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Game Show League Season 2


[e][h]Game Show CS:GO League Season 2
League Information
Series:
GSL GSL
Organizer:
Type:
Online/Offline
Location:
Europe Europe
Teams:
16
Format:
Group Stage (Bo2)
Double-Elimination Bracket (Bo3 + Bo5)
Prize Pool:
$30,000 USD
Start Date:
2015-02-23
End Date:
2015-08-13
Liquipedia Tier:
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Maps
Dust II • Nuke • Mirage • Inferno • Cache • Overpass • Cobblestone

About[edit]

Game Show Studio have announced the second season of their league with an increase in participating teams and prize money. The first season of the Game Show League saw ten teams vying over a $22,000 prize pool with eventual LAN finals that took place at the Crocus Expo in Moscow. After a thrilling best-of-five series in this previous season, Na'Vi emerged as victors over their fellow CIS region rivals, HellRaisers.

This season, Game Show League have announced they have upped the total prize pot to $30,000, a noticeable mark-up. Additionally, there will be sixteen teams competing to make the finals this time. Twelve of these teams will be directly invited and four will earn their way through qualifiers which have yet to be announced. The format of the league will entail four groups of four teams each, with the top two teams of each group advancing to double elimination playoffs. Judging that some of last season's prize pool went towards travel support, it would not be amiss if a similar situation were the case this season.

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage:
    • Sixteen teams are divided into four groups.
    • Each team play two matches versus each other.
    • Two best teams from each group advance to the playoff.
  • Playoff:
    • Double-Elimination bracket.
    • Matches are bo3 format till the grand final.
    • Grand final is bo5 with 1 game advantage for the team from winners’ bracket.
  • Qualifier
    • EU Qualifier:
      • 2 slots for the Eu Qual.
      • Qualifier hosted by FACEIT, February 8th.
      • The match format is best-of-one till the semi-final and best-of-three in semi-final and final.
      • The 2 finalists gets a slot in the Group stage.
    • CIS Qualifiers:
      • 2 slots for the CIS Qual.
      • 1st Qualifier January 31st.
      • 2nd Qualifier February 7th to 8th.
      • The match format is best-of-one till the quarter-final and best-of-three in semi-final and final.
      • The winner of each qualifier gets a slot in the Group Stage.

Prize Pool[edit]

$30,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Copenhagen Wolves
1Denmark Snappi 
2Denmark Friis 
3Denmark HUNDEN 
4Denmark Acilion 
5Denmark smF 
HellRaisers
1Ukraine ANGE1 
2Russia Dosia 
3Russia kucher 
4Kazakhstan AdreN 
5Kazakhstan mou 
PENTA Sports
1Germany nex 
2Germany denis 
3Germany Spiidi 
4Germany kRYSTAL 
5Germany enkay J 
Team Orbit
1Sweden pyth 
2Sweden SKYTTEN 
3Sweden maxie 
4Sweden Jumpy 
5Sweden roque 
Team Dignitas
1Denmark Kjaerbye 
2Denmark Nico 
3Denmark aizy 
4Denmark Pimp 
5Denmark MSL 
Team SoloMid
1Denmark Xyp9x 
2Denmark device 
3Denmark dupreeh 
4Denmark cajunb 
5Denmark karrigan 
Fnatic
1Sweden JW 
2Sweden pronax 
3Sweden flusha 
4Sweden KRiMZ 
5Sweden olofmeister 
Virtus.pro
1Poland NEO 
2Poland TaZ 
3Poland pasha 
4Poland byali 
5Poland Snax 
mousesports
1Germany tabseN 
2Bosnia and Herzegovina NiKo 
3Netherlands chrisJ 
4Germany gob b 
5Germany LEGIJA 
ENCORE3
1Finland xartE 
2Finland KHRN 
3Finland REFLEX 
4Finland aslak 
5Finland suNny 
Team EnVyUs
1France Happy 
2France shox 
3France kioShiMa 
4France NBK 
5France SmithZz 
1 Wrecking Gaming join Vega Squadron.
2 madjicK Gaming join Reason Gaming.
3 3DMAX announce that the organization will be shutting down as of May 1st. The team will continue playing together under the name of ENCORE.

Results[edit]

ENCORE 3DMAX Vega Squadron Wrecking Gaming Reason Gaming madjicK Gaming

Groups[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
February 23, 2015 - 20:00 CET
1. Team EnVyUs 6-0-0 96-35 +61 18p
2. FlipSid3 Tactics 3-0-3 75-82 -7 9p
3. Reason Gaming 2-0-4 61-91 -30 6p
4. Copenhagen Wolves 1-0-5 68-92 -24 3p

Group B[edit]

Group B
February 24, 2015 - 19:00 CET
1. Team SoloMid 5-0-1 91-49 +42 15p
2. Fnatic 5-0-1 90-54 +36 15p
3. PENTA Sports 2-0-4 46-77 -31 6p
4. Wrecking Gaming 0-0-6 38-96 -58 0p

Group C[edit]

Group C
February 24, 2015 - 21:00 CET
1. Virtus.pro 4-1-1 91-72 +19 13p
2. mousesports 4-0-2 80-66 +14 12p
3. HellRaisers 2-2-2 77-68 +9 8p
4. GGWP.pro 0-1-5 53-95 -42 1p

Group D[edit]

Group D
March 03, 2015 - 21:00 CET
1. 3DMAX 5-0-1 86-45 +41 15p
2. Team Dignitas 4-0-2 85-65 +20 12p
3. Playing Ducks 2-0-4 32-75 -43 6p
4. Team Orbit 1-0-5 53-71 -18 3p


Playoff[edit]

Quarterfinals
Team EnVyUs
1
April 19, 2015 - 21:00 CEST
1611
5
411
7
97
2
816
8
44
0
1116
5
Team Dignitas
2
Team SoloMid
2
April 22, 2015 - 21:15 CEST
1614
2
17
6
146
8
916
7
1612
4
33
0
mousesports
1
Fnatic
2
May 05, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
19101
53
0515
010
75
2
1016
6
1612
4
35
2
Virtus.pro
1
ENCORE
2
April 23, 2015 - 20:00 CEST
1611
5
48
4
107
3
816
8
165
11
1014
4
FlipSid3 Tactics
1
Semifinals
Team Dignitas
1
May 15, 2015 - 20:45 CEST
132
11
1316
3
1610
6
58
3
64
2
1116
5
Team SoloMid
2
Fnatic
FF
June 8, 2015 - 21:00 CEST
fnatic forfeit due to ESL ESEA matches during this time.
ENCORE
W
Upper Bracket Final
Team SoloMid
2
June 11, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
1613
3
24
2
1610
6
57
2
 
 
 
 
ENCORE
0
Lower Bracket Round 1
Team EnVyUs
2
April 29, 2015 - 19:00 CEST
1992
62
0616
19
169
7
614
8
 
 
 
 
mousesports
0
Virtus.pro
2
May 19, 2015 - 19:00 CEST
1613
3
24
2
1611
5
411
7
 
 
 
 
FlipSid3 Tactics
0
Lower Bracket Round 2
Fnatic
W
EnVyUs forfeit.
Team EnVyUs
FF
Team Dignitas
2
June 3, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
168
8
713
6
1612
4
34
1
 
 
 
 
Virtus.pro
0
Lower Bracket Round 3
Fnatic
2
July 13, 2015 - 21:00 CEST
163
13
22
0
1610
6
510
5
 
 
 
 
Team Dignitas
0
Lower Bracket Final
ENCORE
0
July 14, 2015 - 21:00 CEST
82
6
1316
3
64
2
1116
5
 
 
 
 
Fnatic
2
Grand Final
Team SoloMid
3
August 13, 2015 - 19:00 CEST
 
 
 
 
1611
5
44
0
165
11
1010
0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TSM will have a 1-0 advantage due to coming from the upper bracket.
Fnatic
0

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