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ESL Challenger League Season 40: North America

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[e][h]ESL Challenger League Season 40: North America
League Information
Series:
Challenger League
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
North America North America
Prize Pool:
$50,000 USD
Start Date:
2022-01-19
End Date:
2022-04-03
Teams:
16
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Ancient • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Vertigo

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

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 March 3rd - Gaimin Gladiators sign ChocoCheck, replacing United States XotiC with United States cynic. [1]
2 March 19th - Gaimin Gladiators part ways with United States CLASIA and add United States garfield. However, the latter play will be unable to compete due to Gaimin Gladiators being out of roster additions. [2]
1 January 6th - Brazil saffee is acquired by FURIA Esports. [3]
2 February 22nd - paiN Gaming sign Brazil nython. [4]
1 February 9th - RBG Esports part ways with their roster which becomes Carpe Diem. [5]
2 March 21st - Carpe Diem part ways with United States jitter and add United States CLASIA. [6]
1 January 13th - United States Infinite leaves Party Astronauts to join Orgless. Canada Jonji joins Party Astronauts as a stand-in. [7]
2 February 18th - United States cynic steps down from Party Astronauts. [8]
3 February 22nd - United States viz joins Party Astronauts. [9]
1 January 1st - United States Swisher leaves Bad News Bears. [10]
2 January 10th - United States Bwills leaves Bad News Bears and is replaced by United States robby. [11]
3 January 11th - United States junior leaves Bad News Bears and is replaced by United States Swahn. [12]
4 January 16th - Pakistan Pluto joins Bad News Bears. [13]
5 January 27th - United States robby steps down from Bad News Bears and is replaced by Pakistan Momo. [14]
1 January 13th - Guatemala malbsMd is acquired by 00 Nation. [15]
2 January 20th - Team oNe eSports sign Brazil trk. [16]
3 January 25th - Team oNe eSports bench Brazil prt and acquire Brazil keiz from DETONA Gaming. [17]
4 March 8th - Team oNe eSports part ways with Brazil BTT*. [18]
1 December 16th - United States cxzi leaves Triumph. [19]
2 January 14th - United States Danejoris joins Triumph. [20]
3 January 24th - Third Impact sign Triumph. [21]
4 January 30th - United States viz steps down from Third Impact and is replaced by United States JAM. [22]
1 December 15th - Eros part ways with United States quick and United States ninja. [23]
2 January 12th - Eros sign United States Noot as their new coach. [24]
3 January 30th - Canada BeaKie leaves Eros and is replaced by Canada rezy1on. Additionally, United States sava9e and Canada Inseaniac leave the team while United States Noxio joins as the team's new substitute. [25]
4 March 7th - United States Noxio leaves the team to join Levitate Esports. [26]
1 December 21st - United States Minus leaves ATK. [27]
2 January 27th - ATK part ways with South Africa mango while signing Sweden b0denmaster and Norway truth. [28]
1 December 28th - ONET4P part ways with United States Just2EZ and United States JDubs. [29]
2 January 1st - ONET4P add United States consti and United States Pol0. Additionally, United States vein takes over as the team's coach while United States ashen becomes the team's analyst. [30]
Orgless
Notes
1United States Infinite
 
 
 
 
CUnited States Lucid
1Canada daps
2United States Swisher
3United States Minus
4United States Bwills
5United States koosta
1 January 18th - United States SATURN joins Orgless as a substitute. [31]
2 February 20th - Orgless replace United States Infinite with United States koosta. [32]
3 March 13th - United States Lucid leaves Orgless. [33]
1 January 15th - Brazil boltz steps down from MIBR's active lineup to play for Last Dance. [34]
2 January 21st - MIBR part ways with Brazil Apoka. [35]
1 January 1st - Strife Esports sign Germany crisby as their new coach. [36]
2 January 18th - Strife Esports part ways with United States SATURN. [31]
3 January 19th - Strife Esports part ways with United States brett. [31]
4 January 26th - Strife Esports sign Canada aris. [37]
5 January 28th - Strife Esports sign United States cxzi. [38]
6 March 16th - Strife Esports cut United States cxzi and add United States D4rtyMontana as a stand-in. [39]
1 January 10th - United States robby leaves Valors to join Bad News Bears. [11]
2 January 11th - Valors add Ireland Geek and Myanmar Filo as coach. [40]
3 January 16th - Pakistan Pluto leaves Valors to join Bad News Bears. [13]
4 January 17th - Valors add Pakistan Momo and United States nero. [41]
5 January 27th - Pakistan Momo leaves to join Bad News Bears and is replaced by Canada castro. Additionally, Valors replace Myanmar filo with United States aleph. [14][42]
6 February 2nd - Valors disbands. [43]
1 January 17th - ex-Detonate forms with a roster consisting of United States Delta9, Canada stanislaw, United States SPERMY, and United States phantom. [44]
2 January 19th - ex-Detonate rename to Disconnected.
3 February 19th - Canada BeaKie joins Disconnected. [45]
4 February 22nd - Disconnected part ways with United States phantom as United States silas rejoins the roster. [46]
5 March 10th - Disconnected are signed by BHOP Esports. [47]
1 January 18th - X13 part ways with Canada aris and add United States garfield. [48]
2 March 8th - United States Lemonz steps down from X13 and is replaced by United States Wilky. [49]
3 March 19th - United States garfield leaves to join Gaimin Gladiators. [2]

Results[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A Standings
1.ATK ATKATK6-1288-212+7618p
2.Carpe DiemCarpe Diem Carpe DiemCarpe5-2286-225+6115p
3.paiN GamingpaiN Gaming paiN GamingpaiN5-2224-160+6415p
4.OrglessOrgless OrglessOrgless4-3248-207+4112p
5.ONET4PONET4P ONET4PONET4P4-3207-207012p
6.Bad News BearsBad News Bears Bad News BearsBNB3-4246-218+289p
7.Third ImpactThird Impact Third ImpactTI1-6169-215-463p
DQ.ValorsValors ValorsValors0-70-224-2240p

Legend
Proceed to Playoffs
Return for Season 41
Sent to Relegation
Demoted to Advanced

For detailed results of Weeks 1–6, click here.
For detailed results of Weeks 7–10, click here.

Group B[edit]

Group B Standings
1.MIBRMIBR MIBRMIBR7-0235-126+10921p
2.Party Astronauts Party AstronautsPartyz6-1258-189+6918p
3.Gaimin GladiatorsGaimin Gladiators Gaimin GladiatorsGladiators5-2246-175+7115p
4.Strife Esports Strife EsportsStrife3-4222-218+49p
5.Team oNe eSports Team oNeoNe3-4199-203-49p
6.ErosEros ErosEros2-5180-243-636p
7.BHOP Esports BHOP EsportsBHOP1-6124-224-1003p
8.X13X13 X13X131-6141-227-863p

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
ATKATKATK
1
Strife EsportsStrife EsportsStrife
2
March 29, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
129
3
166
10
165
11
1210
2
127
5
168
8
paiN GamingpaiN GamingpaiN
2
Party AstronautsParty AstronautsPartyz
0
March 29, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
167
9
108
2
1612
4
63
3
Strife EsportsStrife EsportsStrife
0
paiN GamingpaiN GamingpaiN
2
March 30, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
62
4
1613
3
109
1
166
10
Carpe DiemCarpe DiemCarpe
2
Gaimin GladiatorsGaimin GladiatorsGladiators
0
March 29, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
1610
6
115
6
168
8
117
4
OrglessOrglessOrgless
0
MIBRMIBRMIBR
2
March 29, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
134
9
1611
5
1412
2
163
13
Carpe DiemCarpe DiemCarpe
0
MIBRMIBRMIBR
2
March 30, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
86
2
169
7
148
6
167
9
paiN GamingpaiN GamingpaiN
0
MIBRMIBRMIBR
2
March 31, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
22
0
1613
3
128
4
167
9
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
ATKATKATK
2
Party AstronautsParty AstronautsPartyz
1
March 30, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
167
9
128
4
73
4
1612
4
169
7
126
6
Carpe DiemCarpe DiemCarpe
2
ATKATKATK
0
March 31, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
1610
6
65
1
1613
3
92
7
Gaimin GladiatorsGaimin GladiatorsGladiators
2
OrglessOrglessOrgless
0
March 30, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
169
7
106
4
168
8
127
5
Strife EsportsStrife EsportsStrife
2
Gaimin GladiatorsGaimin GladiatorsGladiators
0
March 31, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
168
8
127
5
167
9
128
4
Carpe DiemCarpe DiemCarpe
2
Strife EsportsStrife EsportsStrife
0
April 1, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
1611
5
114
7
169
7
86
2
paiN GamingpaiN GamingpaiN
0
Carpe DiemCarpe DiemCarpe
2
April 2, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
117
4
168
8
97
2
168
8
MIBRMIBRMIBR
3
Carpe DiemCarpe DiemCarpe
1
April 3, 2022 - 20:00 EDT
1610
6
135
8
94
5
1611
5
1611
5
114
7
MIBR have a 1 map advantage as the upper-bracket team

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

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Streams

References[edit]

  1. Mnmzzz (2022-03-03). "Gaimin Gladiators sign ChocoCheck; add cynic". Dust2.us.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mnmzzz (2022-03-19). "Update: CLASIA leaves Gaimin Gladiators; X13's garfield called up as replacement". Dust2.us.
  3. FURIA Esports (2022-01-06). "Seja bem-vindo à FURIA, @saffeecsgo!" [Welcome to FURIA, @saffeecsgo!] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  4. paiN Gaming (2022-02-22). "Quem tá com a gente desde o começo sabe" [Who has been with us since the beginning knows] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  5. HexT (2022-02-09). "As of today we’ve parted ways with RBG Esports".
  6. Draik04 (2022-03-21). "CLASIA replaces jitter on Carpe Diem". Dust2.us.
  7. GSTQ (2022-01-13). "Jonji to stand-in for Party Astronauts". Dust2.us.
  8. CarbonDogma (2022-02-18). "cynic exits Party Astronauts following bootcamp cancellation". HLTV.
  9. Party Astronauts= (2022-02-22). "The team has decided to bring in @viz_cs as our permanent 5th".
  10. Bad News Bears (2022-01-01). "Today we announce the departure of another founding member, @swishcs".
  11. 11.0 11.1 Mnmzzz (2022-01-10). "Bwills leaves Bad News Bears; robby joins from Valors". Dust2.us.
  12. Mnmzzz (2022-01-11). "Update: Bad News Bears complete lineup with Swahn and Pluto". Dust2.us.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Mnmzzz (2022-01-16). "Bad News Bears rounds out roster with Pluto". Dust2.us.
  14. 14.0 14.1 Mnmzzz (2022-01-27). "robby steps down from Bad News Bears; Momo joins from Valors". Dust2.us.
  15. Team oNe eSports (2022-01-13). "Obrigado, Malbs!" [Thanks, Malbs!] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  16. Team oNe eSports (2022-01-20). "THE ONE IS BACK!".
  17. Draik04 (2022-01-25). "oNe add keiz; prt benched". Dust2.us.
  18. Mnmzzz (2022-03-11). "oNe add eleito and jun". Dust2.us.
  19. Petrus (2021-12-18). "cxzi exits Triumph". Dust2.us.
  20. Mnmzzz (2022-01-15). "Third Impact disband as Danejoris joins Triumph". Dust2.us.
  21. Draik04 (2022-01-24). "Third Impact sign Triumph". Dust2.us.
  22. Draik04 (2022-01-30). "Third Impact finalize roster with JAM". Dust2.us.
  23. theroadtodrwaldo (2022-01-08). "Eros part ways with quick and ninja; in search of new coach". Dust2.us.
  24. GSTQ (2022-01-15). "Noot joins Eros". Dust2.us.
  25. Mnmzzz (2022-01-31). "Eros add rezy1on as BeaKie exits team". Dust2.us.
  26. Draik04 (2022-03-08). "Levitate round out roster with Noxio and farg". Dust2.us.
  27. Mnmzzz (2021-12-27). "Update: Bad News Bears set sights on Minus as he departs ATK". Dust2.us.
  28. Nohte (2022-01-27). "ATK import b0denmaster, truth to complete roster". HLTV.
  29. Mnmzzz (2021-12-31). "ONET4P part ways with Just2EZ and JDubs". Dust2.us.
  30. GSTQ (2022-01-02). "ONET4P add consti and Pol0; vein to coach". Dust2.us.
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 Mnmzzz (2022-01-19). "Strife part ways with SATURN and brett". Dust2.us.
  32. Mnmzzz (2022-02-20). "koosta returns to CS:GO with Orgless". Dust2.us.
  33. Lucid (2022-03-13). "It's with a heavy heart that I announce that I am leaving the #Orgless project".
  34. FalleN (2022-01-15). "CONVOCAÇÃO LAST DANCE!" [LAST DANCE ASSEMBLE!] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  35. MIBR (2022-01-21). "Hoje nos despedimos do @ale_apoka" [Today we say goodbye to @ale_apoka] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  36. Strife Esports (2022-01-01). "Join us in welcoming @crisbyyy as our head coach".
  37. Strife Esports (2022-01-26). "A Star Aligns with Strife!".
  38. Strife Esports (2022-01-28). "The Final Insertion For ECL!".
  39. Mnmzzz (2022-03-16). "Strife cut cxzi mid-series after dismal performance against MIBR". Dust2.us.
  40. Mnmzzz (2022-01-11). "Valors add Geek and Filo". Dust2.us.
  41. Mnmzzz (2022-01-17). "Valors complete lineup with Momo and nero". Dust2.us.
  42. Mnmzzz (2022-01-31). "Valors add castro and aleph". Dust2.us.
  43. Mnmzzz (2022-02-02). "Valors disband following offensive comments from nero". Dust2.us.
  44. Mnmzzz (2022-01-17). "New stanislaw project". Dust2.us.
  45. Mnmzzz (2022-02-20). "Disconnected complete lineup with BeaKie". Dust2.us.
  46. Ryan Friend (2022-02-22). "phantom gets Disconnected; silas joins up with stanislaw's squad". Dust2.us.
  47. Dafydd (2022-03-10). "BHOP connects with stanislaw's team". Dust2.us.
  48. Makzwell (2022-01-17). "Picking up @garfield_cs in place of @officialariis for season 40 ECL".
  49. KayJay (2022-03-08). "X13 Roster Update..".
  50. Complexity Gaming (2022-01-18). "We are coming home".