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ESL Challenger League Season 42: Asia-Pacific

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[e][h]ESL Challenger League Season 42: Asia-Pacific
League Information
ESL Challenger LeagueESL Challenger League Challenger League
Asia-Pacific Asia-Pacific
Prize Pool:
$20,000 USD
Start Date:
End Date:
Liquipedia Tier:
Ancient • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Vertigo


Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Commentator:
    • TBA
  • Observer:
    • TBA


  • 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]

$20,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Note: Demotion/Relegation is not yet confirmed and is subject to change.


1 July 3rd - IHC Esports bench Mongolia nin9 and acquire Mongolia Annihilation from Team NKT as his replacement. [1]
1 July 25th - Aravt part ways with Mongolia cool4st and acquire Mongolia MagnumZ from The MongolZ as his replacement. [2][3]
1 July 3rd - Mongolia Annihilation is acquired by IHC Esports. [1]
2 July 12th - Team NKT sign Mongolia nin9. [4]
3 July 15th - Team NKT part ways with Singapore ImpressioN. [5]
4 July 17th - Team NKT sign Mongolia erkaSt. [6]
1 May 24th - CatEvil sign China MingSir as coach and part ways with China GRiFFIN. [7]
2 May 26th - CatEvil bench China Gin as they acquire China BZA. [7]
3 August 8th - CatEvil sign China l1fe part ways with China Cate and China Gin. [8]
1 July 23rd - Taiwan MrCANI steps down from OS E-sports. Taiwan SecreT moved active line-up and Taiwan Mozst start coaching. [9] [10]
1 July 11th - D13 sign the core of Born in Mongolia's alongside Latvia danss and Latvia Frip. As a result they acquire Born in Mongolia's spot in ESL Challenger League. [12]
1 June 6th - The MongolZ sign Mongolia Senzu and part ways with Mongolia starDUST. [13]
2 July 25th - Mongolia MagnumZ is acquired by Aravt. [3]
3 August 1st - Mongolia mzinho joins The MongolZ on trial. [14]
4 August 10th - The MongolZ add Mongolia PRISM as stand-in and part way with Mongolia mzinho. [8]
1 June 1st - Russia V4D1M returns to coaching. [15]
2 July 24th - Lynn Vision Gaming sign China Nelly. [15]
1 July 3rd - Team Renewal sign Mongolia ROUX. [16]
2 July 5th - Team Renewal part ways with Mongolia Ensury and Mongolia sT0P. [16]


Regular Season[edit]

Proceed to Playoffs
Return for Season 43
Sent to Relegation
Demoted to Open

Note: Demotion/Relegation not confirmed.
For detailed results of Weeks 1–4, click here.
For detailed results of Weeks 5–7, click here.

Group B[edit]


Upper Bracket Quarter-Finals
Upper Bracket Quarter-Finals
Upper Quarter-Finals
UB Quarter-Finals
Upper Bracket Semi-Finals
Upper Bracket Semi-Finals
Upper Semi-Finals
UB Semi-Finals
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Final
UB Final
Grand Final
Grand Final
Lower Round 1
Lower Round 1
LB Round 1
Lower Bracket Quarter-Finals
Lower Bracket Quarter-Finals
Lower Quarter-Finals
LB Quarter-Finals
Lower Bracket Semi-Finals
Lower Bracket Semi-Finals
Lower Semi-Finals
LB Semi-Finals
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Final
LB Final
TBD have a 1 map advantage as the upper-bracket team

Additional Content[edit]


LanguageEnglish Speaking


  1. 1.0 1.1 IHC Esports (2022-07-03). "We are officially announcing the addition of ANNIHILATION to the team from Team NKT".
  2. LemonFox (2022-07-26). "Aravt簽入MagnumZ" [Aravt sign MagnumZ] (in Hong Kong Traditional Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Aravt (2022-07-25). "The MongolZ багт хүчин зүтгэж байсан MagnumZ нь манай багийн 5 дахь гишүүнээр нэгдэж байгааг дуулгахад таатай байна" [We are pleased to announce that MagnumZ, formerly of The MongolZ, is joining our team as our 5th member] (in Mongolia Mongolian).
  4. Team NKT (2022-07-12). "Welcome Yesuntumur "nin9" Gantulga into the NKT family!".
  5. Team NKT (2022-07-15). "Today we part ways with Anthony "ImpressioN" Lim".
  6. Team NKT (2022-07-17). "The final piece is now in play: A familiar face to many and our ingame leader, erkaSt.".
  7. 7.0 7.1 LemonFox (2022-07-11). "CatEvil簽入BZA" [CatEvil sign BZA] (in Hong Kong Traditional Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
  8. 8.0 8.1 LemonFox (2022-08-16). "隊伍調動及轉會消息 (8月14日至8月15日) Spinx轉投Vitality 前NIP陣容再戰RMR預選" [Team roster change and transfer (Aug 14 to 15)] (in Hong Kong Traditional Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
  9. LemonFox (2022-07-23). "MrCANI離開OS E-sports" [MrCANI leaves OS E-sports] (in Taiwan Traditional Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
  10. LemonFox (2022-08-15). "SecreT轉為正選 Mozst擔任OS E-sports教練" [SecreT moved to active line-up, Mozst start coaching OS E-sports] (in Taiwan Traditional Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
  11. NEXGA (2022-07-06). "For many Pinoy fans who have wondered what became of DEREK since leaving the Valorant scene, wonder no more".
  12. LemonFox (2022-07-26). "D13重組 簽入Born in Monglia核心陣容及2名拉脫維亞選手" [D13 regrouped to sign Born in Mongolia's core squad and 2 Latvian players] (in Hong Kong Traditional Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
  13. LemonFox (2022-06-07). "Senzu加入The MongolZ ar1ko加盟The Shine" [Senzu joins The MongolZ; ar1ko joins The Shine] (in Hong Kong Traditional Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
  14. LemonFox (2022-08-09). "The MongolZ 試訓mzinho" [The MongolZ trial mzinho] (in Hong Kong Traditional Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
  15. 15.0 15.1 LemonFox (2022-07-29). "Lynn Vision簽入Nelly" [Lynn Vision sign Nelly] (in Hong Kong Traditional Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
  16. 16.0 16.1 LemonFox (2022-07-11). "Renewal簽入Tugu及ROUX" [Renewal signs Tugu and ROUX] (in Hong Kong Traditional Chinese). TomorrowLAN.