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European Champions Cup

[e][h]European Champions Cup
League Information
Series:
Champions Cup Champions Cup
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
Europe Europe
Teams:
16
Prize Pool:
$60,000 USD
Start Date:
2019-09-16
End Date:
2019-11-22
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train • Vertigo

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Format[edit]

Preliminary Stage[edit]
  • Group Stage:
    • Four double-elimination format (GSL) Groups
      • Each group has 4 teams
      • All matches are Bo3
    • Top two teams from each group advance to the Playoffs
    • Bottom two teams from each group proceed to the Last Chance Stage (Group Stage)
  • Playoffs:
    • Single-Elimination bracket
      • All matches are Bo3
    • Top four teams advance to the Final Stage (Seeding Matches)
    • Bottom four teams proceed to the Consolation Playoffs
  • Consolation Playoffs:
    • Double-Elimination bracket
      • All matches are Bo3
    • Top two teams advance to the Final Stage (Round of 8)
    • Bottom two teams proceed to the Last Chance Stage (Playoffs)
Last Chance Stage[edit]
  • Group Stage:
    • Two double-elimination format (GSL) Groups
      • Each group has 4 teams
      • All matches are Bo3
    • Winner from each group advances to the Playoffs
    • The remaining teams are Eliminated
  • Playoffs:
    • Single-Elimination bracket
      • All matches are Bo3
    • Top two teams advance to the Final Stage (Round of 8)
    • Bottom two teams are Eliminated
Final Stage[edit]
  • Seeding Matches:
    • Single-Elimination bracket
      • All matches are Bo3
    • Top two teams advance to the Semifinals
    • Bottom two teams proceed to the Quarterfinals
  • Playoffs:
    • Single-Elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

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

Participants[edit]

BIG2 [1]
1Germany tabseN
2Germany nex
3Germany tiziaN
4United Kingdom smooya
5Turkey XANTARES
CGermany tow b
Hard Legion9, 22, 27, 33 [2]
1Russia speed4k
2Russia kinqie
3Russia Krad
4Russia Forester
5Russia svyat
CRussia zoneR
GamerLegion16, 19, 23, 30, 39 [5]
1Sweden draken
2Sweden friberg
3Sweden FREDDyFROG
4Sweden PlesseN
 TBD
1Sweden hampus
2Sweden nawwk
3Sweden dennis
4Sweden RuStY
5Sweden freddieb
CSweden djL
Team Heretics24, 26, 28, 34 [7]
1France sabAAA
2France JiNKZ
3France LOGAN
 TBD
 TBD
1Belgium davidp
2France Maka
3France kioShiMa
4France Lucky
5France devoduvek
CFrance B1GGY
Movistar Riders15 [9]
1Spain SOKER
2Spain DeathZz
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Spain mopoz
2Spain loWel
3Spain ALEX
4Brazil steel
5Spain EasTor
CSpain bladE
GODSENT8, 14, 40 [10]
Team Spirit20 [11]
1Ukraine COLDYY1
2Russia S0tF1k
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Ukraine somedieyoung
2Russia chopper
3Russia iDISBALANCE
4Russia mir
5Russia magixx
CRussia Certus
Sprout2, 3, 11, 12 [12]
1Germany Spiidi
2Germany faveN
3Germany syrsoN
4Germany k1to
5Germany denis
Syman Gaming15, 25, 29 [13]
1Azerbaijan t0rick
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Kazakhstan neaLaN
2Russia Perfecto
3Kazakhstan Ramz1kBO$$
4Belgium Keoz
5Russia n0rb3r7
CKazakhstan Solaar
ex-Windigo13, 17, 36, 37 [14]
1Bulgaria poizon
2Germany mirbit
3Estonia HS
 TBD
 TBD
1Bulgaria bubble
2France hAdji
3Turkey Calyx
4Sweden draken
5Sweden grux
CUkraine Shockwave
Virtus.pro32, 35 [15]
1Poland MICHU
2Poland snatchie
3Poland Snax
4Poland Vegi
5Poland phr
CPoland kuben

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 August 13th - Heroic sign Denmark LOMME as the team's head coach. [17]
2 August 15th - Germany tow b leaves Sprout to join BIG. [18]
3 August 16th - Germany enkay J joins as Sprout's coach. [19]
4 August 19th - Team Ancient part ways with Sweden grux. Sweden MODDII joins on a trial basis. [20]
5 August 20th - Heroic acquire Denmark b0RUP from Tricked Esport to replace Denmark NaToSaphiX. [21]
6 August 25th - Team Ancient disband. Their invite slot will be filled at a later date. [22]
7 August 27th - Sweden friberg leaves Heroic. [23]
8 August 27th - United Kingdom Thomas leaves NoChance. [24]
9 August 27th - DreamEaters is invited to fill Team Ancient's spot. [2]
10 August 29th - Denmark Snappi joins Heroic. [25]
11 August 31st - Germany mirbit leaves Sprout. [26]
12 September 1st - Germany denis rejoins Sprout. [27]
13 September 2nd - Windigo Gaming bench Bulgaria SHiPZ. [28]
14 September 6th - SMASH Esports sign NoChance. [29]
15 September 12th - Syman Gaming & Movistar Riders are announced as replacements for CR4ZY & HellRaisers respectively. [30]
16 September 13th - Team GamerLegion remove Sweden Chrille. [31]
17 September 14th - Germany mirbit joins Windigo Gaming on trial. [32]
18 September 15th - Gambit Youngsters are announced as a replacement for Tricked Esport. [33]
19 September 20th - Sweden friberg and Sweden RuStY will stand in for Belgium ScreaM and Estonia HS for Team GamerLegion during the first day. [34]
20 September 26th - Team Spirit replace Ukraine COLDYY1 and Russia S0tF1k with Russia mir and Russia magixx. [35] [36] [37]
21 September 26th - Complexity Gaming acquire Denmark blameF from Heroic. [38]
22 September 28th - DreamEaters part ways with Russia zoneR. [39]
23 September 30th - Team GamerLegion bench Estonia HS and Belgium ScreaM, sign Sweden RuStY, and recruit Sweden djL from Japaleno to be the team's coach. [40]
24 September 30th - Team Heretics sign France B1GGY as coach after a 3-month trial. [41]
25 October 4th - Syman Gaming part ways with Azerbaijan t0rick. [42]
26 October 6th - Team Heretics sign France kioShiMa and bench France jeyN. [43]
27 October 8th -DreamEaters' players leave the organization. [44]
28 October 8th - Team Heretics replace France JiNKZ with France Lucky on the starting lineup. [45] [46]
29 October 8th - Syman Gaming add Russia n0rb3r7 on loan basis from Winstrike Team. [47]
30 October 8th - Team GamerLegion sign Sweden PlesseN. [48]
31 October 11th - Heroic acquire Denmark cadiaN. [49]
32 October 11th - OpTic Gaming disband following the acquisition of Denmark cajunb by North and their inability to find a new fifth due to the organization not investing further resources into the team. [50] [51]
33 October 17th - Hard Legion Esports sign ex-DreamEaters. [52]
34 October 18th - Team Heretics sign France devoduvek and bench France LOGAN.[53] [54]
35 October 21th - Tricked Esport and Virtus.pro replace AVANGAR and OpTic Gaming. [55]
36 October 22nd - Turkey Calyx leaves Windigo Gaming. Bulgaria blocker returns to the starting lineup on trial. [56]
37 November 1st - Windigo Gaming cease operations and release their roster. [57]
38 November 1st - Heroic withdraw from the tournament. [58]
39 November 1st - Team GamerLegion release Sweden PlesseN and sign Sweden freddieb. [59]
40 November 13th/14th - SMASH Esports part ways with their CS:GO lineup. They are signed by GODSENT. [60][61]

Results[edit]

Preliminary Stage[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]
Group A
September 16-17th, 2019
1. BIG2-048-27+21
2. Gambit Youngsters2-183-78+5
3. Illuminar Gaming1-278-89-11
4. AVANGAR0-233-48-15
Group B[edit]
Group B
September 17-18th, 2019
1. DreamEaters2-067-47+20
2. OpTic Gaming2-182-63+19
3. Movistar Riders1-288-100-12
4. Sprout0-251-78-27
Group C[edit]
Group C
September 20-21st, 2019
1. Heroic2-076-64+12
2. Team GamerLegion2-1102-79+23
3. forZe1-276-89-13
4. Team Heretics0-251-73-22
Group D[edit]
Group D
September 21-24th, 2019
1. Windigo Gaming2-070-50+20
2. SMASH Esports2-1123-107+16
3. Team Spirit1-289-92-3
4. Syman Gaming0-237-70-33


Playoffs[edit]

Round of 8
BIG
2
September 22, 2019 - 15:15 CEST
169
7
513
8
1612
4
36
3
 
 
 
 
OpTic Gaming
0
DreamEaters
2
September 19, 2019 - 19:00 CEST
1612
4
36
3
167
9
812
4
 
 
 
 
Gambit Youngsters
0
Heroic
2
September 24, 2019 - 17:35 CEST
1613
3
28
6
167
9
814
6
 
 
 
 
SMASH Esports
0
Windigo Gaming
2
September 23, 2019 - 16:00 CEST
1952
102
11017
15
1610
6
510
5
 
 
 
 
GamerLegion
0
Qualified
BIG
DreamEaters
Heroic
Windigo Gaming

Consolation Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals
Movistar Riders
1
September 25, 2019 - 13:00 CEST
33
0
1216
4
1962
92
1917
16
103
7
1216
4
GamerLegion
2
Illuminar Gaming
2
September 25, 2019 - 16:45 CEST
1610
6
514
9
168
8
79
2
 
 
 
 
SMASH Esports
0
Winners' Final
GamerLegion
2
September 26, 2019 - 16:00 CEST
19102
52
1516
010
1310
3
516
11
1611
5
410
6
Illuminar Gaming
1
Losers' Round 1
Movistar Riders
0
September 26, 2019 - 13:00 CEST
129
3
616
10
1780
72
3719
18
 
 
 
 
SMASH Esports
2
Losers' Final
Illuminar Gaming
1
September 26, 2019 - 19:50 CEST
107
3
816
8
1610
6
512
7
54
1
1116
5
SMASH Esports
2
Qualified
GamerLegion
SMASH Esports

Last Chance Stage[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]
Group A
October 28-29th, 2019
1. Sprout3-1163-137+26
2. Gambit Youngsters2-1102-92+10
3. Syman Gaming1-280-107-27
4. forZe0-293-102-9
Group B[edit]
Group B
October 30-31st, 2019
1. Team Spirit3-1124-110+14
2. Virtus.pro2-199-92+7
3. Team Heretics1-2130-134-4
4. HAVU Gaming0-272-89-17


Playoffs[edit]

Upper Bracket
Illuminar Gaming
0
November 1, 2019 - 13:00 CET
11
0
1416
2
102
8
1316
3
 
 
 
 
Sprout
2
Movistar Riders
1
November 1, 2019 - 17:00 CET
144
10
1116
5
258122
7212
112723
1218
17100
52
3519
110
Team Spirit
2
Qualified
Sprout
Team Spirit
Lower Bracket
Illuminar Gaming
1
November 1, 2019 - 22:20 CET
98
1
716
9
169
7
612
6
65
1
1016
6
Movistar Riders
2
Qualified
Movistar Riders

Final Stage[edit]

Seeding Matches[edit]

Seeding Matches
BIG
2
November 20, 2019 - 12:00 CET
1982
72
1716
08
1613
3
212
10
 
 
 
 
ex-Windigo Gaming
0
Hard Legion
2
November 20, 2019 - 21:00 CET
167
9
89
1
255112
10222
1221022
0115
 
 
 
 
GamerLegion
0

Playoffs[edit]

Round of 8
GODSENT
0
November 20, 2019 - 18:00 CET
135
8
716
9
126
6
916
7
 
 
 
 
Movistar Riders
2
Sprout
1
November 20, 2019 - 15:00 CET
72
5
1316
3
1613
3
22
0
63
3
1216
4
Team Spirit
2
Round of 6
ex-Windigo Gaming
0
November 21, 2019 - 12:00 CET
139
4
616
10
20711
821
22822
217
 
 
 
 
Movistar Riders
2
GamerLegion
0
November 21, 2019 - 15:00 CET
115
6
1016
6
108
2
716
9
 
 
 
 
Team Spirit
2
Semifinals
BIG
W
November 22, 2019
Movistar Riders forfeited the match.
Movistar Riders
FF
Hard Legion
W
November 22, 2019
Team Spirit forfeited the match.
Team Spirit
FF
Finals
BIG
0
November 22, 2019 - 13:00 CET
136
7
916
7
42
2
1316
3
 
 
 
 
Hard Legion
2

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

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Previews[edit]

Conclusions[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Videos and Photos[edit]

Galleries[edit]

Highlights[edit]

VODs[edit]

Previews[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "We already agreed that German representation its a must! WELCOME !!! our 6th team for the European Champions Cup". Eden Esports. 2019-08-14.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "he Major heroes are part of the Champions Cup family from today". Eden Esports. 2019-08-27.
  3. "Our 12th and last team for today WELCOME !! To the European Champions Cup". Eden Esports. 2019-08-19.
  4. "Our 9th team for the European Champions Cup. WELCOME !!! The lords from Denmark". Eden Esports. 2019-08-19.
  5. "WELCOME!! Our 2nd team for the European Champions Cup". Eden Esports. 2019-08-12.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Anyone from Kazakhstan here? This one for you WELCOME !!! our 7th team for the European Champions Cup". Eden Esports. 2019-08-14.
  7. "It has to end up with French representation WELCOME !! our 16th and last team for the European Champions Cup". Eden Esports. 2019-08-20.
  8. "WELCOME!! Our 3rd team for the European Champions Cup". Eden Esports. 2019-08-12.
  9. "all the way to Malta ? Welcome !! our 15th team for the European Champions Cup". Eden Esports. 2019-08-20.
  10. "The European All-Star is ready to fight! 5 WELCOME !! our 5th team for the European Champions Cup". Eden Esports. 2019-08-14.
  11. "Anyone from Russia / Ukraine here? Welcome our 14th team for the European Champions Cup". Eden Esports. 2019-08-20.
  12. "WELCOME!! Our 4th team for the European Champions Cup". Eden Esports. 2019-08-12.
  13. "Anyone from Serbia here? Welcome !!! our 11th team for the European Champions Cup". Eden Esports. 2019-08-19.
  14. "Our 8th and last team for today WELCOME !!! The Bulgarians heroes". Eden Esports. 2019-08-14.
  15. 15.0 15.1 "Are they ready to fight for the crown? WELCOME!! Our 13th team for the European Champions Cup". Eden Esports. 2019-08-20.
  16. "We are glad to announce the first team will participate in the 1st season of the European Champions Cup". Eden Esports. 2019-08-12.
  17. "Welcome Frederik “LOMME” Nielsen!". Heroic. 2019-08-13.
  18. "CS:GO Update – Welcome Tobias "tow b" Herberhold". BIG. 2019-08-15.
  19. Sprout (2019-08-16). "We are genuinely excited to present to you our latest member of the Sprout-Family.".
  20. Team Ancient (2019-08-19). "Welcome @MODDII1 who will be on trial for us during a forseeable future!".
  21. "Heroic B0rup". Heroic. 2019-08-20.
  22. BARBARR (2019-08-25). "Ancient recap/My future".
  23. "Thank you, Mr.Friberg". Heroic. 2019-08-27.
  24. NoChance (2019-08-27). "Today we say farewell to our latest addition @ThomasCS".
  25. MIRAA (2019-08-29). "Heroic bring back Snappi". HLTV.
  26. Sprout (2019-08-31). "Today it's time to say farewell to @mirbitcs who has become a great friend of ours and we felt honored to have among our ranks.".
  27. Sprout (2019-09-01). "We warmly welcome back home the Sprout-Veteran @denisCSGO .".
  28. "Georgi "SHiPZ" Grigorov is benched and listed for the transfer". Windigo Gaming. 2019-09-02.
  29. SMASH Esports (2019-09-06). "They used to give you #NoChance but from now on they will #eatsleepSMASHrepeat. @dimitrivegas and @likemike welcome @maikelele @zehncsgo @STYKOcsgo @kRYSTALcsgoo @madennCS @DevilwalkCSGOD to the SMASH family".
  30. Eden Esports (2019-09-12). "Some final changes before the tournament!".
  31. Team GamerLegion (2019-09-13). "Statement regarding our #CSGO team.".
  32. "Mrbit will pass a trial period in Windigo Gaming". Windigo Gaming. 2019-09-14.
  33. Eden Esports (2019-09-15). "Last minute changes, Gambit Youngsters will replace Tricked!".
  34. Champions Cup (2019-09-20). "friberg and RuStY in for HS and ScreaM!".
  35. Team Spirit (2019-09-26). "Спасибо за все, COLDYY1 и S0tF1k " [Thanks for everything, COLDYY1 and S0tF1k] (in Russia Russian).
  36. "Встречайте, mir! " [Welcome mir!] (in Russia Russian). Team Spirit. 2019-09-26.
  37. "Magixx стал пятым игроком состава Team Spirit по CS:GO " [Magixx becomes Team Spirit's CSGO fifth player.] (in Russia Russian). Team Spirit. 2019-09-26.
  38. Complexity Gaming (2019-09-26). "Welcome, @blameFFFFF!".
  39. DreamEaters (2019-09-28). "Unfortunately, we end our relationship with our coach Aleksandr «MechanoGun» Bogatiryev.".
  40. Team GamerLegion (2019-09-30). "Update regarding our #csgo team".
  41. Team Heretics (2019-09-30). "¡Bienvenido Morgan! " [Welcome Morgan!] (in Spain Spanish).
  42. Syman Gaming (2019-10-04). "Starting from today, @t0rickgo go will no longer represent our CS:GO squad.".
  43. Team Heretics (2019-10-06). "Bienvenue @kiocsgoo! " [Welcome @kiocsgoo!] (in France French).
  44. DreamEaters (2019-10-07). "Comment by @DE_Nagval on recent situation with CS:GO Team".
  45. Team Heretics. "¡Nos despedimos de @JiNKZ_CSGO! " [We say goodbye to @JiNKZ_CSGO!] (in Spain Spanish).
  46. Team Heretics (2019-10-08). "Welcome @LuckyCSGO_!".
  47. Syman Gaming (2019-10-08). "Today, David 'n0rb3r7' Danielyan officially becomes the fifth player in our #CSGO roster!".
  48. Team GamerLegion (2019-10-08). "Give Niclas @Plessencsgo Plessen a warm welcome.".
  49. Heroic (2019-10-11). "Welcome cadiaN!".
  50. North (2019-10-11). "Today we welcome @cajunbCS!".
  51. Professeur (2019-10-11). "OpTic disband; players open to individual offers". HLTV.
  52. HARD LEGION Esports (2019-10-17). "Сегодня мы с радостью хотим объявить об открытии состава по дисциплине Counter-Strike: Global Offensive " [Today we are happy to announce the opening of our Counter-Strike: Global Offensive] (in Russia Russian).
  53. Team Heretics (2019-10-18). "Welcome @devoduvekk!".
  54. Team Heretics (2019-10-18). "Con esta incorporación decimos adiós a @logaNN_CSGO. " [Today we say goodbye to @logaNN_CSGO.] (in Spain Spanish).
  55. "Update". 2019-10-21.
  56. "Calyx leaves Windigo Gaming". Windigo Gaming. 2019-10-22.
  57. LucasAM (2019-11-01). "Windigo set to cease operations". HLTV.
  58. "Heroic withdraw from the tournament". Eden Esports. 2019-11-01.
  59. Team GamerLegion (2019-11-01). "Update regarding our #CSGO roster".
  60. SMASH Esports (2019-11-13). "Every story has an ending, even a short one. Today we announce that our journey with the NoChance boys ends. We wish them the best of luck in the future!".
  61. GODSENT (2019-11-14). "Today marks the return of GODSENT CS:GO".