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ESEA Season 35: Premier Division - North America

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[e][h]ESEA Season 35: Premier Division - North America
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Type:
Online
Location:
North America North America
Teams:
17
Prize Pool:
$30,000 USD
Start Date:
2020-09-01
End Date:
2020-11-18
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train • Vertigo

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Commentators:
    • United States DarfMike (Mike Winnick)
    • Canada JRT (John Tsoupanarias)
    • United States Boggs (Austin Bogdanovich)
    • United States Upmind (Gustavo Franco Domingues)

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 (excl. Grand Final) are Bo3
    • Grand Final is Bo5 (1 map advantage to the UB team)

Prize Pool[edit]

$30,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

1 July 1st - United States C0M steps down from Mythic and retires from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. United States zNf rejoins the active roster. [1]
2 July 7th - Canada DAVEY joins Mythic on a permanent basis. [2]
3 July 15th - United States zNf leaves Mythic and retires from competitive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. [3]
1 July 19th - United States nosraC leaves Recon 5 to join Levitate Esports. [4]
2 July 30th - Recon 5 part ways with their lineup. [5]
3 August 20th - Recon 5 reform their roster, replacing United States Reality and United States neptune with United States valens, United States FugLy, and Russia wippie. [6]
4 August 25th - Russia wippie leaves ex-Recon 5 to join Ze Pug Godz. [7]
5 September 2nd - Canada FaNg joins ex-Recon 5 after Positive Vibes Only disbands. [8]
6 October 14th - Canada FaNg leaves ex-Recon 5 to join Rugratz. [9]
7 October 21st - United States Reality joins ex-Recon 5. [10]
1 August 28th - Swedish Canadians are signed by Sixth Gear. Additionally, United States N1ght joins as coach. [11]
2 September 16th - Canada castro joins Sixth Gear on trial as United States AAustiN steps down from the team. Additionally, Sixth Gear part ways with United States N1ght. [12]
3 September 29th - Sweden WolfY and United States Wolffe swap teams, with the former moving to Secret Club. [13]
4 October 1st - Sixth Gear drop their team. They will continue to play together as Russian Canadians. [14]
5 October 10th - Russian Canadians cut United States Wolffe. [15]
6 October 16th - Russian Canadians add United States Saturn while Serbia Lacore joins as coach. [16]
7 October 27th - Canada castro leaves Russian Canadians. [17]
8 November 2nd - Due to Canada vek and Canada battery being unwilling to play playoffs, they are cut from the team while Russian Canadians forfeit playoffs. [18]
1 July 21st - Sweden Limpone steps down from New England Whalers. [19]
2 August 31st - New England Whalers part ways with United States BOOBIE. [20]
3 September 2nd - New England Whalers sign United States Bwills and United States Muenster. [21]
1 August 10th - Canada JonahP, United States BASE, and United States Mauisnake leave Keep the Comms Up. [22]
2 September 1st - Keep the Comms Up rename to Incognito and add United States cxzi, United States viz, United States micro, and United States Axed as coach, who replaces United States nguyen. [23]
3 September 20th - United States cxzi leaves Incognito. [24]
4 September 27th - United States JoJo joins Incognito. [25]
5 October 12th - Incognito cut United States JoJo and add United States bron. [26]
1 July 23rd - Canada mada leaves Oceanus Gaming. [27]
2 July 26th - United States tweiss announces that he and Canada mada will be rebuilding Rugratz while United States zander and United States Hunter focus on VALORANT. [28]
3 August 3rd - After United States tweiss and Canada mada fail to form a complete roster in the Rugratz slot, United States zander forms a new lineup consisting of United States Hunter, Canada Ange, United States LunarKats, and United States bENITA. [29]
4 August 14th - Rugratz replace Canada Ange, United States LunarKats, and United States bENITA with Canada mada and United States curry. [30]
5 August 16th - United States RZU joins Rugratz. [31]
6 October 14th - Canada FaNg and United States kobruh replace United States zander and United States curry on Rugratz. [9]
7 October 17th - Rugratz replace United States Hunter with United States Infinite. [32]
1 July 4th - blood, sweat, and tears begin an overhaul of their roster, retaining United States 4pack and Canada retchy while United States XotiC stays on as a substitute. [33]
2 July 25th - blood, sweat, and tears are signed by Rebirth Esports. United States XotiC joins the starting lineup. [34]
3 July 26th - United States phantom is signed by Rebirth Esports. [34]
4 August 21st - Canada Inseaniac and United States nosraC join Rebirth Esports while United States XotiC steps down into a substitute position. [35]
5 September 29th - United States Sneaky joins Rebirth Esports as United States 4pack steps down from the starting lineup. [36]
6 October 7th - Canada Inseaniac leaves Rebirth Esports. [37]
7 October 31st - United States Sneaky leaves Rebirth Esports. United States XotiC rejoins the starting lineup. [38]
1 July 6th - Warriors International part ways with United States bokumbop. [39]
2 July 15th - Canada voo steps down from Warriors International. [40]
3 August 9th - Warriors International release their team. [41]
4 August 10th - ex-Warriors International add United States Delta9 and United States Bibby as a trial coach. [41]
5 August 19th - United States hyper- leaves ex-Warriors International to joins Eclipse. [42]
6 August 29th - ex-Warriors International remove United States Delta9 and add United States Ryze and United States vein. Additionally, United States Bibby completes his trial successfully and joins the team on a permanent basis. [43]
7 September 9th - United States Swisher leaves to join Yeah Gaming. [44]
8 September 11th - ex-Warriors International add Canada kber and United States armen while benching United States Ryze. [45]
9 October 5th - ex-Warriors International cut Canada kber while United States Ryze returns to the starting lineup. [46]
10 October 15th - ex-Warriors International are signed by Vireo.pro. [47]
1 July 27th - United States stellar leaves Alcoholics Anonymous and retires from competitive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. [48]
2 August 7th - Alcoholics Anonymous are signed by Eclipse. Additionally, United States bite replaces United States robby. [49]
3 August 19th - United States hyper- joins Eclipse. [42]
4 October 6th - Eclipse part ways with United States brett. [50]
5 October 7th - Canada john joins Eclipse. [51]
6 October 18th - Eclipse replace United States bite with United States yohan. [52]
1 August 25th - United States CLASIA and United States Wolffe join ex-Morning Light. Additionally, they rename to Secret Club. [53]
2 September 29th - Sweden WolfY and United States Wolffe swap teams, with the latter moving to Sixth Gear. [13]
1 June 27th - United States cxzi leaves ex-Polar Ace Esports. [54]
2 September 1st - ex-Polar Ace Esports overhaul their roster, removing everyone with the exception of United States Powerzz while adding Canada castro, United States KmZ, United States hate, and United States kobruh. [55]
3 September 8th - Canada castro leaves ex-Polar Ace Esports. United States RenZ joins as a stand-in to help the team retain their spot in the division. [56]
4 October 6th - United States RenZ leaves ex-Polar Ace Esports after playing the required number of matches for the team to retain their spot. United States Noxio joins the team in his place. [57]
5 October 14th - United States curry replaces United States kobruh on ex-Polar Ace Esports. [9]
6 October 28th - United States curry leaves ex-Polar Ace Esports. United States omniscient joins a stand-in. [58]
1 August 25th - United States CLASIA and United States Wolffe leave Kinship to join Secret Club. [53]
2 August 26th - Kinship add United States ara and United States grape as United States kobruh steps down from the team. [59]
3 August 27th - United States heretic joins Kinship. [60]
4 September 29th - Kinship replace United States heretic with United States Swahn. [61]
1 August 22nd - United States violent steps down from timbermen. [62]
2 August 29th - United States florgy joins timbermen. [63]
3 September 15th - timbermen are signed by Depth Esports. [64]
4 October 1st - United States florgy is replaced by United States HavoK. [65]
5 November 2nd - United States HavoK steps down from Depth Esports. The team will finish playoffs with United States bddu. [66]
1 September 3rd - ImPerium Esports are invited to compete in ESEA Premier Season 35 due to Positive Vibes Only disbanding. [67]
2 September 30th - ImPerium Esports replace United States yohan with United States heretic. [68]
3 October 11th - ImPerium Esports cut United States Burt^. [69]
4 October 17th - ImPerium Esports add United States cuze. [70]
1 August 4th - United States viz leaves Third Impact. [71]
2 August 17th - United States tconnors announces his retirement from competitive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and leaves Third Impact. [72]
3 August 30th - United States Switchy steps down from Third Impact. [73]
4 August 31st - Third Impact sign Canada f1ukie and Canada Koalanoob. [73]
5 September 6th - Third Impact part ways with Canada f1ukie. [74]
6 September 12th - Third Impact sign United States ERIC. [75]
7 September 27th - United States JoJo leaves Third Impact to join Incongito. [25]
8 October 3rd - United States tconnors returns to Third Impact as a stand-in for the remainder of the MDL season. [76]

Results[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
NE Whalers
W
November 2, 2020 - 20:00 EST
Russian Canadians forfeited the match.
Russian Canadians
FF
Rebirth Esports
0
November 2, 2020 - 20:00 EST
105
5
1016
6
126
6
916
7
 
 
 
 
Mythic
2
Secret Club
2
November 2, 2020 - 20:00 EST
169
7
66
0
1612
4
35
2
 
 
 
 
Depth Esports
0
RBG Esports
0
November 2, 2020 - 20:00 EST
108
2
716
9
77
0
816
8
 
 
 
 
Team One
2
Upper Bracket Semifinals
NE Whalers
2
November 4, 2020 - 17:00 EST
75
2
1016
6
169
7
68
2
1610
6
511
6
Mythic
1
Secret Club
0
November 3, 2020 - 20:00 EST
125
7
1016
6
32
1
1316
3
 
 
 
 
Team One
2
Upper Bracket Final
NE Whalers
0
November 4, 2020 - 20:00 EST
191021
510
21522
2210
96
3
916
7
 
 
 
 
Team One
2
Lower Bracket Round 1
Russian Canadians
FF
November 2, 2020 - 22:00 EST
Russian Canadians forfeited the match.
Rebirth Esports
W
Depth Esports
2
November 3, 2020 - 20:00 EST
75
2
1016
6
169
7
611
5
168
8
713
6
RBG Esports
1
Lower Bracket Round 2
Secret Club
2
November 4, 2020 - 20:00 EST
169
7
610
4
168
8
711
4
 
 
 
 
Rebirth Esports
0
Mythic
2
November 4, 2020 - 20:00 EST
168
8
710
3
1612
4
37
4
 
 
 
 
Depth Esports
0
Lower Bracket Round 3
Secret Club
2
November 5, 2020 - 20:10 EST
1611
5
411
7
169
7
614
8
 
 
 
 
Mythic
0
Lower Bracket Final
NE Whalers
2
November 6, 2020 - 20:00 EST
169
7
68
2
1610
6
59
4
 
 
 
 
Secret Club
0
Grand Final
Team One
3
November 18, 2020 - 18:00 EST
 
 
 
 
1611
5
46
2
1610
6
510
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Team One have a 1 map advantage as the upper-bracket team.
NE Whalers
0

References[edit]

  1. tolkienfanatic (2020-07-02). "C0M departs Mythic". Dust2.us.
  2. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-07-07). "DAVEY to round out Mythic roster for the immediate future". Dust2.us.
  3. zNf (2020-07-15). "The future...".
  4. 4.0 4.1 Levitate Esports (2020-07-19). "Please give a warm welcome to @CxziDanny and @nosraC_cs to our Roster".
  5. Mnmzzz (2020-07-30). "Recon 5 release team". Dust2.us.
  6. Mnmzzz (2020-08-20). "ex-Recon 5 reforms roster with valens, FugLy, and wippie". Dust2.us.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Mnmzzz (2020-08-25). "Ze Pug Godz replace MarKE with wippie". Dust2.us.
  8. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-09-02). "ex-Recon 5 complete roster with FaNg; Positive Vibes Only disband". Dust2.us.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 tolkienfanatic (2020-10-14). "FaNg and kobruh join Rugratz; curry to ex-Polar Ace". Dust2.us.
  10. tolkienfanatic (2020-10-21). "ex-Recon 5, Depth, ex-Polar Ace add players as roster lock hits". Dust2.us.
  11. Nohte (2020-08-29). "Swedish Canadians rev up into Sixth Gear". Dust2.us.
  12. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-09-16). "castro shifts into Sixth Gear; N1ght gets left in the dust". Dust2.us.
  13. 13.0 13.1 tolkienfanatic (2020-10-01). "WolfY and Wolffe trade places". Dust2.us.
  14. Mnmzzz (2020-10-01). "Sixth Gear drop team". Dust2.us.
  15. Mnmzzz (2020-10-12). "Russian Canadians part ways with Wolffe". Dust2.us.
  16. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-10-16). "Russian Canadians pick up Saturn". Dust2.us.
  17. Mnmzzz (2020-10-28). "Russian Canadians set to finish season with AAustiN". Dust2.us.
  18. Nohte (2020-11-03). "Whalers, Mythic, Secret Club and oNe secure wins in MDL Season 35 playoffs opening round". Dust2.us.
  19. Limpone (2020-07-21). "Stepped down from coaching @whalersgg".
  20. BOOBIE (2020-08-31). "Decided to part ways with @whalersgg.".
  21. 21.0 21.1 Nohte (2020-09-02). "New England Whalers add Bwills and Muenster". Dust2.us.
  22. Mnmzzz (2020-08-16). "Keep the Comms Up lose JonahP, BASE, and Mauisnake". Dust2.us.
  23. 23.0 23.1 Mnmzzz (2020-09-01). "Keep the Comms Up go Incognito with cxzi, viz, micro, and Axed". Dust2.us.
  24. Mnmzzz (2020-09-20). "Incognito seek replacement for cxzi". Dust2.us.
  25. 25.0 25.1 Mnmzzz (2020-09-27). "JoJo leaves Third Impact to join Incognito". Dust2.us.
  26. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-10-12). "Incognito cut JoJo and add bron; Mauisnake to stand-in for sterling". Dust2.us.
  27. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-07-23). "mada departs Oceanus". Dust2.us.
  28. Nohte (2020-07-26). "tweiss announces Rugratz rebuild with mada". Dust2.us.
  29. Mnmzzz (2020-08-04). "zander reforms Rugratz with Hunter, Ange, bENITA, and LunarKats". Dust2.us.
  30. Mnmzzz (2020-08-16). "Rugratz overhaul roster (again) with mada and curry". Dust2.us.
  31. Mnmzzz (2020-08-19). "Rugratz round out roster with RZU". Dust2.us.
  32. Mnmzzz (2020-10-18). "Rugratz replace Hunter with Infinite". Dust2.us.
  33. Mnmzzz (2020-07-04). "blood, sweat, and tears set to rebuild with retchy, 4pack, and XotiC". Dust2.us.
  34. 34.0 34.1 Mnmzzz (2020-07-25). "Rebirth sign blood, sweat, and tears and phantom". Dust2.us.
  35. Mnmzzz (2020-08-22). "Rebirth round out roster with Inseaniac and nosraC". Dust2.us.
  36. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-09-29). "Rebirth to use XotiC, Sneaky in place of 4pack". Dust2.us.
  37. Mnmzzz (2020-10-09). "Inseaniac steps down from Rebirth". Dust2.us.
  38. tolkienfanatic (2020-11-01). "XotiC returns to Rebirth starting lineup as Sneaky departs". Dust2.us.
  39. Nohte (2020-07-06). "bokum bops out of Warriors International". Dust2.us.
  40. Mnmzzz (2020-07-15). "voo steps down from Warriors International". Dust2.us.
  41. 41.0 41.1 Mnmzzz (2020-08-10). "Warriors International part ways with team; Delta9 joins roster". Dust2.us.
  42. 42.0 42.1 Mnmzzz (2020-08-21). "hyper- leaves ex-Warriors International to join Eclipse". Dust2.us.
  43. Mnmzzz (2020-08-30). "ex-Warriors International complete roster with Ryze and vein". Dust2.us.
  44. Yeah Gaming (2020-09-09). "Hoje o americaninho Swisher entra para a Yeah para ser o nosso 5º player da lineup de CS:GO. " [Today the American Swisher joins Yeah to be our 5th player in the CS:GO lineup.] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  45. Mnmzzz (2020-09-11). "ex-Warriors International look to stabilize with kber and armen". Dust2.us.
  46. Mnmzzz (2020-10-06). "ex-Warriors International cut kber; Ryze returns to starting lineup". Dust2.us.
  47. tolkienfanatic (2020-10-15). "ex-Warriors International join Vireo.pro". Dust2.us.
  48. Mnmzzz (2020-07-27). "stellar leaves AA; retires from CS:GO". Dust2.us.
  49. Mnmzzz (2020-08-07). "Eclipse sign AA; robby departs". Dust2.us.
  50. Nohte (2020-10-07). "Eclipse part ways with brett". Dust2.us.
  51. Mnmzzz (2020-10-09). "Eclipse add john". Dust2.us.
  52. Mnmzzz (2020-10-18). "Eclipse replace bite with yohan". Dust2.us.
  53. 53.0 53.1 theroadtodrwaldo (2020-08-25). "CLASIA and Wolffe leave the pack; depart Kinship for Secret Club". Dust2.us.
  54. Mnmzzz (2020-06-30). "cxzi leaves ex-Polar Ace". Dust2.us.
  55. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-09-02). "ex-Polar Ace round out roster for MDL Season 35 debut". Dust2.us.
  56. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-09-08). "castro leaves ex-Polar Ace; RenZ to fill in". Dust2.us.
  57. Mnmzzz (2020-10-09). "ex-Polar Ace add Noxio". Dust2.us.
  58. Mnmzzz (2020-10-29). "ex-Polar Ace set to finish season with omniscient as curry steps down". Dust2.us.
  59. Mnmzzz (2020-08-26). "Kinship initiates rebuild with ara and grape as kobruh steps away from CS:GO". Dust2.us.
  60. Mnmzzz (2020-08-27). "Kinship round out roster with heretic". Dust2.us.
  61. Mnmzzz (2020-09-29). "Kinship replace heretic with Swahn". Dust2.us.
  62. eptima (2020-08-22). [https://twitter.com/eptimaa/status/1297308330814255104 "Due to @violento_o stepping down"].
  63. Mnmzzz (2020-08-30). "timbermen look to cut a path with florgy". Dust2.us.
  64. Depth Esports (2020-09-15). "We're returning to CSGO with a bang!".
  65. Depth Esports (2020-10-01). "Depth CS:GO roster update".
  66. Mnmzzz (2020-11-02). "HavoK steps down from Depth". Dust2.us.
  67. Nohte (2020-09-03). "ImPerium invited to MDL Season 35 to replace Positive Vibes Only". Dust2.us.
  68. Nohte (2020-09-30). "heretic returns to ImPerium". Dust2.us.
  69. Mnmzzz (2020-10-11). "ImPerium cut Burt^". Dust2.us.
  70. Mnmzzz (2020-10-18). "ImPerium add cuze". Dust2.us.
  71. Nohte (2020-08-04). "viz leaves Third Impact". Dust2.us.
  72. tconnors (2020-08-17). "Quitting CS (actually tho)".
  73. 73.0 73.1 Mnmzzz (2020-09-01). "Third Impact sign f1ukie and Koalanoob; Switchy steps down". Dust2.us.
  74. tolkienfanatic (2020-09-06). "f1ukie out of Third Impact". Dust2.us.
  75. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-09-12). "Third Impact round out roster with ERIC". Dust2.us.
  76. tolkienfanatic (2020-10-04). "Third Impact to finish season with tconnors; Koalanoob shifts focus to VALORANT". Dust2.us.
  77. ESL (2020-08-21). "Check out all these fantastic EU/NA teams competing in the #ESLProLeague XII Malta 2020 Online EU/NA Divisions!".
  78. Mnmzzz (2020-07-13). "Levitate part ways with SPAMMER". Dust2.us.
  79. Levitate Esports (2020-07-18). "Today we announce we are parting ways with @KMZCS as we move into the new MDL season".
  80. Mnmzzz (2020-07-27). "Levitate replace nosraC with dazzLe". Dust2.us.
  81. Mnmzzz (2020-08-01). "Former Levitate roster set to play as Positive Vibes Only". Dust2.us.
  82. dazzLe (2020-08-07). "GL to @dazzLeGO he will be replacing me on ZpG".
  83. theroadtodrwaldo (2020-08-13). "viz officially joins Positive Vibes Only". Dust2.us.
  84. Positive Vibes Only (2020-09-02). "We are sad to announce that Positive Vibes Only has disbanded".
  85. Swole Patrol (2020-08-27). "New faces, same brand, same goals".
  86. Mnmzzz (2020-09-17). "Swole Patrol disband". Dust2.us.