ESEA Season 28: Premier Division - North America

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[e][h]ESEA Season 28: Premier Division - North America
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
North America North America
Teams:
24
Format:
League (Bo1)
Playoffs
Prize pool:
$37,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-05-22
End Date:
2018-07-22
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Cache • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train


About[edit]

Broadcast talent[edit]

  • Observer:
    • United Kingdom Misty (Jordan Johnson)

Format[edit]

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


Prize Pool[edit]


Participants[edit]

Team Dignitas30, 40, 49
ex-Torqued47, 50, 52, 59
ex-Atmosphere Esports8, 20, 23, 33, 52, 53, 54, 56, 60, 63
1Canada Bl4ckiice 
2USA GMAN 
3USA BOOBIE 
4Canada Smiley 
5Canada krZ 
6USA oniichan 
Clutch Solutions16, 28, 39, 77
1USA joshbM 
2USA Sneaky 
3USA bwills 
4USA Skywalker 
5 TBD 
CUSA joseph 
Gorilla Gang5, 6, 14, 43
1USA oSee 
2USA ben1337 
3USA vanity 
4USA Hydrex 
5USA ryann 
CUSA ruin 
Squirtle Squad11, 28, 65, 70
1USA stellar 
2USA tconnors 
3Canada djay 
4USA L0NER 
5USA phantom 
6USA agM 
Levitate Gaming2, 28, 32, 48, 57
1USA SPERMY 
2USA juice 
3USA Axed 
4USA koga 
5Canada tyfoon 
CUSA Jwill 
F1-racecar-PEEK13, 19, 26, 67, 69
Freedom 3524, 27, 31
1USA 4sh0t 
2USA food 
3USA Toy 
4Canada TenZ 
5Canada Jonji 
Velocity eSports18, 45, 58, 68, 72, 76
1Canada vek 
2USA theTRUTH 
3Canada retchy 
4USA fiziq 
5Canada AB 
6USA tropiiical 
7USA XotiC 
CUSA stamina 
The Pioneers1, 6, 12, 15, 71
Normal People and Rustun21, 29, 35, 38, 73
Mythic
1USA fl0m 
2USA Polen 
3USA adreN 
4USA anger 
5USA hazed 
The Entourage9, 10, 17, 22, 24, 44, 55
1France Xp3 
2USA RIKO 
3USA crashies 
4USA Tex 
5USA aproto 
CUSA flowsicK 
subtLe3, 36, 42
1Canada OCEAN 
2USA no_one 
3USA DaZeD 
4Canada a2z 
5USA summit1g 
CCanada knc1 
XFORCE4, 7, 34, 62, 66, 78
1USA Fighter 
2USA impsta 
3USA pauLy 
4USA jae 
5USA desi 
6USA KLUMZ 
7Canada rugrat 

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 Canada tyfoon departed Mask Off at the conclusion of Season 27. [1]
2 USA crashies departed ex-eRa Eternity at the conclusion of Season 27. [2]
3 Canada LILMAN retires from competitive play, Canada dsr steps down due to internet problems, and USA Laski leaves to focus on his stream.[3]
4 USA MAKKA and USA Oderus leave Team BlackOut. [4]
5 Etherian E-sports parts ways with its ESEA Season 27: Premier roster.[5]
6 USA ben1337 and USA oSee from ex-Etherian E-Sports join with USA Hydrex and USA vanity to form a new squad called Gorilla Gang. [6]
7 Team BlackOut parts ways with the remainder of its ESEA Season 27: Premier roster. USA aproto will also not continue with the squad. [7]
8 Atmosphere Esports parts ways with its ESEA Season 27: Premier roster.[8]
9 Ronin Esports release USA REZU. [9]
10 Ronin Esports add USA witmer and USA sancz to the starting lineup. [10]
11 USA alter and Canada hades depart ex-Iceberg Esports. [11]
12 Mask Off reforms into The Pioneers. USA jcrueL is replaced by Canada CoNnOrRr93. [12]
13 Canada smL leaves F1-racecar-PEEK. [13]
14 USA aproto joins Gorilla Gang. USA ruin also joins as coach. [14]
15 USA MAKKA and USA oderus join The Pioneers. USA kenny-1os- replaces Canada Seaside as coach. [15]
16 USA virtus departs CheckSix Gaming. [16]
17 Ronin Esports parts ways with its squad after they fail in negotiating contract terms. They revert to being The Entourage. [17]
18 Turkey REOVA and USA theTRUTH leave Grizzlys Esports. Canada Grt moves to a playing role in order for Grizzlys Esports to retain their MDL spot. [18]
19 Canada kaboose joins F1-racecar-PEEK. [19]
20 Canada tiz departs ex-Atmosphere Esports. USA GMAN rejoins the squad. [20]
21 The players of Most Wanted part ways with the organization. They revert to LFAO. [21]
22 The Entourage remove USA wrath from their lineup. [22]
23 Canada tiz rejoins ex-Atmosphere Esports. [23]
24 USA sancz departs The Entourage. Their roster is replenished by USA crashies and USA Tex. [24]
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. [25]
26 USA Shakezullah leaves F1-racecar-PEEK. [26]
27 Canada MontE leaves Freedom 35. Canada TenZ and USA Toy join. [27]
28 ex-Iceberg Esports renames to Squirtle Squad and adds USA L0NER from CheckSix Gaming and USA phantom from ex-eRa Eternity. [28]
29 LFAO renames to Normal People and Rustun. USA robby leaves the team and announces his inactivity from competitive CS:GO. [29]
30 USA roca departs Team Dignitas. [30]
31 Freedom 35 replace USA Winsum with Canada Jonji. [31]
32 USA SIDOF leaves ex-eRa Eternity. USA Axed, USA madcow, and USA koga join to complete the roster. [32]
33 Canada krZ leaves ex-Atmosphere Esports. Canada Hunter and Canada vEz join to complete the roster. [33]
34 USA pauLy and USA jae join ex-Team BlackOut. [34]
36 USA OCEAN announces new iteration of subtLe including USA m0E, USA DaZeD and USA no_one. [35]
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. [36]
38 Normal People and Rustun are signed by Born. [37]
39 CheckSix Gaming drops its CS:GO team, they will continue to play as Clutch Solutions. Additionally, USA bwills and USA Skywalker join the team. [38]
40 Team Dignitas cut USA Voltage and Canada a2z and add USA ryx and USA Infinite. [39]
41 USA ryann departs Swole Patrol. [40]
42 USA m0E departs subtLe shortly after joining. Canada a2z and USA summit1g join to complete the roster. [41]
43 May 22nd - USA aproto is replaced by USA ryann on Gorilla Gang. [42]
44 May 22nd - USA witmer leaves The Entourage. [43]
45 May 22nd - Grizzlys Esports drop their MDL team. The spot will be held through Canada vek and USA theTRUTH, who will play the required first 8 matches before being replaced. [44]
46 May 23rd - Canada LILMAN joins Swole Patrol. [45]
47 May 23rd - USA swag leaves Torqued. [46]
48 May 23rd - USA tyfoon replaces USA madcow on ex-eRa Eternity. [47]
49 May 24th - USA ptr joins Team Dignitas. [48]
50 May 24th - Canada AZK leaves Torqued. [49]
51 May 25th - AZIO Esports replace USA tryhand with USA NnyQuil. [50]
52 May 27th - USA swag and Canada AZK form a new team to play in the MDL spot of Torqued. [51]
53 May 28th - Canada tiz departs ex-Atmosphere Esports. Canada Smiley and USA floppy join. [52]
54 May 29th - Canada vEz leaves ex-Atmosphere Esports. [53]
55 May 30th - USA aproto joins The Entourage. [54]
56 May 30th - USA BOOBIE joins ex-Atmosphere Esports. [55]
57 May 30th - ex-eRa Eternity renames to Levitate Gaming.
58 May 30th - ex-Grizzlys Esports renames to MDL Jammers.
59 June 5th - Canada gMd joins ex-Torqued. [56]
60 June 5th - USA GMAN leaves ex-Atmosphere Esports. [57]
61 June 5th - USA 1west leaves AZIO Esports. USA FrostayK joins on trial. [58]
62 June 5th - ex-Team BlackOut renames to XFORCE.
63 June 6th - USA floppy leaves ex-Atmosphere Esports. [59]
64 June 8th - Canada mahone retires from competitive CS:GO and is replaced on the lineup by USA Strings. [60]
65 June 11th - USA stellar leaves Squirtle Squad. [61]
66 June 12th - USA jae is replaced by USA KLUMZ on XFORCE. Additionally, USA desi is finally confirmed as a player on the team. [62]
67 June 13th - USA tropiiical leaves F1-racecar-PEEK. [63]
68 June 17th - USA stamina, Canada vek, and USA theTRUTH depart MDL Jammers. USA tropiiical joins the team. [64]
69 June 17th - USA floppy joins F1-racecar-PEEK. [64]
70 June 17th - USA agM steps down as the coach of Squirtle Squad in order to be the team's final player. [65]
71 June 18th - MAKKA, USA tweiss, and USA GRAMPZ leave The Pioneers. USA wrath and USA MAiNLiNE join the team. [66]
72 June 18th - USA XotiC joins MDL Jammers. [67]
73 June 18th - Born release their CS:GO team. They reform as Normal People and Rustun. [68]
74 June 18th - Mexico k1Nky replaces USA kobruh on Forty Six and 2. [69]
75 June 19th - Canada emode steps down from Really Old People after playing his required eight games. Canada gloRinsz joins the active roster to take his spot. [70]
76 June 19th - MDL Jammers are signed by Velocity eSports. [71]
77 June 20th - Canada rugrat, USA bwills, and Skywalker leave Clutch Solutions following internal issues and disagreement over the composition of the team. [72] [73]
78 June 21st - Canada rugrat joins XFORCE as USA Fighter retires from competitive CS:GO. [74]

Results[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

League Standings
1. Normal People and Rustun 8-1 137-72 +65 24p
2. Bravado Gaming 7-3 141-101 +40 21p
3. Team Dignitas 6-0 96-55 +41 18p
4. Freedom 35 6-1 103-61 +42 18p
5. Swole Patrol 6-2 121-72 +49 18p
6. Fam143 6-3 128-123 +5 18p
7. The Pioneers 6-4 131-117 +14 18p
8. F1-racecar-PEEK 5-1 92-73 +19 15p
9. The Entourage 5-3 123-113 +10 15p
10. ex-Torqued 5-3 107-103 +4 15p
11. Really Old People 5-4 125-120 +5 15p
12. Squirtle Squad 5-5 134-115 +19 15p
13. Gorilla Gang 4-4 93-84 +9 12p
14. Vikings 4-6 143-152 -9 12p
15. subtLe 3-4 92-98 -6 9p
16. Levitate Gaming 3-5 105-112 -7 9p
17. Mythic 3-5 91-103 -12 9p
18. ex-Atmosphere Esports 3-5 83-110 -27 9p
19. Velocity eSports 3-7 103-152 -49 9p
20. Clutch Solutions 2-6 98-117 -19 6p
21. AZIO Esports 2-7 94-133 -39 6p
22. XFORCE 2-7 85-137 -52 6p
23. Team Prospects 2-8 104-154 -50 6p
24. Forty Six and 2 0-7 66-118 -52 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
 
 

References[edit]

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