ESEA Season 26: Global Challenge

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[e][h]ESEA Season 26: Global Challenge
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
ESEA
Mountain Dew
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA New York City
Teams:
8
Prize pool:
$50,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-01-05
End Date:
2018-01-07
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Cache • Cobblestone • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train

About[edit]

Broadcast talent[edit]

  • Desk Host:
  • Analysts:
  • Commentators:
    • USA BLU (John Mullen)
    • Canada emode (Evan Patrao)
  • Observers:

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage
    • Two double-elimination format groups (GSL)
    • All matches are Bo1
    • Top two teams in each group advance to the playoffs
  • Playoffs
    • Single elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

$50,000 USD is spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

1 Due to time and travel constraints a 4th North America slot replaces the Brazil Open slot.[1]
2 Australia INS will remain playing for Chiefs eSports Club at this event, despite being transferred to Tainted Minds, due to roster locks.[2]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. AGO Gaming 2-0 32-16 +16 6p
2. Space Soldiers 2-1 43-32 +11 6p
3. Chiefs eSports Club 1-2 33-49 -16 3p
4. Rise Nation 0-2 24-35 -11 0p

Group B[edit]

Group B
1. eXtatus 2-0 32-20 +12 6p
2. Ghost Academy 2-1 62-60 +2 6p
3. SoaR Gaming 1-2 56-62 -6 3p
4. GX 0-2 24-32 -8 0p

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals
eXtatus
1
January 6, 2018 - 13:45 EST
1610
6
512
7
95
4
1016
6
138
5
716
9
Space Soldiers
2
AGO Gaming
2
January 6, 2018 - 17:00 EST
1613
3
22
0
1613
3
25
3
 
 
 
 
Ghost Academy
0
Grand Final
Space Soldiers
0
January 7, 2018 - 10:00 EST
181020
510
31522
1210
1211
1
416
12
 
 
 
 
AGO Gaming
2

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