ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational: Group B Begins

A lot of marquee names will be competing this week in Group B of the ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational in Atlanta, Georgia.  On Friday, April 21st, the players will battle for a spot in the playoffs where they have a chance to earn a portion of the $250,000 prize pool.

Justin Wong and Daigo shake hands during the Group B Preliminary Round.

This week’s lineup is Justin Wong, Hiroyuki “Eita” Nagata, Daigo Umehara, Yu-lin Bruce “GamerBee” Hsiang, Darryl “Snake Eyez” Lewis and Eduardo “PR Balrog” Perez.   The showcase matches will be televised on TBS, while the live streams of all of the matches can be found at live.eleague.com, Twitch and YouTube beginning at 6pm EST on Friday.

Two weeks ago, long time legend Yusuke Momochi and teen talent Victor “Punk” Woodley were the two players to advance from Group A to the playoffs, with Punk winning the group in emphatic fashion.

The action continues into the next month with Group C on Friday, May 5th, and Group D on Friday, May 12th.

The playoffs for the $250,000 prize will begin on Friday, May 26th 2017.

Photos courtesy of ELEAGUE

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