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ESL Challenger League Season 42: Europe

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[e][h]ESL Challenger League Season 42: Europe
League Information
Series:
ESL Challenger LeagueESL Challenger League Challenger League
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
Europe Europe
Prize Pool:
$50,000 USD
Start Date:
2022-08-30
End Date:
2022-10-23
Teams:
16
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Ancient • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Vertigo

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Commentator:
    • TBA
  • Observer:
    • TBA

Format[edit]

  • Regular Season:
    • Four double-elimination format (GSL) Groups
      • Each group has 4 teams
      • All matches are Bo3
    • Top 2 teams from each group advance to the Playoffs
  • 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: Demotion/Relegation is not yet confirmed and is subject to change.

Participants[edit]

1 July 6th - France Kyojin goes on medical leave due to a hand injury. [1]
2 August 14th - Team Falcons bench Belgium Keoz and sign France NBK- and France misutaaa to complete the roster. [2]
1 June 25th - SAW bench Portugal stadodo, Spain arki, and Portugal vts. [3]
2 July 1st - SAW and For The Win Esports exchange Portugal stadodo and Portugal vts for Portugal ewjerkz and Portugal story. Additionally, Spain arki is moved to a coaching role. [4][5]
1 July 31st - Sprout part ways with Germany Spiidi. [6]
2 August 1st - Sprout part ways with Denmark raalz. [7]
3 August 15th - Sprout sign Denmark Zyphon and acquire Denmark refrezh from Heroic. [8]
1 August 9th - HEET bench France Lucky. [10]
2 August 10th - HEET acquire France JACKZ from G2 Esports. [11]
9INE
Notes
1Poland Goofy
2Poland SZPERO
3Poland jedqr
4 TBD
5 TBD
CPoland nawrot
1 June 30th - Poland snatchie leaves Wisła Kraków following the expiration of his contract. [12]
2 July 1st - Wisła Kraków part ways with Poland SZPERO and Poland jedqr. [13]
3 July 15th - Wisła Kraków release their lineup and cease operations. [14]
4 August 5th - 9INE sign a new lineup consisting of Poland Goofy, Poland KEi, Poland Kylar, Poland SZPERO, Poland mynio, and Poland nawrot as coach. Poland jedqr will stand-in for the first four matches for the team to retain the spot. [15]
ECSTATIC
Notes
1Denmark maNkz
2Denmark Daffu
3Copenhagen FlamesCopenhagen FlamesDenmark birdfromsky
4 TBD
5 TBD
1 July 30th - ECSTATIC part ways with Denmark birdfromsky. [16]
2 July 31st - Romania XELLOW's loan with ECSTATIC ends and he returns to Nexus Gaming. [17]
3 August 5th - Netherlands FASHR is acquired by Fnatic. [18]
4 August 8th - ECSTATIC acquire Denmark kraghen, Denmark Queenix, and Denmark Cabbi from MASONIC. [19]
5 August 15th - ECSTATIC bench Denmark Daffu and acquire Denmark brzer from Astralis Talent. [20]
1 May 27th - Poland F1KU is acquired by OG. [21]
2 July 12th - AGO Esports part ways with Poland ultimate and Poland AxEcHo. [22]
3 July 18th - AGO Esports bench Poland leman. [23]
1 August 2nd - Kazakhstan neaLaN is acquired by Evil Geniuses. [24]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
.1win1win 1win1win-  
.9INE9INE 9INE9INE-  
.forZeforZe forZeforZe-  
.SAWSAW SAWSAW-  
Group A Matches
Opening Matches
forZeforZeforZe
9INE9INE9INE
August 30, 2022 - 17:00 UTC
1win1win1win
SAWSAWSAW
August 30, 2022 - 17:00 UTC
Winners Match
Elimination Match
Decider Match

Group B[edit]

Group B
.Bad News EaglesBad News Eagles Bad News EaglesBNE-  
.ECSTATICECSTATIC ECSTATICECSTATIC-  
.Team FalconsTeam Falcons Team FalconsFalcons-  
.UngentiumUngentium UngentiumUngent-  
Group B Matches
Opening Matches
Bad News EaglesBad News EaglesBNE
UngentiumUngentiumUngent
September 7, 2022 - 17:00 UTC
Team FalconsTeam FalconsFalcons
ECSTATICECSTATICECSTATIC
September 7, 2022 - 17:00 UTC
Winners Match
Elimination Match
Decider Match

Group C[edit]

Group C
.BLUEJAYSBLUEJAYS BLUEJAYSBJAYS-  
.HEETHEET HEETHEET-  
.SINNERS EsportsSINNERS Esports SINNERS EsportsSINNERS-  
.Team FinestTeam Finest Team FinestFinest-  
Group C Matches
Opening Matches
Team FinestTeam FinestFinest
BLUEJAYSBLUEJAYSBJAYS
September 20, 2022 - 17:00 UTC
HEETHEETHEET
SINNERS EsportsSINNERS EsportsSINNERS
September 20, 2022 - 17:00 UTC
Winners Match
Elimination Match
Decider Match

Group D[edit]

Group D
.AGO EsportsAGO Esports AGO EsportsAGO-  
.EntropiqEntropiq EntropiqEntropiq-  
.K23K23 K23K23-  
.SproutSprout SproutSprout-  
Group D Matches
Opening Matches
EntropiqEntropiqEntropiq
AGO EsportsAGO EsportsAGO
September 28, 2022 - 17:00 UTC
SproutSproutSprout
K23K23K23
September 28, 2022 - 17:00 UTC
Winners Match
Elimination Match
Decider Match


Playoffs[edit]

Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
Upper Bracket Semifinals
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Final
UB Final
Grand Final
Grand Final
GF
Lower Bracket Round 1
Lower Bracket Round 2
Lower Bracket Round 3
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Final
LB Final
1
1
TBD have a 1 map advantage as the upper-bracket team

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

LanguageEnglish Speaking
Streams

References[edit]

  1. Falcons Esports (2022-07-06). "Announcement in regards to our CS:GO Team".
  2. Team Falcons (2022-08-14). "Nothing is impossible".
  3. "COMUNICADO: Reestruturação na equipa de CS:GO" [Announcement: Restructuration of our CS:GO team] (in Portugal Portuguese). SAW. 2022-06-01.
  4. "Comunicado: Story e Ewjerkz são os novos elementos da equipa de CS:GO" [Announcement: Story and Ewjerkz are the new members of the CS:GO team] (in Portugal Portuguese). SAW. 2022-07-01.
  5. "Comunicado: ARKI assume o cargo de treinador" [Announcement: ARKI assumes the role of coach] (in Portugal Portuguese). SAW. 2022-07-01.
  6. Sprout (2022-07-31). "Today will be one of the most emotional goodbyes as we say farewell to @SpiidiCS".
  7. Sprout (2022-08-01). "Another departure we are announcing today is @RAALZCS".
  8. Sprout (2022-08-15). "Finally, the time has come to officially welcome home not one, but two greatly talented and skilled players!".
  9. SINNERS Esports (2022-07-15). "The only Zero we take and appreciate".
  10. "Lucky removed from the active roster". HEET. 2022-08-09.
  11. "HEET Signs JACKZ to Their CSGO Roster". HEET. 2022-08-10.
  12. Wisła Kraków (2022-06-27). "Rozstania nigdy nie są łatwe, a takie szczególnie" [Breakups are never easy, especially such] (in Poland Polish).
  13. Wisła Kraków (2022-07-01). "Dziękujemy @SZPEROcsgo" [Thank you @SZPEROcsgo] (in Poland Polish).
  14. Wisła Kraków (2022-07-15). "Niemal trzy lata wspólnego pisania historii" [Almost three years of writing history together] (in Poland Polish).
  15. 9INE (2022-08-05). "A new chapter begins".
  16. "birdfromsky leaves the nest". ECSTATIC. 2022-07-30.
  17. "Thank you @XELLOWcs!". ECSTATIC. 2022-07-31.
  18. "Agreement with fnatic for the transfer of FASHR". ECSTATIC. 2022-08-05.
  19. "Cabbi, Queenix and kraghen joins ECSTATIC". ECSTATIC. 2022-08-06.
  20. "brzer joins ECSTATIC". ECSTATIC. 2022-08-15.
  21. AGO (2022-05-27). "Nasz Jastrząb leci dalej" [Our Hawk flies on] (in Poland Polish).
  22. AGO (2022-07-12). "Dzisiaj Gniazdo Jastrzębi opuszcza Roland "@ultimatecs_go" Tomkowiak. Natomiast Filipowi "@AxEcHo_" Czajce chcielibyśmy podziękować za udział w okresie próbnym" [Today Roland "@ultimatecs_go" Tomkowiak is leaving the Hawk Nest. Also we would like to thank Filip "@AxEcHo_" Czajka for participating in the trial period] (in Poland Polish).
  23. leman (2022-07-18). "Open for challenges!".
  24. K23 (2022-08-02). "Важное изменение в составе: neaLaN покидает k23" [Important lineup change: neaLaN leaves k23] (in Russia Russian).