- Reigning champions FaZe Clan and IEM champions Fnatic are both competing
- Twenty teams will battle it out for a share of the $750,000 (£540k) prize pool
- The ECS also returns to London with the finals held in the SSE Arena, Wembley
The ECS returns tomorrow (March 13) with Season Five and now the full line-up has been revealed with some of the world’s best teams competing.
Reigning ECS Champions FaZe Clan are ready to defend their crown and will be desperate to get their revenge on Fnatic who recently beat them in the final of IEM Katowice.
There are also four new teams competing thanks to new ECS Challenger Cup. PGL Major winners Gambit secured their place by winning the European Challenger Cup while eUnited defeated TeamOne in the lower bracket final for the third and final place in Season Five. The full list of teams can be found below.
ECS Champions will want their revenge on Fnatic (above) after losing in the IEM Katowice final
This year the ECS is returning to London with the finals on June 9 and 10 being held in Wembley’s 12,500 capacity SSE Arena. Tickets are available now and students can get 50% off here.
The league boasts a huge prize pool this year of $750k (£540k), increasing by $110k (£79k) from last season.
Overall the ECS is providing $1.25million (£899k) for Season Five, adding supportive funds for teams and players on top of the prize pool. This helps organisations provide better salaries, facilities and equipment while benefiting the welfare for players.
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