The talented folks that will bring all the action live to spectators for PGL Bucharest Major has been revealed.

PGL Bucharest Major will be hosted by beloved Englishman, Paul “Redeye” Chaloner, supported by some of the community’s favorite casters and analysts.

On hand will be many of the Moonduck TV casters, including Shannon “SUNSfan” Scotten, alongside now freelancer Toby “TobiWan” Dawson.  Fans can look forward to some unique and entertaining conent coming in from Jake “Sir Action Slacks” Kanner and Lawrence “Malystryx” Phillips and the always welcome insights from Jack “KBBQ” Chen about the Chinese players, scene, interviews and memes.

PGL Bucharest Major

Sixteen of the best teams from around the world will be competing for the lion’s share of the $1,000,000 prize pool and 1500 TI8 qualifying points. PGL Bucharest Major will begin with a closed group stage, taking place at the PGL offices between March 4-7. The Group Stage will feature a Swiss Tournament format in which eight teams will be eliminated. For the remaining eight teams, the action will then move to Polyvalent Hall to be played in front of a live audience from  March 9-11th. The Main Event will be single elimination brackets ending with a five game series for the Grand Finals.

PGL Bucharest Major teams:

Direct Invites:
China Newbee
South East Asia Mineski
Russia Virtus.pro
Europe Team Liquid
United States Evil Geniuses
Europe Team Secret
Ukraine Natus Vincere
United States compLexity Gaming
China ViCi Gaming
China LFY

Qualified:
China VGJ.Thunder (China qualifier)
Philippines TnC Pro Gaming (SEA qualifier)
United States OpTic Gaming (NA qualifier)
Brazil paiN Gaming (SA qualifier)
Europe OG (EU qualifier)
CIS Vega Squadron (CIS qualifier)

 

Source: Gosugamers