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Esports Championship Series Season 8 - North American Challenger Cup


[e][h]ECS Season 8 - North American Challenger Cup
(known as the ECS Pinnacle Cup for sponsorship reasons)
League Information
Series:
ECS
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Type:
Online
Location:
North America North America
Teams:
16
Start Date:
2019-09-11
End Date:
2019-09-13
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Dust II • Inferno • Nuke • Mirage • Overpass • Train • Vertigo

About[edit]

Format[edit]

  • Challenger Cup:
    • 16 Team Swiss System Format
    • Teams are ranked using their Swiss score; Buchholz score; and finally Round Difference
    • Results are used to rank teams for promotion to the Regular Season
    • Click here for a detailed explanation of the Swiss System format
  • First Round
  • Second Round
    • Division into 2 groups:
      • Winners of the first round ("High")
      • Losers of the first round ("Low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
  • Third Round
    • Division into 3 groups:
      • Teams with a score of 2:0 ("High")
      • Teams with a score of 1:1 ("Mid")
      • Teams with a score of 0:2 ("Low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners of the high group advance to the next stage
    • Losers of the low group are eliminated
  • Fourth Round
    • Division into 2 groups:
      • Teams with a score of 2:1 ("High")
      • Teams with a score of 1:2 ("Low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners of the high group advance to the next stage
    • Losers of the low group are eliminated
  • Fifth Round
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners advance to the next stage
    • Losers are eliminated

Prize Pool[edit]

Participants[edit]

Big Frames [1]
1United States Nurfed
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1United States Welshy
2United States devastation
3United States Church
4United States L0NER
5United States c4lypso
CUnited States nylee
Mythic [1]
1USA fl0m 
2USA hazed 
3United States C0M 
4United States Katie 
5USA SileNt 
New Identity [1]
1USA seb 
2USA wrath 
3USA Relyks 
4USA dazzLe 
5USA dapr 
Team One [1]
1Brazil Maluk3 
2Brazil trk 
3Brazil bit 
4Brazil b4rtiN 
5Brazil caike 
CBrazil cky 
Riot Squad Esports [1]
1USA ptr 
2USA mitch 
3USA crashies 
4Canada FNS 
5Canada Jonji 
CUnited Kingdom weber 
Sharks Esports [1]
1Brazil exit 
2Brazil leo_drunky 
3Brazil jnt 
4Argentina meyern 
5Argentina Luken 
CBrazil coachi 
ATK4, 9
1South Africa JT 
2USA motm 
3USA oSee 
4USA floppy 
5South Africa Sonic 
CSouth Africa T.c 
LiViD Gaming6 [1]
1Canada INCREDIBLE 
2Canada huynh 
3Canada MkaeL 
4Canada gMd 
5Canada effys 
Party Astronauts6 [1]
1USA PwnAlone 
2USA stellar 
3USA robby 
4United States dangle 
5Canada c4lypso 
Bushido Boyz7
1Canada JonahP 
2United States picky 
3United States shonk 
4USA FrostayK 
5United States Swahn 
CUnited States Meech 
1 August 19th - Kansas City Pioneers parts ways with their team after they are unable to successfully negotiate a contract. The team revert to being called Rugratz and add United States tweiss to the squad. [2]
2 August 29th - Lazarus Esports release their roster. They revert to being Swole Patrol. [3]
3 September 2nd - Team Divine sign Rugratz. [4]
4 September 4th - ATK overhaul their roster, benching South Africa Fadey, South Africa Domsterr, and South Africa blackpoisoN, and acquiring United States oSee and United States floppy from Team Singularity. [5]
5 September 7th - Team One acquire Brazil caike on a short-term loan from New England Whalers as Brazil iDk goes inactive due to health and visa issues. [6]
6 September 10th - Team Envy & Renegades withdraw, they are replaced by LiViD Gaming & Party Astronauts.
7 September 10th - Peeker's Advantage originally qualified but later withdrew, they are replaced by Bushido Boyz.
8 September 11th - Team Divine replace United States Sneaky with United States roca.[7]
9 September 12th - South Africa Sonic joins ATK. [8]

Results[edit]

Overview[edit]

#TeamMatchesRoundsRDRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5
1. ATK3-0109-58+51
2:0

2:1

2:0
2. Sharks Esports3-096-34+62
2:0

2:0

2:0
3. Riot Squad Esports3-1113-75+38
2:0

2:0

0:2

2:0
4. The Quest3-1114-88+26
2:0

0:2

2:0

2:0
5. Team One3-1126-105+21
2:0

1:2

2:0

2:0
6. Rap Gang3-2127-142-15
2:1

2:0

0:2

0:2

2:0
7. Bushido Boyz3-2126-87+39
0:2

2:0

0:2
8. New Identity3-2173-170+3
1:2

2:1

0:2

2:0

2:1
9. Team Divine2-3114-160-46
2:1

0:2

2:0

0:2
10. Oceanus Gaming2-3144-143+1
0:2

0:2

2:1

1:2
11. Mythic2-3149-135+14
0:2

1:2

2:0

0:2
12. Big Frames1-395-102-7
1:2

0:2

0:2
13. LiViD Gaming1-3111-127-16
0:2

2:0

0:2

0:2
14. RBG Esports1-3103-108-5
0:2

0:2

1:2
15. Party Astronauts0-326-96-70
0:2
16. Swole Patrol0-30-96-96

Detailed Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Round 1 Matches
Sharks
September 11, 2019 - 18:40 EDT
1610
6
56
1
1612
4
39
6
 
 
 
 
2
0 Mythic
SWOLE
September 11, 2019 - 21:10 EDT
Swole Patrol forfeit the match due to schedule conflict with the DH Malmö NA Qualifier
FF
W Boyz
ATK
September 11, 2019 - 18:10 EDT
168
8
79
2
1613
3
22
0
 
 
 
 
2
0 Oceanus
Riot
September 11, 2019 - 18:10 EDT
1613
3
25
3
166
10
914
5
 
 
 
 
2
0 RBG
Identity
September 11, 2019 - 18:40 EDT
1612
4
311
8
119
2
616
10
95
4
1016
6
1
2 Divine
oNe
September 11, 2019 - 21:10 EDT
168
8
714
7
169
7
612
6
 
 
 
 
2
0 Partyz
B.Frames
September 11, 2019 - 21:10 EDT
126
6
916
7
1612
4
36
3
64
2
1116
5
1
2 Rap Gang
LiViD
September 11, 2019 - 21:10 EDT
1410
4
516
11
96
3
916
7
 
 
 
 
0
2 Quest

Round 2[edit]

High[edit]
Round 2 High Matches
Boyz
September 12, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
115
6
1016
6
72
5
1316
3
 
 
 
 
0
2 Rap Gang
ATK
September 12, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
1610
6
56
1
136
7
916
7
1610
6
58
3
2
1 oNe
Sharks
September 12, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
1613
3
23
1
168
8
78
1
 
 
 
 
2
0 Divine
Riot
September 12, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
1611
5
48
4
1611
5
47
3
 
 
 
 
2
0 Quest
Low[edit]
Round 2 Low Matches
B.Frames
September 12, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
Swole Patrol forfeit the match
W
FF SWOLE
Partyz
September 12, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
Party Astronauts forfeit the match
FF
W Oceanus
Identity
September 12, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
86
2
916
7
1611
5
411
7
168
8
714
7
2
1 Mythic
LiViD
September 12, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
1610
6
510
5
169
7
612
6
 
 
 
 
2
0 RBG

Round 3[edit]

High[edit]
Round 3 High Matches
ATK
September 12, 2019 - 23:15 EDT
169
7
69
3
167
9
88
0
 
 
 
 
2
0 Riot
Rap Gang
September 12, 2019 - 23:15 EDT
52
3
1316
3
33
0
1216
4
 
 
 
 
0
2 Sharks
Mid[edit]
Round 3 Mid Matches
Quest
September 12, 2019 - 23:15 EDT
1973
81
0815
07
1612
4
34
1
 
 
 
 
2
0 Identity
Divine
September 12, 2019 - 23:15 EDT
1611
5
49
5
221103
431
03419
1011
 
 
 
 
2
0 LiViD
B.Frames
September 12, 2019 - 23:15 EDT
66
0
916
7
65
1
1016
6
 
 
 
 
0
2 oNe
Boyz
September 12, 2019 - 23:15 EDT
1962
92
1916
06
1613
3
27
5
 
 
 
 
2
0 Oceanus
Low[edit]
Round 3 Low Matches
Mythic
September 12, 2019 - 21:00 EDT
Swole Patrol forfeit the match
W
FF SWOLE
RBG
September 12, 2019 - 21:00 EDT
Party Astronauts forfeit the match
W
FF Partyz

Round 4[edit]

High[edit]
Round 4 High Matches
Riot
September 13, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
1611
5
44
0
1613
3
25
3
 
 
 
 
2
0 Boyz
Rap Gang
September 13, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
63
3
1216
4
84
4
1116
5
 
 
 
 
0
2 Quest
Divine
September 13, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
147
7
816
8
85
3
1016
6
 
 
 
 
0
2 oNe
Low[edit]
Round 4 Low Matches
Oceanus
September 13, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
167
9
813
5
126
6
916
7
1614
2
11
0
2
1 RBG
LiViD
September 13, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
1792
60
1619
39
1110
1
516
11
 
 
 
 
0
2 Mythic
Identity
September 13, 2019 - 18:00 EDT
169
7
611
5
1610
6
56
1
 
 
 
 
2
0 B.Frames

Round 5[edit]

Round 5 Matches
Divine
September 13, 2019 - 22:15 EDT
Team Divine forfeit the match
FF
W Boyz
Rap Gang
September 13, 2019 - 21:45 EDT
1610
6
510
5
1962
92
1916
06
 
 
 
 
2
0 Mythic
Identity
September 13, 2019 - 21:00 EDT
1611
5
44
0
146
8
916
7
167
9
814
6
2
1 Oceanus

References[edit]