The CLG CS:GO and newly minted CLG Red CS:GO squads are competing this weekend at ESWC 2015, held in Montreal, QC from July 10th - 12th.
Coming off their recent top four finish at ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1 LAN Finals, CLG are coming into ESWC with a lot of momentum on their side. Having taken games from both Keyd Stars and the number one ranked team in the world Fnatic, they are looking to prove that they're here to stay among the top teams in the world. ESWC 2015 features a BO1 Group Stage consisting of four groups of four teams, with the top two teams from each group progressing to the BO3 Single Elimination playoffs. The format where teams will be competing for a share of the $75,000 prize pool, with $30,000 going to the top team. CLG will be battling it out in Group D along with the French Team EnVyUs, the Australians in Renegades, and the South African squad of Bravado Gaming. Their first game of the event kicks off Friday at 3:30 PM Local Time as they square off against Renegades.
Meanwhile for CLG Red, this will be their first event representing CLG, and they'll be looking to claim an astonishing 7th ESWC Women's Title this weekend in Montreal. The Womens event features a BO1 Group Stage consisting of two groups of four teams, with two teams from each group advancing to the BO3 Single Elimination playoffs. The teams will be competing for a share of the $15,000 prize pool, with $7,000 going to the winners of the event. CLG Red will be competing in Group B along with the French squads of Team ACER and Epsilon eSports, and the Norwegian team LGB eSports. Their first game of the event kicks off Saturday at 3:30PM Local Time as they face off against Epsilon eSports.
If you're in the Montreal area, both CLG and CLG Red will be having meet and greet sessions at the ESWC event. The meet and greet session for CLG will begin on Friday from 11:00 AM to 11:25 AM Local Time, while the meet and greet session for CLG Red will begin on Saturday from 1:10 PM to 1:35 PM Local Time.
You can catch both events live over at ESWC's official site at www.eswc.com.