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Esports Championship Series

[e][h] Esports Championship Series
Series Information
Organizer:
Location:
World World
Launched:
2016
Defunct:
2019-12-01
Fate:
Focus was shifted to FLASHPOINT
Links


The Esports Championship Series, often abbreviated to ECS, was FACEIT's flagship Counter-Strike: Global Offensive league to replace the old FACEIT League which was discontinued after 2015. Launched in 2016, the league covered the European and North American regions with events scheduled around Valve's Major tournament system and offline finals hosted in various locations around the world. Eventually, the league would run for eight seasons before meeting its defunct as FACEIT shifted their focus towards Flashpoint.


Events[edit]

Finals[edit]

World Finals
Event Date Prize Pool 1st 2nd
Season 8 - Finals
2019-11-28 2019-11-28 to 2019-12-01
$500,000
Astralis Team Liquid
Season 7 - Finals
2019-06-06 2019-06-06 to 2019-06-09
$500,000
Team Vitality FURIA Esports
Season 6 - Finals
2018-11-22 2018-11-22 to 2018-11-25
$660,000
Astralis MIBR
Season 5 - Finals
2018-06-08 2018-06-08 to 2018-06-10
$660,000
Astralis Team Liquid
Season 4 - Finals
2017-12-15 2017-12-15 to 2017-12-17
$660,000
FaZe Clan mousesports
Season 3 - Finals
2017-06-23 2017-06-23 to 2017-06-25
$660,000
SK Gaming FaZe Clan
Season 2 - Finals
2016-12-09 2016-12-09 to 2016-12-11
$660,000
Astralis OpTic Gaming
Season 1 - Finals
2016-06-24 2016-06-24 to 2016-06-26
$765,000
G2 Esports Luminosity Gaming

Europe[edit]

Europe Europe
Event Date Prize Pool 1st 2nd
Season 8 - Europe
2019-09-16 2019-09-16 to 2019-10-31
$125,000
AVANGAR Fnatic
Season 7 - Europe
2019-03-11 2019-03-11 to 2019-05-24
$125,000
Ninjas in Pyjamas Team Vitality
Season 6 - Europe
2018-10-03 2018-10-03 to 2018-11-14
$45,000
Astralis North
Season 5 - Europe
2018-03-13 2018-03-13 to 2018-05-12
$45,000
Astralis G2 Esports
Season 4 - Europe
2017-10-06 2017-10-06 to 2017-11-23
$45,000
Fnatic FaZe Clan
Season 3 - Europe
2017-04-14 2017-04-14 to 2017-06-08
$45,000
FaZe Clan Astralis
Season 2 - Europe
2016-10-07 2016-10-07 to 2016-11-27
$45,000
Astralis Team EnVyUs
Season 1 - Europe
2016-04-09 2016-04-09 to 2016-05-27
$90,000
Astralis G2 Esports

North America[edit]

North America North America
Event Date Prize Pool 1st 2nd
Season 8 - North America
2019-09-16 2019-09-16 to 2019-10-31
$125,000
Evil Geniuses Team Liquid
Season 7 - North America
2019-03-11 2019-03-11 to 2019-05-24
$125,000
MIBR FURIA Esports
Season 6 - North America
2018-10-03 2018-10-03 to 2018-11-08
$45,000
NRG Esports Renegades
Season 5 - North America
2018-03-13 2018-03-13 to 2018-05-12
$45,000
NRG Esports Cloud9
Season 4 - North America
2017-10-06 2017-10-06 to 2017-11-23
$45,000
Cloud9 OpTic Gaming
Season 3 - North America
2017-04-14 2017-04-14 to 2017-06-08
$45,000
Cloud9 SK Gaming
Season 2 - North America
2016-10-07 2016-10-07 to 2016-11-23
$45,000
SK Gaming Cloud9
Season 1 - North America
2016-04-09 2016-04-09 to 2016-05-26
$90,000
Luminosity Gaming Cloud9

Gallery[edit]

Logos[edit]


References[edit]