ESL Pro League Season 8 - North America

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[e][h]ESL Pro League Season 8 - North America
League Information
North America North America
Start Date:
End Date:
Liquipedia Tier:
Cache • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train


Broadcast Talent[edit]

Main Broadcast[edit]

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

Secondary Broadcast[edit]

  • Commentator:
    • TBA


  • 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:


Cloud97, 14, 18
1USA Skadoodle 
2USA autimatic 
4Sweden Golden 
5 TBD 
CUSA valens 
Ghost Gaming2, 4, 10, 15
1Canada Wardell 
2Canada Subroza 
3Canada steel 
4USA koosta 
5 TBD 
MIBR19, 20, 12, 14, 16
Renegades5, 13
1Australia AZR 
2Australia jks 
3Australia USTILO 
4USA Nifty 
5Norway jkaem 
1USA vice 
2USA Hiko 
3Denmark cadiaN 
4USA SicK 
5Australia Rickeh 
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]


For detailed match results, click here.

Proceed to Finals
Invited to Season 9
Relegated to Premier

Additional Content[edit]


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  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".
  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"".
  5. DuckMoriarty (2018-05-04). "MAiNLiNE hops off the Ghost train".
  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".
  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".
  19. "Janko "YNk" Paunovic Named Head Coach of MIBR". MIBR. 2018-08-01.
  20. DuckMoriarty (2018-08-03). "fejtZ announces free agency".
  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.