ESL Pro League Season 7 - Finals

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[e][h]ESL Pro League Season 7 - Finals
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Dallas
Teams:
16
Prize Pool:
$750,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-05-15
End Date:
2018-05-20
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
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The ESL Pro League Finals are returning again to the Verizon Theatre in Dallas, this time for Season 7, featuring new team slots for APAC & South America and a prize pool of $750,000 USD as well as being part of part of Season 1 of the Intel Grand Slam.

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Desk Host:
  • Backstage Reporter:
  • Analysts:
    • Australia SPUNJ (Chad Burchill)
    • Serbia YNk (Janko Paunović)
    • Denmark Pimp (Jacob Winneche)

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage: May 14th - 16th, 2018
    • Two double-elimination format (GSL) Groups
      • Each group will have 8 teams
      • The group stage will be seeded based on Online League Placements
    • The initial matches are Bo1
    • All following matches are Bo3
    • The top three teams from each group advance to the playoffs:
      • Group stage winners advance to the Semifinals
      • Group stage runners-up advance to the Quarterfinals as the High Seeds
      • Group stage 3rd place teams advance to the Quarterfinals as the Low Seeds


  • Playoffs: May 18th - 20th, 2018
    • Single-elimination bracket
    • The Quarterfinals and Semifinals are Bo3
    • The Grand Final is Bo5

Prize Pool[edit]

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

Participants[edit]

MVP PK
1South Korea solo 
2South Korea glow 
3South Korea zeff 
4South Korea HSK 
5South Korea XigN 
CSouth Korea termi 
1 May 9th - HellRaisers pull out of the event due to Turkey woxic's visa issues; Heroic will replace them. [1]
2 May 14th - United Kingdom Immi will be unable to attend the event with NRG Esports due to visa issues. [2]
3 May 14th - Turkey DESPE will stand-in for Turkey Calyx, due to the latter's visa issues. [3]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Round 1
mousesports
16
May 15, 2018 - 10:00 CDT
167
9
810
2
Sharks Esports
10
FaZe Clan
16
May 15, 2018 - 10:00 CDT
1612
4
33
0
Cloud9
3
NRG Esports
6
May 15, 2018 - 11:10 CDT
63
3
1216
4
Heroic
16
Natus Vincere
16
May 15, 2018 - 11:10 CDT
169
7
67
1
MVP PK
7
Upper Bracket Round 2
mousesports
0
May 15, 2018 - 14:40 CDT
145
9
1016
6
44
0
1116
5
 
 
 
 
FaZe Clan
2
Heroic
1
May 15, 2018 - 17:15 CDT
166
10
911
2
1310
3
516
11
1631
120
21219
23
Natus Vincere
2
Upper Bracket Round 3
FaZe Clan
0
May 17, 2018 - 12:30 CDT
128
4
716
9
128
4
716
9
 
 
 
 
Natus Vincere
2
Proceed to Playoffs
Natus Vincere
FaZe Clan
Lower Bracket Round 1
Sharks Esports
1
May 15, 2018 - 14:15 CDT
22812
722
12720
118
115
6
1016
6
11
0
1416
2
Cloud9
2
NRG Esports
2
May 15, 2018 - 18:10 CDT
106
4
916
7
1610
6
58
3
1613
3
22
0
MVP PK
1
Lower Bracket Round 2
Heroic
2
May 16, 2018 - 12:15 CDT
167
9
811
3
169
7
67
1
 
 
 
 
Cloud9
0
mousesports
2
May 16, 2018 - 14:10 CDT
1610
6
514
9
167
9
810
2
 
 
 
 
NRG Esports
0
Lower Bracket Round 3
Heroic
0
May 17, 2018 - 11:50 CDT
97
2
816
8
146
8
916
7
 
 
 
 
mousesports
2
mousesports

Group B[edit]

Round 1
Team Liquid
16
May 15, 2018 - 12:20 CDT
1611
5
45
1
Grayhound
5
Space Soldiers
16
May 15, 2018 - 12:20 CDT
1611
5
47
3
Renegades
7
OpTic Gaming
3
May 15, 2018 - 13:30 CDT
32
1
1316
3
Astralis
16
Ninjas in Pyjamas
16
May 15, 2018 - 13:30 CDT
1671
80
2819
27
SK Gaming
19
Upper Bracket Round 2
Team Liquid
2
May 16, 2018 - 12:20 CDT
1613
3
211
9
168
8
77
0
 
 
 
 
Space Soldiers
0
Astralis
2
May 16, 2018 - 14:30 CDT
1613
3
211
9
169
7
610
4
 
 
 
 
SK Gaming
0
Upper Bracket Round 3
Team Liquid
0
May 17, 2018 - 16:00 CDT
106
4
916
7
74
3
1116
5
 
 
 
 
Astralis
2
Proceed to Playoffs
Astralis
Team Liquid
Lower Bracket Round 1
Grayhound
0
May 16, 2018 - 10:00 CDT
135
8
1016
6
105
5
1016
6
 
 
 
 
Renegades
2
OpTic Gaming
2
May 16, 2018 - 10:00 CDT
169
7
67
1
169
7
614
8
 
 
 
 
Ninjas in Pyjamas
0
Lower Bracket Round 2
SK Gaming
2
May 17, 2018 - 10:00 CDT
1611
5
47
3
1613
3
211
9
 
 
 
 
Renegades
0
Space Soldiers
0
May 17, 2018 - 10:00 CDT
44
0
1116
5
53
2
1216
4
 
 
 
 
OpTic Gaming
2
Lower Bracket Round 3
SK Gaming
2
May 17, 2018 - 14:15 CDT
143
11
1216
4
1613
3
26
4
166
10
913
4
OpTic Gaming
1
SK Gaming

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo3)
Team Liquid
2
May 18, 2018 - 12:00 CDT
22922
612
11620
129
1611
5
44
0
 
 
 
 
mousesports
0
FaZe Clan
2
May 18, 2018 - 15:10 CDT
1610
6
513
8
1613
3
25
3
 
 
 
 
SK Gaming
0
Semifinals (Bo3)
Natus Vincere
0
May 19, 2018 - 12:00 CDT
149
5
616
10
104
6
1116
5
 
 
 
 
Team Liquid
2
Astralis
2
May 19, 2018 - 15:00 CDT
1612
4
33
0
1613
3
26
4
 
 
 
 
FaZe Clan
0
Grand Final (Bo5)
Team Liquid
1
May 20, 2018 - 13:00 CDT
11
0
1416
2
146
8
916
7
167
9
814
6
1210
2
516
11
 
 
 
 
Astralis
3

Showmatch[edit]

Participants[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Commentators:
    • USA moses (Jason O'Toole)
    • Denmark Pimp (Jacob Winneche)

Results[edit]

think[] 1416 Texas A&M
May 20, 2018 - 11:30 CDT
147
7
816
8

Prize Pool[edit]

Additional content[edit]

Streams[edit]


Previews[edit]

Conclusions[edit]

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Highlights[edit]

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