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ESL Pro League Season 8: Finals

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[e][h]ESL Pro League Season 8 - Finals
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Denmark Odense
Teams:
16
Prize Pool:
$750,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-12-04
End Date:
2018-12-09
Liquipedia Tier:


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 (GSL) 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 Round 1
Astralis Astralis
16
December 4, 2018 - 12:05 CET
169
7
68
2
ViCi Gaming ViCi Gaming
8
Renegades Renegades
5
December 4, 2018 - 12:05 CET
52
3
1316
3
HellRaisers HellRaisers
16
Team Liquid Team Liquid
16
December 4, 2018 - 13:05 CET
168
8
78
1
G2 Esports G2 Esports
8
INTZ eSports INTZ eSports
10
December 4, 2018 - 13:10 CET
105
5
1016
6
BIG BIG
16
Upper Bracket Round 2
Astralis Astralis
2
December 4, 2018 - 16:50 CET
87
1
816
8
167
9
813
5
1612
4
34
1
HellRaisers HellRaisers
1
Team Liquid Team Liquid
2
December 4, 2018 - 20:20 CET
1610
6
56
1
1610
6
56
1
 
 
 
 
BIG BIG
0
Upper Bracket Round 3
Astralis Astralis
2
December 6, 2018 - 16:00 CET
169
7
612
6
169
7
68
2
 
 
 
 
Team Liquid Team Liquid
0
Proceed to Playoffs
Astralis Astralis
Team Liquid Team Liquid
Lower Bracket Round 1
ViCi Gaming ViCi Gaming
0
December 4, 2018 - 16:55 CET
126
6
916
7
97
2
816
8
 
 
 
 
Renegades Renegades
2
G2 Esports G2 Esports
2
December 4, 2018 - 19:15 CET
1612
4
36
3
86
2
916
7
22713
821
2818
017
INTZ eSports INTZ eSports
1
Lower Bracket Round 2
BIG BIG
1
December 5, 2018 - 14:20 CET
54
1
1116
5
167
9
814
6
76
1
916
7
Renegades Renegades
2
HellRaisers HellRaisers
1
December 5, 2018 - 17:45 CET
1310
3
516
11
1611
5
45
1
137
6
816
8
G2 Esports G2 Esports
2
Lower Bracket Round 3
Renegades Renegades
2
December 6, 2018 - 14:05 CET
108
2
716
9
169
7
613
7
168
8
78
1
G2 Esports G2 Esports
1
Renegades Renegades

Group B[edit]

Upper Bracket Round 1
MIBR MIBR
16
December 4, 2018 - 14:25 CET
1613
3
22
0
Sharks Esports Sharks Esports
2
NRG Esports NRG Esports
16
December 4, 2018 - 14:25 CET
169
7
613
7
North North
13
Ghost Gaming Ghost Gaming
5
December 4, 2018 - 15:45 CET
54
1
1116
5
mousesports mousesports
16
Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
16
December 4, 2018 - 15:20 CET
165
11
1014
4
ORDER ORDER
14
Upper Bracket Round 2
MIBR MIBR
2
December 5, 2018 - 14:15 CET
1611
5
47
3
87
1
816
8
1952
102
11016
05
NRG Esports NRG Esports
1
mousesports mousesports
2
December 5, 2018 - 18:20 CET
1610
6
56
1
1614
2
14
3
 
 
 
 
Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
0
Upper Bracket Round 3
MIBR MIBR
2
December 6, 2018 - 18:45 CET
1611
5
414
10
1612
4
36
3
 
 
 
 
mousesports mousesports
0
Proceed to Playoffs
MIBR MIBR
mousesports mousesports
Lower Bracket Round 1
Sharks Esports Sharks Esports
2
December 5, 2018 - 12:00 CET
1613
3
24
2
1610
6
57
2
 
 
 
 
North North
0
Ghost Gaming Ghost Gaming
2
December 5, 2018 - 12:00 CET
1610
6
55
0
168
8
714
7
 
 
 
 
ORDER ORDER
0
Lower Bracket Round 2
Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
2
December 6, 2018 - 12:00 CET
168
8
79
2
1614
2
13
2
 
 
 
 
Sharks Esports Sharks Esports
0
NRG Esports NRG Esports
1
December 6, 2018 - 12:00 CET
168
8
714
7
115
6
1016
6
1411
3
416
12
Ghost Gaming Ghost Gaming
2
Lower Bracket Round 3
Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
2
December 6, 2018 - 17:45 CET
116
5
916
7
1973
81
0816
17
169
7
66
0
Ghost Gaming Ghost Gaming
1
Natus Vincere Natus Vincere

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
mousesports mousesports
2
December 7, 2018 - 17:00 CEST
41
3
1416
2
168
8
714
7
1612
4
39
6
Renegades Renegades
1
Team Liquid Team Liquid
2
December 7, 2018 - 21:50 CEST
1613
3
24
2
169
7
66
0
 
 
 
 
Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
0
Semifinals
Astralis Astralis
2
December 8, 2018 - 16:05 CET
169
7
612
6
1610
6
55
0
 
 
 
 
mousesports mousesports
0
MIBR MIBR
0
December 8, 2018 - 19:30 CET
22
0
1316
3
83
5
1216
4
 
 
 
 
Team Liquid Team Liquid
2
Grand Final
Astralis Astralis
3
December 9, 2018 - 16:00 CET
84
4
1116
5
166
10
911
2
1610
6
511
6
167
9
810
2
 
 
 
 
Team Liquid Team Liquid
1

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