ESL Pro League Season 8 - Europe

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[e][h]ESL Pro League Season 8 - Europe
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
Europe Europe
Teams:
14
Start Date:
2018-10-02
End Date:
2018-11-14
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Cache • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Main Broadcast[edit]

  • Host:
    • TBA
  • Analyst:
    • TBA
  • Commentator:
    • TBA
  • Observer:
    • TBA

Secondary Broadcast[edit]

  • Commentator:
    • TBA

Format[edit]

  • Online Round-Robin League Format
  • All teams play each other in 2 consecutive Bo1 matches
    • Click here for information on the map veto process
  • Each team lists their maps in order of preference (1st-7th)
  • The lowest ranked map of the first team is banned
  • The 2 remaining lowest maps of the second team are banned
  • The now lowest remaining map of the first team is banned
  • The highest remaining map of each team is played as their home map, unless it was already played, then their second highest is played
    • In Regulation winners receive 3pts
    • In Overtime winners receive 2pts, losers receive 1pt
  • The top seven placed teams proceed to the offline finals
  • The top eleven placed teams continue to the next season
  • The teams placed 12th & 13th are sent to relegation
  • The bottom placed team is directly relegated to ESEA Premier

Prize Pool[edit]

$TBA USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Fnatic4, 9
1Sweden KRIMZ 
2Sweden JW 
3Sweden flusha 
4Sweden Xizt 
5Sweden draken 
CSweden Jumpy 
G2 Esports5, 6
1France shox 
2France bodyy 
3France kennyS 
4France SmithZz 
5 TBD 
CFrance NiaK 
Heroic1, 2, 14, 17, 18
North17
1Denmark MSL 
2Denmark aizy 
3Denmark valde 
4Denmark Kjaerbye 
5Denmark niko 
CDenmark ave 

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 Brazil peacemaker leaves Heroic. [1]
2 Sweden friberg joins Heroic as their new fifth. [2]
3 Sweden olofmeister returns from inactivity. Sweden Xizt is placed on the transfer list. [3]
4 Fnatic sign Sweden Xizt to replace Sweden Lekr0. [4]
5 G2 Esports bench Spain mixwell in order to allow him to explore other options. [5]
6 G2 Esports bring back France shox and France SmithZz, replacing France apEX and France NBK-. [6]
7 Ninjas in Pyjamas replace Sweden draken with Sweden Lekr0. [7]
8 Sweden olofmeister announces that he is not yet ready to return from inactivity. He returns to FaZe Clan's bench. [8] [9]
9 Fnatic replace Sweden Golden with Sweden draken. [10]
10 Windigo Gaming bench Bulgaria SPELLAN. [11]
11 Windigo Gaming sign Bulgaria blocker following his trial loan. [12]
12 mousesports replace Slovakia STYKO with Poland Snax. [13]
13 Sweden olofmeister officially returns from inactivity and rejoins the team. [14]
14 Norway RUBINO is released from his contract, Denmark AcilioN joins Heroic on a permanent basis. [15]
15 Poland snatchie leaves to join Virtus.pro. [16]
16 AGO Esports sign Poland SZPERO. [17]
17 North and Heroic swap Denmark mertz and Denmark niko, both on loan. [18] [19]
18 August 15th - Heroic sign Finland naSu as coach. [20]

Results[edit]

For detailed match results, click here.

Legend
Proceed to Finals
Invited to Season 9
Relegation
Relegated to Premier

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2018-05-01). "peacemaker steps down from Heroic; MODDII becomes player-coach". HLTV.org.
  2. "friberg joins Heroic". Heroic. 2018-05-11.
  3. "He's baaaaaaaack. @olofmeister #FaZeUp". FaZe Clan. 2018-05-25.
  4. "The Return of Xizt". Fnatic. 2018-05-25.
  5. Striker (2018-05-28). "mixwell allowed to explore options as G2 ponder new lineup". HLTV.org.
  6. "G2 announces the CS:GO lineup for ECS Season 5 finals". G2 Esports. 2018-06-04.
  7. Lukas "Kameeleon" Berć (2018-06-05). "Lekr0 Arrives to Ninjas in Pyjamas!". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  8. "A statement from @olofmeister addressing his availability at the upcoming @ecs Season 5 Finals this weekend in London, England.". FaZe Clan. 2018-06-05.
  9. "WELCOME, to @cromencsgo". FaZe Clan. 2018-06-05.
  10. "CSGO - Welcome Draken; Thank you Golden". Fnatic. 2018-06-17.
  11. Windigo Gaming. "Teodor 'SPELLAN' Nikolov Benched And Put On Transfer List".
  12. Windigo Gaming (2018-06-27). "Windigo Gaming Completes the CS:GO Lineup".
  13. "Snax joins mousesports". mousesports. 2018-06-27.
  14. . 2018-07-10. https://www.hltv.org/news/24225/olofmeister-to-return-to-faze-for-eleague-premier.
  15. Striker (2018-07-10). "Heroic sign AcilioN; RUBINO released". HLTV.
  16. "Virtus.pro welcomes Snatchie". Virtus.pro. 2018-08-02.
  17. AGO Esports (2018-08-06). "AGO znalazło następcę snatchiego – SZPERO dołącza do drużyny! " [AGO has found the successor of Snatchie - SZPERO joins the team!] (in Poland Polish).
  18. "North announces niko as stand-in". North. 2018-08-08.
  19. "Danish Shuffle - North and Heroic switch players". Heroic. 2018-08-08.
  20. Milan "Striker" Švejda (2018-05-18). "Heroic have appointed Niko "naSu" Kovanen as the team's interim coach for the next month and a half, the organization has announced.". HLTV.org.