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ESEA Season 38: Premier Division - North America

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[e][h]ESEA Season 38: Premier Division - North America
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Type:
Online
Location:
North America North America
Teams:
16
Prize Pool:
$50,000 USD
Start Date:
2021-08-18
End Date:
2021-10-17
Liquipedia Tier:

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Commentators:
    • United States Boggs (Austin Bogdanovich)
    • Canada Laz (Ryan Lazauskas)
    • Canada JRT (John Tsoupanarias)
    • United States xner (Cole McHenry)
    • United States DarfMike (Mike Winnick)
    • United States Phy (Garret Schier)
    • Australia Mac (Geordie McAleer)
    • Australia pilski (Mitchell Pilipowski)
    • Australia KaRath (Kevin Zhu)
    • Australia jimNeso (James Cowan)

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:

Note: RBG Esports claim the qualification spot for EPL Conference Season 15 due to Extra Salt already having a spot from DH Open June 2021: NA.

Participants[edit]

1 June 25th - United States Cooper leaves Triumph and is replaced by Jordan 3ARK00Z. [1]
2 August 8th - United States tweiss steps down from Triumph. [2]
3 August 9th - Triumph add United States jeorgesnorts. [3]
4 August 11th - Jordan 3ARK00Z steps down from Triumph and is replaced by United States cxzi. [4]
5 August 25th - United States cynic leaves Triumph to join Party Astronauts. [5]
6 August 30th - United States hate joins Triumph. [6]
7 September 9th - United States RZU steps down from Triumph. [7]
1 August 24th - RBG Esports replace United States CLASIA and United States ara with United States jitter and United States Axed. [8]
1 July 13th - United States cxzi leaves ChocoCheck to join Secret Club while United States stamina leaves to join Pryde. [9]
2 July 29th - ChocoCheck part ways with United States cJ as United States Turismo and United States RIKO join the team. United States nosraC returns to the starting lineup following the expiration of his ESIC ban. Additionally, United States XotiC transitions into being a member of the starting lineup. [10][11]
1 July 14th - United States Sharkie leaves GGPR esports. [12]
2 July 1st - GGPR esports add United States xCeeD and United States jtmythic. Additionally, United States Jmp becomes a backup player. [13]
3 September 16th - United States xCeeD leaves to join Triumph. [14]
4 September 28th - United States quick transitions onto GGPR esports' starting lineup. [15]
1 August 19th - United States viz steps down from Party Astronauts on an indefinite temporary basis due to personal issues. [16]
2 August 25th - United States cynic joins Party Astronauts. [17]
Secret Club
Notes
1United States reck
2 TBD 
3 TBD 
4 TBD 
5 TBD 
1 July 13th - Secret Club overhaul their roster, replacing United States Ryze, United States consti, and Sweden WolfY with United States motm, United States cxzi, and United States hate. [9]
2 August 2nd - United States cxzi steps down from Secret Club. [18]
3 August 10th - United States motm leaves Secret Club to join ATK on trial. [19]
4 August 24th - Secret Club disbands. [8]
1 July 23rd - United States AAustiN and United States desi step down from Recon 5. United States jeorgesnorts joins the team. [20]
2 July 26th - Recon 5 part ways with United States Wilky as United States AAustiN and Canada J0LZ join the team. [21]
3 August 9th - United States jeorgesnorts leaves Recon 5 to join Triumph. Recon 5 add United States stamina in his place. [3]
4 August 12th - Recon 5 add Slovenia mindtr6cks as coach. [22]
5 August 13th - Recon 5 cease operations. The team will continue playing organizationless as Recon 5. [23]
6 August 29th - Recon 5 are signed by Strife Esports. [24]
1 July 21st - United States flixxy leaves Triton to join UYU. [25]
2 July 28th - Triton add Canada KayJay as coach. [26]
3 August 13th - Triton are signed by ONET4P. [27]
1 September 7th - United States Elk steps down from Big Chillin and retires from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. [28]
2 September 16th - United States Munk steps down from Big Chillin's starting lineup. United States blackpinklisa and United States droid join as stand-ins. [29]
1 July 22nd - Eros sign Team Villainous' lineup as the latter organization ceases operations. [30]
1 July 15th - Canada DAVEY steps down from Mythic. [31]
2 August 2nd - United States JDubs joins Mythic. [32]

Results[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A Standings
1.paiN GamingpaiN Gaming paiN GamingpaiN7-0255-119+13621p
2.ChocoCheckChocoCheck ChocoCheckChoco6-1218-193+2518p
3.Party AstronautsParty Astronauts Party AstronautsPartyz5-2240-141+9915p
4.ONET4PONET4P ONET4PONET4P3-4200-201-19p
5.Strife EsportsStrife Esports Strife EsportsStrife3-4179-17909p
6.MythicMythic MythicMythic3-4210-197+139p
7.Big ChillinBig Chillin Big ChillinBig Chillin1-6144-192-483p
DQ.Secret ClubSecret Club Secret ClubSecret0-70-224-2240p

Legend
Proceed to Playoffs
Return for Season 39
Sent to Relegation
Demoted to Advanced

For detailed results for Weeks 1–4, click here.
For detailed results for Weeks 5–7, click here.

Group B[edit]

Group B Standings
1.Extra SaltExtra Salt Extra SaltExtra Salt7-0241-139+10221p
2.RBG EsportsRBG Esports RBG EsportsRBG6-1213-134+7918p
3.TriumphTriumph TriumphTriumph4-3232-199+3312p
4.Team VerumTeam Verum Team VerumVerum3-4167-215-489p
5.GGPR esportsGGPR esports GGPR esportsGGPR3-4171-210-399p
6.ErosEros ErosEros2-5205-244-396p
7.Third ImpactThird Impact Third ImpactTI2-5219-242-236p
8.Coldest RidersColdest Riders Coldest RidersColdest1-6159-224-653p

Playoffs[edit]

Note: paiN Gaming are unable to participate and are replaced by Strife Esports.
Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
ChocoCheckChocoCheck ChocoCheck
0
October 12, 2021 - 20:00 EDT
117
4
816
8
18710
820
32821
017
 
 
 
 
ChocoCheck forfeit last round on map 2.
Team VerumTeam Verum Team Verum
2
ONET4PONET4P ONET4P
0
October 12, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
126
6
916
7
1640
111
31119
14
 
 
 
 
RBG EsportsRBG Esports RBG Esports
2
Party AstronautsParty Astronauts Party Astronauts
2
October 12, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
167
9
813
5
1973
81
0815
07
 
 
 
 
TriumphTriumph Triumph
0
Strife EsportsStrife Esports Strife Esports
0
October 12, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
84
4
1116
5
32
1
1316
3
 
 
 
 
Extra SaltExtra Salt Extra Salt
2
Upper Bracket Semifinals
Team VerumTeam Verum Team Verum
0
October 13, 2021 - 20:00 EDT
73
4
1216
4
138
5
716
9
 
 
 
 
RBG EsportsRBG Esports RBG Esports
2
Party AstronautsParty Astronauts Party Astronauts
1
October 13, 2021 - 20:00 EDT
166
10
910
1
129
3
616
10
97
2
816
8
Extra SaltExtra Salt Extra Salt
2
Upper Bracket Final
RBG EsportsRBG Esports RBG Esports
1
October 14, 2021 - 20:00 EDT
116
5
916
7
1613
3
27
5
75
2
1016
6
Extra SaltExtra Salt Extra Salt
2
Lower Bracket Round 1
ChocoCheckChocoCheck ChocoCheck
2
October 13, 2021 - 20:00 EDT
1612
4
35
2
1613
3
28
6
 
 
 
 
ONET4PONET4P ONET4P
0
TriumphTriumph Triumph
1
October 13, 2021 - 20:00 EDT
119
2
616
10
169
7
66
0
87
1
816
8
Strife EsportsStrife Esports Strife Esports
2
Lower Bracket Round 2
Party AstronautsParty Astronauts Party Astronauts
2
October 14, 2021 - 20:00 EDT
166
10
914
5
124
8
1116
5
1611
5
44
0
ChocoCheckChocoCheck ChocoCheck
1
Team VerumTeam Verum Team Verum
0
October 14, 2021 - 20:00 EDT
128
4
716
9
125
7
1016
6
 
 
 
 
Strife EsportsStrife Esports Strife Esports
2
Lower Bracket Round 3
Party AstronautsParty Astronauts Party Astronauts
2
October 15, 2021 - 20:00 EDT
115
6
1016
6
1614
2
16
5
167
9
89
1
Strife EsportsStrife Esports Strife Esports
1
Lower Bracket Final
RBG EsportsRBG Esports RBG Esports
0
October 16, 2021 - 20:00 EDT
65
1
1016
6
144
10
1116
5
 
 
 
 
Party AstronautsParty Astronauts Party Astronauts
2
Grand Final
Extra SaltExtra Salt Extra Salt
2
October 17, 2021 - 20:00 EDT
W 
 
 
 
66
0
916
7
1610
6
57
2
116
5
916
7
20611
921
22922
216
Extra Salt have a 1 map advantage as the upper-bracket team
Party AstronautsParty Astronauts Party Astronauts
3

References[edit]

  1. Mnmzzz (2021-06-26). "Triumph add 3ARK00Z as Cooper looks towards VALORANT". Dust2.us.
  2. tweiss (2021-08-08). "I have chosen to leave @TriumphGamingGG tonight, ending my tenure with them".
  3. 3.0 3.1 Mnmzzz (2021-08-11). "jeorgesnorts jumps to Triumph; stamina returns to Premier with Recon 5". Dust2.us.
  4. Mnmzzz (2021-08-11). "cxzi returns to Triumph as 3ARK00Z steps down". Dust2.us.
  5. Mnmzzz (2021-08-25). "Party Astronauts add cynic as long-term replacement for viz". Dust2.us.
  6. hate (2021-08-30). "Joining @TriumphGamingGG for the season".
  7. cxzi (2021-09-09). "Rzu has decided to step down for personal reasons".
  8. 8.0 8.1 Mnmzzz (2021-08-24). "RBG replace CLASIA and ara with jitter and Axed; Secret Club disband". Dust2.us.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Mnmzzz (2021-07-13). "Secret Club overhaul with motm, cxzi, and hate; ChocoCheck and CENSRD teeter on dissolution". Dust2.us.
  10. Mnmzzz (2021-07-29). "ChocoCheck add nosraC, Turismo, and RIKO". Dust2.us.
  11. "ESIC Update Regarding NA ESEA Match-Fixing Investigation". ESIC. 2021-08-23.
  12. Mnmzzz (2021-07-14). "Sharkie leaves GGPR". Dust2.us.
  13. Mnmzzz (2021-07-21). "GGPR add xCeeD and jtmythic". Dust2.us.
  14. theroadtodrwaldo (2021-09-16). "Triumph lose RZU but are still looking to xCeeD expectations". Dust2.us.
  15. Mnmzzz (2021-09-28). "quick transitions to GGPR's starting lineup". Dust2.us.
  16. Party Astronauts (2021-08-19). "Statement regarding Viz".
  17. Mnmzzz (2021-08-25). "Party Astronauts add cynic as long-term replacement for viz". Dust2.us.
  18. Mnmzzz (2021-08-07). "cxzi leaves Secret Club". Dust2.us.
  19. Nohte (2021-08-10). "ATK add motm on trial". HLTV.
  20. Mnmzzz (2021-07-23). "AAustiN and desi leave Recon 5; team begins rebuild with jeorgesnorts". Dust2.us.
  21. Mnmzzz (2021-07-27). "Recon 5 part ways with Wilky; team completes rebuild with AAustiN and J0LZ". Dust2.us.
  22. Mnmzzz (2021-08-19). "Recon 5 add Slovenian coach as they look for new home". Dust2.us.
  23. stamina (2021-08-13). "My team is currently looking for an organization to represent for @ESEA Premier as well as any online tournaments or lans we may have in the future".
  24. Strife Esports (2021-08-29). "We are excited to announce the signing of ex-Recon5 CS:GO Lineup".
  25. Mnmzzz (2021-07-23). "flixxy leaves Triton to join UYU as a player". Dust2.us.
  26. Mnmzzz (2021-07-28). "Triton add KayJay as coach". Dust2.us.
  27. Mnmzzz (2021-08-16). "Triton find unusual support from Chinese server provider ONET4P". Dust2.us.
  28. tolkienfanatic (2021-09-07). "Elk leaves Big Chillin; quits CS:GO". Dust2.us.
  29. Mnmzzz (2021-09-16). "Big Chillin set to finish season with blackpinklisa and droid". Dust2.us.
  30. Eros (2021-07-22). "Introducing our ESEA S38 PREMIER Roster".
  31. Mnmzzz (2021-07-16). "DAVEY steps down from Mythic". Dust2.us.
  32. JDubs (2021-08-02). "Joined @MythicRebornGG for S38 Premier".