News - MGA 2018

MGA 2018 Came to the Perfect Ending in New York. Kazakhstan eSport Team AVANGAR Crowned Champion!

[Taipei, Taiwan] Heading into its Grand Final, MGA (MSI Gaming Arena) 2018 saw the world's top 4 CS:GO teams from CIS, North America and Eurpe fighting for the coveted MGA trophy on 9/30 at ESL One New York 2018. Finally, the team AVANGAR from Kazakhtan won the championship.

ESL One 2018 Grand Finals in New York
MSI, the Official Gaming Partner

[Taipei, Taiwan] ESL One 2018 Grand Finals, one of the biggest and world class Counter-Strike competition, once again returns to New York, USA! MSI, the world leading gaming brand, is the only gaming partner of this great tournament to exclusively provide the gaming devices such as MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS gaming motherboard and MSI GeForce® RTX 2080 GAMING X TRIO gaming graphics card for eSports teams. During 9/29~9/30, 8 top CS:GO eSports teams, 5 invites and 3 qualifiers, from around the world will compete for a US$250,000 prize pool. Brooklyn will rumble with the roars of thousands of gamers and fans as ESL One makes its third annual visit to Barclays Center.

MGA 2018 World Championship Descends upon New York, September 30

[Taipei, Taiwan] Heading into its Grand Final, MGA (MSI Gaming Arena) 2018 will see the world's top CS:GO teams fighting for the coveted MGA trophy and the US$60,000 prize pool on September 30 at ESL One New York 2018. “We are thrilled to partner with ESL One to bring MGA 2018 Grand Final to New York. We would love for you to join us on September 30, to witness the intense CS:GO battles that will unfold, to get hands-on with industry-leading MSI GAMING hardware that delivers the best in performance and design,” says Sam Chern, MSI Assistant Vice President of Global Marketing.

MSI Gaming Arena 2018 Is Nearing Its Heated Finale

Winners of regional qualifiers will battle for a spot at the top in New York, September 30

[Taipei, Taiwan] The MGA (MSI Gaming Arena) 2018 saw nearly 700 teams signed up for the various regional qualifiers, but only one team each from Europe, CIS, North America and APAC has braved the qualifier gauntlet and we’re looking forward to seeing them all in action in the Barclays Center, New York on September 30.


What’s better than one CS:GO tournament in New York? Two of course! MSI and ESL One are partnering up to bring the USD $60,000 MSI Gaming Arena (MGA) CS:GO circuit to the Big Apple. Four teams from across the world will get the chance to compete at the MSI MGA offline finals during ESL One New York, with the Grand Finals taking place on the main stage just before the ESL One Grand Finals.

MGA Qualifiers had closed!