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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
North America North America
Prize Pool:
$50,000 USD
Start Date:
End Date:
Liquipedia Tier:


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)


  • 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:


1United States RZU
1United States Bwills
2United States jeorgesnorts
3United States cxzi
4United States hate
5 TBD 
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]
1 August 19th - United States viz steps down from Party Astronauts on an indefinite temporary basis due to personal issues. [14]
2 August 25th - United States cynic joins Party Astronauts. [15]
Secret Club
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. [16]
3 August 10th - United States motm leaves Secret Club to join ATK on trial. [17]
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. [18]
2 July 26th - Recon 5 part ways with United States Wilky as United States AAustiN and Canada J0LZ join the team. [19]
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. [20]
5 August 13th - Recon 5 cease operations. The team will continue playing organizationless as Recon 5. [21]
6 August 29th - Recon 5 are signed by Strife Esports. [22]
1 July 21st - United States flixxy leaves Triton to join UYU. [23]
2 July 28th - Triton add Canada KayJay as coach. [24]
3 August 13th - Triton are signed by ONET4P. [25]
Big Chillin
1United States Elk
1United States Xzen
2United States Munk
3United States dvl
4United States Melloh
5 TBD 
CUnited States Aphotic
1 September 7th - United States Elk steps down from Big Chillin and retires from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. [26]
1 July 22nd - Eros sign Team Villainous' lineup as the latter organization ceases operations. [27]
1 July 15th - Canada DAVEY steps down from Mythic. [28]
2 August 2nd - United States JDubs joins Mythic. [29]


Regular Season[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group B Standings
1.paiN Gaming paiN Gaming3-0113-66+479p
2.ONET4P ONET4P2-064-24+406p
3.ChocoCheck ChocoCheck1-032-0+323p
3.Strife Esports Strife Esports1-032-0+323p
5.Mythic Mythic1-165-40+253p
6.Party Astronauts Party Astronauts1-165-41+243p
7.Big Chillin Big Chillin1-156-32+243p
DQ.Secret Club Secret Club0-70-224-2240p

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 A Standings
1.Extra Salt Extra Salt4-0128-72+5612p
2.Triumph Triumph3-1120-82+389p
3.GGPR esports GGPR esports3-1137-114+239p
4.Coldest Riders Coldest Riders1-373-113-403p
5.RBG Esports RBG Esports1-135-44-93p
6.Team Verum Team Verum1-273-100-273p
7.Eros Eros1-3126-142-163p
8.Third Impact Third Impact0-388-113-250p


Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
October 12, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
October 12, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
October 12, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
October 12, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
Upper Bracket Semifinals
October 13, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
October 13, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
Upper Bracket Final
October 14, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
Lower Bracket Round 1
October 13, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
October 13, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
Lower Bracket Round 2
October 14, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
October 14, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
Lower Bracket Round 3
October 15, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
Lower Bracket Final
October 16, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
Grand Final
October 17, 2021 - 19:00 EDT
TBD have a 1 map advantage as the upper-bracket team


  1. Mnmzzz (2021-06-26). "Triumph add 3ARK00Z as Cooper looks towards VALORANT".
  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".
  4. Mnmzzz (2021-08-11). "cxzi returns to Triumph as 3ARK00Z steps down".
  5. Mnmzzz (2021-08-25). "Party Astronauts add cynic as long-term replacement for viz".
  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".
  9. 9.0 9.1 Mnmzzz (2021-07-13). "Secret Club overhaul with motm, cxzi, and hate; ChocoCheck and CENSRD teeter on dissolution".
  10. Mnmzzz (2021-07-29). "ChocoCheck add nosraC, Turismo, and RIKO".
  11. "ESIC Update Regarding NA ESEA Match-Fixing Investigation". ESIC. 2021-08-23.
  12. Mnmzzz (2021-07-14). "Sharkie leaves GGPR".
  13. Mnmzzz (2021-07-21). "GGPR add xCeeD and jtmythic".
  14. Party Astronauts (2021-08-19). "Statement regarding Viz".
  15. Mnmzzz (2021-08-25). "Party Astronauts add cynic as long-term replacement for viz".
  16. Mnmzzz (2021-08-07). "cxzi leaves Secret Club".
  17. Nohte (2021-08-10). "ATK add motm on trial". HLTV.
  18. Mnmzzz (2021-07-23). "AAustiN and desi leave Recon 5; team begins rebuild with jeorgesnorts".
  19. Mnmzzz (2021-07-27). "Recon 5 part ways with Wilky; team completes rebuild with AAustiN and J0LZ".
  20. Mnmzzz (2021-08-19). "Recon 5 add Slovenian coach as they look for new home".
  21. 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".
  22. Strife Esports (2021-08-29). "We are excited to announce the signing of ex-Recon5 CS:GO Lineup".
  23. Mnmzzz (2021-07-23). "flixxy leaves Triton to join UYU as a player".
  24. Mnmzzz (2021-07-28). "Triton add KayJay as coach".
  25. KayJay (2021-08-13). "New Season means new org for the boys".
  26. tolkienfanatic (2021-09-07). "Elk leaves Big Chillin; quits CS:GO".
  27. Eros (2021-07-22). "Introducing our ESEA S38 PREMIER Roster".
  28. Mnmzzz (2021-07-16). "DAVEY steps down from Mythic".
  29. JDubs (2021-08-02). "Joined @MythicRebornGG for S38 Premier".