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ESL Challenger League Season 43: North America

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[e][h]ESL Challenger League Season 43: North America
League Information
Challenger League
North America North America
Prize Pool:
$50,000 USD
Start Date:
End Date:
Liquipedia Tier:
Ancient • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Vertigo


Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Commentators:
    • United States DarfMike (Mike Winnick)
    • Canada JRT (John Tsoupanarias)
    • United States Boggs (Austin Bogdanovich)
    • United States xner (Cole McHenry)
    • United States Phy (Garret Schier)


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


1 November 23rd - ATK part ways with United States motm. [1]
1 October 1st - Evil Geniuses Black part ways with United States chop. [2]
1 October 25th - Myanmar Filo steps down from Vendetta. [3]
2 November 23rd - Vendetta add United States CLASIA and United States chop while Pakistan Momo and United States WOOHOO step down from the team. [4]
1 October 1st - Strife Esports part ways with United States SLIGHT and United States D4rtyMontana. [5][6]
2 October 27th - Strife Esports sign United States Snakes and United States Infinite. [7]
1 October 12th - United States JTMythic steps down from kariESPORTS. [8]
2 October 17th - United States micro joins kariESPORTS. [8]
3 November 22nd - kariESPORTS is acquired by Detonate. [9]
1 October 15th - Canada YuZ steps down from Mythic. [10]
2 October 23rd - United States tweiss joins Mythic. [11]
1 October 13th - BHOP Esports part ways with their following the expiration of their contracts. Additionally, Canada BeaKie and United States brett are cut from the lineup. [12]
2 October 23rd - ex-BHOP Esports add United States D4rtyMontana and China Fr3nk1e. Additionally, they rename to Disconnected. [13]
1 October 17th - United States Pukha replaces United States AJ2k as coach. [14]
2 November 3rd - Louisville Red Wolves replace United States ShawTa with United States Retnuh. [15]
3 November 10th - United States Retnuh steps down from Louisville Red Wolves. [14]
4 November 12th - United Kingdom SummY joins Louisville Red Wolves. [14]
1 November 14th - Victorum are signed by Team 7AM, becoming Team 7AM NA. [16]
1 October 21st - Villainous add Canada BeaKie. [17]
2 October 23rd - Villainous complete their roster with Vietnam Alvin. [18]


Regular Season[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A Standings
1.LOS + oNeLOS + oNe LOS + oNeLOS oNe3-096-55+419p
2.Iron Blood GamingIron Blood Gaming Iron Blood GamingIBG3-0129-101+289p
3.DetonateDetonate DetonateDTN1-174-79-53p
4.Strife EsportsStrife Esports Strife EsportsStrife1-153-41+123p
.Evil Geniuses BlackEvil Geniuses Black Evil Geniuses BlackEG.B-   
7.Team 7AM NATeam 7AM NA Team 7AM NA7AM NA0-115-32-170p
8.Snakes Den GamingSnakes Den Gaming Snakes DenSnakes0-491-144-530p

Proceed to Playoffs
Return for Season 44
Sent to Relegation
Demoted to Advanced

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]

Group B Standings
1.Nouns EsportsNouns Esports Nouns EsportsNouns5-0206-136+7015p
2.ATKATK ATKATK2-064-23+416p
3.DisconnectedDisconnected DisconnectedDC'ed2-196-80+166p
4.VendettaVendetta VendettaVendetta1-032-18+143p
5.Louisville Red WolvesLouisville Red Wolves Louisville Red WolvesRed Wolves1-386-136-503p
6.VillainousVillainous VillainousVillainous1-3131-151-203p
7.MythicMythic MythicMythic0-258-78-200p
8.Magic School BusMagic School Bus Magic School BusMSB0-345-96-510p


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

Additional Content[edit]


LanguageEnglish Speaking


  1. ATK (2022-11-23). "Today we bid farewell to an amazing teammate and player, Ian "@6motm" Hardy".
  2. chop (2022-11-17). "I’ve been released from my contract with Evil Geniuses".
  3. [Inside Source]
  4. Mnmzzz (2022-11-23). "Vendetta overhaul roster with EG Black talents".
  5. Strife Esports (2022-10-01). "We decide to part ways with @slightcsgo for the next season".
  6. Strife Esports (2022-10-01). "We decide to part ways with @D4rtymontana1 for the next season".
  7. Strife Esports (2022-10-27). "We are ready to roll".
  8. 8.0 8.1 Mnmzzz (2022-10-21). "micro returns to ECL on Kari".
  9. Slevo (2022-11-22). "Detonate mark return to competition with ECL roster".
  10. YuZ (2022-10-15). "My time with @MythicRebornGG has come to an end. I took the decision to take a step back from csgo..".
  11. Mnmzzz (2022-10-23). "YuZ steps down from Mythic; tweiss joins starting lineup".
  12. Mnmzzz (2022-10-22). "Swahn claims BHOP owner was dishonest in apology".
  13. lukas (2022-10-24). "Disconnected plug in ECL S43 lineup".
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Mnmzzz (2022-11-14). "Red Wolves enlist UK player".
  15. Mnmzzz (2022-11-05). "Retnuh to debut in ECL with Red Wolves".
  16. Mnmzzz (2022-11-14). "7AM cross the pond with new team".
  17. lukas (2022-10-21). "Villainous brings in BHOP removal".
  18. theroadtodrwaldo (2022-10-24). "Villainous completes their heist crew for ECL Season 43".
  19. Mnmzzz (2022-10-20). "Brazen disband as college comes calling".