ESL One Katowice 2019
After a successful first edition, ESL One returns to Katowice with ESL One Katowice 2019. Between February 19-24, 2019, twelve teams will fight for a piece of the $300,000 USD prize pool. The main event, held on the last three days of the event, will take place at the Spodek Arena.
- Qualifier and invites
- Twelve Teams:
- Eight invites
- One team each from the four regional qualifiers
- Twelve Teams:
- Group Stage
- Will be played from February 19-21
- The teams will be split into two groups of 6 each
- Bo2 round-robin group stage
- Bottom two teams are eliminated
- Will be played from February 22-24 in Spodek Arena in front of live audience
- Double Elimination
- Top two teams from the group stage will start in the Upper Bracket
- 3rd and 4th placed teams start in the Lower Bracket
- Except grand finals, All games are played in Bo3 Series
- Grand finals is played in a Bo5 Series
The prize pool for this tournament is $300,000 USD.
- For detailed match results, click here.
- Hans Oelschlägel (2018-10-18). "Dota 2 returns to Poland with ESL One Katowice 2019 powered by Intel". eslgaming.com.
- ESL Dota 2 (2018-11-26). "The Hamburg champions want to expand their ESL One legend!". twitter.com.
- ESL Dota 2 (2018-11-27). "Check your sodium levels! @Peterpandam will lead @NiPGaming's charge for the #ESLOne trophy in February!". twitter.com.
- ESL Dota 2 (2018-11-28). "The reigning TI Champions are coming to #ESLOne Katowice. Give it up for @OGesports!". twitter.com.
- ESL Dota 2 (2018-11-29). "They'll bring some of that Brazilian flair to #ESLOne Katowice 2019. Bem-vindo @paiNGamingBR!". twitter.com.
- ESL Dota 2 (2018-11-30). "Fresh off dominating the SEA Major qualifier, @FNATIC have also booked their ticket for #ESLOne Katowice 2019!". twitter.com.
- ESL Dota 2 (2018-12-01). "One of the most traditional names in #Dota2 will make the trip to #ESLOne Katowice 2019 in February.". twitter.com.
- ESL Dota 2 (2018-12-02). "Welcome @AsterCN!". twitter.com.
- ESL Dota 2 (2018-12-03). "NA in the 🏠!". twitter.com.