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This Weekend: HCS Indianapolis by PGL

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Season 2 of the Halo Championship Series is nearing its conclusion, and we’ve got just one more LAN tournament in regular season play! HCS Indianapolis is this weekend and not only will teams be fighting for their share of $50,000, but they’ll also be fighting for their spot in the Season 2 Finals next month at the HCS Season 2 Finals by ESL in Burbank, California. Taking a look at the current standings, Evil Geniuses has continued their domination, winning six out of the eight total tournaments this season. They certainly seem to be the favorites going into the tournament, but hot on their heels are Denial and Winterfox - both of whom are hungry for victory. This will also be the first HCS LAN tournament in which the legendary esports organization Team Liquid makes their appearance. Lead by Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, Team Liquid will be looking to solidify their place in the Season 2 Finals.

Here’s all the information you’ll need for this weekend:

WHAT:

  • Final open tournament in Season 2 of the Halo Championship Series

START TIMES:

  • Friday - 2:45PM Eastern
  • Saturday - 12PM Eastern
  • Sunday - 12PM Eastern

WHERE:

  • Indy PopCon 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana

WATCH:

  • Indy PopCon 2015, Indiana Convention Center
  • Halo Channel & Twitch.tv/Halo

STAKES:

  • $50,000
  • Qualification for Season 2 Finals

We’ve also got four custom Xbox One consoles that we’ll be giving away. Stay tuned to @Halo for details on how to win!

[tweet]<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">We'll be giving away FOUR of these custom <a href="https://twitter.com/Xbox">@Xbox</a> One consoles during HCS Indianapolis on 6/26! Stay tuned for details. <a href="http://t.co/CenEmcZi77">pic.twitter.com/CenEmcZi77</a></p>— Halo (@Halo) <a href="https://twitter.com/Halo/status/612014480445194240">June 19, 2015</a></blockquote>
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The eight teams with the most HCS points after this tournament will be flown out to ESL Studios in Burbank, CA to determine the Season 2 Champion. With so much on the line for this tournament, we’re expecting all competitors to come out swinging. If you’re in the Indianapolis area stop by Indy PopCon and catch the action in person, and if you’re looking to tune in from the comfort of your own couch, you can watch on Halo Channel or Twitch.tv/Halo. Best of luck to all teams competing this weekend!

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