ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017

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[e][h]ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Atlanta
Venue:
G-FUEL ELEAGUE Arena
Fox Theatre
Teams:
16
Prize Pool:
$1,000,000 USD
Start Date:
2017-01-22
End Date:
2017-01-29
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Cache • Cobblestone • Dust II • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train
Chronology

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Analysts:

Format[edit]

A graphical explanation of the Swiss System format
  • Group Stage:
    • 16 Team Swiss System Format
    • All matches are Bo1
    • Top 8 Teams proceed to Playoffs
    • Bottom 8 Teams are eliminated
    • Click here for a detailed explanation of the Swiss System format
  • First Round (Seeded)
    • Seeding Pool 1: 1st-4th place teams from ESL One: Cologne 2016
    • Seeding Pool 2: 5-8th place teams from ESL One: Cologne 2016
    • Seeding Pool 3: 1st-2nd place teams and two teams in 3rd-5th place from the Offline Qualifier
    • Seeding Pool 4: Remaining team in 3rd-5th place and teams in 6-8th place from the Offline Qualifier
    • Tie-breakers for seeding between pools from the same placement ranges (in order):
      • Win-Loss Ratio
      • Head-to-Head match result
      • Random draw
    • Teams from Seeding Pool 1 are drawn versus teams from Seeding Pool 4
    • Teams from Seeding Pool 2 are drawn versus teams from Seeding Pool 3
  • Second Round
    • Division into 2 groups:
      • Winners of the first round ("High")
      • Losers of the first round ("Low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
  • Third Round
    • Division into 3 groups:
      • Teams with a score of 2:0 ("High")
      • Teams with a score of 1:1 ("Mid")
      • Teams with a score of 0:2 ("Low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners of the high group advance to the next stage
    • Losers of the low group are eliminated
  • Fourth Round
    • Division into 2 groups:
      • Teams with a score of 2:1 ("High")
      • Teams with a score of 1:2 ("Low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners of the high group advance to the next stage
    • Losers of the low group are eliminated
  • Fifth Round
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners advance to the next stage
    • Losers are eliminated
  • Playoffs:
    • Single-Elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

$1,000,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Legends[edit]

Challengers[edit]

1 GODSENT acquire the spot of Fnatic by signing Sweden flusha, Sweden JW and Sweden KRIMZ.
2 Natus Vincere replace Ukraine Zeus with Ukraine s1mple.
3 FlipSid3 Tactics replace Ukraine Shara with Russia electronic.
4 Gambit Gaming replace Russia spaze and Russia hooch with Ukraine Zeus and Kazakhstan HObbit.
5 Gambit Gaming rebrands to Gambit Esports.
6 fnatic reacquire the spot of GODSENT by trading Sweden Lekr0 for Sweden KRIMZ .
7 Astralis replace Denmark karrigan with Denmark gla1ve.
8 fnatic replace Sweden wenton with Sweden disco doplan.
9 SK Gaming bench Brazil fnx following internal problems. Portugal fox will play as a substitute.
10 Team Dignitas become North.

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Detailed Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Round 1 Matches
Gambit
January 22, 2017 - 10:00 EST
16
8 North
Fnatic
January 22, 2017 - 11:30 EST
109
1
616
10
10
16 G2
SK
January 22, 2017 - 12:30 EST
1611
5
47
3
16
7 HR
VP
January 22, 2017 - 13:45 EST
166
10
913
4
16
13 OpTic
Na`Vi
January 22, 2017 - 15:00 EST
1613
3
23
1
16
3 mouz
Liquid
January 22, 2017 - 16:15 EST
216210
9120
321925
1126
21
25 Envy
Astralis
January 22, 2017 - 17:50 EST
63
3
1216
4
6
16 GOD
F3
January 22, 2017 - 18:50 EST
96
3
916
7
9
16 FaZe

Round 2[edit]

High[edit]
Round 2 High Matches
Na`Vi
January 23, 2017 - 11:15 EST
16
6 Envy
FaZe
January 23, 2017 - 12:30 EST
1791
61
2619
29
17
19 SK
GOD
January 23, 2017 - 18:15 EST
94
5
1116
5
9
16 Gambit
VP
January 23, 2017 - 19:30 EST
167
9
814
6
16
14 G2
Low[edit]
Round 2 Low Matches
mouz
January 23, 2017 - 10:15 EST
1612
4
37
4
16
7 HR
F3
January 23, 2017 - 13:45 EST
149
5
616
10
14
16 Liquid
North
January 23, 2017 - 15:00 EST
1310
3
516
11
13
16 Fnatic
OpTic
January 23, 2017 - 16:55 EST
127
5
816
8
12
16 Astralis

Round 3[edit]

High[edit]
Round 3 High Matches
VP
January 24, 2017 - 13:55 EST
168
8
710
3
16
10 Gambit
SK
January 24, 2017 - 16:15 EST
33
0
1216
4
3
16 Na`Vi
Mid[edit]
Round 3 Mid Matches
Fnatic
January 24, 2017 - 10:00 EST
166
10
911
2
16
11 mouz
GOD
January 24, 2017 - 11:30 EST
33
0
1216
4
3
16 Envy
G2
January 24, 2017 - 15:30 EST
54
1
1116
5
5
16 Astralis
Liquid
January 24, 2017 - 17:30 EST
18720
810
31822
127
18
22 FaZe
Low[edit]
Round 3 Low Matches
North
January 24, 2017 - 12:15 EST
1983
71
0715
08
19
15 HR
F3
January 24, 2017 - 19:15 EST
1310
3
516
11
13
16 OpTic

Round 4[edit]

High[edit]
Round 4 High Matches
Envy
January 25, 2017 - 11:30 EST
118
3
716
9
11
16 Fnatic
SK
January 25, 2017 - 15:00 EST
1971
83
2817
07
19
17 Astralis
Gambit
January 25, 2017 - 16:35 EST
168
8
714
7
16
14 FaZe
Low[edit]
Round 4 Low Matches
North
January 25, 2017 - 10:15 EST
1611
5
49
5
16
9 G2
mouz
January 25, 2017 - 12:55 EST
44
0
1116
5
4
16 Liquid
GOD
January 25, 2017 - 14:00 EST
1610
6
58
3
16
8 OpTic

Round 5[edit]

Round 5 Matches
North
January 25, 2017 - 18:15 EST
1972
82
1817
17
19
17 GOD
FaZe
January 25, 2017 - 20:20 EST
169
7
611
5
16
11 Envy
Liquid
January 25, 2017 - 21:20 EST
33
0
1216
4
3
16 Astralis

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
Natus Vincere
1
January 27, 2017 - 10:00 EST
73
4
1216
4
169
7
614
8
108
2
716
9
Astralis
2
Fnatic
2
January 27, 2017 - 14:45 EST
1610
6
57
2
33
0
1216
4
169
7
67
1
Gambit Esports
1
Virtus.pro
2
January 27, 2017 - 18:35 EST
1614
2
14
3
126
6
916
7
163
13
1213
1
North
1
FaZe Clan
1
January 28, 2017 - 10:00 EST
1612
4
37
4
33
0
1216
4
55
0
1016
6
SK Gaming
2
Semifinals
Astralis
2
January 28, 2017 - 13:40 EST
1993
61
0616
19
1612
4
35
2
 
 
 
 
Fnatic
0
Virtus.pro
2
January 28, 2017 - 17:00 EST
19101
53
2517
010
166
10
914
5
 
 
 
 
SK Gaming
0
Grand Final
Astralis
2
January 29, 2017 - 10:00 EST
126
6
916
7
169
7
614
8
166
10
914
5
Virtus.pro
1

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Previews[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Videos and Photos[edit]

Galleries[edit]

Highlights[edit]

Player Spotlights[edit]

Other Coverage[edit]


Country Representation[edit]

# Country/Region #P ΔPrev. Major Players
1 Denmark Denmark 12 +2 Pimp, device, dupreeh, Xyp9x, Kjaerbye, gla1ve, aizy, karrigan, MSL, k0nfig, cajunb, Magisk
2 Sweden Sweden 10 -1 olofmeister, dennis, KRIMZ, twist, disco doplan, pronax, znajder, flusha, JW, Lekr0
2 France France 10 0 kioShiMa, Happy, SIXER, NBK-, kennyS, apEX, Shox, RpK, SmithZz, bodyy
4 Ukraine Ukraine 7 +1 Edward, s1mple, Zeus, B1ad3, markeloff, bondik, ANGE1
5 USA United States of America 6 -3 nitr0, EliGE, Hiko, jdm64, RUSH, tarik
6 Poland Poland 5 0 TaZ, NEO, pashaBiceps, Snax, byali
6 Russia Russia 5 -1 seized, flamie, Dosia, WorldEdit, electronic
8 Brazil Brazil 4 -1 FalleN, fer, coldzera, TACO
9 Slovakia Slovakia 3 +2 GuardiaN, STYKO, Zero
9 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 3 +1 AdreN, mou, HObbit
11 Finland Finland 2 +1 allu, wayLander
11 Norway Norway 2 -1 rain, RUBINO
11 Germany Germany 2 -1 denis, Spiidi
11 Spain Spain 2 +1 loWel, mixwell
11 Canada Canada 2 -1 NAF, stanislaw
16 Portugal Portugal 1 0 fox
16 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia & Herzegovina 1 0 NiKo
16 Netherlands Netherlands 1 0 chrisJ
16 Belgium Belgium 1 0 ScreaM
16 Hungary Hungary 1 +1 DeadFox

References[edit]