In the words of Bruce Buffer: It’ssssssssss…..timeeeeeeeeee! After a year full of excitement, the Red Bull Battle Grounds Grand Finals are finally happening this weekend. From September 20– 21 at the Lincoln Theatre, eight pro StarCraft II player, who have battled hundreds of competitors to secure their spot in D.C., will face-off against each other for the title of champion and the lion’s share of a $50K prize pool.
The Festivities start this afternoon at 3:30 PM EST at Georgetown University where “The Business of eSports Panel” (moderated by Day) will be held and feature top personalities from the eSports world to discuss its world.
We’ll be hosting both the panel and the entire tournament below all weekend long. The tournament will start at 8 AM PST on Saturday and Sunday.
Check out a list of the event’s player roster below and the stream below that:
· Won “PartinG” Lee Sak (Winner of last year’s Red Bull Battle Grounds New York City)
· Kim Yoo “sOs” Jin (Runner-up of last year’s Red Bull Battle Grounds New York City)
Qualified Players (and their Red Bull winning qualifier):
· Sasha “Scarlett” Hostyn (North America)
· Choi “Bomber” Ji Sung (Atlanta)
· Cho “Trap” Sung Ho (Wildcard)
· Park “DongRaeGu” Soo Ho (Global)
· Kim “Cure” Doh Wook (Online Open)
· Choi “Polt” Seong Hun (Detroit)