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Esports Championship Series Season 5 - North American Challenger Cup: Closed Qualifier
ECS Season 5 - North American Challenger Cup: Closed Qualifier
- Single-Elimination Bracket
- All matches are Bo3
- Top 4 teams qualify to the Challenger Cup
|1st-4th||Challenger Cup||Bravado Gaming|
- 1 Team Dignitas sign ownage. 
- 2 compLexity Gaming, Splyce, and Rise Nation were invited directly to the Challenger Cup after qualifying though the Open Qualifiers, so their spots in the closed qualifier were forfeited. 
- 3 Wise Gaming shuffle their roster for the closed qualifier, replacing Lui and Magowi with MarkE and Cryptic. 
- 4 Mask Off remove vanity and pick up jcrueL. 
- 5 koga departs F1-racecar-PEEK. KLUMZ joins as stand-in. 
- 6 Team BlackOut bench TenZ; dee comes in as stand-in.
- 7 shonk departs Wise Gaming. suffer will play as a stand-in. 
Round of 16
Round of 8
- Marek "MepH Walkowiak (2018-02-07). "Welcome our North American CS:GO team!". Team Dignitas.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-02-13). "ECS Season 5 Closed Qualifier and Challenger Cup details revealed; Immortals withdraw". Dust2.us.
- H3nley (2018-02-13). "Wise announce roster for ECS Closed Qualifier". Dust2.us.
- H3nley (2018-02-15). "Mask Off lose Vanity; jcrueL returns". Dust2.us.
- CarbonDogma (2018-02-16). "F1-racecar-PEEK chop koga, KLUMZ to stand-in for ECS". Dust2.us.
- Nothe (2018-02-17). "BlackOut bench TenZ; dee comes in as stand-in". Dust2.us.
- DuckMoriarty (2018-02-17). "shonk leaves Wise for AZIO". Dust2.us.