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
Prize Pool:
$105,000 USD
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]

  • Desk Host:
  • Analyst:

Secondary Broadcast[edit]

  • Commentators:
    • United Kingdom Jacky (Jack Peters)
    • United Kingdom Snodz (Alex Byfield)
    • United Kingdom Esio (Benjamin Doughty)
    • United Kingdom Jak3y (Jake Elton)

Tertiary Broadcasts[edit]

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]

$105,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Fnatic4, 9, 19, 21
1Sweden KRIMZ 
2Sweden JW 
3Sweden Xizt 
4Sweden twist 
5Sweden Brollan 
CSweden Jumpy 
HellRaisers26
1Ukraine bondik
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Ukraine ANGE1
2Hungary DeadFox
3Turkey woxic
4Jordan ISSAA
5Kazakhstan Hobbit
CUkraine Johnta
Heroic1, 2, 14, 17, 18
mousesports12, 22
1Poland Snax
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Netherlands chrisJ
2Czech Republic oskar
3Estonia ropz
4Finland suNny
5Slovak Republic STYKO
CUkraine lmbt
North17, 20
1Denmark aizy 
2Denmark valde 
3Denmark Kjaerbye 
4Denmark cadiaN 
5Denmark gade 
CDenmark ave 
AGO Esports15, 16, 24
1Poland TOAO
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Poland Furlan
2Poland GruBy
3Poland phr
4Poland SZPERO
5Poland Kap3r
CPoland miNIr0x
Windigo Gaming10, 11, 25
1Bulgaria pNshr
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Bulgaria SHiPZ
2Bulgaria bubble
3Bulgaria v1c7oR
4Bulgaria blocker
5Bulgaria poizon
CBulgaria ToH1o

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 May 1st - Brazil peacemaker leaves Heroic. [1]
2 May 11th - Sweden friberg joins Heroic as their new fifth. [2]
3 May 25th - Sweden olofmeister returns from inactivity. Sweden Xizt is placed on the transfer list. [3]
4 May 25th - Fnatic sign Sweden Xizt to replace Sweden Lekr0. [4]
5 May 28th - G2 Esports bench Spain mixwell in order to allow him to explore other options. [5]
6 June 4th - G2 Esports bring back France shox and France SmithZz, replacing France apEX and France NBK-. [6]
7 June 5th - Ninjas in Pyjamas replace Sweden draken with Sweden Lekr0. [7]
8 June 5th - Sweden olofmeister announces that he is not yet ready to return from inactivity. He returns to FaZe Clan's bench. [8] [9]
9 June 17th - Fnatic replace Sweden Golden with Sweden draken. [10]
10 June 18th - Windigo Gaming bench Bulgaria SPELLAN. [11]
11 June 27th - Windigo Gaming sign Bulgaria blocker following his trial loan. [12]
12 June 27th - mousesports replace Slovakia STYKO with Poland Snax. [13]
13 July 10th - Sweden olofmeister officially returns from inactivity and rejoins the team. [14]
14 July 10th - Norway RUBINO is released from his contract, Denmark AcilioN joins Heroic on a permanent basis. [15]
15 August 2nd - Poland snatchie leaves to join Virtus.pro. [16]
16 August 6th - AGO Esports sign Poland SZPERO. [17]
17 August 8th - North and Heroic swap Denmark mertz and Denmark niko, both on loan. [18] [19]
18 August 15th - Heroic sign Finland naSu as coach. [20]
19 September 21st - Fnatic bench Sweden flusha. [21]
20 September 27th - North sign Denmark cadiaN from Rogue to replace Denmark MSL. Denmark gade is recalled from his loan to OpTic Gaming back to North to replace Denmark niko. [22]
21 October 2nd - Fnatic bench Sweden draken and acquire Sweden twist from Red Reserve. Belgium ScreaM also announces that he will playing with Fnatic after having previously stood-in for them. [23] [24]
22 October 15th - Slovakia STYKO returns to the active lineup of mousesports, replacing Poland Snax who is benched. [25]
23 October 17th - Fnatic sign Sweden Brollan and Belgium ScreaM is moved to a reserve position. [26]
24 October 19th - AGO Esports bench Poland TOAO and acquire Poland Kap3r on a trial loan from Team Kinguin. [27]
25 October 26th - Windigo Gaming sign Bulgaria poizon. Bulgaria pNshr moves to an analyst role. [28]
26 November 8th - HellRaisers replace Ukraine bondik with Kazakhstan Hobbit. [29]

Results[edit]

League Standings
1. Astralis 20-6 407-281 +126 62p
2. Natus Vincere 18-8 383-328 +55 54p
3. BIG 17-9 394-317 +77 49p
4. North 16-10 377-335 +42 44p
5. HellRaisers 14-12 350-371 -21 41p
6. mousesports 13-13 361-315 +46 40p
7. G2 Esports 13-13 306-331 -25 40p
8. Windigo Gaming 11-15 349-355 -6 35p
9. Space Soldiers 11-15 326-347 -21 34p
10. Heroic 11-15 317-361 -44 32p
11. FaZe Clan 10-16 318-352 -34 31p
12. Ninjas in Pyjamas 10-16 295-361 -66 30p
13. Fnatic 10-16 332-364 -32 29p
14. AGO Esports 8-18 294-391 -97 25p
For detailed match results of weeks 1–2, click here.
For detailed match results of weeks 3–4, click here.
11-16
Week 4
17-19
Week 2
5-16
Week 1
11-16
Week 3
6-16
Week 4
16-13
Week 3
14-16
Week 1
16-10
Week 3
8-16
Week 3
11-16
Week 1
10-16
Week 1
6-16
Week 4
7-16
Week 1
16-10
Week 4
13-16
Week 1
16-7
Week 1
16-4
Week 2
16-3
Week 2
16-10
Week 2
16-9
Week 2
16-11
Week 1
16-4
Week 2
16-4
Week 2
16-13
Week 3
25-21
Week 1
16-13
Week 3
16-9
Week 2
9-16
Week 1
16-9
Week 2
16-5
Week 3
16-6
Week 3
10-16
Week 1
11-16
Week 3
19-16
Week 3
16-5
Week 4
13-16
Week 2
20-22
Week 1
6-16
Week 2
19-17
Week 2
16-3
Week 1
4-16
Week 1
16-11
Week 2
5-16
Week 2
9-16
Week 1
9-16
Week 2
6-16
Week 4
13-16
Week 2
14-16
Week 2
11-16
Week 3
16-10
Week 2
12-16
Week 2
16-5
Week 1
8-16
Week 3
12-16
Week 2
22-19
Week 2
11-16
Week 2
10-16
Week 2
5-16
Week 3
13-16
Week 1
16-13
Week 3
11-16
Week 2
16-5
Week 3
11-16
Week 2
16-4
Week 4
14-16
Week 3
16-4
Week 4
2-16
Week 2
16-11
Week 2
14-16
Week 1
10-16
Week 2
18-22
Week 4
16-6
Week 1
8-16
Week 1
16-11
Week 2
16-5
Week 2
8-16
Week 2
7-16
Week 1
16-14
Week 2
28-24
Week 3
7-16
Week 2
2-16
Week 1
19-17
Week 2
16-13
Week 3
16-5
Week 4
14-16
Week 4
9-16
Week 1
8-16
Week 3
7-16
Week 3
16-14
Week 1
16-10
Week 3
1-16
Week 4
16-7
Week 1
5-16
Week 2
10-16
Week 2
16-3
Week 4
10-16
Week 1
12-16
Week 1
14-16
Week 4
13-16
Week 2
6-16
Week 2
16-13
Week 1
10-16
Week 1
16-10
Week 4
22-19
Week 1
16-4
Week 3
13-16
Week 1
9-16
Week 2
13-16
Week 2
16-5
Week 3
16-5
Week 1
16-4
Week 1
16-3
Week 2
8-16
Week 2
16-14
Week 4
16-6
Week 3
16-9
Week 1
13-16
Week 3
7-16
Week 3
19-16
Week 2
17-19
Week 4
16-14
Week 2
22-20
Week 2
16-9
Week 2
14-16
Week 3
16-9
Week 2
11-16
Week 2
16-11
Week 2
16-14
Week 2
16-5
Week 2
16-11
Week 2
13-16
Week 1
16-7
Week 2
5-16
Week 3
16-11
Week 3
16-11
Week 3
2-16
Week 3
11-16
Week 3
11-16
Week 1
16-14
Week 4
13-16
Week 3
9-16
Week 3
6-16
Week 1
11-16
Week 4
16-6
Week 1
19-17
Week 3
13-16
Week 1
16-14
Week 2
9-16
Week 2
13-16
Week 2
19-15
Week 1
16-6
Week 1
16-12
Week 3
19-17
Week 2
9-16
Week 2
16-6
Week 3
5-16
Week 4
10-16
Week 4
19-15
Week 1
4-16
Week 2
13-16
Week 2
16-19
Week 4
14-16
Week 1
9-16
Week 3
16-12
Week 4
16-7
Week 1
9-16
Week 2
16-2
Week 1
7-16
Week 3
16-14
Week 3
17-19
Week 1
14-16
Week 3
4-16
Week 2
8-16
Week 1
16-10
Week 3
16-3
Week 2
19-15
Week 4
16-10
Week 1
16-14
Week 3
8-16
Week 2
11-16
Week 4
7-16
Week 4
8-16
Week 3
Legend
Proceed to Finals
Invited to Season 9
Sent to Relegation
Relegated to Premier

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

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Highlights[edit]

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. Milan "Striker" Švejda (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. Milan "Striker" Švejda (2018-07-10). "Heroic sign AcilioN; RUBINO released". HLTV.org.
  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 (2018-08-15). "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.
  21. "Post-FACEIT Major Roster Update". Fnatic. 2018-09-21.
  22. "North welcomes cadiaN - gade returns from loan". North. 2018-09-27.
  23. "twist Returns". Fnatic. 2018-10-02.
  24. Adil "ScreaM" Benriltom (2018-10-02). "Im going to keep stand-in with Fnatic. Don’t know for how long.".
  25. "STYKO returns to starting lineup". mousesports. 2018-10-15.
  26. "Brollan becomes our fifth". Fnatic. 2018-10-17.
  27. Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2018-10-19). "Kap3r joins AGO". HLTV.org.
  28. "Poizon becomes part of Windigo Gaming". Windigo Gaming. 2018-10-26.
  29. "Hobbit Joins HellRaisers. Bondik is a Free Agent now". HellRaisers. 2018-11-08.