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The Eleague Major Boston 2018 will start the new year with a big bang, featuring the best CSGO betting sites whilst keeping updated with what is going in the major event. The third Counter-Strike Major qualifiers will be held in Atlanta between the 12th until the 22nd January and the main event will take place in Boston on the 26th until 28th January 2018. The competition will feature 24 esports teams that will compete for a spot in the main event offering a prize pool of $1 million.
The Eleague Major CS:GO Qualifier Group Stage and the main event will take place on the consecutive weekends, streaming live on our site, EsportsOnly.com, Eleague.com Twitch and YouTube. Whilst following the Major, you get to see how good the professional players really are, giving you more insight so as to make the best choice in CSGO betting.
Last year’s Eleague Major held in January 2017 saw the best CSGO teams battle against each other. The Semi-Finals saw Astralis beat Fnatic with a record of 2-0 and another match featured Virtus.Pro defeat SK Gaming with the result of 2-0. In the Final match, the Danish star players reigned over the Polish gamers with a score of 2-1, to claim the first prize of $500K.
Eleague and Valve have rebranded the different stages of the Eleague Major 2018 qualifiers. The top eight that were directly invited are known as the Current Legends, whilst sixteen New Challengers are divided into two groups Krakow’s Fallen and The Minor Champions. These squads will get to compete against each other in the group stages in order to proceed to the main event, Eleague Boston Major 2018.
The eight teams that failed to rank at PGL Major are known as the Krakow’s Fallen include Cloud9, Flipsid3 Tactics, G2 Esports, Natus Vincere, Mousesports, Sprout, Faze Clan and Vega Squadron.
As for the Minor Champions, eight professional teams qualified through four different regions. Two European minor qualifiers, Space Soldiers and Team EnVyUs, two American minor qualified teams, Team Liquid and Misfits. The CIS top CSGO units that qualified are Avangar and Quantum Bellator Fire as well as for the Asia Minor qualfiers are Renegades and Flash Gaming.
The Latest News on the Eleague Major 2018
100 Thieves, a new Brazilian CS: GO team was a participant in the major competition but due to immigration issues they will not be able to attend. With a majority of former Immortal players, HEN1, LUCAS1 and fnx that showed the esports scene that no matter what happens, the show must go on. The unit also acquired the pro gamers, kNgV- and bit to prove that the unit has the potential, skills and tactics to be on top.
Therefore the CSGO teams that will battle in the qualfiiers have more to fight for to earn the spot instead of 100 Thieves in the main event.
The legendary 7 squads have participated in the PGL Major Krakow 2017, ranking in the top 8, they automatically earned their spot in the Eleague Major. These top CSGO teams include:
Astralis are known for their consistency in the esports tournaments. The Danes are one of the European favourites that won the Eleague Major Atlanta and the Clash for Cash: The Rematch. Astralis may not have played their best for a while but they are ready to show the world their fighting skills, entertaining the esports audiences with dev1ce back in the CS roster after he was on medical leave.
BIG or Berlin International Gaming company created by former NRG players gob b, Legija and tabsen in January 2017. Never looking back, always forward, the German players have the Eleague Major 2018 title in their sights and will do their utmost to play their best with a few surprising strategies in their sleeve.
Fnatic have become one of the fan favourites that have made quite a few accomplishments. Over the past two months, FNC have regained their motivation reaching the semi-finals of esports tournaments to be one of the best CSGO teams. Proving their gaming worth at the Eleague Major 2018 in Boston will give them the drive to continue fighting until the last minute.
Having won the PGL Major Krakow 2017 premier title, Gambit beat Immortals in the finals with a record of 2-1. The team has gone through a few changes in Counter-Strike roster with Zeus and Kane who left the squad and were replaced by HObbit and fitch. Gambit are a squad to watch out for as they could surprise up to the very last minute.
North should never be underestimated for they have the potential to reach the Semi-Finals and beyond. Although they have had a few poor performances, they are climbing the ranks, making the Counter-Strike fans watch out for the Northeners at the Eleague Major Boston 2018.
At the moment, SK is the top CS: GO team in the world according to HLTV.org. They squad have recently won the esports tournaments, ESL Pro League Season 6 and Blast Pro Series: Copenhagen 2017 as well as the EPICENTER 2017. The Brazilian top CSGO players are known for their strong tactics and incredible aim that will definitely give a show on stage at the Eleague Major.
The proud Polish VP players are quite the experienced CSGO team that have become favourites in esports tournaments. Over the past two months Virtus.Pro have had a few poor performances in the WESG 2017 Europe Finals and the Esports Championship Series Season 4. VP are united to work together, having the potential to beat any pro team in the Eleague Major 2018.