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ESEA Season 30: Premier Division - Europe
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ESEA Season 30: Premier Division - Europe
- Misty (Jordan Johnson)
- Regular Season:
- Round-Robin league format
- All teams play each other once
- All matches are Bo1
- Top 8 teams proceed to the Playoffs
- Click here to show the tie-breaker process
- Overall record
- Head-to-Head record
- Best round difference in regulation rounds
- Bo3 decider if all other tie breaker scenarios are indecisive
- Single-Elimination bracket
- All matches are Bo3
$35,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:
|1st||$17,500||S31 Premier||Epsilon Esports|
|2nd||$10,500||S31 Premier||Movistar Riders|
|3rd-4th||$3,500||S31 Premier||ALTERNATE aTTaX|
|9th||-||S31 Premier||Team Vitality|
|12th||-||S31 Premier||AGO Esports|
|13th||-||S31 Premier||Izako Boars|
|14th||-||S30 Relegation||expert eSport|
|16th||-||S30 Relegation||Team LDLC|
|17th||-||S30 Relegation||Chaos Esports Club|
|18th||-||S31 Advanced||Unicorns of Love|
For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.
- 1 Bubski steps down from Fragsters. 
- 2 djL and fre1 are released from Epsilon eSports. 
- 3 ESL announce they will be expanding the EU EPL to 16 teams for Season 9. As a result, AGO Esports avoids direct demotion and will play in Relegation instead. Additionally, due to time restraints OpTic Gaming is invited to Relegation as they are the Season 29 Premier team with the best overall record. The freed up slots in Premier are given to the Premier Relegation tournament. 
- 4 refrezh leaves Fragsters. 
- 5 Virtus.Pro announce the ceasing of operations for their current CS:GO squad following "poor performance" that did not meet the expectations of the organization. The fate of their MDL spot is currently unknown. 
- 6 grux replaces disco doplan on Red Reserve. 
- 7 Virtus.pro announce their new lineup - promoting byali back to the active roster, signing Snax from mousesports, and signing TOAO from AGO Esports. 
- 8 Sprout release NaToSaphiX and percy. 
- 9 ALEX leaves LDLC to join Team Vitality. 
- 10 kressy and LyGHT leave expert eSport. 
- 11 syrsoN, HUNDEN, k1to, and tenzki's contracts expire with ALTERNATE aTTaX and they leave the org. As the majority of the players have left the organization, the core that will hold the MDL spot is unknown. 
- 12 JDC and Andyy join expert eSport. 
- 13 Fragsters' remaining players' contracts expire and they become free agents. 
- 14 syrsoN and mirbit join Sprout. 
- 15 AmaNEk leaves Team LDLC. 
- 16 ALTERNATE aTTaX announce their new roster. Due to roster rules, Console will stand-in to retain the slot. 
- 17 keita's contract expires with Epsilon eSports, and he leaves the team. 
- 18 Red Reserve release freddieb and bench hampus. 
- 19 draken confirms that Red Reserve have swapped out RuStY with disco doplan. 
- 20 January 17th - Unicorns of Love sign kzy, crisby, maRky, DeniMM, and Kirby. 
- 21 January 17th - bladE is signed by Movistar Riders as the team's coach. 
- 22 January 17th - blameF leaves Epsilon eSports after being signed by Heroic. 
- 23 February 5th - k1to, broky, and SPELLAN officially join Epsilon Esports. 
- 24 February 8th - disco doplan leaves Red Reserve. 
- 25 February 12th - Devilwalk leaves Chaos Esports Club. 
- 26 February 13th - AnJ is removed from ex-Fragsters. 
- 27 February 18th - Nodios joins ex-Fragsters on trial. 
- 28 February 21st - The contracts of draken and Chrille with Red Reserve end. They, along with hampus, form a new lineup to play in the spot. 
- 29 February 23rd - LOMME leaves ex-Fragsters. 
- 30 February 26th - Team Spirit release Dima and DavCost. 
- 31 March 3rd - Team Spirit sign chopper and iDISBALANCE. 
- 32 March 5th - LOGAN leaves Team LDLC to join 3DMAX. 
- 33 March 11th - draken leaves Uruguay3 to join Ninjas in Pyjamas. 
- 34 March 11th - stavn leaves ex-Fragsters to join Heroic. 
- 35 March 28th - loWel departs Movistar Riders to join HellRaisers. bladE will stand-in for the remainder of the season. 
|17.||Chaos Esports Club||4-13||205-257||-52||12p|
|18.||Unicorns of Love||2-15||160-276||-116||6p|
|Proceed to Playoffs|
|Invited to Season 31|
|Sent to Relegation|
|Relegated to Advanced|
- Note: Team Vitality and ENCE opt to not take part in the Playoffs, ALTERNATE aTTaX will play instead.
- Bubski (2018-11-20). "After abit of thinking and reflecting i've come to the conclusion to leave the Fragsters team.".
- Epsilon eSports (2018-11-22). "We can tonight announce the departure of fre1 & djL from #EpsiCSGO.".
- "ESL Pro League Update". ESL. 2018-12-01.
- "From this day on I'm a free agent". Ismail "refrezh" Ali. 2018-12-03.
- "CS:GO lineup ceases competition". Virtus.pro. 2018-12-13.
- Sebastian Spooner (2018-12-19). "WELCOME GRUX TO RED RESERVE!". Red Reserve.
- "Snax, byali, and TOAO to be a part of the new CS:GO roster". Virtus.pro. 2018-12-24.
- "Thank you for the good times, we are proud of what we have achieved together". Sprout. 2018-12-28.
- "Following the announcement of our roster changes, we're glad to welcome @Vitality_ALEX as a new member of our CSGO squad, please give him a warm welcome". Team Vitality. 2018-12-28.
- "Bye bye kressy & LyGHT" (in German). expert eSport. 2018-12-31.
- MIRAA (2018-12-29). "ALTERNATE aTTaX release quartet". HLTV.
- "New duo joins the team" (in German). expert eSport. 2019-01-01.
- Fragsters (2018-12-31). "Fragsters nytårstale! Vi er nu ved at være ved vejs ende af 2018, og årets sidste dag med vores nuværende CS:GO hold." [Fragsters's new year! We are now at the end of 2018, and the last day of the year with our current CS:GO team.] (in Danish).
- Sprout (2019-01-04). "Welcome @syrsoNCSGO and @mirbitcs to our Sprout family tree.".
- François "AmaNEk" Delaunay (2019-01-04). "Today, Today marks the end of my contract with LDLC.".
- ALTERNATE aTTaX (2019-01-06). "We are happy to present you today our new #csgo lineup for the coming year.".
- keita (2019-01-09). "My contract with Epsilon has now expired after 9 months.".
- Sebastian "Sebsyo" Spooner (2019-01-09). "Thank you freddieb". Red Reserve.
- William "draken" Sundin (2019-01-10). "the classic - + appears again".
- Unicorns of Love (2019-01-17). "Welcome our new lineup...".
- "bladE, nuevo coach de CS:GO de Movistar Riders" [bladE, new CS: GO coach of Movistar Riders] (in Spanish). Movistar Riders. 2019-01-17.
- Heroic (2019-01-17). "Welcome blameF!".
- Vie GG (2019-02-05). "We're proud to announce @Epsilon_eSports new #CSGO roster!".
- disco doplan (2019-02-08). "As of yesterday I officially terminated my contract with Red Reserve after a breach from their side.".
- Devilwalk (2019-02-12). "Well a bad start but im now the coach of @NoChanceGG!".
- AnJ (2019-02-13). "We started out wanting to test the lineup out, and last night the team told me they decided that my playstyle didnt match the one they used to run/wanted to run going forward, sadly.".
- Nodios (2019-02-18). "These are the last matches I will play with Goldengitte since i'm currently on a trial period with ex-fragsters.".
- draken (2019-02-21). "Finally a free agent and excited to start over with a new team.".
- LOMME (2019-02-23). "My time with the Ex-Fragsters boys has come to an end".
- "Team Spirit has parted ways with Dima & DavCost". Team Spirit. 2019-02-26.
- "Meet the new players of Team Spirit’s CS:GO roster". Team Spirit. 2019-03-03.
- 3DMAX (2019-03-05). "We're proud to welcome @LDLC_logaN to the Red Family!".
- Lukas "Kameeleon" Berć (2019-03-11). "Ninjas in Pyjamas Roster update". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
- "Heroic welcomes Martin “Stavn” Lund on trial!". Heroic. 2019-03-11.
- MIRAA (2019-03-28). "HellRaisers try out loWel". HLTV.org.