ESL Pro League Season 8 - North America

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[e][h]ESL Pro League Season 8 - North America
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
North America North America
Teams:
12
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 six placed teams proceed to the offline finals
  • The top nine placed teams continue to the next season
  • The teams placed 10th & 11th 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]

Cloud97, 14, 18
1USA Skadoodle 
2USA autimatic 
3USA RUSH 
4Sweden Golden 
5 TBD 
CUSA valens 
Ghost Gaming2, 4, 10, 15
1Canada Wardell 
2Canada Subroza 
3Canada steel 
4USA koosta 
5 TBD 
CUSA JamezIRL 
MIBR19, 20, 12, 14, 16
Renegades5, 13
1Australia AZR 
2Australia jks 
3Australia USTILO 
4USA Nifty 
5Norway jkaem 
CUSA Ryu 
Rogue9
1USA vice 
2USA Hiko 
3Denmark cadiaN 
4USA SicK 
5Australia Rickeh 
CUSA mCe 
SK Gaming20
1 TBD 
2 TBD 
3 TBD 
4 TBD 
5 TBD 
ex-Splyce3, 8, 17
1USA Drone 
2Canada SEMPHIS 
3USA reltuC 
4Canada DAVEY 
5 TBD 
CUSA Eley 

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 compLexity Gaming replace USA ptr and USA Slemmy with Canada stanislaw and USA ShahZaM. [1]
2 United Kingdom stan1ey steps down from Ghost Gaming's roster. [2]
3 Splyce drops their CS:GO team and terminate their contracts. [3] [4]
4 USA MAiNLiNE departs Ghost Gaming. [5]
5 Serbia kassad departs Renegades. [6]
6 United Kingdom Immi and NRG Esports part ways, USA ImAPet takes his place. [7] [8]
7 Cloud9 bench Canada FNS. [9]
8 Estonia FejtZ comes to the United States to join ex-Splyce on trial. [10]
9 Australia Rickeh joins Rogue. [11]
10 Ghost Gaming sign Torqued trio USA Pollo, USA koosta, Canada steel, aswell as their coach USA JamezIRL [12]
11 Luminosity Gaming replace Brazil PKL and Brazil SHOOWTiME with Brazil HEN1 and Brazil LUCAS1. [13]
12 MIBR sign the former roster of SK Gaming. [14]
13 USA Ryu joins Renegades as their new coach on trial. [15]
14 USA tarik leaves Cloud9 to join MIBR. [16] [17]
15 USA Pollo is released by Ghost Gaming. [18]
16 MIBR sign Serbia YNk as their new coach. [19]
17 Estonia FejtZ announces his free agency and parts ways with ex-Splyce. [20]
18 Cloud9 sign Sweden Golden. [21]
19 OpTic Gaming withdraw from the league, opting to play in ESEA MDL Europe due to the team being based in Denmark. ESL will announce a new license holder for the vacant spot soon. [22]
20 The OpTic Gaming slot is given to the MIBR organization, while the SK Gaming slot remains with SK Gaming until further notice. [23]

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. Andrew "aMies" Miesner (2018-04-27). "compLexity Welcomes Stanislaw and ShahZaM". compLexity Gaming.
  2. DuckMoriarty (2018-04-27). "stan1ey Ghosts back across the pond". Dust2.us.
  3. Dustin Steiner (2018-04-29). "Splyce Drops Out of CS:GO After Raising $1.5 Million in Investment". Unikrn.
  4. Nohte (2018-05-09). "SEMPHIS: "The org will come... hopefully they care more than Splyce did"". Dust2.us.
  5. DuckMoriarty (2018-05-04). "MAiNLiNE hops off the Ghost train". Dust2.us.
  6. LucasAM (2018-05-17). "kassad leaves Renegades". HLTV.
  7. Immi (2018-05-21). "Mutually parted ways with NRG".
  8. "We are pumped to announce that ImAPet is our new CSGO Coach!!!". NRG Esports. 2018-05-21.
  9. "Cloud9 announces FNS to inactive CSGO roster". Cloud9. 2018-05-26.
  10. DuckMoriarty (2018-05-28). "ex-Splyce secure temporary boxr sponsorship; look to fejtZ". Dust2.us.
  11. "Rogue will have a new member joining them this weekend at Dreamhack Austin! We are happy to announce that Rickeh will be representing Rogue during the tournament!". Rogue on Twitter.
  12. "Please welcome @JoshNissan, @PolloCSGO, @Koosta and coach @JamezIRL to the #GhostCSGO squad.". Ghost Gaming. 2018-06-10.
  13. "LG CSGO adds HEN1 & LUCAS1". Luminosity Gaming. 2018-06-10.
  14. "Immortals acquires iconic Brazilian esports brand MIBR". MIBR. 2018-06-23.
  15. Steve "Ryu" Rattacasa (2018-06-23). "Coaching CS:GO & Updates".
  16. John Nomis (2018-07-12). "Cloud9 Bids Farewell to tarik". Cloud9.
  17. "MIBR Welcomes Tarik "tarik" Celik". MIBR. 2018-07-14.
  18. Nohte (2018-07-28). "Ghost remove Pollo from the flock". Dust2.us.
  19. "Janko "YNk" Paunovic Named Head Coach of MIBR". MIBR. 2018-08-01.
  20. DuckMoriarty (2018-08-03). "fejtZ announces free agency". Dust2.us.
  21. John Nomis (2018-08-08). "Cloud9 Signs GOLDEN to CSGO Roster". Cloud9.
  22. Jamie Duque (2018-09-03). "Update on OpTic Gaming in Pro League". ESL.
  23. Jamie Duque (2018-09-13). "MIBR receive vacant Pro League NA license". ESL.