IEM Oakland talent list announced
ESL have announced the talent list for next week's event in Oakland:
|OJ Borg - Stage host|
|Tres "stunna" Saranthus - Interviewer|
|Alex "Machine" Richardson - Desk host|
|Janko "YNk" Paunović - Analyst|
|Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill - Analyst|
|Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert - Analyst|
|Henry "HenryG" Greer - Commentator|
|Mathew "Sadokist" Trivett - Commentator|
|Jason "moses" O'Toole - Commentator|
|John "BLU" Mullen - Commentator|
|Harry Russell - Commentator|
|James "JamezIRL" Macaulay - Commentator|
|Heather "sapphiRe" Garazzo - Observer|
|DJ "Prius" Kuntz - Observer|
|Efren Chuong - Observer|
While both Russell and Macaulay have worked ESL LAN events before, this will be the rookie outing for both of them that is not done from a remote studio.
The $300,000 event will run from November 14 - 19, beginning with the group stages and culminating with arena days on the final two days of the event. Twelve top teams from around the world (including South East Asia) will be duking it out to see who will take home the trophy.
For G2, SK and FaZe, there will be the added prize of attempting to gain their second victories that count for the $1,000,000 Intel Grand Slam Challenge.