ESEA Season 28: Premier Division - Europe
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ESEA Season 28: Premier Division - Europe
- Misty (Jordan Johnson)
- League Play
- 27 teams, with 16 games for each.
- (Bo3), Single elimination bracket.
$37,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:
|1st||$16,650||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|2nd||$9,250||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|3rd||$5,550||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|4th||$5,550||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|5th-8th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|9th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|10th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|11th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|12th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|13th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|14th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|15th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|16th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|17th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|18th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||TBD|
|26th||-||ESEA S29 Advanced||TBD|
|27th||-||ESEA S29 Advanced||TBD|
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 oW. 
- 3 ALEX exits Movistar Riders. 
- 4 jenko leaves Epsilon eSports. 
- 5 SuperJymy announce the addition of Jamppi and Saddyx, Juho is released and arvid is benched temporarily. 
- 6 HAVU Gaming parts ways with Uli, xartE and KHRN. xartE and KHRN are later acquired by iGame.com thus granting them HAVU Gaming's spot.  
- 7 smooya leaves Epsilon eSports to join BIG. 
- 8 The players of Unity decide to go their separate ways. The status of their spot in Premier is currently unknown. 
- 9 ALTERNATE aTTaX bench ecfN and sign Console. 
- 10 Asterion kicks RandomRambo. 
- 11 Wind and Rain part ways with Kray and L1NK. 
- 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 chrissK with syken. 
- 13 innocent departs Sprout. 
- 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. 
- 15 dizLown replaces CREA^ and alex_ with Maka and davidp. 
- 16 EURONICS Gaming add dominikkk as coach. 
- 17 The players of dizLown leave the team in order to search for better contracts. They will continue to play together as NOBO. 
- 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 LOMME, glace, and b0RUP. As a result, Tricked Esport acquire Unity's MDL spot. 
- 20 Movistar Riders sign MUTiRiS. 
- 21 kRYSTAL steps down from Sprout. 
- 22 Red Reserve parts ways with its CS:GO squad. They will continue to play together as Japaleno. 
- 23 Asterion sign SandeN and Gauthierlele. 
- 24 PRIDE replace EXUS with Zorineq. 
- 25 sycrone joins Sprout. 
- 26 May 26th - Gambit bench seized and add mir on trial. 
- 27 May 28th - Wind and Rain add jenko and hemzk9. 
- 28 May 29th - Singularity Esports bench HugoXD. znajder joins on trial. 
- 29 May 30th - znajder abruptly ends his trial with Singularity Esports shortly after it began. HugoXD returns to the active lineup. 
- 30 June 2nd - percy joins Sprout to complete their roster. 
- 31 June 10th - Andi resigns as head coach from Gambit Esports. 
- 32 June 11th - PRIDE replace gaB with SAYN. 
- 33 June 13th - kassad joins Valiance as coach. 
- 34 June 13th - Asterion release their CS:GO team. The players will continue to play together as Smoke Criminals. 
- 35 June 14th - GODSENT sell their CS:GO team to Red Reserve inheriting their MDL spot. 
- 36 June 19th - Ex-DIVIZON change their name to FriendlyFire. 
- 37 June 20th - EnVyUs Academy officially release their CS:GO team. The MDL spot is inherited by a French mix called Boys in Blue. 
|4.||Royal Bandits E-Sports||6-4||140-121||+19||18p|
|25.||Wind and Rain||1-5||78-90||-12||3p|
|27.||Boys in Blue||0-5||50-80||-30||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.
3rd Place Match
- oW (2018-04-12). "I will no longer be a part of the @AsterionEsports team".
- 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 Spanish).
- 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.".
- "Introducing Jamppi & saddyx". SuperJymy. 2018-04-17.
- "HAVU parts ways with Uli, xartE & KHRN". HAVU Gaming. 2018-04-19.
- Jouni (2018-05-08). "We are pleased to announce our new CS:GO roster". IGame.com.
- "BIG joins forces with smooya". BIG. 2018-04-21.
- shadow (2018-04-23). "As of a week ago Unity disbanded".
- "time for a change..." (in German). ALTERNATE aTTaX. 2018-04-24.
- RandomRambo (2018-04-24). "I got kicked out of @AsterioneSports".
- Lucas Lewis (2018-04-30). "Wind and Rain change two". UKCSGO.com.
- "playerchange + statement". Robin "ScrunK" Röpke. 2018-05-01.
- "Today we are saying goodbye to Paweł "innocent" Mocek.". Sprout. 2018-05-02.
- Aluminati (2018-05-04). "ESEA S28 LAN update". ESEA.
- Ptikrazy (2018-05-08). http://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1sqhc9k.
- Matthias "cLaun" Holländer (2018-05-11). "ESG bleibt unverändert, verpflichtet Coach." (in German). 99Damage.
- "L'équipe CS:GO " [The CS:GO team] (in French). dizLown. 2018-05-13.
- Professeur (2018-05-15). "Tricked sign trio; AnJ moved to bench". HLTV.org.
- 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 Spanish).
- kRYSTAL (2018-05-16). "I will no longer be a part of Sprout in the future.".
- "Me, Relaxa, Plessen, Baaten and djL has officially parted with RedReserve for different circumstances.". Chrille. 2018-05-18.
- neL (2018-05-21). "Gauthierlele et SandeN rejoignent Asterion " [Gauthierlele and SandeN join Asterion] (in French). Flickshot.fr.
- "Zorineq replaces EXUS". PRIDE. 2018-05-21.
- Sprout (2018-05-21). "We are saying hello to a new IGL: Welcome @sycronecs!".
- "seized покидает Gambit Esports " [seized is leaving Gambit Esports] (in Russian). Gambit Esports. 2018-05-26.
- 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".
- LucasAM (2018-05-29). "Singularity bench HugoXD; znajder on trial". HLTV.
- "My time with Singularity is over.". znajder on Twitter. 2018-05-31.
- Sprout (2018-06-02). "Welcome @PERCYcsgo, good to have you with us.".
- "Andrey "Andi" Prokhorov resigns from Gambit CS:GO head coach position". Gambit Esports. 2018-06-10.
- "Witaj z powrotem Orzeł! " [Welcome back to Eagle!] (in Polish). PRIDE. 2018-06-11.
- MIRAA. "Kassad joins Valiance as coach". HLTV.org.
- 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.".
- Joseph Hayter (2018-06-14). "Red Reserve re-enters CS:GO, acquires GODSENT roster.". Red Reserve.
- "decided to change our name from -TBD- to FriendlyFire". Robin "ScrunK" Röpke. 2018-06-19.
- "Team Envy release all CS:GO rosters". HLTV.org. 2018-06-20.