James Bardolph and Dan Kapadia Return as Commentators Alongside Henry Greer, Matthew Trivett and More at the ECS Finals Streaming Live December 15-17

SANTA MONICA, CALIF., Nov. 30, 2017 – The Esports Championship Series (ECS) has announced the talent lineup for the Season 4 Finals including new analyst, Jordan ‘n0thing’ Gilbert, and returning commentators James Bardolph, Dan Kapadia and many more. The ECS Season 4 Finals take place at Hard Rock Hotel in Cancun, Mexico on December 15-17, with each of the three days to be broadcast around the world exclusively on FACEIT’s official YouTube Gaming channel – https://gaming.youtube.com/faceit.

The full list of talent includes influential figures in the esports community offering play-by-play commentary, in-depth analysis and behind the scenes specials throughout the three days of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matches set against the idyllic backdrop of Cancun, Mexico. The lineup talent at the ECS Season 4 Finals are:

  • James Bardolph and Daniel ‘ddk’ Kapadia – Commentators (@jamesbardolph / @followddk)
  • Henry ‘HenryG’ Greer  – Commentator (@HenryGcsgo)
  • Matthew ‘Sadokist’ Trivett – Commentator (@Sadokist)
  • Tomi ‘lurppis’ Kovanen – Analyst (@lurppis)
  • Jordan ‘n0thing’ Gilbert – Analyst (@n0thing)
  • Janko ‘YNk’ Paunović – Analyst (@OnFireYNk)
  • Jason ‘moses’ O’Toole – Analyst (@onfiremoses)
  • Alex Richardson – Desk Host (@MACHINEgg)
  • Pala Gilroy Sen – Roving Reporter (@Pala)

All of the teams participating in Season 4 of ECS can sign up for co-ownership in the league and play a role in determining representation on the league’s governing committee. The ECS is providing a collective $1.5M for Season 4 that will go toward the league’s prize pool and supportive funds that will provide player and team stability. This includes helping organizations provide better salaries, facilities and equipment that will improve the overall conditions and welfare for players, while furnishing the ecosystem of ECS with a more structured framework to operate within.

In addition, the ECS will be returning to the SSE Arena, Wembley in 2018 for its Season 5 Finals. The public event will host exciting activities, including team signing sessions, giveaways, celebrity appearances, ECS swag distribution, and two days of the world’s greatest CS:GO teams battling for supremacy. Tickets can be purchased at early bird discounted price at: https://wembley.csgoleague.com/tickets/.

For more information on the Esports Championship Series, visit www.csgoleague.com or follow the league on Twitter (@ECSleague).



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