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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

ESL One will return to Brooklyn's Barclays Center next year

The deal will last four years.

  • Text: Sam Bishop
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ESL has announced that Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, will once again be home to the ESL One Event next year in a deal that will last for four years.

The next event will be on September 16 next year and will feature CS:GO again, and tickets will go on sale on December 15 (you can purchase them here).

"After the debut in October this year, showing us some of the best players in the world in both CS:GO and Street Fighter V, ESL One New York is now set to be a pillar in the tournament calendar for years to come," the announcement reads.

Steven Roberts, Executive Chairman of ESL North America, said: "We are thrilled to make Barclays Center the home of ESL One for the next four years. This partnership will allow fans to experience the thrill of a professional esports competition in a first class venue and extend our reach with online viewership."

Chuck Steedman, Chief Operating Officer of AEG Facilities, who ESL has partnered with for the announcement, added: "There is no doubt that Barclays Center is the ideal venue to showcase ESL One. Along with our strategic partners ESL, we believe that the state-of-the-art amenities, facilities and technology Barclays Center has become known for combined with the passionate and savvy fans who attend esports events in the region will create the most incredible atmosphere and experience this signature event has ever encountered. It's these type of core events that will continue to play a role in the tremendous growth of esports we are now witnessing worldwide."

"This announcement is the next step in our strategy to position Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment venues as the home to esports events. We are proud to align with ESL and AEG to grow the exposure of esports in the market and attract a new audience to Barclays Center," continued Brett Yormark, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment:

Will you be getting tickets for next year's event?

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Photo: Bilyana Dimitrova