ESL revealed the Oakland talent list
Posted: Nov 12, 2017 Written by: do_0h

The guys behind the Germany Electronic eSports League have released the complete talent line-up for their Oakland Counter-Strike:Global Offensive stop.


Runnin from 16'th of November till 19'th of November in United States Oakland, United States California, United States of America, the event will feature a total of $300000 in cash prize.


A total of 12 teams will line at the start for their share in prize money.


The teams are splited in two Groups of six teams, with the first in each group at the end of the Group Stage advancing in the Semifinals, while Top2 and Top3 will go into the Quarterfinals.


The Groups are as follow:

Group A Group B
Brazil SK.Gaming European Union FaZe Clan
United States Cloud9 France G2.eSports
Sweden Ninjas in Pyjamas Kazakhstan Gambit Gaming
Denmark Team Astralis United States Team Liquid
Mongolia The MongolZ Brazil Team Immortals
France Team EnVyUs European Union OpTic Gaming


As for the talent list, there are the big names to be seen as it features the likes of:

  • United Kingdom Oliver James Borg 'OJ Borg' D'Anastasi - (stage host)
  • United Kingdom Alex 'Machine' Richardson - (desk host)
  • United States Tres 'stunna' Saranthus - (interviewer)
  • Australia Chad 'SPUNJ' Burchill - (analyst)
  • Serbia Janko 'YNk' Paunovic - (analyst)
  • United States Jordan 'n0thing' Gilbert - (analyst)
  • United Kingdom Henry 'HenryG' Greer - (caster)
  • Canada Matthew 'Sadokist' Trivett - (caster)
  • Harry 'JustHarry' Russel - (caster)
  • United States Jason 'Moses' O'Toole - (caster)
  • United States John 'BLU' Mullen - (caster)
  • United States James 'JamezIRL' Macaulay - (caster)
  • United States Dj 'Prius' Kuntz - (in-game observer)
  • United States Heather 'sapphiRe' Garozzo - (in-game observer)
  • United States Efren 'encg' Chuong - (in-game observer)


Prize distribution is as follow:

  • 1'st. - $125000
  • 2'nd. - $50000
  • 3'rd./4'th. - $25000 each
  • 5'th./6'th. - $12000 each
  • 7'th./8'th. - $5000 each
  • 9'th./10'th. - $3500 each
  • 11'th./12'th. - $2000 each
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