Street Fighter V Tournament Headed to TBS

first_img ‘Project Resistance’ Trailer Shows New Multiplayer ‘Resident Evil’11 Things We’re Looking Forward to at PAX West Stay on target It’s no secret that eSports is becoming more popular in America. During last year’s EVO event, folks were able to watch the Street Fighter V finals on ESPN2. Now, Street Fighter V will be getting the full ELEAGUE treatment when it makes its debut on TBS.So what exactly is this? The ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational is a multi-week invitational tournament. It will air on both TBS and Twitch. Hosted by Turner, the tournament features a prize pool of $250,000.The invitational is made up of three phases. These include the qualifying rounds, the group stage, and the finals. During the qualifying rounds, players face everyone in their respective group in a best-of-three round robin. Two players from each group with the worst records will be eliminated. The rest will move on to the group stage portion of the event.Players belonging to the group stage will also face everyone else in their group in a best-of-three round robin. The winners of each group will move on to the finals in the upper/winner’ bracket. The runner-up of these groups will move to the finals of the lower/loser’s bracket. The top eight players will proceed to the best-of-five finals bracket.This will all begin today, March 27 at 4 pm EST/7pm PST. The qualifying rounds for groups B, C, and D will start at the same time on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. These rounds will only be streamed on Twitch.Group stage play takes place on Fridays throughout April and May. Group A will play on April 7, Group B on April 21, Group C on May 5, and Group D on May 12. These matches will be streamed on Twitch at indeterminate dates. The final matches of the group will start at 10 pm EST/7pm PST and will be broadcast on TBS and Twitch. The eight winning players will compete in the finals on Friday, May 26. The opening rounds for these will be streamed on Twitch, while the final rounds will be simulcast on TBS and Twitch.There will also be three special episodes scattered throughout the season. Three special episodes are set to air throughout the season. An episode that recaps the qualifying round is set to air on Friday, March 31. The next special after that will air on Friday, April 28. A finals preview will air on Friday, May 19. All of these will be broadcast on TBS and Twitch at 10 pm EST/7pm PST.You can watch the The ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational on Twitch by following this link. TBS can be watched on cable TV. You can also watch TBS online on its website. TBS is also available through a subscription to either PlayStation Vue, Sling, or DirecTV Now.last_img

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