Esports Champion League (ECL) has announced a new season starting set to kick-off on May 5. China’s top 16 teams have been invited to participate in the league for a base prize pool of $32,000.
Esports Champion League ECL is a biannual offline Chinese event. Last season featured only 10 teams and ran from September through December 2014. Newbee took down IG in the 3-2 series, claiming the championship title. This years’ prize pool is more than double than it was last fall.
The tournament will begin on May 5 and conclude on June 31.
1st: 130,000 RMB (~$21,153)
2nd: 50,000 RMB (~$8,136)
3rd: 20,000 RMB (~$3,254)
Esports Champion League format:
The league will begin with a four group Round Robin. One team from each group will advance to the next phase. Details for the LAN finals will be announced soon.
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