ESEA Season 28: Premier Division - North America
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ESEA Season 28: Premier Division - North America
- Misty (Jordan Johnson)
- League Play
- 24 teams, with 16 games for each.
- Single elimination bracket (Bo3)
$ 37,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:
|1st||$16,650||ESEA S29 Premier||Bravado Gaming|
|2nd||$9,250||ESEA S29 Premier||Vision Gaming|
|3rd-4th||$5,550||ESEA S29 Premier||Monstars|
|5th-8th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||Team Dignitas|
|9th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||Resolute|
|10th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||Team BlackOut|
|11th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||Mythic|
|12th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||Will to Win|
|13th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||Fam143|
|14th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||AZIO Esports|
|15th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||Really Old People|
|16th||-||ESEA S29 Premier||Velocity eSports|
|17th||-||S28 Relegation||Clutch Solutions|
|19th||-||S28 Relegation||Forty Six and 2|
|20th||-||S28 Relegation||ex-Atmosphere Esports|
|21st||-||S28 Relegation||Team Prospects|
|DQ||-||ESEA S29 Advanced||Levitate Gaming|
For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.
- 1 tyfoon departed Mask Off at the conclusion of Season 27. 
- 2 crashies departed ex-eRa Eternity at the conclusion of Season 27. 
- 3 LILMAN retires from competitive play, dsr steps down due to internet problems, and Laski leaves to focus on his stream.
- 4 MAKKA and Oderus leave Team BlackOut. 
- 5 Etherian E-sports parts ways with its ESEA Season 27: Premier roster. 
- 6 ben1337 and oSee from ex-Etherian E-Sports join with Hydrex and vanity to form a new squad called Gorilla Gang. 
- 7 Team BlackOut parts ways with the remainder of its ESEA Season 27: Premier roster. aproto will also not continue with the squad. 
- 8 Atmosphere Esports parts ways with its ESEA Season 27: Premier roster.
- 9 Ronin Esports release REZU. 
- 10 Ronin Esports add witmer and sancz to the starting lineup. 
- 11 alter and hades depart ex-Iceberg Esports. 
- 12 Mask Off reforms into The Pioneers. jcrueL is replaced by CONNOR93. 
- 13 smL leaves F1-racecar-PEEK. 
- 14 aproto joins Gorilla Gang. 
- 15 MAKKA and oderus join The Pioneers. kenny-1os- replaces Seaside as coach. 
- 16 virtus departs CheckSix Gaming. 
- 17 Ronin Esports parts ways with its squad after they fail in negotiating contract terms. They revert to being The Entourage. 
- 18 REOVA and theTRUTH leave Grizzlys Esports. Grt moves to a playing role in order for Grizzlys Esports to retain their MDL spot. 
- 19 kaboose joins F1-racecar-PEEK. 
- 20 tiz departs ex-Atmosphere Esports. GMAN rejoins the squad. 
- 21 The players of Most Wanted part ways with the organization. They revert to LFAO. 
- 22 The Entourage remove wrath from their lineup. 
- 23 tiz rejoins ex-Atmosphere Esports. 
- 24 sancz departs The Entourage. Their roster is replenished by crashies and Tex. 
- 25 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. 
- 26 Shakezullah leaves F1-racecar-PEEK. 
- 27 MontE leaves Freedom 35. TenZ and Toy join. 
- 28 ex-Iceberg Esports renames to Squirtle Squad and adds L0NER from CheckSix Gaming and phantom from ex-eRa Eternity. 
- 29 LFAO renames to Normal People and Rustun. robby leaves the team and announces his inactivity from competitive CS:GO. 
- 30 roca departs Team Dignitas. 
- 31 Freedom 35 replace Winsum with Jonji. 
- 32 SIDOF leaves ex-eRa Eternity. Axed, madcow, and koga join to complete the roster. 
- 33 krZ leaves ex-Atmosphere Esports. Hunter and vEz join to complete the roster. 
- 34 pauLy and jae join ex-Team BlackOut. 
- 36 OCEAN announces new iteration of subtLe including m0E, DaZeD and no_one. 
- 37 FeelsUnderAgeMan becomes Really Old People with a new roster as 4/5 of the team was ineligible to play in the MDL due to age requirements. 
- 38 Normal People and Rustun are signed by Born. 
- 39 CheckSix Gaming drops its CS:GO team, they will continue to play as Clutch Solutions. Additionally, bwills and Skywalker join the team. 
- 40 Team Dignitas cut Voltage and a2z and add ryx and Infinite. 
- 41 ryann departs Swole Patrol. 
- 42 m0E departs subtLe shortly after joining. a2z and summit1g join to complete the roster. 
- 43 May 22nd - aproto is replaced by ryann on Gorilla Gang. 
- 44 May 22nd - witmer leaves The Entourage. 
- 45 May 22nd - Grizzlys Esports drop their MDL team. The spot will be held through vek and theTRUTH, who will play the required first 8 matches before being replaced. 
- 46 May 23rd - LILMAN joins Swole Patrol. 
- 47 May 23rd - swag leaves Torqued. 
- 48 May 23rd - tyfoon replaces madcow on ex-eRa Eternity. 
- 49 May 24th - ptr joins Team Dignitas. 
- 50 May 24th - AZK leaves Torqued. 
- 51 May 25th - AZIO Esports replace tryhand with NnyQuil. 
- 52 May 27th - swag and AZK form a new team to play in the MDL spot of Torqued. 
- 53 May 28th - tiz departs ex-Atmosphere Esports. Smiley and floppy join. 
- 54 May 29th - vEz leaves ex-Atmosphere Esports. 
- 55 May 30th - aproto joins The Entourage. 
- 56 May 30th - BOOBIE joins ex-Atmosphere Esports. 
- 57 May 30th - ex-eRa Eternity renames to Levitate Gaming.
- 58 May 30th - ex-Grizzlys Esports renames to MDL Jammers.
- 59 June 5th - gMd joins ex-Torqued. 
- 60 June 5th - GMAN leaves ex-Atmosphere Esports. 
- 61 June 5th - 1west leaves AZIO Esports. FrostayK joins on trial. 
- 62 June 5th - ex-Team BlackOut renames to XFORCE.
- 63 June 6th - floppy leaves ex-Atmosphere Esports. 
- 64 June 8th - mahone retires from competitive CS:GO and is replaced on the lineup by Strings. 
- 65 June 11th - stellar leaves Squirtle Squad. 
- 66 June 12th - jae is replaced by KLUMZ on XFORCE. Additionally, desi is finally confirmed as a player on the team. 
- 67 June 13th - tropiiical leaves F1-racecar-PEEK. 
- 68 June 17th - stamina, vek, and theTRUTH depart MDL Jammers. tropiiical joins the team. 
- 69 June 17th - floppy joins F1-racecar-PEEK. 
- 70 June 17th - agM steps down as the coach of Squirtle Squad in order to be the team's final player. 
- 71 June 18th - MAKKA, tweiss, and GRAMPZ leave The Pioneers. wrath and MAiNLiNE join the team. 
- 72 June 18th - XotiC joins MDL Jammers. 
- 73 June 18th - Born release their CS:GO team. They reform as Normal People and Rustun. 
- 74 June 18th - k1Nky replaces SecretAgent on Forty Six and 2. 
- 75 June 19th - emode steps down from Really Old People after playing his required eight games. gloRinsz joins the active roster to take his spot. 
- 76 June 19th - MDL Jammers are signed by Velocity eSports. 
- 77 June 20th - rugrat, bwills, and Skywalker leave Clutch Solutions following internal issues and disagreement over the composition of the team.  
- 78 June 21st - rugrat joins XFORCE as Fighter retires from competitive CS:GO. 
- 79 June 23th - Vireo.pro sign Normal People and Rustun. 
- 80 June 24th - richie leves Team Prospects. 
- 81 June 24th - F1-racecar-PEEK is signed by Vision Gaming. 
- 82 June 25th - kuba, 4pack, and agony join Clutch Solutions. 
- 83 June 26th - Freedom 35 are signed by Resolute. 
- 84 June 27th - terrorize leaves Vikings due to personal reasons. 
- 85 June 28th - bwills joins Team Prospects. 
- 86 June 28th - tyfoon leaves Levitate Gaming citing a lack of commitment from his fellow teammates to continue playing in the league. 
- 87 June 29th - The Entourage renames to Monstars.
- 88 June 30th - Gonnak leaves Forty Six and 2. SecretAgent returns to the roster. 
- 89 June 30th - The Pioneers are signed by Team BlackOut. Additionally, kenny-1os- is replaced by Jeremy9000 as coach. 
- 90 July 3rd - Squirtle Squad rename to Will to Win and replace phantom with tweiss. 
- 91 July 3rd - Siberia leaves Fam143. 
- 92 July 5th - Levitate Gaming disband and forfeit their remaining matches due to internal difficulties and an inability to find new players to replace tyfoon and Axed. 
- 93 July 7th - Fam143 add Skywalker to their roster. 
- 94 July 8th - Vikings add fisher to their roster. 
- 95 July 9th - rugrat leaves XFORCE to joins Team Prospects's bench. He is not expected to play for Team Prospects however. 
- 96 July 10th - seb officially joins Team BlackOut. 
- 97 July 12th - C0M steps down from Vikings. 
- 98 July 12th - vberg and hero step down from Team Prospects. 
|12.||Will to Win||7-9||208-192||+16||21p|
|15.||Really Old People||7-9||190-218||-28||21p|
|19.||Forty Six and 2||5-11||184-231||-47||15p|
- 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.
- BaltyBaby (2018-03-23). "tyfoon leaves Mask Off to chase checks elsewhere". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-03-26). "crashies begins eRa of free agency". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-03-27). "subtLe shift in tides sees OCEAN's roster lost at sea". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-03-28). "Oderus and MAKKA leave BlackOut after near-miracle MDL run". Dust2.us.
- "The Past, The Present, and The Future: Much Love to @oSeecs @ben1337cs @BStringsCS @Infinite1csgo @21motm". Etherian E-Sports. 2018-04-02.
- Tolkienfanatic (2018-04-03). "Etherian players released; Gorilla Gang quartet to play together next season". Dust2.us.
- "The remainder of our CS roster has decided to go their separate ways.". Team BlackOut. 2018-04-05.
- Tolkienfanatic (2018-04-08). "Atmosphere depressurize and release roster". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-04-09). "RONIN release REZU". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-04-10). "witmer and sancz run in to RONIN". Dust2.us.
- Tolkienfanatic (2018-04-11). "ex-Iceberg part ways with hades and alter". Dust2.us.
- devil (2018-04-13). "GRAMPZ and tweiss take masks off; Pioneer new roster with CONNOR93". Dust2.us.
- Tolkienfanatic (2018-04-14). "F1-racecar-PEEK looking for spare tire after smL departure". Dust2.us.
- CarboDogma (2018-04-14). "Gorilla Gang add aproto, ruin as coach". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-04-16). "The Pioneers add oderus and MAKKA". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-04-16). "virtus checks out of CheckSix". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-04-17). "Ronin players once again wandering without a home". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-04-17). "REOVA and theTRUTH off Grizzlys ESEA roster". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-04-17). "kaboose hops on for a ride with F1-racecar-PEEK". Dust2.us.
- tiz (2018-04-18). "Leaving Ex-Atmosphere".
- tolkienfanatic (2018-04-23). "Most Wanted organization no longer wanted by their players". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-04-25). "wrath cut from The Entourage". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-04-27). "tiz hooks back up with ex-Atmosphere". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-05-01). "Tex and crashies crash into The Entourage". Dust2.us.
- Aluminati (2018-05-04). "ESEA S28 LAN update". ESEA.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-05-06). "Shakezullah leaves F1-racecar-PEEK". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-05-08). "Freedom 35 Toy with winning more MDL matches, drop montE to add TenZ and Toy". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-05-08). "Squirtle Squad catch L0NER and phantom". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-05-10). "robby steps away from competing; NPAR down to four". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-05-11). "roca out of Dignitas". dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-05-15). "Freedom 35 drop Winsum for Jonji". dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-05-15). "ex-eRa players announce new roster". dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-05-15). "ex-Atmosphere drop krZ, add vEz and Hunter". dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-05-16). "Fighter and impsta link up with pauLy and jae". dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-05-17). "OCEAN announces new iteration of subtLe". dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-05-17). "FeelsUnderAgeMan mature rapidly to become Really Old People". dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-05-19). "Normal People and Rustun are Born". dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-05-19). "CheckSix becomes Clutch Solutions; add two". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-05-20). "Dignitas replace Voltage and a2z with Infinite and ryx". dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-05-21). "ryan not strong enough for Swole Patrol". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-05-21). "mOE leaves subtLe, summit and a2z join". dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-05-22). "Gorilla Gang replace aproto with ryan". dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-05-22). "witmer leaves The Entourage". dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-05-22). "ex-Grizzlys form rosters". dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-05-23). "Swole Patrol picks up a LILMAN". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-05-23). "Torqued lose swag". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-05-23). "tyfoon comes into ex-eRa for madcow". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-05-24). "ptr slides into Dignitas". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-05-24). "AZK no longer the French star on Torqued". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-05-25). "AZIO not sleeping on NnyQuil; replace tryhard". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-05-27). "swag and AZK form new team to play MDL". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-05-28). "ex-Atmosphere pick up floppy and Smiley". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-05-29). "vEz drops out of ex-Atmosphere". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-05-30). "The Entourage find a new member in aproto". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-05-30). "ex-Atmosphere grab BOOBIE". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-06-05). "gMd goes rogue and joins FYB". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-06-05). "ex-Atmosphere lose GMAN". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-06-05). "AZIO and 1west go their separate directions". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-06-06). "floppy flops out of ex-Atmosphere". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-06-08). "Prospects rope in Strings". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-06-11). "A critical hit as stellar departs Squirtle Squad". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-06-12). "XFORCE replace jae with KLUMZ". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-06-13). "F1-racecar-PEEK left sweating after tropiiical's departure". Dust2.us.
- bleghfarec (2018-06-17). "F1-racecar-PEEK stiffen roster with floppy; tropiiical jams out". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-06-17). "Squirtle Squad to use agM as fifth". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-06-18). "The Pioneers change multiple wagon wheels in roster overhaul". Dust2.us.
- bleghfarec (2018-06-18). "MDL Jammers queue up some XotiC music". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-06-18). "Normal People and Rustun are reborn". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-06-18). "Forty Six & 2 get k1Nky". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-06-19). "Really Old People get younger with emode departure". Dust2.us.
- "#VCITYCSGO Roster announcement!". Velocity eSports. 2018-06-19.
- HydroxideAnt (2018-06-20). "rugrat leaves Clutch Solutions in a pickle". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-06-20). "Clutch Solutions in freefall after losing Skywalker and Bwills". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-06-21). "Fighter retires, rugrat joins XFORCE". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-06-23). "Normal People and Rustun become Vireo.pro". Dust2.us.
- bleghfarec (2018-06-24). "richie no longer a Prospect". Dust2.us.
- bleghfarec (2018-06-24). "F1-racecar-PEEK gain 20/20 Vision". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-06-25). "Clutch Solutions look to RivaL the competition with overhauled roster". Dust2.us.
- bleghfarec (2018-06-26). "DECENT! RESOLUTE score Freedom 35". Dust2.us.
- terrorize (2018-06-27). "Stepped down due to personal reasons".
- CarbonDogma (2018-06-28). "bwills becomes a Prospect". Dust2.us.
- bleghfarec (2018-06-28). "tyfoon surfs out of Levitate". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-06-30). "Forty Six and Two lose Gonnak". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-06-30). "The Pioneers venture to the dark side, join BlackOut". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-07-03). "Squirtle Squad become Will to Win, add tweiss for phantom". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-07-03). "Siberia no longer part of the Fam143 family". Dust2.us.
- bleghfarec (2018-07-05). "Levitate fall to the ground". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-07-07). "Fam143 use the Force and add Skywalker". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-07-08). "Vikings haul fisher into their longship to finish season". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-07-09). "Prospects fill up the bench; rugrat leaves XFORCE hanging". Dust2.us.
- bleghfarec (2018-07-10). "BlackOut confirm seb addition". Dust2.us.
- tolkienfanatic (2018-07-12). "Vikings in rough waters as C0M steps down". Dust2.us.
- Nohte (2018-07-12). "New Prospects set to close out the season as vberg and hero step down". Dust2.us.