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ESL Pro League Season 8: Finals

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[e][h]ESL Pro League Season 8 - Finals
League Information
Organizers:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Denmark Odense
Prize Pool:
$750,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-12-04
End Date:
2018-12-09
Teams:
16
Liquipedia Tier:
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The ESL Pro League Finals return again to the Sparekassen Fyn Arena in Odense, this time for Season 8, featuring 16 teams from around the world and a prize pool of $750,000 USD as well as being the last tournament of Season 1 of the Intel Grand Slam.

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Primary Broadcast[edit]
  • Stage Host:
    • United Kingdom OJ Borg (Oliver James Borg D'Anastasi)
  • Desk Host:
  • Analysts:
    • Australia SPUNJ (Chad Burchill)
    • Finland natu (Joona Leppänen)
    • Denmark Pimp (Jacob Winneche)
Secondary Broadcast[edit]
  • Observer:
    • Australia MC (Michael Campagna)

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage: December 4th - 6th, 2018
    • Two double-elimination format groups
      • Each group has 8 teams
      • The group stage is 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: December 7th - 9th, 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]

1 November 26th - G2 Esports replace France SmithZz and Belgium Ex6TenZ with France Lucky and France JaCkz, and sign France maLeK as coach. However, France SmithZz and Belgium Ex6TenZ will play at this event due to roster-lock rules. [1]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
UB Quarterfinals
UBQF
Upper Bracket Semifinals
Upper Bracket Semifinals
UB Semifinals
UBSF
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
UB Final
UBF
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
AstralisAstralisAstralis
16
ViCi GamingViCi GamingViCi
8
December 4, 2018 - 12:05 CET
169
7
86
2
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
5
HellRaisersHellRaisersHR
16
December 4, 2018 - 12:05 CET
52
3
1613
3
AstralisAstralisAstralis
2
HellRaisersHellRaisersHR
1
December 4, 2018 - 16:50 CET
87
1
168
8
167
9
138
5
1612
4
43
1
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
16
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
8
December 4, 2018 - 13:05 CET
168
8
87
1
INTZ eSportsINTZ eSportsINTZ
10
BIGBIGBIG
16
December 4, 2018 - 13:10 CET
105
5
1610
6
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
2
BIGBIGBIG
0
December 4, 2018 - 20:20 CET
1610
6
65
1
1610
6
65
1
AstralisAstralisAstralis
2
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
0
December 6, 2018 - 16:00 CET
169
7
126
6
169
7
86
2
AstralisAstralisAstralis
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
LB Quarterfinals
LBQF
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
ViCi GamingViCi GamingViCi
0
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
2
December 4, 2018 - 16:55 CET
126
6
169
7
97
2
168
8
BIGBIGBIG
1
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
2
December 5, 2018 - 14:20 CET
54
1
1611
5
167
9
148
6
76
1
169
7
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
INTZ eSportsINTZ eSportsINTZ
1
December 4, 2018 - 19:15 CET
1612
4
63
3
86
2
169
7
22713
821
18820
710
HellRaisersHellRaisersHR
1
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
December 5, 2018 - 17:45 CET
1310
3
165
11
1611
5
54
1
137
6
168
8
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
2
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
1
December 6, 2018 - 14:05 CET
108
2
167
9
169
7
136
7
168
8
87
1
RenegadesRenegadesRNG

Group B[edit]

Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
UB Quarterfinals
UBQF
Upper Bracket Semifinals
Upper Bracket Semifinals
UB Semifinals
UBSF
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
UB Final
UBF
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
MIBRMIBRMIBR
16
Sharks EsportsSharks EsportsSharks
2
December 4, 2018 - 14:25 CET
1613
3
22
0
NRG EsportsNRG EsportsNRG
16
NorthNorthNorth
13
December 4, 2018 - 14:25 CET
169
7
136
7
MIBRMIBRMIBR
2
NRG EsportsNRG EsportsNRG
1
December 5, 2018 - 14:15 CET
1611
5
74
3
87
1
168
8
1952
102
16101
50
Ghost GamingGhost GamingGhost
5
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
16
December 4, 2018 - 15:45 CET
54
1
1611
5
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
16
ORDERORDERORDER
14
December 4, 2018 - 15:20 CET
165
11
1410
4
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
2
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
0
December 5, 2018 - 18:20 CET
1610
6
65
1
1614
2
41
3
MIBRMIBRMIBR
2
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
0
December 6, 2018 - 18:45 CET
1611
5
144
10
1612
4
63
3
MIBRMIBRMIBR
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
LB Quarterfinals
LBQF
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
Sharks EsportsSharks EsportsSharks
2
NorthNorthNorth
0
December 5, 2018 - 12:00 CET
1613
3
42
2
1610
6
75
2
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
2
Sharks EsportsSharks EsportsSharks
0
December 6, 2018 - 12:00 CET
168
8
97
2
1614
2
31
2
Ghost GamingGhost GamingGhost
2
ORDERORDERORDER
0
December 5, 2018 - 12:00 CET
1610
6
55
0
168
8
147
7
NRG EsportsNRG EsportsNRG
1
Ghost GamingGhost GamingGhost
2
December 6, 2018 - 12:00 CET
168
8
147
7
115
6
1610
6
1411
3
164
12
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
2
Ghost GamingGhost GamingGhost
1
December 6, 2018 - 17:45 CET
116
5
169
7
1973
81
1680
71
169
7
66
0
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
Quarterfinals
Quarters
QF
Semifinals
Semifinals
Semis
SF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
2
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
1
December 7, 2018 - 17:00 CEST
41
3
1614
2
168
8
147
7
1612
4
93
6
AstralisAstralisAstralis
2
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
0
December 8, 2018 - 16:05 CET
169
7
126
6
1610
6
55
0
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
2
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
0
December 7, 2018 - 21:50 CEST
1613
3
42
2
169
7
66
0
MIBRMIBRMIBR
0
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
2
December 8, 2018 - 19:30 CET
22
0
1613
3
83
5
1612
4
AstralisAstralisAstralis
3
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
1
December 9, 2018 - 16:00 CET
84
4
1611
5
166
10
119
2
1610
6
115
6
167
9
108
2

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