 4th at 3:00 PM ET
Check in closes: Saturday 4th at 3:55 PM ET
Event starts: Saturday, 4th at 4:00 PM ET
Event starts: Saturday, August 11th at 12:00 noon ET
The regional qualifiers will consist of a single elimination, best of three bracket.
Registration closes 1 hour before the start time. At that point rosters will lock for the open qualifier and check in will open. Rosters cannot change for the Open qualifier once registration closes so please make sure you add a reliable stand in to your roster. Please make sure all coaches/back ups are on your roster before registration closes. Teams have until 5 minutes before the event is set to start in order to check in. Teams who have not checked in at that stage will be removed from the event.
For this event teams will be able to add two players between the regional playoffs and the qualifiers.