ESEA Season 27: Premier Division - North America

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[e][h]ESEA Season 27: Premier Division - North America
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
ESEA
Mountain Dew
Type:
Online
Location:
North America North America
Format:
League (Bo1)
Playoffs
Start Date:
2018-01-23
End Date:
2018-03-26
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Cache • Cobblestone • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train
Teams
Number of Teams:
24

About[edit]

Broadcast talent[edit]

  • Observer:
    • United Kingdom Misty (Jordan Johnson)

Format[edit]

  • League Play
    • 24 teams, with 16 games for each.
  • Playoffs
    • Single elimination bracket (Bo3)

Prize Pool[edit]

Participants[edit]

Torqued9, 19, 42, 51, 54
Rise Nation27, 33, 43, 47
Say No More34, 37, 45, 56, 60
No Tenemos Nada8, 26, 36, 58, 59,68
Mythic57
1USA fl0m 
2USA Polen 
3USA adreN 
4USA anger 
5USA hazed 
Mask Off4, 12, 21, 22, 31, 70
1USA GRAMPZ 
2Canada tyfoon 
3USA Hydrex 
4USA tweiss 
5USA jcrueL 
6USA Vanity 
CCanada Seaside 
Grizzlys Esports1, 17, 18, 24, 45, 63
1Turkey REOVA 
2Canada vek 
3Canada PLAYER1 
4USA KLUMZ 
5USA theTRUTH 
subtLe32
1Canada OCEAN 
2Canada dsr 
3USA no_one 
4USA Laski 
5Canada LILMAN 
CCanada knc1 
LFAO3, 18, 20, 23, 28, 39, 55
Freedom 355, 20, 40, 50, 64
1USA 4sh0t 
2Canada montE 
3USA food 
4USA Winsum 
5USA Tex 
6USA raz 
Iceberg Esports16, 48, 50
1USA alter 
2USA stellar 
3Canada hades 
4USA tconnors 
5Canada djay 
CUSA agM 
Team BlackOut2, 6, 14, 73
1USA Fighter 
2USA impsta 
3USA kaboose 
4USA aproto 
5USA dee 
6Canada TenZ 
Ronin Esports10, 21, 33, 66, 67
1France Xp3 
2USA RIKO 
3USA REZU 
4USA reltuC 
5USA wrath 
6Canada Jonji 
CUSA flowsicK 
Wise Gaming29, 38, 44, 46, 52, 53, 61
1USA N4j 
2USA SJP 
3USA Lui 
4USA shonk 
5Canada Magowi 
TBD
1 TBD 
2 TBD 
3 TBD 
4 TBD 
5 TBD 

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 Canada gMd and Canada subroza depart FRENCH CANADIANS following poor results last season. [1]
2 Naventic's players leave the organization after allegations that they failed they pay their players. They will play as ex-Naventic. [2]
3 Brazil pavel departs LFAO and returns to Brazil. [3]
4 Beacon eSports parts ways with their ESEA Season 26: Premier roster. They will play as ex-Beacon eSports. [4]
5 USA floppy leaves Torqued. [5]
6 ex-Naventic add USA aproto and USA Fighter to the roster. [6]
7 Bushido Boyz are signed by Etherian E-sports. [7]
8 Argentina Kam1kaze departs Gale Force Esports. [8]
9 USA JamezIRL joins GX as coach. [9]
10 The roster of The Entourage are signed by Ronin Esports. [10]
11 Muffin Lightning will now play under the name of Swole Patrol. [11]
12 ex-Beacon eSports announce they have added USA Hydrex to the squad. Additionally, players USA MAiNLiNE, USA ryann, and USA CONVICT reveal that they will not be staying with the squad. [12]
13 ex-Naventic is signed by Team BlackOut. USA Jeremy9000 joins as coach/manager. [13]
14 USA flashstep moves to a coaching with CheckSix Gaming. [14]
15 USA virtus joins CheckSix Gaming which completes their roster. [15]
16 USA agM joins Iceberg Esports as their new coach. USA Seaside leaves the organization. [16]
17 Turkey REOVA departs FRENCH CANADIANS to join LFAO. He replaces USA karanni on the team. [17]
18 Canada PLAYER1 announces he is stepping down from FRENCH CANADIANS and taking a hiatus from CS:GO. [18]
19 USA dapr departs GX after being accused of poor performance and attitude. He is replaced by Canada Steel from Torqued. [19]
20 USA zNf completes LFAO's roster. [20]
21 USA tweiss departs RONIN citing scheduling issues that would not allow him to commit fully to the team. he joins ex-Beacon eSports. [21]
22 ex-Beacon eSports re-brands to Mask Off.
23 Shortly after joining, Turkey REOVA departs LFAO. His spot is replaced by USA retrQ. [22]
24 Turkey REOVA return to FRENCH CANADIANS. [23]
25 Sweden tabz joins eRa Eternity. [24]
26 Gale Force Esports' players leave the organization citing the organization's failure to pay for work visas, necessary to compete in America, alongside other contractual failures. They will continue to compete as ex-Gale Force Esports. [25]
27 Rise Nation benches Canada Jonji.[26]
28 Shortly after joining LFAO, USA retrQ is replaced by USA draWsouL. [27]
29 Murderers Row 5 is signed by Orion. Canada veK and Canada gizie join to complete the roster. USA lui moves to a backup position. [28]
30 USA Orbit departs F1-racecar-PEEK and is replaced by USA Spongey. [29]
31 USA vanity joins Mask off completing their roster. Canada Seaside joins as coach. [30]
32 subtLe shuffles their roster. Canada els and Canada cardiac depart the team while Canada OCEAN and Canada dsr return from inactivity. [31]
33 Ronin Esports cut USA Tex and acquire Canada Jonji from Rise Nation and USA wrath from Rogue. [32]
34 Ghost Academy signs USA dapr who will be taking USA neptune's spot on the team due to age restrictions in the ESEA Mountain Dew League. [33]
35 AZIO Esports signs USA Mauisnake. [34]
36 ex-Gale Force Esports reforms No Tenemos Nada. [35]
37 USA ShoT_UP announces his inactivity from CS:GO and his departure from Ghost Academy citing lack of motivation and interest in continuing to play CS:GO professionally. His spot on the team is taken by Canada gMd. [36]
38 Canada gizie and Canada veK depart Orion. They are replaced by USA BOOBIE and Orion's subsitute player USA aesthetic. [37]
39 USA draWsouL departs LFAO. USA karanni returns to the team. [38]
40 Following the departure of Canada Steel from Torqued, USA 4sh0t and USA MontE form a new squad called Freedom 35 to compete in Torqued's place. [39]
41 Third Times a Charm is signed by Atmosphere Esports. [40]
42 GX replaces USA witmer with USA floppy. [41]
43 Rise Nation bench Canada vSa. [42]
44 January 27th - USA aesthetic goes inactive due to personal reasons. USA Lui comes out of inactivity to complete Orion's roster. [43]
45 January 28th - Ghost Academy acquire Canada effys from FRENCH CANADIANS replacing USA dapr on the squad. [44]
46 January 28th - Orion parts ways with with its CS:GO Squad shortly after acquiring it. As a result the team reverts to Murderers Row 5 and replace USA BOOBIE with Canada savsz thus reverting to the roster they won ESEA Season 26: Open Division - North America with. [45]
47 January 28th - USA Relyks announces that himself and USA dapr will be playing with Rise Nation during this season of ESEA Premier albeit as un-contracted players. [46]
48 January 30th - Canada crux announces his departure from Iceberg Esports. [47]
49 January 30th - h00liGaNz replace USA todor with crashies. [48]
50 January 30th - Canada djay joins Iceberg Esports to complete their roster. USA raz fills the open spot on Freedom 35. [49]
51 January 31st - USA koosta joins GX. [50]
52 January 31st - Murderers Row 5 bench USA Ghoul and add USA shonk to the active roster. [51]
53 February 1st - USA savsz departs Murderers Row 5 and is replaced by Canada Magowi. [52]
54 February 2nd - After receiving the blessing of Torqued founders USA tck and USA frozt, GX elect to play under the Torqued name. [53]
55 February 4th - February 3rd - LFAO replace USA karanni with USA robby. [54]
56 February 4th - Ghost Academy disband and their roster splits up. The fate of their MDL spot is currently unknown. [55]
57 February 4th - USA LeX departs Mythic and is replaced by USA hazed. [56]
58 February 5th - Mexico MarkE departs No Tenemos Nada. [57]
59 February 5th - Argentina Straka joins No Tenemos Nada to complete their roster. [58]
60 February 5th - ex-Ghost Academy reform as Say No More and add Canada Dallas to the squad. [59]
61 February 6th - Murderers Row 5 is signed by Wise Gaming. [60]
62 February 6th - eRa Eternity bench Sweden tabz and add Canada SIDOF to the squad. [61]
63 February 6th - Grizzlys Esports acquire FRENCH CANADIANS's MDL spot by acquiring Canada PLAYER1 and Turkey REOVA, with whom they form a new squad consiting of Canada vek, USA theTRUTH, Canada Marved, and Canada Grt. [62]
64 February 11th - Freedom 35 replace USA raz with USA Tex.[63]
65 February 11th - USA LenNox is cut from CheckSix Gaming. [64]
66 February 12th - Canada Jonji announces he is stepping down from Ronin Esports to focus on school. [65]
67 February 12th - USA reltuC joins Ronin Esports albeit as an un-contracted player. [66] [67]
68 February 13th - Argentina pino joins No Tenemos Nada as their coach. [68]
69 February 15th - USA JackZ and USA SPAMMER depart AZIO Esports. [69]
70 February 15th - USA Vanity announces his hiatus from competitive CS:GO. He is replaced on Mask Off by USA jcrueL. [70]
71 February 15th - USA Hiki departs h00liGaNz. [71]
72 February 16th - USA koga departs F1-racecar-PEEK. Also, it is revealed that USA Shakezullah has been coaching the team since mid-January. [72]
73 February 17th - Team BlackOut bench USA TenZ and USA dee joins as a stand-in. [73]

Results[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

North America NA League
1. Atmosphere Esports 6-1 103-62 +41 18p
2. Grizzlys Esports 6-1 103-82 +21 18p
3. Rise Nation 6-2 127-94 +33 18p
4. Ronin Esports 6-2 126-101 +25 18p
5. Swole Patrol 6-2 110-92 +18 18p
6. Freedom 35 5-2 103-83 +20 15p
7. Mask Off 5-3 113-93 +20 15p
8. Torqued 4-0 64-30 +34 12p
9. Say No More 4-2 91-76 +15 12p
10. Iceberg Esports 4-4 106-102 +4 12p
11. F1-racecar-PEEK 4-4 93-109 -16 12p
12. Etherian E-Sports 3-2 71-61 +10 9p
13. subtLe 3-3 71-78 -7 9p
14. eRa Eternity 3-4 89-98 -9 9p
15. Mythic 3-5 110-108 +2 9p
16. LFAO 3-5 103-110 -7 9p
17. CheckSix Gaming 2-4 79-88 -9 6p
18. Team BlackOut 2-5 86-112 -26 6p
19. No Tenemos Nada 2-5 75-105 -30 6p
20. h00liGaNz 2-6 95-120 -25 6p
21. AZIO Esports 1-5 76-90 -14 3p
22. Wise Gaming 1-7 75-124 -49 3p
23. TBD 0-0 0-0 0 0p
24. HentaiWeeabooMasterLords 0-7 61-112 -51 0p


For detailed results for Week 1 to 3, click here.
For detailed results for Week 4 to 6, click here.
For detailed results for Week 7 to 8, click here.

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Semifinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qualified
 
 
 

References[edit]

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