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ESL Pro League Season 13

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[e][h]ESL Pro League Season 13
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Type:
Online
Location:
Europe Europe
Teams:
24
Prize Pool:
$750,000 USD
Start Date:
2021-03-08
End Date:
2021-04-11
Liquipedia Tier:
ESL Pro Tour Tier:
Masters Masters

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Analysts:
    • Serbia YNk (Janko Paunović)
    • Denmark Pimp (Jacob Winneche)
    • Serbia kassad (Aleksandar Trifunović)
  • Interviewer:

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage: March 8th - 29th, 2021
    • Four single round-robin format groups
      • Each group has six teams
      • All matches are Bo3
    • Group winners proceed to the Play-In for seeding
    • Group 2nd & 3rd place teams advance to the Round of 12

  • Play-In: April 8th, 2021
    • Single-Elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo3
    • Winning teams advance to the Semifinals
    • Losing teams advance to the Quarterfinals

  • Playoffs:
    • Single-Elimination bracket
    • All matches (excl. Grand Final) are Bo3
    • The Grand Final is Bo5

Prize Pool[edit]

$750,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Base Prize Pool & Circuit Points
Place $ USD ESL Pro Tour Pro Tour BLAST Premier Circuit BLAST Premier
A11st $175,000 1300 pts World Final + 2800 pts
A22nd $60,000 1000 pts 1400 pts
A3A43rd - 4th $30,000 775 pts 875 pts
A5A65th - 6th $15,000 575 pts 350 pts
A7A87th - 8th $12,500 400 pts 175 pts
A9B39th - 12th $10,000 250 pts -
B4B713th - 16th $7,000 100 pts -
B8C217th - 20th $5,000 50 pts -
C3C621st - 24th $3,000 - -
Note: Teams are awarded a $5,000 USD bonus for each group stage win

Participants[edit]

Astralis
Notes
1Denmark device
2Denmark dupreeh
3Denmark Xyp9x
4Denmark gla1ve
5Denmark Magisk
CDenmark zonic
1 October 5th, 2020 - Denmark Xyp9x returns to Astralis' active roster. [1]
2 October 25th, 2020 - Denmark es3tag is acquired by Cloud9. [2]
Complexity
Notes
1Denmark blameF
2United States RUSH
3Denmark k0nfig
4Bulgaria poizon
5Australia jks
CUnited Kingdom keita
1 October 23rd, 2020 - Complexity Gaming acquire Australia jks from 100 Thieves. [3]
ENCE
Notes
1Finland allu
2Finland doto
3Denmark Snappi
4Israel Spinx
5Poland dycha
CFinland sAw
1 October 22nd, 2020 - Finland Aerial steps down from ENCE and goes on medical leave. [4]
2 November 5th, 2020 - ENCE acquire Finland doto and Finland sAw from HAVU Gaming, the latter as head coach. [5]
3 November 17th, 2020 - Finland sergej steps down from ENCE's active roster, citing motivation problems. [6]
4 December 22nd, 2020 - Finland suNny is benched from ENCE's starting lineup by mutual agreement. [7]
5 January 21st, 2021 - ENCE bench Finland Jamppi and acquire Denmark Snappi and Israel Spinx from c0ntact Gaming, as well as Poland dycha from Sprout to complete their roster. [8]
Evil Geniuses
Notes
1United States Brehze
2Bulgaria CeRq
3United States tarik
4Canada stanislaw
5United States oBo
CBrazil zews
1 February 28th, 2021 - United States Ethan is acquired by 100 Thieves' VALORANT division and retires from competitive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as a result. [9][10]
2 March 5th, 2021 - Evil Geniuses sign United States oBo. [11]
FaZe Clan
Notes
1Norway rain
2Brazil coldzera
3Latvia broky
4Canada Twistzz
5Denmark karrigan
CSweden RobbaN
1 October 28th, 2020 - Bosnia and Herzegovina NiKo is acquired by G2 Esports. Additionally, FaZe Clan part ways with Serbia YNk while Sweden olofmeister returns to the starting lineup as a stand-in. [12][13][14]
2 January 30th, 2021 - FaZe Clan acquire Canada Twistzz from Team Liquid and bench Denmark Kjaerbye. [15][16]
3 February 14th, 2021 - Sweden olofmeister steps down from the active lineup. [17]
4 February 15th, 2021 - FaZe Clan sign Denmark karrigan. [18]
5 March 13th - Sweden RobbaN transitions back into being FaZe Clan's coach following the end of his ESIC ban. [19]
Fnatic
Notes
1Sweden KRIMZ
2Sweden JW
3Sweden Brollan
4Sweden Golden
5Sweden Jackinho
CSweden Samuelsson
1 January 8th, 2021 - Fnatic bench Sweden flusha. [20]
2 January 12th, 2021 - Fnatic sign Sweden Jackinho. [21]
G2 Esports
Notes
1France JaCkz
2France AmaNEk
3Serbia nexa
4Bosnia and Herzegovina huNter-
5Bosnia and Herzegovina NiKo
CFrance maLeK
1 October 28th, 2020 - G2 Esports acquire Bosnia and Herzegovina NiKo from FaZe Clan. [12]
2 December 7th, 2020 - G2 Esports bench France JaCkz. [22]
3 March 4th, 2021 - G2 Esports bench France kennyS and reinstate France JaCkz to the active roster. [23]
mousesports
Notes
1Estonia ropz
2Slovakia frozen
3Lithuania Bymas
4Denmark acoR
5Australia dexter
CDenmark mithR
1 November 14th, 2020 - mousesports acquire Denmark mithR from Renegades as their head coach. [24]
2 January 23rd, 2021 - mousesports bench Netherlands chrisJ as they acquire Denmark acoR from MAD Lions. [25]
3 February 10th, 2021 - mousesports acquire Australia dexter from Renegades. [26]
4 February 15th, 2021 - mousesports terminate Denmark karrigan's contract by mutual agreement and he leaves the team. [27]
Natus Vincere
1Ukraine B1T
 
 
 
 
1Russia flamie
2Ukraine s1mple
3Russia electronic
4Russia Boombl4
5Russia Perfecto
CUkraine B1ad3
Ninjas in Pyjamas
Notes
1Sweden REZ
2Sweden Plopski
3Sweden nawwk
4Sweden hampus
5Sweden ztr
CSweden THREAT
1 October 10th, 2020 - Sweden nawwk returns to Ninjas in Pyjamas' after his medical leave comes to an end. [28]
2 February 2nd, 2021 - Ninjas in Pyjamas bench Sweden twist. [29]
Team Liquid
Notes
1United States EliGE
2Canada NAF
3United States Stewie2K
4United States Grim
5Brazil FalleN
CUnited States moses
1 December 22nd, 2020 - Team Liquid bench Canada Twistzz by mutual agreement. [30]
2 January 9th, 2021 - Team Liquid acquire Brazil FalleN from MIBR. [31]
Team Vitality
Notes
1France apEX
2France RpK
3France ZywOo
4France shox
5France misutaaa
CFrance XTQZZZ
1 October 16th, 2020 - Team Vitality acquire Belgium Nivera from Team Heretics. [32]
2 March 12th, 2021 - Team Vitality bench Belgium Nivera. [33]
1 February 26th, 2021 - Heroic bench Denmark niko and Denmark b0RUP and acquire Denmark refrezh and Denmark sjuush from MAD Lions as replacements. [34][35]
1 February 26th, 2021 - OG bench France NBK-. [36]
1 March 1st, 2021 - FunPlus Phoenix terminate Netherlands chrisJ's loan. Finland suNny will stand in for the event. [37]
1 February 10th, 2021 - Australia dexter is acquired by mousesports. [26]
2 February 13th, 2021 - Renegades sign Australia aliStair. [38]
1 December 29th, 2020 - Team One part ways with Brazil b4rtiN and Brazil cky. [39]
2 January 11th, 2021 - Team One sign Brazil skullz and acquire Brazil cass1n from SWS Gaming and Brazil righi from Santos e-Sports, with the latter joining as coach. [40]
3 March 15th, 2021 - Team One bench Brazil cass1n. [41]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
March 8th - 12th, 2021
1. Heroic5-0190-152+3815p
2. Complexity Gaming3-2160-138+229p
3. FunPlus Phoenix3-2162-172-109p
4. OG2-3173-177-46p
5. Renegades1-4116-159-433p
6. BIG1-4181-184-33p

Group B[edit]

Group B
March 13th - 18th, 2021
1. Ninjas in Pyjamas4-1172-146+2612p
2. ENCE3-2139-161-229p
3. G2 Esports3-2151-138+139p
4. Team Vitality2-3123-159-366p
5. FaZe Clan2-3149-131+186p
6. mousesports1-4161-160+13p

Group C[edit]

Group C
March 19th - 24th, 2021
1. Gambit Esports5-0217-151+6615p
2. FURIA Esports3-2136-142-69p
3. Natus Vincere3-2185-176+99p
4. MIBR2-3161-184-236p
5. Cloud92-3177-164+136p
6. Team One0-5126-185-590p

Group D[edit]

Group D
March 25th - 29th, 2021
1. Astralis4-1192-159+3312p
2. Team Liquid4-1160-124+3612p
3. Virtus.pro3-2184-176+89p
4. Endpoint2-3125-141-166p
5. Fnatic1-4114-166-523p
6. Evil Geniuses1-4176-185-93p


Play-In[edit]

Play-In Match #1
Heroic
2
April 8, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
166
10
913
4
167
9
89
1
 
 
 
 
Ninjas in Pyjamas
0
Play-In Match #2
Gambit Esports
2
April 8, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
1611
5
47
3
168
8
712
5
 
 
 
 
Astralis
0

Playoffs[edit]

Round of 12
FURIA Esports
2
April 2, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
149
5
616
10
1610
6
57
2
169
7
611
5
FunPlus Phoenix
1
Team Liquid
1
April 2, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
168
8
711
4
129
3
616
10
1410
4
516
11
G2 Esports
2
Complexity
2
April 3, 2021 - 19:20 CEST
169
7
68
2
166
10
911
2
 
 
 
 
Ukraine B1T stands in for Russia flamie on NAVI on map 2
Natus Vincere
0
Virtus.pro
2
April 3, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
1610
6
56
1
77
0
816
8
1932
122
11217
13
ENCE
1
Round of 8
FURIA Esports
2
April 4, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
1611
5
45
1
166
10
910
1
 
 
 
 
G2 Esports
0
Complexity
2
April 4, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
96
3
916
7
166
10
913
4
169
7
611
5
Virtus.pro
1
Quarterfinals
Astralis
0
April 9, 2021 - 19:30 CEST
106
4
916
7
21
1
1416
2
 
 
 
 
FURIA Esports
2
Ninjas in Pyjamas
2
April 9, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
1761
91
2919
26
164
12
1114
3
1610
6
59
4
Complexity
1
Semifinals
Heroic
2
April 10, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
166
10
911
2
166
10
910
1
 
 
 
 
FURIA Esports
0
Gambit Esports
2
April 10, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
1611
5
45
1
1613
3
214
12
 
 
 
 
Ninjas in Pyjamas
0
Grand Final
Heroic
3
April 11, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
1942
112
11117
14
33
0
1216
4
2851122
102212
11221026
12115
103
7
816
8
1613
3
26
4
Gambit Esports
2

de_tuscan Remake Showmatch[edit]

Participants[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Commentators:

Format[edit]

  • Showmatch:
    • Bo1 match
    • Match is played on Tuscan
    • Players will be drafted before the game starts

Results[edit]

The Chads The Chads 1615 Spunjbusters Spunjbusters
April 11, 2021 - 14:00 CEST
1681
7
0715
8

Prize Pool[edit]

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Primary
LanguageEnglish SpeakingWorldPortuguese SpeakingRussiaHungaryVietnamFranceSpainChinaGermanySwedenNetherlands
Streams
Secondary
LanguageEnglish SpeakingPortuguese SpeakingRussiaHungaryFrance
Streams
Tertiary
LanguageEnglish SpeakingRussia
Streams

Previews[edit]

Conclusions[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Highlights[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Magisk (2020-10-05). "@Xyp9x are back in practice and I love it".
  2. "Historic transfer: Astralis to sell 'es3tag' to Cloud9". Astralis. 2020-10-15.
  3. Andrew Miesner (2020-10-23). "Complexity Welcomes jks to COL.CS". Complexity Gaming.
  4. ENCE (2020-10-22). "Jani @AerialCSGO Jussila has notified the organization that he is on sick leave indefinitely".
  5. "ENCE acquires Joonas "doto" Forss - adds Eetu "sAw" Saha as Head Coach". ENCE. 2020-11-05.
  6. "Jere “sergej” Salo benched in mutual agreement". ENCE. 2020-11-17.
  7. "Mikka "suNny" Kemppi benched from CS:GO lineup". ENCE. 2020-12-22.
  8. "Introduction to ENCE CS:GO 2021". ENCE. 2021-01-21.
  9. Evil Geniuses (2021-02-28). "Thank you @ethanarnold".
  10. 100 Thieves (2021-02-28). "Welcome @ethanarnold to 100 Thieves VALORANT!".
  11. Evil Geniuses (2021-03-05). "Welcome to the Dark Side, @oBoCSGO. We're ready to #LIVEEVIL with you".
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Biggest CS:GO Signing in History – Welcome NiKo". G2 Esports. 2020-10-28.
  13. FaZe Clan (2020-10-28). "Today we also part ways with our CS:GO coach, @YNk.".
  14. FaZe Clan (2020-10-28). "One legend steps away, another legend steps in".
  15. FaZe Clan (2021-01-30). "Twistzz is here".
  16. FaZe Clan (2021-01-30). "Effective today, Kjaerbye has been benched from our starting CS:GO roster".
  17. FaZe Clan (2021-02-14). "A legend to the game of Counter Strike and a legend in the story of FaZe Clan".
  18. FaZe Clan (2021-02-15). "He's back".
  19. Professeur (2021-02-04). "RobbaN set to take over as FaZe coach". HLTV.
  20. Fnatic (2021-01-08). "Robin "@flusha" Rönnquist has been transferred to the inactive roster of our CS:GO team".
  21. Fnatic (2021-01-12). "@Jackinhocs joins Fnatic CS:GO".
  22. "CS:GO Roster Update – December 2020". G2 Esports. 2020-12-07.
  23. G2 Esports (2021-03-04). "CS:GO Roster Update".
  24. mousesports (2020-11-14). "Welcome @mithRTV as new mouz CS:GO Head Coach".
  25. mousesports (2021-01-23). "Please welcome @acoRCS to mouz CS:GO".
  26. 26.0 26.1 mousesports (2021-02-10). "Welcome @dextersjourney".
  27. mousesports (2021-02-15). "Time to say goodbye".
  28. "NAWWK’S BACK!". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2020-10-10.
  29. "CS:GO Roster Update". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2021-02-02.
  30. Team Liquid (2020-12-22). "From a starry-eyed kid to a Grand Slam Title, @Twistzz has had quite the run and we're excited to see what he does next".
  31. Team Liquid (2021-01-09). "A man who needs no intro. Welcome to Liquid, @FalleNCS!".
  32. Team Vitality (2020-10-16). "Welcome to the young prodigy @Nivera__ in our six-man roster".
  33. Team Vitality (2021-03-12). "Official statement regarding our CS:GO roster".
  34. Heroic (2021-02-26). "CS:GO Roster Changes".
  35. "Welcome Refrezh and Sjuush!". Heroic. 2021-02-26.
  36. "Thank you, Nathan". OG. 2021-02-26.
  37. FunPlus Phoenix (2021-03-01). "And please welcome suNny to stand-in and fight with us for the ESL Pro League Season 13!".
  38. Renegades (2021-02-13). "The "BEST" kept secret in Esports history.... WELCOME @aliStair_CS!".
  39. Mnmzzz (2020-12-29). "oNe part ways with b4rtiN and cky". Dust2.us.
  40. Team One (2021-01-11). "Bem-vindos @righifps, @skullzcs e @cass1n_" [Welcome @righifps, @skullzcs and @cass1n_] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  41. "CS:GO: Team One coloca cass1n no banco de reservas" [CS:GO: Team One puts cass1n on the bench] (in Brazil Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 2021-03-15.