ESEA Season 28: Premier Division - Europe

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[e][h]ESEA Season 28: Premier Division - Europe
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
Europe Europe
Teams:
27
Format:
League (Bo1)
Playoffs (Bo3)
Prize pool:
$37,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-05-22
End Date:
2018-07-22
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Cache • Cobblestone • Inferno • Nuke • Mirage • Overpass • Train

About[edit]

Broadcast talent[edit]

  • Commentator:
    • TBA
  • Observer:
    • United Kingdom Misty (Jordan Johnson)

Format[edit]

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

Prize Pool[edit]

$37,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Smoke Criminals2, 10, 23, 34
Gambit Esports26, 31
1Russia Dosia 
2Kazakhstan AdreN 
3Kazakhstan mou 
4Kazakhstan Hobbit 
5Russia mir 
PRIDE24, 32
1Poland ToM223 
2Poland Luz 
3Poland gaB 
4Poland splawik 
5Poland Zorineq 
6Poland SAYN 
Sprout13, 21, 25, 30
NOBO1, 15, 17

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 Generally ESEA Main is prioritized over National Competitions for promotion, but because the next team eligible for promotion from ESL Meisterschaft was PANTHERS Gaming in 3rd-4th, EURONICS Gaming received the Meisterschaft spot. As a result a 5th-8th place last chance qualifier will take place, with the winner gaining the 4th ESEA Main qualification spot for this season.
2 Asterion parts ways with Denmark oW. [1]
3 Spain ALEX exits Movistar Riders. [2]
4 United Kingdom jenko leaves Epsilon eSports. [3]
5 SuperJymy announce the addition of Finland Jamppi and Finland Saddyx, Finland Juho is released and Finland arvid is benched temporarily. [4]
6 HAVU Gaming parts ways with Finland Uli, Finland xartE and Finland KHRN. Finland xartE and KHRN are later acquired by iGame.com thus granting them HAVU Gaming's spot. [5] [6]
7 United Kingdom smooya leaves Epsilon eSports to join BIG. [7]
8 The players of Unity decide to go their separate ways. The status of their spot in Premier is currently unknown. [8]
9 ALTERNATE aTTaX bench Germany ecfN and sign Denmark Console. [9]
10 Asterion kicks Denmark RandomRambo. [10]
11 Wind and Rain part ways with United Kingdom Kray and United Kingdom L1NK. [11]
12 DIVIZON's contract with its players end and they opt to not renew it. The player will continue to play as ex-DIVIZON. Additionally, they replace Austria chrissK with Germany syken. [12]
13 Poland innocent departs Sprout. [13]
14 ESEA announce that due to a busy international schedule during Season 28, they have decided to cancel the Global Challenge. As a result, they adjusted the prize pools for the various competing leagues to make up for the cancelled LAN. [14]
15 dizLown replaces France CREA^ and France alex_ with France Maka and Belgium davidp. [15]
16 EURONICS Gaming add dominikkk as coach. [16]
17 The players of dizLown leave the team in order to search for better contracts. They will continue to play together as NOBO. [17]
18 Team EnVyUs and Team LDLC.com opt not to play in this season of MDL, as a result two more teams are promoted from the EU Main Last Chance qualifier: Royal Bandits E-Sports and PAPERPLANES.
19 Tricked Esport acquire Denmark LOMME, Denmark glace, and Denmark b0RUP. As a result, Tricked Esport acquire Unity's MDL spot. [18]
20 Movistar Riders sign Portugal MUTiRiS. [19]
21 kRYSTAL steps down from Sprout. [20]
22 Red Reserve parts ways with its CS:GO squad. They will continue to play together as Japaleno. [21]
23 Asterion sign Denmark SandeN and France Gauthierlele. [22]
24 PRIDE replace Poland EXUS with Poland Zorineq. [23]
25 Denmark sycrone joins Sprout. [24]
26 May 26th - Gambit bench Russia seized and add Russia mir on trial. [25]
27 May 28th - Wind and Rain add United Kingdom jenko and Sweden hemzk9. [26]
28 May 29th - Singularity Esports bench Sweden HugoXD. Sweden znajder joins on trial. [27]
29 May 30th - Sweden znajder abruptly ends his trial with Singularity Esports shortly after it began. Sweden HugoXD returns to the active lineup. [28]
30 June 2nd - Denmark percy joins Sprout to complete their roster. [29]
31 June 10th - Ukraine Andi resigns as head coach from Gambit Esports. [30]
32 June 11th - PRIDE replace gaB with Poland SAYN. [31]
33 June 13th - Serbia kassad joins Valiance as coach. [32]
34 June 13th - Asterion release their CS:GO team. The players will continue to play together as Smoke Criminals. [33]
35 June 14th - GODSENT sell their CS:GO team to Red Reserve inheriting their MDL spot. [34]

Results[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

League Standings
1. Japaleno 7-1 125-98 +27 21p
2. Fragsters 5-1 87-66 +21 15p
3. EURONICS Gaming 5-2 106-72 +34 15p
4. Valiance 4-2 106-91 +15 12p
5. Singularity Esports 4-2 99-82 +17 12p
6. Royal Bandits E-Sports 4-2 93-71 +22 12p
7. PACT 4-2 84-69 +15 12p
8. Team Spirit 4-3 107-80 +27 12p
9. Gambit Esports 3-3 77-77 0 9p
10. Smoke Criminals 3-3 76-87 -11 9p
11. PRIDE 3-3 73-85 -12 9p
12. Tricked Esport 3-4 92-95 -3 9p
13. Team Kinguin 2-2 70-68 +2 6p
14. NOBO 2-2 70-71 -1 6p
15. ALTERNATE aTTaX 2-2 58-62 -4 6p
16. Sprout 2-2 54-51 +3 6p
17. Movistar Riders 2-2 54-60 -6 6p
18. Red Reserve 2-2 50-60 -10 6p
19. PAPERPLANES 2-2 43-52 -9 6p
20. Virtus.pro 2-4 74-90 -16 6p
21. ex-DIVIZON 1-2 46-48 -2 3p
22. Epsilon eSports 1-3 54-60 -6 3p
23. Vexed Gaming.uk 1-4 55-79 -24 3p
24. Wind and Rain 1-5 78-90 -12 3p
25. SuperJymy 0-1 7-16 -9 0p
26. EnVyUs Academy 0-3 26-48 -22 0p
27. iGame.com 0-5 44-80 -36 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
 
 
 
 
Finals
 
 
3rd Place Match

Streams[edit]

References[edit]

  1. oW (2018-04-12). "I will no longer be a part of the @AsterionEsports team".
  2. ALEX (2018-04-13). "A partir de hoy dejó de formar parte de Movistar Riders. " [As of today I am no longer a part of Movistar Riders.] (in Spain Spanish).
  3. smooya (2018-04-13). "On a more serious note, myself and @Epsilon_eSports want to thank @jenkocs for being our standin when we needed him.".
  4. "Introducing Jamppi & saddyx". SuperJymy. 2018-04-17.
  5. "HAVU parts ways with Uli, xartE & KHRN". HAVU Gaming. 2018-04-19.
  6. Jouni (2018-05-08). "We are pleased to announce our new CS:GO roster". IGame.com.
  7. "BIG joins forces with smooya". BIG. 2018-04-21.
  8. shadow (2018-04-23). "As of a week ago Unity disbanded".
  9. "time for a change..." (in Germany German). ALTERNATE aTTaX. 2018-04-24.
  10. RandomRambo (2018-04-24). "I got kicked out of @AsterioneSports".
  11. Lucas Lewis (2018-04-30). "Wind and Rain change two". UKCSGO.com.
  12. "playerchange + statement". Robin "ScrunK" Röpke. 2018-05-01.
  13. "Today we are saying goodbye to Paweł "innocent" Mocek.". Sprout. 2018-05-02.
  14. Aluminati (2018-05-04). "ESEA S28 LAN update". ESEA.
  15. Ptikrazy (2018-05-08). http://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1sqhc9k.
  16. Matthias "cLaun" Holländer (2018-05-11). "ESG bleibt unverändert, verpflichtet Coach." (in Germany German). 99Damage.
  17. "L'équipe CS:GO " [The CS:GO team] (in France French). dizLown. 2018-05-13.
  18. Professeur (2018-05-15). "Tricked sign trio; AnJ moved to bench". HLTV.org.
  19. Movistar Riders (2018-05-16). "El club de eSports Movistar Riders anuncia oficialmente la incorporación de Christopher Fernandes “Mutiris” al equipo de CS:GO " [The Esports club Movistar Riders officially announces the incorportaion of Christopher "Mutiris" Fernandes.] (in Spain Spanish).
  20. kRYSTAL (2018-05-16). "I will no longer be a part of Sprout in the future.".
  21. "Me, Relaxa, Plessen, Baaten and djL has officially parted with RedReserve for different circumstances.". Chrille. 2018-05-18.
  22. neL (2018-05-21). "Gauthierlele et SandeN rejoignent Asterion " [Gauthierlele and SandeN join Asterion] (in France French). Flickshot.fr.
  23. "Zorineq replaces EXUS". PRIDE. 2018-05-21.
  24. Sprout (2018-05-21). "We are saying hello to a new IGL: Welcome @sycronecs!".
  25. "seized покидает Gambit Esports " [seized is leaving Gambit Esports] (in Russia Russian). Gambit Esports. 2018-05-26.
  26. Wind and Rain (2018-05-28). "We are delighted to announce the signing of 2 new players to our CS:GO team who will be playing in the ESEA MDL".
  27. LucasAM (2018-05-29). "Singularity bench HugoXD; znajder on trial". HLTV.
  28. "My time with Singularity is over.". znajder on Twitter. 2018-05-31.
  29. Sprout (2018-06-02). "Welcome @PERCYcsgo, good to have you with us.".
  30. "Andrey "Andi" Prokhorov resigns from Gambit CS:GO head coach position". Gambit Esports. 2018-06-10.
  31. "Witaj z powrotem Orzeł! " [Welcome back to Eagle!] (in Poland Polish). PRIDE. 2018-06-11.
  32. MIRAA. "Kassad joins Valiance as coach". HLTV.org.
  33. Gauthierlele (2018-06-13). "We're no more longer with @AsterionEsports so we're now looking for an org to reprensent us in @ESEA MDL.".
  34. Joseph Hayter (2018-06-14). "Red Reserve re-enters CS:GO, acquires GODSENT roster.". Red Reserve.