With Esports Championship Series Season 2 Finals a little under a week away, some of CS:GO’s best are headed to Anaheim, California, to compete for a sizable chunk of the $750,000 prize pool.

But as the last premier tournament before the ELEAGUE Major in January, there’s a lot more riding on a LAN win in California.

For SK Gaming, Cloud9, Astralis and Dignitas, taking the ECS title would mean a chance to end 2016 on a much-needed high, going a long way in solidifying their own end to a whirlwind year of Counter-Strike.

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