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ESEA Season 33: Premier Division - North America

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[e][h]ESEA Season 33: Premier Division - North America
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Type:
Online
Location:
North America North America
Teams:
20
Prize Pool:
$1,500 USD
Start Date:
2020-02-03
End Date:
2020-03-19
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train • Vertigo

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Commentators:

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:
    • Double-Elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

$1,500 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

   Note: Team roster change notes have been moved to their respective team cards, press the Notes button to toggle them.

1 January 31st - Canada moose is acquired by Team Envy. [1]
2 March 3rd - United States Zellsis joins eUnited on an uncontracted basis. [2]
3 March 8th - eUnited part ways with their team. They will continue playing together as Swole Patrol. [3]
4 March 13th - Due to being invited to ESL Pro League Season 11: North America, Swole Patrol withdraw from MDL. [4]
1 February 5th - Swole Patrol merge with former Team Singularity players to form Swole Identity. [5]
2 February 28th - United States swag leaves Swole Identity. [6]
3 March 1st - United States fRoD will stand-in as Swole Identity's fifth for the remainder of the season. [7]
1 January 28th - Riot Squad Esports part ways with United Kingdom weber. [8]
2 February 12th - Bad News Bears reforms after the team are released from Riot Squad Esports. Additionally they add United States Grim to the lineup. [9]
3 February 26th - United States Grim leave Bad News Bears to rejoin Triumph. United States dapr joins Bad News Bears is his place. [10]
1 January 31st - United States mCe leaves Triumph. [11]
2 February 3rd - United States xCeeD and United States Grim leave Triumph. [11]
3 February 8th - United States Shakezullah joins Triumph. [12]
4 February 23rd - United States Asuna joins Triumph. [13]
5 February 26th - United States Snakes steps down from Triumph's active lineup. United States Grim rejoins the team in his place. [10]
1 November 12th - United States leaf joins Rugratz as a replacement for United States tweiss. [14]
2 November 19th - United States roca leaves Rugratz. [15]
3 December 9th - Canada tyfoon joins Rugratz while United States MAC-1 replaces United States flashstep as the team's coach. [16]
4 December 30th - United States MAC-1 leaves Rugratz to join Rap Gang. [17]
5 January 5th - United States madcow joins Rugratz as coach. [18]
6 January 26th - Rugratz replace United States zander with United States Zellsis. [19]
7 January 27th - Rugratz bring back United States zander as Canada tyfoon is cut. [20]
8 February 13th - United States madcow leaves Rugratz. [21]
9 February 34th - United States Zellsis leaves Rugratz and is replaced by Canada mada. [22]
11 March 11th - Canada mada is cut from Rugratz. United States tweiss will finish the season with the team. [23]
1 November 11th - Ben's Anime Team are signed by Chaos Esports Club. [24]
2 January 3rd - Chaos Esports Club bench United States Infinite. [25]
3 January 10th - Chaos Esports Club sign United Kingdom smooya. [26]
4 January 26th - Chaos Esports Club replace Russia wippie with United States vanity. [27]
5 February 8th - Chaos Esports Club replace United States Shakezullah with United States mCe. [12]
6 March 13th - Chaos Esports Club part ways with United States ben1337 and sign United States SicK. United States mCe will stand-in for the remainder of the season due to the roster lock. [28]
1 December 18th - Team One part ways with Brazil bit and Brazil bld. [29]
2 January 6th - Team One acquire Brazil felps on loan from MIBR while Chile dav1dddd joins on trial. [30]
3 January 31st - Brazil felps leaves Team One after his loan is terminated. Chile dav1dddd leaves the team after his trial ends. [31]
4 March 3rd - Team One acquire Brazil prt and Brazil pesadelo from DETONA Gaming and Red Canids, respectively. [32]
1 December 13th - Team Divine sign MAC-51. [33]
2 February 9th - United States curry leaves Team Divine. [34]
3 February 13th - Team Divine sign United States MAC-1. [35]
4 March 8th - United States MAC-1 retires and leaves Team Divine. United States wrath joins in his place. [36]
1 November 21st - United States NEX steps down as Ascent Esports' coach. [37]
2 January 14th - New England Whalers acquire Ascent Esports' roster. [38]
3 February 6th - Canada NiSMO steps down from New England Whalers. [39]
4 February 24th - United States Fiziq leaves New England Whalers. [22]
1 November 22nd - Monstars replace United States aproto with United States ReckMONSTER. [40]
2 January 5th - United States Swisher replaces United States alter on Monstars while United States JMaldo joins as coach. [41]
3 February 19th - United States witmer steps down from Monstars and is replaced by United States shinobi. [42]
4 February 20th - United States ReckMONSTER steps down from Monstars and is replaced by United States RZU. [43]
5 February 24th - United States ReckMONSTER returns to Monstars while United States RZU becomes a backup player. [22]
1 January 17th - Mythic replace United States hazed and United States SileNt with United States Polen and Canada DAVEY. [44]
2 February 4th - United States zNf joins Mythic as a stand-in. [45]
1 January 15th - Canada missharvey steps down from her coaching position while Canada effys takes over as the team's coach. Canada c4Lypso joins as Canada effys' replacement. [46]
2 March 11th - LiViD Gaming release their roster who will finish the season as District 7. Canada c4lypso and Canada effys leave while Canada miLLe joins in Canada c4lypso's place. [47]
1 December 18th - United States Chruch and Canada c4lypso leave Big Frames and are replaced by United States nero and Canada mada. [48]
2 December 31st - United States bite joins Big Frames. [49]
3 January 4th - Canada mada leaves Big Frames. [50]
4 January 11th - United States MoMo joins Big Frames. [51]
5 February 9th - Big Frames replace United States MoMo with United States picky. [52]
6 February 26th - United States nero leaves Big Frames to join Asuna's Anime Aimers. [53]
7 February 29th - United States shonk joins Big Frames. [54]
1 December 30th - United States MAC-1 replaces United States nguyen as Rap Gang's coach. [17]
2 January 4th - United States Xeppaa parts ways with Rap Gang. [50]
3 January 7th - United States Asuna leaves Recon 5 to join Rap Gang. [55]
4 January 11th - United States Xeppaa rejoins Rap Gang as United States Asuna leaves the team. [56]
5 January 23rd - Rap Gang part ways with United States RZU. [57]
6 January 24th - United States Sneaky joins Rap Gang. [58]
7 February 4th - United States MAC-1 leaves Rap Gang to join Gorilla Gang. [59]
8 February 10th - Rap Gang replace Canada FaNg with United States RZU. Additionally, they rename to Can't Win Anything. [60]
9 February 13th - United States shinobi and United States RZU leave Can't Win Anything. [61]
10 February 18th - Can't Win Anything bring back Canada FaNg and add United States curry to complete their roster. Additionally, they rename to Under 21. [62]
11 February 24th - United States nguyen joins Under 21 as the team's coach. [63]
1 February 11th - United States JazzPimp leaves Thunder Logic to join Recon 5. [64]
2 February 15th - United States Sharkie joins Thunder Logic. [65]
1 December 24th - The players part ways with iNTACT and will continue to play as ex-iNTACT. [66]
2 January 18th - United States opportunity steps down from the team and is replaced by United States Oderus. [67]
3 February 4th - ex-iNTACT are signed by Recon 5. [68]
4 February 9th - United States retrQ leaves Recon 5. [69]
5 February 11th - United States JazzPimp joins Recon 5. [64]
6 February 20th - Recon 5 replace United States Oderus with United States Junior. [70]
7 February 25th - United States stamina joins Recon 5 as the team's coach. [71]
1 December 18th - Canada miLLe replaces United States KmZ on Oceanus Gaming. Additionally, Canada blitzz leaves the team. [72]
2 December 27th - Canada miLLe steps down from Oceanus Gaming. [73]
3 February 7th - Sweden WolfY joins Oceanus Gaming. [74]
1 December 22nd - Bushido Boyz replace United States zeptic and United States picky with United States droid and Canada sterling. [75]
2 January 10th - Bushido Boyz rename to Station7.
3 February 26th - United States droid leaves Station7 to join Asuna's Anime Aimers. [53]
4 February 29th - United States shonk leaves Station7 joins Big Frames. United States zeptic and United States miniature join to complete the lineup. [54][76]
1 January 6th - United States zecK joins Recon 5 as the team's coach. [77]
2 January 7th - United States Asuna leaves Recon 5 to join Rap Gang. [55]
3 January 11th - United States Asuna rejoins Recon 5 while the team cut Canada freshie. [78]
4 January 20th - Canada TenZ joins the team to complete their roster. However, as a result of Canada TenZ still being under contract with Cloud9 the lineup are forced to part ways with Recon 5, due to Cloud9 being unwilling to loan the player. Additionally United States zecK leaves the team after electing to stay with Recon 5. [79]
5 February 3rd - Canada TenZ leaves Asuna's Anime Aimers. [80]
6 February 23rd - United States Asuna leaves Asuna's Anime Aimers to join Triumph. [13]
7 February 26th - United States nero and United States droid join Asuna's Anime Aimers. [53]
8 March 1st - Asuna's Anime Aimers rename to In The Lab.

Results[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Upper Bracket Round 1
Under 21
2
March 17, 2020 - 21:00 EDT
1110
1
516
11
166
10
914
5
169
7
612
6
Mythic
1
Chaos EC
0
March 17, 2020 - 21:00 EDT
1651
100
21019
25
74
3
1116
5
 
 
 
 
Triumph
2
Bad News Bears
2
March 17, 2020 - 21:00 EDT
1611
5
48
4
168
8
77
0
 
 
 
 
Rugratz
0
Team One
2
March 17, 2020 - 21:00 EDT
1615
1
00
0
1610
6
513
8
 
 
 
 
Recon 5
0
Upper Bracket Round 2
Under 21
1
March 18, 2020 - 19:00 EDT
1991
63
2617
09
145
9
1016
6
17101
51
2519
210
Triumph
2
Bad News Bears
2
March 18, 2020 - 19:00 EDT
164
12
1112
1
169
7
610
4
 
 
 
 
Team One
0
Qualified
Triumph
Bad News Bears
Lower Bracket Round 1
Mythic
0
March 18, 2020 - 19:00 EDT
135
8
1016
6
93
6
1216
4
 
 
 
 
Chaos EC
2
Rugratz
2
March 18, 2020 - 19:00 EDT
169
7
612
6
1610
6
56
1
 
 
 
 
Recon 5
0
Lower Bracket Round 2
Team One
2
March 18, 2020 - 21:40 EDT
166
10
913
4
1781
71
2719
28
1611
5
413
9
Chaos EC
1
Under 21
2
March 18, 2020 - 22:00 EDT
22823
711
01719
128
1610
6
56
1
 
 
 
 
Rugratz
0
Lower Bracket Round 3
Team One
2
March 19, 2020 - 21:00 EDT
1611
5
46
2
167
9
812
4
 
 
 
 
Under 21
0
Qualified
Team One

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Nohte (2020-01-31). "Envy confirm addition of new quartet". HLTV.
  2. Mnmzzz (2020-03-03). "Zellsis joins eUnited, sort of". Dust2.us.
  3. MIRAA (2020-03-08). "eUnited release team". HLTV.
  4. ESL (2020-03-13). "We also have some team replacements: @Renegades were committed for Season 11, but unfortunately they did not feel comfortable traveling in the current situation.".
  5. tolkienfanatic (2020-02-05). ""Swole Identity" go official; Chaos to use FugLy for ESL One Rio Closed Qualifier". Dust2.us.
  6. swag (2020-02-28). "I am no longer with Swole Patrol.".
  7. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-03-01). "fRoD getting Swole in the server for the remainder of the MDL season". Dust2.us.
  8. Mnmzzz (2020-01-28). "Riot Squad part ways with weber". Dust2.us.
  9. Danish "Nohte" Allana (2020-02-12). "Riot Squad part ways with team". HLTV.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Nohte (2020-02-26). "Grim looks to Triumph once again; Bad News Bears add dapr". Dust2.us.
  11. 11.0 11.1 tolkienfanatic (2020-01-31). "xCeeD and Grim leave Triumph". Dust2.us.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Mnmzzz (2020-02-08). "Chaos replace Shakezullah with mCe". Dust2.us.
  13. 13.0 13.1 tolkienfanatic (2020-02-23). "Triumph add Asuna". Dust2.us.
  14. Mnmzzz (2019-11-12). "tweiss leaves Rugratz (again) as leaf comes of age". Dust2.us.
  15. Mnmzzz (2019-11-19). "roca leaves Rugratz". Dust2.us.
  16. tolkienfanatic (2019-12-09). "tyfoon and MAC-1 join Rugratz". Dust2.us.
  17. 17.0 17.1 MAC-1 (2019-12-30). "Leaving @RugratzCSGO and joining @RapGang_CS, lets get this EPL spot".
  18. Mnmzzz (2020-01-06). "madcow returns to Rugratz". Dust2.us.
  19. tolkienfanatic (2020-01-26). "Rugratz bring on Zellsis; zander out". Dust2.us.
  20. Nohte (2020-01-27). "Rugratz reverse course; bring back zander in place of tyfoon". Dust2.us.
  21. Mnmzzz (2020-02-13). "Rugratz lose madcow". Dust2.us.
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 Mnmzzz (2020-02-24). "Rugratz add mada; New England Whalers lose Fiziq; ReckMONSTER returns to Monstars". Dust2.us.
  23. Nohte (2020-03-11). "Rugratz drop mada; to use tweiss for remainder of Season 33". Dust2.us.
  24. Chaos Esports Club (2019-11-11). "After searching for the perfect fit, we are happy to announce our return to CSGO".
  25. Chaos Esports Club (2020-01-03). "As we head into 2020, we have two major updates regarding our CSGO roster.".
  26. "Welcome Owen "smooya" Butterfield". Chaos Esports Club. 2020-01-10.
  27. Chaos Esports Club (2020-01-26). "Unfortunately due to complicated visa issues, we are unable to move forward with wippie in the way we hoped. Thank you for everything @wippiecs & good luck!".
  28. Chaos Esports Club (2020-03-13). "We have decided to part ways with @ben1337cs heading into the inaugural season of Flashpoint. Starting this weekend Hunter “SicK” Mims will be stepping in to replace him on the roster.".
  29. Mnmzzz (2019-12-18). "oNe part ways with bit and bld". Dust2.us.
  30. MIRAA (2020-01-06). "TeamOne confirm loan deal for felps". HLTV.
  31. Nohte (2020-01-31). "felps returns to MIBR bench as TeamOne loan is terminated". HLTV.
  32. Team One (2020-03-03). "Muito bom anunciar os Golden Boys que vão representar o #MantoDourado nessa temporada competitiva de CS:GO. " [Very happy to announce the Golden Boys who will represent #MantoDourado in this competitive season of CS:GO.] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  33. Mnmzzz (2019-12-13). "Divine return with MAC-51". Dust2.us.
  34. tolkienfanatic (2020-02-09). "curry leaves Divine". Dust2.us.
  35. Mnmzzz (2020-02-13). "Divine add MAC-1". Dust2.us.
  36. Mnmzzz (2020-03-08). "MAC-1 announces retirement; Divine set to finish season with wrath". Dust2.us.
  37. tolkienfanatic (2019-11-24). "NEX steps down from ex-Ascent". Dust2.us.
  38. New England Whalers (2020-01-14). "We christen the new year with a new #CSGO team...".
  39. Mnmzzz (2020-02-06). "NiSMO steps down from New England Whalers". Dust2.us.
  40. tolkienfanatic (2019-11-22). "Monstars look to Reck next season as aproto steps down". Dust2.us.
  41. tolkienfanatic (2020-01-05). "Monstars bring back Swisher, add JMaldo as coach". Dust2.us.
  42. Mnmzzz (2020-02-19). "Monstars replace witmer with shinobi". Dust2.us.
  43. Mnmzzz (2020-02-20). "RZU replaces ReckMONSTER on Monstars". Dust2.us.
  44. Mythic (2020-01-17). "We are excited to announce our roster for the upcoming season!".
  45. Nohte (2020-02-04). "Mythic add zNf as stand-in for DAVEY". Dust2.us.
  46. tolkienfanatic (2020-01-15). "c4Lypso returns to LiViD". Dust2.us.
  47. Mnmzzz (2020-03-11). "LiViD drop team; set to finish season as District 7". Dust2.us.
  48. tolkienfanatic (2019-12-19). "Big Frames lose Church and c4lypso, add nero and mada". Dust2.us.
  49. tolkienfanatic (2019-12-31). "Big Frames look to take a bite out of MDL". Dust2.us.
  50. 50.0 50.1 Mnmzzz (2020-01-05). "Xeppaa out of Rap Gang; team looks towards TenZ or mada". Dust2.us.
  51. tolkienfanatic (2020-01-11). "Big Frames add MoMo". Dust2.us.
  52. Mnmzzz (2020-02-09). "Big Frames look to buff up with picky". Dust2.us.
  53. 53.0 53.1 53.2 theroadtodrwaldo (2020-02-26). "nero and droid bring Asuna's Anime Aimers back to full-strength". Dust2.us.
  54. 54.0 54.1 theroadtodrwaldo (2020-02-29). "Big Frames beef up with shonk". Dust2.us.
  55. 55.0 55.1 Nohte (2020-01-07). "Asuna completes Rap Gang reconnaissance; mada to sit Season 33 out". Dust2.us.
  56. Nohte (2020-01-11). "Rap Gang reverse course and bring back Xeppaa". Dust2.us.
  57. tolkienfanatic (2020-01-23). "RZU out of Rap Gang". Dust2.us.
  58. tolkienfanatic (2020-01-24). "Rap Gang add Sneaky". Dust2.us.
  59. Mnmzzz (2020-02-04). "MAC-1 gets the Gorilla Gang back together". Dust2.us.
  60. Mnmzzz (2020-02-10). "Rap Gang replaces FaNg with RZU". Dust2.us.
  61. Mnmzzz (2020-02-13). "shinobi and RZU leave Can't Win Anything". Dust2.us.
  62. Mnmzzz (2020-02-19). "Can't Win Anything bring back FaNg; add curry". Dust2.us.
  63. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-02-24). "Under 21 bring in nguyen for adult supervision". Dust2.us.
  64. 64.0 64.1 Nohte (2020-02-11). "Recon 5 confirm addition of JazzPimp". Dust2.us.
  65. Mnmzzz (2020-02-15). "Sharkie joins Thunder Logic". Dust2.us.
  66. Mnmzzz (2019-12-24). "iNTACT players search for organization and coach". Dust2.us.
  67. Mnmzzz (2020-01-18). "Oderus gets opportunity on ex-iNTACT". Dust2.us.
  68. Recon 5 (2020-02-04). "We would like to announce our new CSGO roster going into MDL for this season!".
  69. Mnmzzz (2020-02-09). "retrQ leaves Recon 5". Dust2.us.
  70. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-02-20). "Recon 5 and Oderus part ways; add Junior". Dust2.us.
  71. Mnmzzz (2020-02-25). "Recon 5 gain stamina". Dust2.us.
  72. tolkienfanatic (2019-12-18). "Oceanus replace KmZ with miLLe; blitzz departs". Dust2.us.
  73. Mnmzzz (2019-12-27). "miLLe steps down from Oceanus". Dust2.us.
  74. tolkienfanatic (2020-02-07). "Oceanus add Wolfy". Dust2.us.
  75. Mnmzzz (2019-12-22). "Bushido Boyz bring in new ninja as ex-Faint crumble". Dust2.us.
  76. tolkienfanatic (2020-02-29). "Station7 beam up zeptic and miniature". Dust2.us.
  77. Nohte (2020-01-06). "Recon 5 retain team for Season 33; add zecK as coach". Dust2.us.
  78. Mnmzzz (2020-01-12). "Recon 5 cut freshie as Asuna returns; look to add TenZ". Dust2.us.
  79. Mnmzzz (2020-01-20). "Asuna's Anime Aimers part ways with Recon 5; look to click heads with TenZ". Dust2.us.
  80. ATK (2020-02-03). "Welcome to our new CS:GO roster".
  81. "Ceasing NA CS:GO operations". Team Singularity. 2020-01-29.
  82. Immi (2020-01-29). "My contract is coming to an end with Singularity due to ESL removing us from Pro League".