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ESEA Season 27: Premier Division - North America
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ESEA Season 27: Premier Division - North America
- Misty (Jordan Johnson)
- League Play:
- 24 teams, with 16 games for each.
- Single elimination bracket (Bo3)
$2,500 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:
|1st-2nd||-||ESEA S27 Global Challenge||LAN Finals||eUnited|
|3rd||-||ESEA S27 Global Challenge||EPL S7 Relegation||Torqued|
|4th||$2,500||ESEA S28 Premier||-||ex-Iceberg Esports|
|5th-8th||-||ESEA S28 Premier||-||Ronin Esports|
|9th||-||ESEA S28 Premier||-||ex-eRa Eternity|
|10th||-||ESEA S28 Premier||-||F1-racecar-PEEK|
|11th||-||ESEA S28 Premier||-||Mythic|
|12th||-||ESEA S28 Premier||-||Most Wanted|
|13th||-||ESEA S28 Premier||-||Mask Off|
|14th||-||ESEA S28 Premier||-||Grizzlys Esports|
|15th||-||ESEA S28 Premier||-||subtLe|
|16th||-||ESEA S28 Premier||-||Freedom 35|
|17th||-||ESEA S28 Premier||-||CheckSix Gaming|
|18th||-||ESEA S28 Premier||-||AZIO eSports|
|19th||-||ESEA S28 Advanced||-||h00liGaNz|
|20th||-||ESEA S28 Advanced||-||HentaiWeeabooMasterLords|
|DQ||-||-||-||Não Tem Como|
|Say No More|
|No Tenemos Nada|
For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.
- 1 gMd and Subroza depart FRENCH CANADIANS following poor results last season. 
- 2 Naventic's players leave the organization after allegations that they failed they pay their players. They will play as ex-Naventic. 
- 3 pavel departs LFAO and returns to Brazil. 
- 4 Beacon eSports parts ways with their ESEA Season 26: Premier roster. They will play as ex-Beacon eSports. 
- 5 floppy leaves Torqued. 
- 6 ex-Naventic add aproto and Fighter to the roster. 
- 7 Bushido Boyz are signed by Etherian E-sports. 
- 8 Kam1kaze departs Gale Force Esports. 
- 9 JamezIRL joins GX as coach. 
- 10 The roster of The Entourage are signed by Ronin Esports. 
- 11 Muffin Lightning will now play under the name of Swole Patrol. 
- 12 ex-Beacon eSports announce they have added Hydrex to the squad. Additionally, players MAiNLiNE, ryann, and CONVICT reveal that they will not be staying with the squad. 
- 13 ex-Naventic is signed by Team BlackOut. Jeremy9000 joins as coach/manager. 
- 14 flashstep moves to a coaching position with CheckSix Gaming. 
- 15 virtus joins CheckSix Gaming which completes their roster. 
- 16 agM joins Iceberg Esports as their new coach. Seaside leaves the organization. 
- 17 REOVA departs FRENCH CANADIANS to join LFAO. He replaces karanni on the team. 
- 18 PLAYER1 announces he is stepping down from FRENCH CANADIANS and taking a hiatus from CS:GO. 
- 19 dapr departs GX after being accused of poor performance and attitude. He is replaced by steel from Torqued. 
- 20 zNf completes LFAO's roster. 
- 21 tweiss departs Ronin Esports citing scheduling issues that would not allow him to commit fully to the team. He joins ex-Beacon eSports. 
- 22 ex-Beacon eSports re-brands to Mask Off.
- 23 Shortly after joining, REOVA departs LFAO. His spot is replaced by retrQ. 
- 24 REOVA returns to FRENCH CANADIANS. 
- 25 tabz joins eRa Eternity. 
- 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. 
- 27 Rise Nation benches Jonji. 
- 28 Shortly after joining LFAO, retrQ is replaced by draWsouL. 
- 29 Murderers Row 5 is signed by Orion. vek and gizie join to complete the roster. Lui moves to a backup position. 
- 30 Orbit departs F1-racecar-PEEK and is replaced by Spongey. 
- 31 vanity joins Mask off completing their roster. Seaside joins as coach. 
- 32 subtLe shuffles their roster. els and cardiac depart the team while OCEAN and dsr return from inactivity. 
- 33 Ronin Esports cut Tex and acquire Jonji from Rise Nation and wrath from Rogue. 
- 34 Ghost Academy signs dapr who will be taking neptune's spot on the team due to age restrictions in the ESEA Mountain Dew League. 
- 35 AZIO eSports signs Mauisnake. 
- 36 ex-Gale Force Esports reforms No Tenemos Nada. 
- 37 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 gMd. 
- 38 gizie and vek depart Orion. They are replaced by BOOBIE and Orion's subsitute player aesthetic. 
- 39 draWsouL departs LFAO. karanni returns to the team. 
- 40 Following the departure of steel from Torqued, 4sh0t and MontE form a new squad called Freedom 35 to compete in Torqued's place. 
- 41 Third Times a Charm is signed by Atmosphere Esports. 
- 42 GX replaces witmer with floppy. 
- 43 Rise Nation bench vSa. 
- 44 January 27th - aesthetic goes inactive due to personal reasons. Lui comes out of inactivity to complete Orion's roster. 
- 45 January 28th - Ghost Academy acquire effys from FRENCH CANADIANS replacing dapr on the squad. 
- 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 BOOBIE with savsz thus reverting to the roster they won ESEA Season 26: Open Division - North America with. 
- 47 January 28th - Relyks announces that himself and dapr will be playing with Rise Nation during this season of ESEA Premier albeit as un-contracted players. 
- 48 January 30th - crux announces his departure from Iceberg Esports. 
- 49 January 30th - h00liGaNz replace todor with crashies. 
- 50 January 30th - djay joins Iceberg Esports to complete their roster. raz fills the open spot on Freedom 35. 
- 51 January 31st - koosta joins GX. 
- 52 January 31st - Murderers Row 5 bench Ghoul and add shonk to the active roster. 
- 53 February 1st - savsz departs Murderers Row 5 and is replaced by Magowi. 
- 54 February 2nd - After receiving the blessing of Torqued founders tck and frozt, GX elect to play under the Torqued name. 
- 55 February 3rd - LFAO replace karanni with robby. 
- 56 February 4th - Ghost Academy disband and their roster splits up. The fate of their MDL spot is currently unknown. 
- 57 February 4th - LeX departs Mythic and is replaced by hazed. 
- 58 February 5th - MarkE departs No Tenemos Nada. 
- 59 February 5th - Straka joins No Tenemos Nada to complete their roster. 
- 60 February 5th - ex-Ghost Academy reform as Say No More and add Dallas to the squad. 
- 61 February 6th - Murderers Row 5 is signed by Wise Gaming. 
- 62 February 6th - eRa Eternity bench tabz and add SIDOF to the squad. 
- 63 February 6th - Grizzlys Esports acquire FRENCH CANADIANS's MDL spot by acquiring PLAYER1 and REOVA, with whom they form a new squad consiting of vek, theTRUTH, Marved, and Grt. 
- 64 February 11th - Freedom 35 replace raz with Tex. 
- 65 February 11th - LenNox is cut from CheckSix Gaming. 
- 66 February 12th - Jonji announces he is stepping down from Ronin Esports to focus on school. 
- 67 February 12th - reltuC joins Ronin Esports albeit as an un-contracted player. 
- 68 February 13th - pino joins No Tenemos Nada as their coach. 
- 69 February 15th - JackZ and SPAMMER depart AZIO eSports. 
- 70 February 15th - vanity announces his hiatus from competitive CS:GO. He is replaced on Mask Off by jcrueL. 
- 71 February 15th - Hiki departs h00liGaNz. 
- 72 February 16th - koga departs F1-racecar-PEEK. Also, it is revealed that Shakezullah has been coaching the team since mid-January. 
- 73 February 17th - Team BlackOut bench TenZ and dee joins as a stand-in. 
- 74 February 17th - shonk departs Wise Gaming to join AZIO eSports. 
- 75 February 19th - Ex-100 Thieves acquire the final spot in the league as Não Tem Como. 
- 76 February 19th - CheckSix Gaming add joseph to the roster. flashstep steps down from his coaching role. 
- 77 February 19th - crashies departs h00liGaNz to join eRa Eternity. He replaces ben1337 on the starting lineup. 
- 78 February 20th - smL joins F1-racecar-PEEK. 
- 79 February 20th - brawk is replaced by 1west on AZIO eSports. 
- 80 February 21st - Ghoul and aesthetic depart Wise Gaming's bench. As a result of their departure and the fact that Wise Gaming is out of transfers for the season, they do not retain a complete roster necessary to continue playing in the league. As a result, they forfeit all remaining matches. 
- 81 February 21st - Hiki replaces SkyShark on HentaiWeeabooMasterLords. 
- 82 February 21st - TenZ returns to the team, replacing dee on Team BlackOut. Additionally, juice replaces kaboose. 
- 83 February 21st - ruin departs Swole Patrol. 
- 84 February 21st - ben1337 replaces Kwong on Etherian E-sports. 
- 85 February 23rd - JonY BoY departs No Tenemos Nada. 
- 86 February 23rd - The players of Say No More announce they are splitting up and that the team is disbanding. As a result, they forfeit all remaining matches. 
- 87 February 26th - Oderus replaces juice on Team BlackOut. 
- 88 February 26th - Reversive joins No Tenemos Nada. 
- 89 February 28th - Team BlackOut bench TenZ again and replace him on the active roster with MAKKA. 
- 90 February 28th - LFAO is signed by Most Wanted. 
- 91 February 28th - Sneaky joins CheckSix Gaming as joseph moves to a coaching position. 
- 92 February 28th - Atmosphere Esports replace GMAN with Jonji. 
- 93 March 1st - The players of Iceberg Esports leave the organization citing the organization's failure to pay their salaries for multiple months. They will finish the season as ex-Iceberg Esports. 
- 94 March 4th - guishorro departs No Tenemos Nada. 
- 95 March 5th - eUnited sign the Rise Nation roster. 
- 96 March 8th - juice joins eRa Eternity after tw1ggy unexpectedly quits the team and retires from competitive CS:GO. 
- 97 March 9th - Bibby joins Atmosphere Esports as their new coach. 
- 98 March 12th - No Tenemos Nada disbands and forfeits its remaining matches. 
- 99 March 12th - Hiki and Gh0st depart HentaiWeeabooMasterLords. 
- 100 March 13th - The players of eRa Eternity leave the organization citing the organization's failure to pay any salaries since signing the team, amidst other massive financial troubles. They will finish the season as ex-eRa Eternity. Additionally, it is revealed that Jwill had taken over coaching duties for the team since the start of February due to Funshine stepping back because of personal commitments. 
- 101 March 15th - PLAYER1 leaves Grizzlys Esports. 
- 102 March 21st - HEN1 and LUCAS1 leave Não Tem Como. 
- 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.
- Joe "Tolkienfanatic" Cardali (2017-11-15). "Subroza and gMd testing the free agency waters.". Dust2.us.
- Joe "Tolkienfanatic" Cardali (2017-11-20). "pavel returning to Brazil.". Dust2.us.
- Joe "Tolkienfanatic" Cardali (2017-11-19). "Beacon roster disbands; future uncertain". Dust2.us.
- Joe "Tolkienfanatic" Cardali (2017-11-29). "floppy out of Torqued". Dust2.us.
- devil (2017-12-05). "New roster solidified for ex-Naventic; seeking organization". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2017-12-21). "Etherian sign Bushido Boyz". Dust2.us.
- Kam1kaze (2017-12-21). "So now I’m a free agent now looking for a new place to work!!".
- Joe "Tolkienfanatic" Cardali (2017-12-28). "JamezIRL joins GX as coach". Dust2.us.
- Joe "Tolkienfanatic" Cardali (2018-01-03). "The Entourage sign for RONIN". Dust2.us.
- SileNt (2018-01-04). "@mnmzzz97 a bit delay. Didn't respond cause was unsure but we'll be going under Swole Patrol".
- devil (2018-01-06). "ex-Beacon add Hydrex; need two to complete roster". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-01-06). "flashstep steps down to coach for CheckSix". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-01-09). "virtus completes CheckSix roster". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-01-10). "agM joins Iceberg as coach". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-01-11). "karanni leaves LFAO; REOVA comes aboard". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-01-11). "PLAYER1 takes break from competitive CS:GO". Dust2.us.
- MIRAA (2018-01-12). "steel replaces dapr on GX". HLTV.
- devil (2018-01-12). "zNf rounds out LFAO roster". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-01-14). "tweiss joins ex-Beacon". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-01-15). "REOVA out of LFAO, set to form new team". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-01-15). "REOVA out of LFAO, set to form new team". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-01-16). "eRa welcomes tabz to North America (sort of)". Dust2.us.
- BenjaCS (2018-01-16). "Gale Force players leave org: looking for new home". HLTV.
- Joe "Tolkienfanatic" Cardali (2018-01-16). "Rise Nation release Jonji; transfer talks for other players stall". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-01-17). "retrQ out of LFAO, to be replaced by draWsouL". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-01-17). Dust2.us. http://www.dust2.us/News/547-orion-sign-murderers-row-5.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-01-18). "Orbit leaves F1-racecar-PEEK, replaced by Spongey". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-01-19). "vanity and Seaside join Mask Off". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-01-19). "subtLe parts ways with cardiac & els as OCEAN & dsr return". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-01-20). "RONIN set to add Jonji and wrath; tex out". Dust2.us.
- Joe "Tolkienfanatic" Cardali (2018-01-20). "dapr joins Ghost Academy".
- tolkienfanatic (2018-01-20). "AZIO add Mauisnake".
- "Los ex-GFE estarán jugando la Liga ESEA MDL con el nombre de No Tenemos Nada." [ex-GFE will be playing the ESEA League MDL with the name of No Tenemos Nada] (in Spanish). Brekan.NET. 2018-01-22.
- Joe "Tolkienfanatic" Cardali (2018-01-22). "Ghost Academy add gMd; ShoT_UP quits CS".
- CarbonDogma (2018-01-23). "Orion drop veK and gizie, add aesthetic and BOOBIE".
- devil (2018-01-24). "LFAO drop draWsouL; welcome back karanni".
- Joe "Tolkienfanatic" Cardali (2018-01-24). "4sh0t and montE spark up Freedom 35".
- CarbonDogma (2018-01-24). "Atmosphere sign Third Times a Charm".
- Tolkienfanatic (2018-01-25). "IEM Katowice Qualifier #2 registrations fuel roster speculation; witmer out of GX". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-01-27). "Rise Nation bench vSa; look to add two". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-01-27). "aesthetic steps down from Orion". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-01-27). "Ghost Academy replace dapr with effys". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-01-28). "Orion reverts to Murderers Row 5, make changes". Dust2.us.
- Relyks (2018-01-28). "I will be playing this season with the guys from Rise.".
- crux (2018-01-30). "Im officially parting ways with @IcebergEsports.".
- tolkienfanatic (2018-01-30). "crashies replaces todor in h00liGaNz". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-01-30). "Iceberg replace crux with djay; raz to fill for Freedom 35". Dust2.us.
- Tolkienfanatic (2018-01-31). "GX add koosta". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-01-31). Dust2.us. http://www.dust2.us/News/653-murderers-row-5-bench-ghoul-add-shonk.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-02-01). Dust2.us. http://www.dust2.us/News/662-murderers-row-5-make-changes-again-as-savsz-is-replaced-by-magowi.
- Steel (2018-02-02). "Got the blessings from the OG members @careyfrozt and @trey_tck to use @Torquedgg instead of GX team".
- H3nleY (2018-02-03). "LFAO drop karanni once more; bring in robby". Dust2.us.
- Tolkienfanatic (2018-02-04). "Ghost Academy disband". Dust2.us.
- MIRAA (2018-02-04). "hazed joins Mythic". HLTV.org.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-02-05). "No Tenemos Nada and MarkE part ways". Dust2.us.
- Jonathan "JonY BoY" Muñoz (2018-02-05). "Quiero darle la bienvenida al señor @Strakacsgo al equipo de NTN" [I want to welcome @Strakacsgo to NTN] (in Spanish).
- H3nleY (2018-02-05). "Say No More rise from the ashes of Ghost Academy". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-02-06). "Murderers Row 5 become Wise". Dust2.us.
- Joe "Tolkienfanatic" Cardali (2018-02-06). "tabz out of eRa; SIDOF to step in". Dust2.us.
- Joe "Tolkienfanatic" Cardali (2018-02-06). "Grizzlys come to life". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-02-11). "Freedom 35 drop raz; add tex". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-02-11). "LenNox leaves CheckSix". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-02-12). "Jonji steps down from RONIN, to take break from CS". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-02-12). "RONIN confirm reltuC addition". Dust2.us.
- reltuC (2018-02-13). "Update & Clarification".
- "#NTN realiza una nueva incorporación en su Roster. Ingresa al equipo @pinocs_go "Pino" como su nuevo Coach" [#NTN makes a new addition to its Roster. @pinocs_go "Pino" joins as their new coach] (in Spanish). Brekan.NET. 2018-02-13.
- H3nleY (2018-02-15). "AZIO lose JackZ and coach SPAMMER". Dust2.us.
- H3nleY (2018-02-15). "Mask Off lose Vanity; jcrueL returns". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-02-15). "h00liGaNz remove Hiki; in search of AWPer". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-02-16). "F1-racecar-PEEK chop koga, KLUMZ to stand-in for ECS". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-02-17). "BlackOut bench TenZ; dee comes in as stand-in". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-02-17). "shonk leaves Wise for AZIO". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-02-19). "Ex-100 Thieves claim final MDL spot". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-02-19). "CheckSix add joseph; flashstep steps back". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-02-19). "crashies replaces ben1337 in eRa; h00liGaNz reduced to three". Dust2.us.
- H3nleY (2018-02-20). "F1-racecar-PEEK pick up smL". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-02-20). "AZIO replace brawk with 1west". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-02-21). Dust2.us. http://www.dust2.us/News/793-ghoul-sends-wise-to-an-early-grave.
- Nohte (2018-02-21). "Hiki replaces SkyShark as IGL for HWML". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-02-21). "TenZ returns to BlackOut's active lineup; juice steps in for kaboose". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-02-21). "Swole Patrol part ways with ruin". Dust2.us.
- "A farewell to @OfficialKwong". Etherian E-Sports. 2018-02-21.
- "Welcome @ben1337cs to Etherian!!!!!!". Etherian E-Sports. 2018-02-21.
- Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2018-02-23). "JonY BoY exits No Tenemos Nada". HLTV.org.
- CarbonDogma (2018-02-23). "Say No More are no more". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-02-26). "BlackOut drop juice; bring on Oderus". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-02-26). "No Tenemos Nada add Reversive". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-02-28). "BlackOut drop TenZ again, this time for MAKKA". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-02-28). "LFAO find an organization in Most Wanted". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-02-28). "CheckSix add Sneaky, move joseph to coach". Dust2.us.
- "We are proud to announce that we have added @Jonji_Cs to MDL roster in place of @GabrielOrdaz6". Atmosphere Esports. 2018-02-28.
- "Iceberg Statement 01-03-2018". Iceberg Esports. 2018-03-01.
- Nohte (2018-03-01). "Iceberg players owed over $10,000 USD from organization". Dust2.us.
- Guillermo "guishorro" Areco (2018-03-04). "My status Spanish/English".
- "eUnited is back in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive! Please welcome our newly acquired premiere CSGO team who have just qualified to ECS Season 5.". eUnited. 2018-03-05.
- Baltybaby (2018-03-08). "eRa gets juice'd after tw1ggy ghosts". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-03-09). "Bibby joins Atmosphere as coach". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-03-12). "No Tenemos Nada forfeit remaining MDL matches". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-03-12). "Hiki and Gh0st leave HWML". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-03-13). "eRa lose CS:GO team due to financial trouble". Dust2.us.
- [Inside Source]
- CarbonDogma (2018-03-15). "PLAYER1 leaves Grizzlys". Dust2.us.
- Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2018-03-21). "HEN1, LUCAS1 leave NTC". HLTV.