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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
Teams:
18
Prize Pool:
$50,000 USD
Start Date:
2021-01-26
End Date:
2021-04-18
Liquipedia Tier:

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 ties teams
  4. Overall map difference
  5. Overall map wins
  6. Round difference between ties 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 Team7-1311-234+7721p
2. SAW6-2282-225+5718p
3. Apeks6-2269-229+4018p
4. Wisła Kraków5-3262-256+615p
5. forZe5-3294-234+6015p
6. Team GamerLegion3-5238-262-249p
7. HellRaisers2-6211-263-526p
8. FATE Esports1-7234-307-733p
9. Team Singularity1-7184-275-913p

Group B[edit]

Group B Standings
1. Sprout7-1282-225+5721p
2. Nemiga Gaming6-2301-249+5218p
3. Anonymo Esports6-2268-236+3218p
4. AGO5-3277-242+3515p
5. Team LDLC4-4274-265+912p
6. ALTERNATE aTTaX3-5271-306-359p
7. Sangal Esports3-5296-316-209p
8. PACT2-6246-290-446p
9. Nexus Gaming0-8210-296-860p

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
GamerLegion
2
March 30, 2021 - 16:00 CEST
169
7
614
8
168
8
712
5
 
 
 
 
ALTERNATE aTTaX
0
15-16th Place Match
FATE Esports
2
April 15, 2021 - 21:00 CEST
1962
92
1916
06
168
8
713
6
 
 
 
 
PACT
0

Playoffs[edit]

Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
ex-Winstrike Team
2
April 13, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
109
1
616
10
1610
6
512
7
1972
82
1817
17
AGO
1
Apeks
0
April 13, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
64
2
1116
5
73
4
1216
4
 
 
 
 
Nemiga Gaming
2
SAW
2
April 13, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
1610
6
59
4
169
7
612
6
 
 
 
 
Anonymo Esports
0
Wisła Kraków
1
April 13, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
164
12
1112
1
44
0
1116
5
85
3
1016
6
Sprout
2
Upper Bracket Semifinals
ex-Winstrike Team
2
April 14, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
1612
4
34
1
165
11
1014
4
 
 
 
 
Nemiga Gaming
0
SAW
2
April 14, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
1610
6
512
7
1612
4
310
7
 
 
 
 
Sprout
0
Upper Bracket Final
ex-Winstrike Team
1
April 15, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
148
6
716
9
1614
2
11
0
85
3
1016
6
SAW
2
Lower Bracket Round 1
AGO
2
April 14, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
1610
6
55
0
1992
62
1617
19
 
 
 
 
Apeks
0
Anonymo Esports
1
April 14, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
53
2
1216
4
168
8
714
7
143
11
1216
4
Wisła Kraków
2
Lower Bracket Round 2
Sprout
0
April 15, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
146
8
916
7
116
5
916
7
 
 
 
 
AGO
2
Nemiga Gaming
1
April 15, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
106
4
916
7
1610
6
59
4
53
2
1216
4
Wisła Kraków
2
Lower Bracket Round 3
AGO
2
April 16, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
169
7
68
2
83
5
1216
4
256112
9222
122923
1116
Wisła Kraków
1
Lower Bracket Final
ex-Winstrike Team
2
April 17, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
169
7
67
1
167
9
810
2
 
 
 
 
AGO
0
Grand Final
SAW
1
April 18, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
 
 
 
 
66
0
916
7
117
4
816
8
87
1
816
8
 
 
 
 
SAW have a 1 map advantage as the upper-bracket team
ex-Winstrike Team
3

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".