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ESL Pro League Season 9 - Europe

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[e][h]ESL Pro League Season 9 - Europe
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
United Kingdom Leicester
Venue:
ESL UK Studio
Teams:
16
Prize Pool:
$60,000 USD
Start Date:
2019-04-12
End Date:
2019-05-23
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Maps
Cache • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train • Vertigo

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Desk Host:
  • Analyst:
  • Observers:
    • United Kingdom Jak3y (Jake Elton)
    • United Kingdom Esio (Benjamin Doughty)
    • United Kingdom Rushly (Alexander Rush)

Format[edit]

  • Round 1:
    • Four Round-Robin format Groups
    • For the Group Stage tiebreaker rules, click here.
    • Group winners proceed to the Finals
    • Group 2nd & 3rd place teams advance to Round 2
    • Group 4th place teams are sent to Pre-Relegation

  • Round 2:
    • Two Round-Robin format Groups
      • Each group has 4 teams
      • All matches are Bo3
    • For the Group Stage tiebreaker rules, click here.
    • Group 1st & 2nd place teams proceed to the Finals
A graphical explanation of the new format

Prize Pool[edit]

$60,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

BIG5, 15, 45
1Germany nex
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Germany gob b
2Germany tabseN
3Germany tiziaN
4Turkey XANTARES
5Germany denis
CGermany LEGIJA Austria kakafu
North17, 26, 42
1Denmark cadiaN
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Denmark aizy
2Denmark valde
3Denmark Kjaerbye
4Denmark gade
5Denmark JUGi
CDenmark mithR
HellRaisers4, 27, 29, 32, 34, 39
1Ukraine ANGE1 
2Jordan ISSAA 
3Czech Republic oskar 
4Spain loWel 
5Lithuania nukkye 
CUkraine lmbt 
mousesports16, 28, 33
ex-Space Soldiers5 ,14, 18, 30, 35
1Turkey Calyx 
2Turkey paz 
3Australia yam 
4Turkey imoRR 
5Turkey ngiN 
CTurkey hardstyle 
Heroic2, 11, 12, 21, 25, 40, 43
1Denmark mertz
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Denmark es3tag
2Sweden friberg
3Denmark blameF
4Denmark stavn
5Denmark NaToSaphiX
Aristocracy10, 13, 19, 41, 44

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 November 26th - G2 Esports replace France SmithZz and Belgium Ex6TenZ with France Lucky and France JaCkz, and sign France maLeK as coach. [1]
2 December 4th - Heroic sign Brazil peacemaker to replace Finland naSu. [2]
3 December 16th - FaZe Clan bench Denmark karrigan. [3]
4 December 22nd - HellRaisers promote Ukraine ami to coach as Ukraine Johnta leaves. [4]
5 December 23rd - BIG sign Turkey XANTARES and bench Germany nex. [5]
6 December 31st - OpTic Gaming replace Denmark niko with Denmark refrezh. [6]
7 January 5th - Sweden RobbaN steps down as FaZe Clan's coach. Additionally, Kazakhstan AdreN joins the team as a long-term stand-in. [7]
8 January 6th - FaZe Clan announces Serbia YNk as the team's new coach. [8]
9 January 6th - France VKLL leaves 3DMAX following the end of his trial with the team. [9]
10 January 8th - Team Kinguin bench Poland reatz. [10]
11 January 16th - Heroic bench Sweden MODDII. [11]
12 Janaury 17th - Heroic sign Denmark blameF. [12]
13 January 29th - Poland dycha joins Team Kinguin on trial. [13]
14 January 30th - Turkey ngiN leaves Space Soldiers. [14]
15 February 1st - United Kingdom smooya steps down from the active roster; Germany nex returns. [15]
16 February 4th - mousesports bench Netherlands chrisJ, Slovakia STYKO and Ukraine lmbt. [16]
17 February 4th - North part ways with Denmark ave and bring on Denmark mithR as a trial coach. [17]
18 February 17th - Australia yam and Turkey imoRR join ex-Space Soldiers. [18]
19 February 19th - Team Kinguin rebrand as devils.one. [19]
20 February 20th - Bulgaria ToH1o leaves Windigo Gaming. Ukraine Shockwave, the team's analyst, becomes a trial coach. [20]
21 March 4th - Heroic bench Denmark AcilioN. [21]
22 March 5th - 3DMAX sign France LOGAN as a stand-in. [22]
23 March 7th - G2 Esports bench France bodyy and bring in France AmaNEk to replace him. [23]
24 March 11th - Sweden dennis goes inactive due to health issues, Sweden draken returns to stand-in. [24]
25 March 11th - Denmark stavn joins Heroic on trial. [25]
26 March 12th - Denmark mithR completes his trial for North and is signed as their Head Coach. [26]
27 March 13th - 3DMAX release their roster due to financial and contractual issues. [27]
28 March 14th - mousesports unveil their new roster. Netherlands chrisJ returns from the bench, Denmark karrigan, Turkey woxic, and Slovakia frozen join the roster, Czech Republic oskar is released and Finland suNny is benched. [28]
29 March 17th - HellRaisers sign Czech Republic oskar and Ukraine lmbt, bench Hungary DeadFox, and release Ukraine ami. [29]
30 March 23rd - Turkey MAJ3R leaves ex-Space Soldiers. [30] Due to not having a backing organization and losing 3/5 players from the previous season, ex-Space Soldiers's license will be under review by ESL.
31 March 28th - Denmark cajunb steps down from OpTic Gaming. Denmark MSL and Denmark niko join the team. [31] [32]
32 March 28th - Spain loWel joins HellRaisers on trial. [33]
33 April 4th - mousesports sign Denmark Rejin as coach. [34]
34 April 5th - Spain loWel completes his trial successfully, and joins HellRaisers. [35]
35 April 7th - Turkey ngiN will fill ex-Space Soldiers' vacant spot. [36]
37 April 10th - Sweden dennis returns to the starting lineup of Ninjas in Pyjamas over Sweden draken. [37]
38 April 14th - Brazil peacemaker will not be able to attend the event due to visa issues. [38]
39 April 15th - Lithuania nukkye joins HellRaisers, Kazakhstan Hobbit is transfer listed. [39]
40 April 15th - Heroic's coach, Brazil peacemaker, is unable to attend due to visa issues. [40]
41 May 1st - devils.one part ways with their team. [41]
42 May 2nd - Denmark JUGi replaces Denmark cadiaN on North. [42]
43 May 9th - Heroic bench Denmark mertz and sign Denmark NaToSaphiX. [43] [44]
44 May 12th - ex-devils.one rename to Aristocracy. [45]
45 May 15th - BIG sign Germany denis as Germany nex is benched following health issues. [46]

Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
April 12 - 14th, 2019
1. mousesports3-0100-55+459p
2. OpTic Gaming2-1110-95+156p
3. North1-284-100-163p
4. ex-Space Soldiers0-352-96-440p

Group B[edit]

Group B
April 16 - 18th, 2019
1. FaZe Clan3-0107-60+479p
2. Heroic1-2124-139-153p
3. devils.one1-2102-130-283p
4. Ninjas in Pyjamas1-2113-117-43p

Group C[edit]

Group C
April 19 - 21st, 2019
1. G2 Esports3-0130-106+249p
2. Natus Vincere2-1131-13106p
3. Fnatic1-2113-11303p
4. Windigo Gaming0-3125-149-240p

Group D[edit]

Group D
April 23 - 25th, 2019
1. Astralis3-0113-67+469p
2. HellRaisers2-184-80+46p
3. BIG1-2107-113-63p
4. ex-3DMAX0-352-96-440p
Legend
Proceed to the Finals
Proceed to Round 2
Eliminated


Round 2[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
May 14 - 16th, 2019
1. Fnatic2-1118-115+36p
2. HellRaisers2-1107-88+196p
3. Aristocracy1-285-95-103p
4. OpTic Gaming1-297-109-123p

Group B[edit]

Group B
May 21 - 23rd, 2019
1. North3-0109-80+299p
2. Heroic2-193-98-56p
3. Natus Vincere1-2114-99+153p
4. BIG0-357-96-390p


Legend
Proceed to the Finals
Eliminated


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Interviews[edit]

Highlights[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "#reshuffle – CS:GO Roster and Structure Update". G2 Esports. 2018-11-26.
  2. "Peacemaker stays with Heroic!". Heroic. 2018-12-04.
  3. "CS:GO update: Today Karrigan is benched with immediate effect, more news to follow.". FaZe Clan. 2018-12-16.
  4. "HellRaisers.CS:GO Coaching Staff Changes". HellRaisers. 2018-12-22.
  5. "CS:GO Update – Welcome İsmailcan “XANTARES” Dörtkardeş". BIG. 2018-12-23.
  6. "Please welcome Ismail "@RefrezhCS" Ali to our #OpTicCSGO squad on a 2 year contract". OpTic Gaming. 2018-12-31.
  7. "Today, RobbaN announces he is stepping down as Head Coach.". FaZe Clan. 2019-01-05.
  8. "OFFICIAL: @AdreNcs will stand-in as FaZe CS:GO's 5th player through the Major, & @YNk has signed on to coach the team". FaZe Clan. 2019-01-06.
  9. Valentin "VKLL" Bartolomei (2019-01-06). "Même si c'était officieux/officiel avec 3d, ça continuera pas en 2019. " [Even if it was unofficial / official with 3d, it will not continue in 2019.] (in France French).
  10. Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2019-01-08). "Kinguin bench reatz". HLTV.org.
  11. "Andreas ”MODDII” Fridh has been benched by Heroic’s coach Luis ”peacemaker” Tadeu.". Heroic. 2019-01-16.
  12. "Welcome blameF!". Heroic. 2019-01-17.
  13. "Team Kinguin sign Dycha on trial". Team Kinguin. 2019-01-29.
  14. Bünyamin "BenjaCS" Bektaş (2019-01-30). "ngiN steps down from ex-Space Soldiers". HLTV.org.
  15. "Goodbye Smooya". BIG. 2019-02-01.
  16. "Changes to our Counter-Strike division". mousesports. 2019-02-04.
  17. Christian Slot (2019-02-04). "North adds mithR as coach for upcoming tournament". North.
  18. Professeur (2019-02-17). "ex-Space Soldiers add imoRR". HLTV.org.
  19. devils.one (2019-02-19). "Meet the http://devils.one !".
  20. Windigo Gaming (2019-02-20). "Anton 'ToH1o' Georgiev has left Windigo Gaming".
  21. Heroic (2019-03-04). ".@AcilioNCS has been benched until further notice.".
  22. 3DMAX (2019-03-05). "We're proud to welcome @LDLC_logaN to the Red Family!".
  23. "Welcome AMANEK - CS:GO Roster Update". G2 Esports. 2019-03-07.
  24. Lukas "Kameeleon" Berć (2019-03-05). "Ninjas in Pyjamas CS:GO Roster Update". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  25. "Heroic welcomes Martin “Stavn” Lund on trial!". Heroic. 2019-03-11.
  26. Christian Slot (2019-03-12). "mithR new CS:GO Head Coach". North.
  27. 3DMAX (2019-03-13). "Official statement regarding our CSGO lineup".
  28. "Announcing the 2019 CS:GO roster". mousesports. 2019-03-14.
  29. "oskar & lmbt are back in HellRaisers". HellRaisers. 2019-03-17.
  30. MAJ3R (2019-03-23). "Today with a breaken heart i have to annonce that my journey with my teammates come to the end.".
  31. OpTic Gaming (2019-03-28). "Today we wish @CajunBCS well as he makes his departure from our CSGO roster.".
  32. OpTic Gaming (2019-03-28). "We are pleased to announce the addition of Mathias "@MSLcsgo" Lauridsen and Nikolaj "@OfficialnikoCS" Kristensen to our CSGO roster.".
  33. Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2019-03-28). "HellRaisers try out loWel". HLTV.org.
  34. mousesports (2019-04-04). "Happy to announce the missing piece to the puzzle - welcome new CS:GO head coach Allan @RejinCS Petersen!".
  35. "Fifth Player Found: HellRaisers Welcome loWel!". HellRaisers. 2017-09-13.
  36. Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2019-04-07). "ngiN to play for ex-Space Soldiers in ESL Pro League Europe". HLTV.org.
  37. Lukas "Kameeleon" Berć (2019-04-10). "Dennis Returns To The Active Roster". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  38. Heroic (2019-04-14). "peacemaker will not be able to attend ESL Pro League next week due to visa issues.".
  39. "nukkye Becomes Fifth Player, Hobbit Transfer Listed". HellRaisers. 2019-04-15.
  40. "Image". Heroic. 2019-04-15.
  41. devils.one (2019-04-29). "Nasza dywizja Counter Strike: Global Offensive zagra dzisiaj swój ostatni mecz w barwach DV1".
  42. "valde new team captain, JUGi joins the ranks". North. 2019-05-02.
  43. "Daniel “mertz” Mertz moved to inactive roster.". Heroic. 2019-05-09.
  44. "Heroic welcomes NaToSaphiX!". heroic. 2019-05-09.
  45. TaZ (2019-05-12). "Durring EPL we will play under name: Aristocracy".
  46. "CS:GO Update – Welcome Denis "denis" Howell". BIG. 2019-05-15.