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ESEA Season 36: Premier Division - Europe

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[e][h]ESEA Season 36: Premier Division - Europe
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
Europe Europe
Prize Pool:
$50,000 USD
Start Date:
2021-01-26
End Date:
2021-04-18
Teams:
18
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train • Vertigo

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Host:
    • Australia pilski (Mitchell Pilipowski)
  • Observers:
    • Australia MC (Michael Campagna)
    • Australia Hemmo (Conrad Hemmings)

Format[edit]

  • Regular Season:
    • Two Round-Robin format groups
      • All teams play each other once
      • All matches are Bo3
    • Top 4 teams from each group proceed to the Playoffs
    • Click here to show the tie-breaker process
  1. Points amassed between tied teams (mini-league)
  2. Map difference between tied teams
  3. Map wins between tied teams
  4. Overall map difference
  5. Overall map wins
  6. Round difference between tied teams
  7. Round wins between tied teams
  8. Overall round difference
  9. Overall round wins
  • 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]

$50,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

1 September 23rd - AGO bench Poland mhL and Poland oskarish. Poland leman and Poland DGL are promoted from AGO NEST. [1]
2 January 5th - AGO part ways with Poland GruBy after the expiration of his contract. [2]
3 January 9th - AGO part ways with Poland DGL. [3]
4 January 12th - AGO sign Poland snatchie. [4]
5 January 14th - AGO acquire Poland reatz from Illuminar Gaming. [5]
6 January 16th - AGO sign Poland rallen. [6]
1 December 1st - Sprout bench Poland dycha and Poland snatchie. [7]
2 January 6th - Sprout sign Germany kressy and Germany slaxz. [8]
1 February 14th - Portugal AIm steps down from SAW.[9]
2 March 4th - Portugal AIm returns to SAW. [10]
1 January 7th - Wisła Kraków bench Poland mynio. [11]
2 February 6th - Wisła Kraków sign Poland Goofy. [12]
1 January 18th - HellRaisers transfer list Ukraine jR and add Israel anarkez on a trial basis. [13]
1 January 26th - Romania ragga leaves Nexus Gaming. [14]
2 February 19th - Nexus Gaming sign Spain Cr0n0s as coach. [15]
1 December 10th - Ukraine lmbt leaves forZe. [16]
2 February 1st - forZe bench Russia facecrack. [17]
3 February 10th - forZe sign Russia KENSI and Russia zorte. [18]
4 February 11th - forZe bench Russia xsepower. [19]
1 December 23rd - Germany slaxz leaves ALTERNATE aTTaX. [20]
2 December 29th - ALTERNATE aTTaX and Germany kzy part ways. [21]
3 January 1st - Germany mirbit and Germany kressy leave ALTERNATE aTTaX following the expiration of their contracts. [22][23]
4 January 4th - ALTERNATE aTTaX sign Germany Krimbo and Germany PANIX. [24]
5 January 11th - ALTERNATE aTTaX acquire Germany kRYSTAL from GODSENT. [25]
1 January 7th - Poland Goofy leaves PACT following the expiration of his contract. [26]
2 January 11th - PACT acquire Poland Vegi from Illuminar Gaming. [27]
1 November 3rd - Sweden tabz steps down from the starting lineup. [28]
2 January 16th - Galaxy Racer cut Sweden Relaxa and Sweden FREDDyFROG. In response the duo take over the Premier slot and remove their former teammates. [29]
3 January 24th - Apeks sign Sweden Relaxa and Sweden FREDDyFROG. As a result, they acquire the former Galaxy Racer Premier slot. [30]
1 January 3rd - FATE Esports part ways with Bulgaria h4rn. [31]
2 January 7th - FATE Esports part ways with Serbia soLo. [32]
3 January 9th - FATE Esports sign Bulgaria milky, Bulgaria Rock1nG, and Bulgaria shaiK. [33][34][35]
4 February 10th - FATE Esports sign Serbia feedme as their coach. [36]
5 March 9th - FATE Esports bench Bulgaria shaiK and sign Bulgaria rafftu and Bulgaria KalubeR. Additionally, Bulgaria milky is acquired by Peak Esports. [37]
1 December 31st - Winstrike Team part ways with Ukraine bondik and Kazakhstan KrizzeN. [38]
2 January 16th - Winstrike Team acquire Russia Krad and Russia Forester from Hard Legion Esports. [39]
3 March 31st - Russia El1an, Kazakhstan Lack1, Russia NickelBack, Russia Krad, Russia Forester and Russia hooch unilaterally terminate their contracts with Winstrike Team alleging constant breaches of contractual obligations by the organization. [40]
1 December 30th - France afroo's contract expires and he leaves Team LDLC. [41]
2 January 5th - France bodyy's contract expires and he leaves Team LDLC. [42]
3 January 11th - Team LDLC sign France Maka and acquire Belgium Keoz from K23 to finalize their roster. [43]
1 December 23rd - Illuminar Gaming transfer list their lineup. [44]
2 January 17th - Anonymo Esports forms with a lineup consisting of Poland Snax, Poland KEi, Poland Kylar, Poland mynio, and Poland innocent as a stand-in. Poland mouz will stand-in for the team to help them keep their Premier spot. [45]
1 February 2nd - Team Singularity replace the former Team Secret team due to the latter not fielding a lineup.
2 February 17th - Team Singularity sign Denmark smF and Denmark larsen. [46]

Results[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A Standings
1.Winstrike Team Winstrike TeamWin7-1311-234+7721p
2.SAW SAWSAW6-2282-225+5718p
3.ApeksApeks ApeksApeks6-2269-229+4018p
4.Wisła Kraków Wisła KrakówWisła5-3262-256+615p
5.forZe forZeforZe5-3294-234+6015p
6.Team GamerLegion GamerLegionGL3-5238-262-249p
7.HellRaisers HellRaisersHR2-6211-263-526p
8.FATE Esports FATE EsportsFATE1-7234-307-733p
9.Team SingularityTeam Singularity Team SingularitySNG1-7184-275-913p

Group B[edit]

Group B Standings
1.Sprout SproutSprout7-1282-225+5721p
2.Nemiga Gaming Nemiga GamingNemiga6-2301-249+5218p
3.Anonymo EsportsAnonymo Esports Anonymo EsportsAnonymo6-2268-236+3218p
4.AGO AGOAGO5-3277-242+3515p
5.Team LDLCTeam LDLC Team LDLCLDLC4-4274-265+912p
6.ALTERNATE aTTaX ALTERNATE aTTaXaTTaX3-5271-306-359p
7.Sangal Esports Sangal EsportsSangal3-5296-316-209p
8.PACTPACT PACTPACT2-6246-290-446p
9.Nexus Gaming Nexus GamingNexus0-8210-296-860p

Legend
Proceed to Playoffs
Return for Season 37
Pre-Relegation (11-12th)
Sent to Relegation
Pre-Demotion (15-16th)
Demoted to Advanced


For detailed results for Weeks 1–4, click here.
For detailed results for Weeks 5–8, click here.

Placement Matches[edit]

11-12th Place Match
Team GamerLegionTeam GamerLegionGL
2
ALTERNATE aTTaXALTERNATE aTTaXaTTaX
0
March 30, 2021 - 16:00 CEST
169
7
146
8
168
8
127
5
15-16th Place Match
FATE EsportsFATE EsportsFATE
2
PACTPACTPACT
0
April 15, 2021 - 21:00 CEST
1962
92
1691
60
168
8
137
6

Playoffs[edit]

Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
UB Quarterfinals
UBQF
Upper Bracket Semifinals
Upper Bracket Semifinals
UB Semifinals
UBSF
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
UB Final
UBF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
ex-Winstrike Teamex-Winstrike Teamex-Win
2
AGOAGOAGO
1
April 13, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
109
1
166
10
1610
6
125
7
1972
82
1781
71
ApeksApeksApeks
0
Nemiga GamingNemiga GamingNemiga
2
April 13, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
64
2
1611
5
73
4
1612
4
ex-Winstrike Teamex-Winstrike Teamex-Win
2
Nemiga GamingNemiga GamingNemiga
0
April 14, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
1612
4
43
1
165
11
1410
4
SAWSAWSAW
2
Anonymo EsportsAnonymo EsportsAnonymo
0
April 13, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
1610
6
95
4
169
7
126
6
Wisła KrakówWisła KrakówWisła
1
SproutSproutSprout
2
April 13, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
164
12
1211
1
44
0
1611
5
85
3
1610
6
SAWSAWSAW
2
SproutSproutSprout
0
April 14, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
1610
6
125
7
1612
4
103
7
ex-Winstrike Teamex-Winstrike Teamex-Win
1
SAWSAWSAW
2
April 15, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
148
6
167
9
1614
2
11
0
85
3
1610
6
Lower Bracket Round 1
Lower Bracket Round 1
LB Round 1
LBR1
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
LB Quarterfinals
LBQF
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
AGOAGOAGO
2
ApeksApeksApeks
0
April 14, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
1610
6
55
0
1992
62
1761
91
SproutSproutSprout
0
AGOAGOAGO
2
April 15, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
146
8
169
7
116
5
169
7
Anonymo EsportsAnonymo EsportsAnonymo
1
Wisła KrakówWisła KrakówWisła
2
April 14, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
53
2
1612
4
168
8
147
7
143
11
1612
4
Nemiga GamingNemiga GamingNemiga
1
Wisła KrakówWisła KrakówWisła
2
April 15, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
106
4
169
7
1610
6
95
4
53
2
1612
4
AGOAGOAGO
2
Wisła KrakówWisła KrakówWisła
1
April 16, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
169
7
86
2
83
5
1612
4
256112
9222
239221
6111
ex-Winstrike Teamex-Winstrike Teamex-Win
2
AGOAGOAGO
0
April 17, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
169
7
76
1
167
9
108
2
SAWSAWSAW
1
ex-Winstrike Teamex-Winstrike Teamex-Win
3
April 18, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
66
0
169
7
117
4
168
8
87
1
168
8
SAW have a 1 map advantage as the upper-bracket team

References[edit]

  1. "x-kom AGO with changes in the CS:GO division". AGO. 2020-09-23.
  2. AGO (2021-01-05). "Today we announce that after the end of a 3-year contract, @GruByGG is looking for new challenges".
  3. AGO (2021-01-09). "Update on CS:GO division".
  4. AGO (2021-01-12). "Welcome back home!".
  5. leobiazzi (2020-01-14). "AGO sign reatz". HLTV.
  6. AGO (2020-01-16). "We're glad you're finally here.".
  7. Sprout (2020-12-01). "Hello Sproutlings, with a heavy heart we announce a major roster adjustment regarding our CS:GO team.".
  8. Sprout (2021-01-06). "Guess what we found inside: @kressy, @slaxzcsand @jansenb0b!".
  9. SAW (2021-02-14). "É com muita tristeza que anunciamos que o nosso warrior @AIm__csgo se vai ausentar do gaming, por tempo indeterminado" [It is with great sadness that we announce that our warrior @AIm__csgo will be absent from gaming, indefinitely] (in Portugal Portuguese).
  10. SAW (2021-03-04). "Bem-vindo a casa, mister!" [Welcome home, mister!] (in Portugal Portuguese).
  11. "mynio na ławce rezerwowych składu CS:GO" [mynio on the bench for CS:GO] (in Poland Polish). Wisła Kraków. 2021-01-07.
  12. Wisła Kraków (2021-02-06). "Poznajcie naszego piątego zawodnika! Dzisiaj szeregi naszej ekipy zasila @Goofiacz." [Meet our fifth player! Today the ranks of our team are joined by @Goofiacz.] (in Poland Polish).
  13. Magician (2021-01-18). "Перемен требуют наши сердца" [Our hearts demand change] (in Russia Russian).
  14. ragga (2021-01-26). "No longer part of @NexusGamingRo".
  15. [Inside Source]
  16. forZe (2020-12-10). "Sergey 'lmbt' Bezhanov is stepping down from his role as forZe CS:GO coach by mutual agreement.".
  17. forZe (2021-02-01). "Our player Dmitry @facecrackcsgo Alekseev has been officially benched and placed on the transfer list.".
  18. "К CS:GO составу присоединяются KENSI и Zorte" [KENSI and Zorte join CS:GO roster] (in Russia Russian). forZe. 2021-02-10.
  19. forZe (2021-02-11). "Today forZe CS:GO player Bogdan @xsepower Chernikov was officially benched and listed for transfer.".
  20. ALTERNATE aTTaX (2020-12-23). "Some called us crazy when we decided to pick such a young player, who was pretty much unknown to the rest of the world".
  21. kzy (2020-12-29). "I'm next in line. Leaving @ATNattax".
  22. mirbit (2020-12-15). "I'm looking for a new challenge (in 2021)".
  23. kressy (2020-12-22). "My departure from ALTERNATE aTTaX".
  24. ALTERNATE aTTaX (2021-01-04). "2021 starts with two youngsters joining our CS:GO team".
  25. ALTERNATE aTTaX (2021-01-11). "Seems like we found our fifth...".
  26. Goofy (2021-01-07). "Z dniem dzisiejszym rozstaję się z PACT i zostaję wolnym agentem" [Today I part with PACT and become a free agent] (in Poland Polish).
  27. PACT (2021-01-11). "Witaj w domu, Vegi!" [Welcome home, Vegi!] (in Poland Polish).
  28. tabz (2020-11-03). "My decision to bench myself from the roster of Galaxy Racer".
  29. Galaxy Racer (2021-01-16). "Our CSGO Male Team is getting an update, and not just any update".
  30. "We have signed 3 new players". Apeks. 2021-01-24.
  31. h4rn (2021-01-03). "Leaving FATE".
  32. soLo (2021-01-07). "Hi guys, me and team @FATEesports decided to part ways".
  33. FATE Esports (2021-01-09). "Join us in welcoming the newest member of the team".
  34. FATE Esports (2021-01-09). "We’ve met many a time on the battlefield; today, we join forces".
  35. FATE Esports (2021-01-09). "Last but definitely not least, the 18 year old Bulgarian prodigy joins the new wave".
  36. FATE Esports (2021-02-10). "We've been working together for the past month and today, we are officially announcing the Serbian tactician as the new head coach of FATE #CSGO".
  37. FATE Esports (2021-03-09). "Major last second changes".
  38. Winstrike Team (2020-12-25). "Bondik and KrizzeN leave Winstrike CS:GO roster".
  39. "Two new players in the CS:GO roster...". Winstrike Team. 2021-01-16.
  40. hooch (2021-03-31). "The official statement from ex-Winstrike CS:GO team".
  41. afroo (2020-12-30). "I’am now free agent feel free to DM me".
  42. bodyy (2021-01-05). "My contract has come to an end with LDLC, looking for a new challenge".
  43. Team LDLC (2021-01-11). "Les compétitions de #CSGO reprennent bientôt" [#CSGO competitions resume soon] (in France French).
  44. Illuminar Gaming (2020-12-23). "Ogłoszenie odnośnie dywizji CS:GO!" [Announcement about the CS: GO division!] (in Poland Polish).
  45. Anonymo Esportsi (2020-01-17). "We've had a little jokes lately, but now it's time for concrete".
  46. Team Singularity (2021-02-17). "Today we are proud to announce the signing of two fresh faces for our CS:GO team...".
  47. Team Secret (2020-11-24). "An update regarding #SecretCSGO".