ESEA Season 31: Premier Division - North America

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[e][h]ESEA Season 31: Premier Division - North America
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Type:
Online
Location:
North America North America
Teams:
18
Start Date:
2019-05-01
End Date:
2019-06-21
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train • Vertigo

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Observer:
    • TBA

Format[edit]

  • 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
  1. Overall record
  2. Head-to-Head record
  3. Best round difference in regulation rounds
  4. Bo3 decider if all other tie breaker scenarios are indecisive
  • Playoffs:
    • Single-Elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

Participants[edit]

Bad News Bears17, 18, 26, 35, 41
1Canada TenZ
2USA crashies
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1USA ptr
2USA mitch
3USA shinobi
4USA RZU
5USA yay
Chris and the boys4, 7, 15, 22, 24
1Canada will 
2United States Rich 
3United States Swahn 
4USA kaboose 
5United States mcs 
CUSA markalodon 
Mythic25
1USA fl0m 
2USA Polen 
3USA anger 
4USA hazed 
5USA LeX 
Peeker's Advantage12, 51, 54
1USA Snakes
2USA Grim
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1
USA Oderus
2
Canada DAVEY
3
Canada gMd
4USA Drone
5USA roca
C
United States Mauisnake
Team One1
1Brazil Maluk3 
2Brazil iDk 
3Brazil trk 
4Brazil bit 
5Brazil b4rtiN 
CBrazil cky 
ATK11
1South Africa Sonic 
2South Africa JT 
3South Africa Fadey 
4South Africa Domsterr 
5South Africa blackpoisoN 
CSouth Africa T.c 
Polar Ace Esports3, 8, 33, 36
1Canada JonahP 
2United States picky 
3United States shonk 
4United States agM 
5USA FrostayK 
CCanada welly 
New Identity2, 40, 44, 49
Party Astronauts6, 43
1United States SideStep
2United States zeptic
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1USA PwnAlone
2USA stellar
3USA ben1337
4 TBD
5 TBD
CUnited States Muenster
Royal5, 9, 38, 46, 47
1United States tex
2United States Xeppaa
3United States Bwills
 TBD
 TBD
1USA JoshRT
2USA RIKO
3 TBD
4 TBD
5 TBD
CCanada hades
BLITZKRIEG30, 34
1United States orbit
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1United States alter
2USA ShoT_UP
3United States KARNAGE
4United States buffdaddy
5United States tex
Thunder Logic23, 29, 32, 42, 50, 52, 53, 55
Variance Gaming20, 28, 31, 37, 45, 46, 48
The Quest31, 49, 51
1Canada Jonji
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
CUnited States Osodank
1USA xCeeD
2USA Voltage
3USA Spongey
4USA Snakes
5USA Grim
CUSA mCe
ex-Zone Esports10, 13, 19, 27, 56
1USA aproto
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1United States Swisher
2USA Hunter
3United States zander
4United States koga
5 TBD
CUSA Bibby

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 Brazil b4rtiN is signed by Team One. [1]
2 Canada CONNOR93 rejoins MASSIVEimpact. [2]
3 Final Feature Gaming's players part ways with the organization, and will play under the name welly and the Bandits. Additionally, United States agM completes his trial with the squad successfully. [3]
4 iNTACT release their CS:GO team. They will play under the name Chris and the boys. [4]
5 United States real_bM steps down from Infamous, the team renames to Royal, and United States RIKO and Canada hades officially join the squad as a player and coach, respectively. [5]
6 United States Muenster joins Party Astronauts as their coach. [6]
7 United States motm is released from Team Singularity. United States Shakezullah is added on trial. [7]
8 welly and the Bandits are signed by Polar Ace Esports. [8]
9 United States tex joins Royal. [9]
10 Zone Esports are unable to use United States leaf due to MDL age requirements. [10]
11 Denial Esports's roster is signed by ATK. [11]
12 United States Mauisnake joins Spacestation Gaming as their coach. [12]
13 United States aproto joins Zone Esports. [13]
14 United States Shakezullah completes this trial successfully and joins Team Singularity. [14]
15 United States Rich joins Chris and the boys. [14]
16 Luminosity Gaming are promoted to ESL Pro League Season 9 thus leaving their MDL slot vacant. As such, the final spot will go to the fifth place Relegation team. [15]
17 United States RZU leaves Bad News Bears, and United States shinobi transitions into being the coach of the team. [16]
18 United States dazzLe and United States Relyks join Bad News Bears. [17]
19 United States Bibby replaces United States madcow as Zone Esports's coach. [18]
20 United States Powerzz steps down from Variance Gaming's starting lineup. United States 4pack joins in his place. [19]
21 United States riku replaces United States opportunity on slashLEVEL. [20]
22 United States Swahn and United States kaboose step down from Chris and the boys. [21]
23 Team Front acquire Thunder Logic's CS:GO team. [22]
24 United States kaboose and United States Swahn return to Chris and the boys. United States mcs replaces United States Spongey. [23]
25 United States LeX returns to Mythic replacing United States Laski on the starting lineup due to the latter's poor internet. [24]
26 United States dazzLe leaves Bad News Bears. [25]
27 Zone Esports' 's players part ways with the organization. [26]
28 United States Spongey joins Variance Gaming, replacing Canada neska on the starting lineup. [27]
29 United States Slash is released from Team Front. Canada Skelly joins as the team's coach. [28]
30 United States orbit and United States KARNAGE complete the roster of BLITZKRIEG. [29]
31 May 3rd - United States Spongey leaves Variance Gaming to replace United States FrostayK on The Quest. [30]
32 May 3rd - Canada djay joins Team Front. [31]
33 May 4th - United States BASE is cut from Polar Ace Esports. [32]
34 May 4th - Canada poised is cut from BLITZKRIEG. [33]
35 May 5th - Relyks leaves Bad News Bears. shinobi returns to the starting lineup. [34]
36 May 6th - United States FrostayK joins Polar Ace Esports. [35]
37 May 7th - United States SPAMMER and Canada blitzz exit Variance Gaming. United States zNf and United States BASE join the team. Canada Seaside resumes coaching the team. [36]
38 May 14th - United States tex is cut from Royal. Russia wippie replaces him. [37]
39 May 15th - slashLEVEL is signed by Ascent Esports. [38]
40 May 15th - Canada tyfoon is cut from MASSIVEimpact, while United States roca leaves and Canada CONNOR93 steps down. [39]
41 May 15th - Canada TenZ steps down from Bad News Bears. United States RZU will stand-in as fifth. [40]
42 May 16th - United States curry steps down from Team Front. [41]
43 May 17th - Party Astronauts part ways with United States SideStep and United States zeptic. [42]
44 May 17th - United States Relyks and United States dazzLe join MASSIVEimpact. United States MAiNLiNE joins as coach. [43]
45 May 18th - United States BASE and United States zNf step down from Variance Gaming. [44]
46 May 19th - Russia wippie and United States Xeppaa leave Royal. United States Xeppaa and United States SPAMMER join Variance Gaming. [45]
47 May 19th - United States Bwills leaves Royal. [46]
48 May 19th - Canada Seaside leaves Variance Gaming. [47]
49 May 21st - Canada Jonji leaves The Quest to join MASSIVEimpact. MASIVEimpact rename to New Identity. [48]
50 May 21st - United States jet- replaces United States jmoh on Team Front. [49]
51 May 22nd - United States Snakes and United States Grim leave Spacestation Gaming to join The Quest. United States mCe transitions into being the team's coach. [50]
52 May 22nd - United States Bwills joins Team Front. [51]
53 May 22nd - Team Front release their CS:GO team. They will play as Ange's Big Toe. [52]
54 May 23rd - United States Drone and United States roca join Peeker's Advantage, the MDL slot previously belonging to Spacestation Gaming. [53]
55 May 23rd - Ange's Big Toe are re-signed by Thunder Logic. [54]
56 May 24th - United States aproto parts ways with ex-Zone Esports. [55]

Results[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

League Standings
1. FURIA Esports11-3206-129+7733p
2. Team One6-096-40+5618p
3. ATK6-1112-78+3418p
4. Team Singularity5-3108-87+2115p
5. Ascent Esports5-3109-105+415p
6. Bad News Bears3-268-49+199p
7. New Identity3-274-61+139p
8. Mythic3-383-8309p
9. ex-Zone Esports3-591-102-119p
10. Polar Ace Esports3-5112-126-149p
11. The Quest2-251-52-16p
12. Peeker's Advantage2-364-74-106p
13. Party Astronauts2-357-76-196p
14. BLITZKRIEG2-463-86-236p
15. Chris and the boys2-687-114-276p
16. Variance Gaming2-566-103-376p
17. Royal1-559-94-353p
18. Thunder Logic0-652-99-470p

Legend
Proceed to Playoffs
Invited to Season 32
Sent to Relegation
Relegated to Advanced
For detailed results for Weeks 1–4, click here.
For detailed results for Weeks 5–8, click here.
7-16
Week 4
16-12
Week 4
16-1
Week 4
16-8
Week 4
16-7
Week 1
12-16
Week 1
16-13
Week 4
16-11
Week 4
11-16
Week 2
 
Week 7
16-4
Week 4
16-5
Week 4
16-6
Week 4
16-8
Week 4
16-6
Week 4
16-7
Week 4
16-4
Week 3
8-16
Week 2
16-6
Week 3
12-16
Week 3
12-16
Week 4
4-16
Week 3
16-7
Week 2
16-8
Week 4
12-16
Week 2
16-2
Week 3
16-11
Week 3
16-11
Week 4
1-16
Week 4
7-16
Week 2
4-16
Week 2
19-22
Week 4
16-8
Week 3
14-16
Week 4
10-16
Week 1
8-16
Week 4
10-16
Week 2
17-19
Week 2
16-9
Week 1
16-12
Week 2
16-11
Week 3
7-16
Week 1
18-22
Week 2
16-9
Week 3
16-11
Week 2
7-16
Week 1
16-12
Week 1
16-8
Week 2
16-4
Week 2
16-7
Week 3
16-4
Week 1
16-5
Week 3
13-16
Week 4
16-10
Week 2
16-12
Week 3
16-4
Week 3
19-17
Week 3
16-11
Week 3
11-16
Week 4
8-16
Week 4
22-19
Week 4
19-17
Week 2
12-16
Week 3
10-16
Week 2
16-10
Week 1
16-11
Week 2
6-16
Week 3
22-18
Week 2
W-FF
Week 4
14-16
Week 1
16-12
Week 2
9-16
Week 1
9-16
Week 3
4-16
Week 3
19-16
Week 2
 
Week 7
4-16
Week 4
8-16
Week 3
7-16
Week 3
16-10
Week 3
12-16
Week 3
5-16
Week 4
2-16
Week 3
12-16
Week 2
16-19
Week 2
10-16
Week 3
7-16
Week 3
6-16
Week 4
16-12
Week 3
16-14
Week 4
17-19
Week 3
16-10
Week 2
16-12
Week 3
6-16
Week 2
8-16
Week 4
16-10
Week 1
11-16
Week 3
11-16
Week 2
4-16
Week 1
FF-W
Week 4
11-16
Week 3
16-14
Week 1
16-6
Week 2
8-16
Week 2
6-16
Week 4
11-16
Week 4
16-7
Week 1
5-16
Week 3
11-16
Week 3
10-16
Week 1
16-7
Week 3
16-8
Week 2

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Semifinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qualified
 
 
 

References[edit]

  1. Team One (2019-03-15). "A new name comes to compose the lineup of the Golden Boys...".
  2. Jeremy9000 (2019-03-22). "My team MASSIVEimpact ( @rocazor @tyfooncs @sebCSGO @CONNORRR93 @wrathk_k ) are looking for an org to call home".
  3. tolkienfanatic (2019-03-24). "welly and the Bandits leave Final Feature; make agM official". Dust2.us.
  4. Mnmzzz (2019-03-26). "Chris and the boys looking for a new home as iNTACT release team". Dust2.us.
  5. tolkienfanatic (2019-03-28). "Infamous become Royal, lose real_bM". Dust2.us.
  6. Muenster. "Officially joined Party Astronauts in MDL as their coach.".
  7. Mnmzzz (2019-03-28). "motm announces departure from Singularity". Dust2.us.
  8. Polar Ace Esports (2019-03-29). "It is our pleasure to announce the newest members to the Polar Ace #CSGO Fam!".
  9. RIKO (2019-03-29). "Excited to pick up my former teammate @texerino for this upcoming mdl season and qualifiers".
  10. zander (2019-04-04). "Need 5th for MDL s31+ Winners league s2".
  11. ATK (2019-04-04). "We are proud to announce that we’ve brought SA’s top CS:GO team back home!".
  12. [Inside source]
  13. Mnmzzz (2019-04-07). "aproto gets in the Zone". Dust2.us.
  14. 14.0 14.1 CarbonDogma (2019-04-09). "Shakezullah passes trial on Singularity; Chris and the boys get Rich". Dust2.us.
  15. Jaime Duque (2019-04-11). "Luminosity Gaming to Replace Rogue in ESL Pro League". ESL.
  16. Nohte (2019-04-13). "Bad News Bears look to dazzLe with Relyks". Dust2.us.
  17. Mnmzzz (2019-04-17). "dazzLe and Relyks officially join Bad News Bears". Dust2.us.
  18. Nohte (2019-04-18). "Zone add Bibby as coach". Dust2.us.
  19. Nohte (2019-04-18). "Trio of teams make changes ahead of ESEA Season 31". Dust2.us.
  20. Mnmzzz (2019-04-21). "slashLEVEL replace opportunity with riku". Dust2.us.
  21. Nohte (2019-04-21). "Swahn wades down from Chris and the boys". Dust2.us.
  22. tolkienfanatic (2019-04-22). "Thunder Logic leap to Front". Dust2.us.
  23. Mnmzzz (2019-04-22). "Swahn and kaboose reunite with the boys; mcs in for Spongey". Dust2.us.
  24. Nohte (2019-04-23). "LeX returns to Mythic roster in place of Laski". Dust2.us.
  25. [Inside source]
  26. tolkienfanatic (2019-04-25). "koga and co. exit the Zone". Dust2.us.
  27. Super_Dragon (2019-04-25). "Variance soak up Spongey". Dust2.us.
  28. Super_Dragon (2019-04-30). "Front sever ties with Slash, add skelly as coach". Dust2.us.
  29. Mnmzzz (2019-04-30). "BLITZKRIEG roll-out new roster". Dust2.us.
  30. Mnmzzz (2019-05-03). "Spongey joins The Quest in place of FrostayK". Dust2.us.
  31. tolkienfanatic (2019-05-03). "djay called up to the Front lines". Dust2.us.
  32. Mnmzzz (2019-05-04). "BASE displaced from Polar Ace". Dust2.us.
  33. Mnmzzz (2019-05-05). "poised removed from BLITZKRIEG". Dust2.us.
  34. [Inside source]
  35. tolkienfanatic (2019-05-06). "Arctic conditions increase as Polar Ace add FrostayK". Dust2.us.
  36. Nohte (2019-05-07). "Variance release SPAMMER; add zNf and BASE". Dust2.us.
  37. CarbonDogma (2019-05-15). "tex dethroned, wippie becomes a Tsar". Dust2.us.
  38. Ascent Esports (2019-05-15). "We're excited to officially announce our CS:GO roster.".
  39. Mnmzzz (2019-05-16). "MASSIVEimpact undergo a massive restructure". Dust2.us.
  40. tolkienfanatic (2019-05-16). "TenZ leaves Bad News Bears". Dust2.us.
  41. tolkienfanatic (2019-05-16). "curry steps down from Front". Dust2.us.
  42. tolkienfanatic (2019-05-17). "Party Astronauts shake off SideStep and zeptic". Dust2.us.
  43. tolkienfanatic (2019-05-17). "MASSIVEimpact begin roster overhaul with dazzLe and Relyks". Dust2.us.
  44. Nohte (2019-05-18). "Variance continues as BASE and zNf step down". Dust2.us.
  45. CarbonDogma (2019-05-19). "Variance bring back SPAMMER, add Xeppaa; Royal lose wippie". Dust2.us.
  46. tolkienfanatic (2019-05-20). "Bwills the latest to leave Royal". Dust2.us.
  47. [Inside source]
  48. Mnmzzz (2019-05-21). "Jonji gives MASSIVEimpact a New Identity". Dust2.us.
  49. tolkienfanatic (2019-05-21). "Front lose jmoh; hope to take off with jet". Dust2.us.
  50. tolkienfanatic (2019-05-22). "Snakes and Grim join The Quest". Dust2.us.
  51. CarbonDogma (2019-05-22). "Front complete roster with Bwills". Dust2.us.
  52. Mnmzzz (2019-05-22). "Ange and co. stub their toes on the way out of Front". Dust2.us.
  53. CarbonDogma (2019-05-23). "Spacestation return to Earth, add Drone and roca". Dust2.us.
  54. Mnmzzz (2019-05-23). "Ange's Big Toe regain footing with Thunder Logic". Dust2.us.
  55. tolkienfanatic (2019-05-24). [hhttp://www.dust2.us/News/3104-aproto-becomes-an-ex-ex-zoner "aproto becomes an ex-ex-Zoner"]. Dust2.us.