ESL Pro League Season 8 - North America
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ESL Pro League Season 8 - North America
- 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
$TBA USD are spread among the teams as seen below:
|10th||-||Season 8 Relegation||TBD|
|11th||-||Season 8 Relegation||TBD|
|12th||-||ESEA Premier Season 29||TBD|
For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.
- 1 compLexity Gaming replace ptr and Slemmy with stanislaw and ShahZaM. 
- 2 stan1ey steps down from Ghost Gaming's roster. 
- 3 Splyce drops their CS:GO team and terminate their contracts.  
- 4 MAiNLiNE departs Ghost Gaming. 
- 5 kassad departs Renegades. 
- 6 Immi and NRG Esports part ways, ImAPet takes his place.  
- 7 Cloud9 bench FNS. 
- 8 FejtZ comes to the United States to join ex-Splyce on trial. 
- 9 Rickeh joins Rogue. 
- 10 Ghost Gaming sign Torqued trio Pollo, koosta, steel, aswell as their coach JamezIRL 
- 11 Luminosity Gaming replace PKL and SHOOWTiME with HEN1 and LUCAS1. 
- 12 MIBR sign the former roster of SK Gaming. 
- 13 Ryu joins Renegades as their new coach on trial. 
- 14 tarik leaves Cloud9 to join MIBR.  
- 15 Pollo is released by Ghost Gaming. 
- 16 MIBR sign YNk as their new coach. 
- 17 FejtZ announces his free agency and parts ways with ex-Splyce. 
- 18 Cloud9 sign Golden. 
- 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. 
- 20 The OpTic Gaming slot is given to the MIBR organization, while the SK Gaming slot remains with SK Gaming until further notice. 
For detailed match results, click here.
|Proceed to Finals|
|Invited to Season 9|
|Relegated to Premier|
- Andrew "aMies" Miesner (2018-04-27). "compLexity Welcomes Stanislaw and ShahZaM". compLexity Gaming.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-04-27). "stan1ey Ghosts back across the pond". Dust2.us.
- Dustin Steiner (2018-04-29). "Splyce Drops Out of CS:GO After Raising $1.5 Million in Investment". Unikrn.
- Nohte (2018-05-09). "SEMPHIS: "The org will come... hopefully they care more than Splyce did"". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-05-04). "MAiNLiNE hops off the Ghost train". Dust2.us.
- LucasAM (2018-05-17). "kassad leaves Renegades". HLTV.
- Immi (2018-05-21). "Mutually parted ways with NRG".
- "We are pumped to announce that ImAPet is our new CSGO Coach!!!". NRG Esports. 2018-05-21.
- "Cloud9 announces FNS to inactive CSGO roster". Cloud9. 2018-05-26.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-05-28). "ex-Splyce secure temporary boxr sponsorship; look to fejtZ". Dust2.us.
- "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.
- "Please welcome @JoshNissan, @PolloCSGO, @Koosta and coach @JamezIRL to the #GhostCSGO squad.". Ghost Gaming. 2018-06-10.
- "LG CSGO adds HEN1 & LUCAS1". Luminosity Gaming. 2018-06-10.
- "Immortals acquires iconic Brazilian esports brand MIBR". MIBR. 2018-06-23.
- Steve "Ryu" Rattacasa (2018-06-23). "Coaching CS:GO & Updates".
- John Nomis (2018-07-12). "Cloud9 Bids Farewell to tarik". Cloud9.
- "MIBR Welcomes Tarik "tarik" Celik". MIBR. 2018-07-14.
- Nohte (2018-07-28). "Ghost remove Pollo from the flock". Dust2.us.
- "Janko "YNk" Paunovic Named Head Coach of MIBR". MIBR. 2018-08-01.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-08-03). "fejtZ announces free agency". Dust2.us.
- John Nomis (2018-08-08). "Cloud9 Signs GOLDEN to CSGO Roster". Cloud9.
- Jamie Duque (2018-09-03). "Update on OpTic Gaming in Pro League". ESL.
- Jamie Duque (2018-09-13). "MIBR receive vacant Pro League NA license". ESL.