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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
Links
Maps
Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train • Vertigo

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Analysts:
    • Serbia YNk (Janko Paunović)
    • Denmark Pimp (Jacob Winneche)
  • Interviewer:
  • Observer:
    • TBA

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 Global 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
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]
Fnatic
Notes
1Sweden KRIMZ
2Sweden JW
3Sweden Brollan
4Sweden Golden
5Sweden Jackinho
CSweden Samuelsson
1 January 8th, 2021 - Fnatic bench Sweden flusha. [19]
2 January 12th, 2021 - Fnatic sign Sweden Jackinho. [20]
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. [21]
3 March 4th - G2 Esports bench France kennyS and reinstate France JaCkz to the active roster. [22]
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. [23]
2 January 23rd, 2021 - mousesports bench Netherlands chrisJ as they acquire Denmark acoR from MAD Lions. [24]
3 February 10th, 2021 - mousesports acquire Australia dexter from Renegades. [25]
4 February 15th, 2021 - mousesports terminate Denmark karrigan's contract by mutual agreement and he leaves the team. [26]
Natus Vincere
1Russia flamie
2Ukraine s1mple
3Russia electronic
4Russia Boombl4
5Russia Perfecto
CUkraine B1ad3
Ninjas In Pyjamas
Notes
1Sweden REZ
2Sweden Plopski
3Sweden nawwk
4Sweden hampus
5 TBD 
CSweden THREAT
1 October 10th, 2020 - Sweden nawwk returns to Ninjas in Pyjamas' after his medical leave comes to an end. [27]
2 February 2nd, 2021 - Ninjas In Pyjamas bench Sweden twist. [28]
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. [29]
2 January 9th, 2021 - Team Liquid acquire Brazil FalleN from MIBR. [30]
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. [31]
1 February 26th, 2021 - Heroic bench Denmark niko and Denmark b0RUP and acquire Denmark refrezh and Denmark sjuush from MAD Lions as replacements. [32][33]
1 February 26th, 2021 - OG bench France NBK-. [34]
1 March 1st, 2021 - FunPlus Phoenix terminate Netherlands chrisJ's loan. Finland suNny will stand in for the event. [35]
1 February 10th, 2021 - Australia dexter is acquired by mousesports. [25]
2 February 13th, 2021 - Renegades sign Australia aliStair. [36]
1 December 29th, 2020 - Team One part ways with Brazil b4rtiN and Brazil cky. [37]
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. [38]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
March 8th - 12th, 2021
. BIG-   
. Heroic-   
. Complexity Gaming-   
. OG-   
. Renegades-   
. FunPlus Phoenix-   

Group B[edit]

Group B
March 13th - 18th, 2021
. Team Vitality-   
. G2 Esports-   
. mousesports-   
. FaZe Clan-   
. Ninjas In Pyjamas-   
. ENCE-   
Group A/B Play-In
 Winner of Group A
 Winner of Group A
 Winner of Group B
April 8, 2021 - 15:00 CEST
 Winner of Group B

Group C[edit]

Group C
March 19th - 24th, 2021
. Natus Vincere-   
. FURIA Esports-   
. Gambit Esports-   
. Cloud9-   
. Team One-   
. MIBR-   

Group D[edit]

Group D
March 25th - 29th, 2021
. Astralis-   
. Team Liquid-   
. Virtus.pro-   
. Evil Geniuses-   
. Fnatic-   
. Endpoint-   
Group C/D Play-In
 Winner of Group C
 Winner of Group C
 Winner of Group D
April 8, 2021 - 18:30 CEST
 Winner of Group D


Playoffs[edit]

Round of 12
 Group Stage 2nd Place
 Group Stage 2nd Place
 Group Stage 3rd Place
April 2, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
 Group Stage 3rd Place
 Group Stage 2nd Place
 Group Stage 2nd Place
 Group Stage 3rd Place
April 2, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
 Group Stage 3rd Place
 Group Stage 2nd Place
 Group Stage 2nd Place
 Group Stage 3rd Place
April 3, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
 Group Stage 3rd Place
 Group Stage 2nd Place
 Group Stage 2nd Place
 Group Stage 3rd Place
April 3, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
 Group Stage 3rd Place
Round of 8
TBD
TBD
April 4, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
TBD
TBD
April 4, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
Quarterfinals
 Loser of Play-In
 Loser of Play-In
TBD
April 9, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
 Loser of Play-In
 Loser of Play-In
TBD
April 9, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
Semifinals
 Winner of Play-In
 Winner of Play-In
TBD
April 10, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
 Winner of Play-In
 Winner of Play-In
TBD
April 10, 2021 - 19:00 CEST
Grand Final
TBD
TBD
April 11, 2021 - 15:30 CEST

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

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Previews[edit]

Conclusions[edit]

Interviews[edit]

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Galleries[edit]

Highlights[edit]

Side Content[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. Fnatic (2021-01-08). "Robin "@flusha" Rönnquist has been transferred to the inactive roster of our CS:GO team".
  20. Fnatic (2021-01-12). "@Jackinhocs joins Fnatic CS:GO.".
  21. "CS:GO Roster Update – December 2020". G2 Esports. 2020-12-07.
  22. G2 Esports (2021-03-04). "CS:GO Roster Update".
  23. mousesports (2020-11-14). "Welcome @mithRTV as new mouz CS:GO Head Coach".
  24. mousesports (2021-01-23). "Please welcome @acoRCS to mouz CS:GO".
  25. 25.0 25.1 mousesports (2021-02-10). "Welcome @dextersjourney".
  26. mousesports (2021-02-15). "Time to say goodbye".
  27. "NAWWK’S BACK!". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2020-10-10.
  28. "CS:GO Roster Update". Ninjas In Pyjamas. 2021-02-02.
  29. 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".
  30. Team Liquid (2021-01-09). "A man who needs no intro. Welcome to Liquid, @FalleNCS!".
  31. Team Vitality (2020-10-16). "Welcome to the young prodigy @Nivera__ in our six-man roster.".
  32. Heroic (2021-02-26). "CS:GO Roster Changes".
  33. "Welcome Refrezh and Sjuush!". Heroic. 2021-02-26.
  34. "Thank you, Nathan.". OG. 2021-02-26.
  35. FunPlus Phoenix (2021-03-01). "And please welcome suNny to stand-in and fight with us for the ESL Pro League Season 13!".
  36. Renegades (2021-02-13). "The "BEST" kept secret in Esports history.... WELCOME @aliStair_CS!".
  37. Mnmzzz (2020-12-29). "oNe part ways with b4rtiN and cky". Dust2.us.
  38. Team One (2021-01-11). "Bem-vindos @righifps, @skullzcs e @cass1n_" [Welcome @righifps, @skullzcs and @cass1n_] (in Brazil Portuguese).