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2013 IGN Pro Team League Season 1

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[e][h]2013 IGN Pro Team League
League Information
North America
United States United States
All-Kill Format
Premier Division
Ro8 Round Robin Group play
Ro4 and on Single Elimination
Contender Division
Ro8 Round Robin Group play
Top 4 Advance to Up&Downs
Amateur Division
Open Single Elimination Bracket
Prize Pool:
$22,000 USD
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End Date:
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This article is about the "IGN Pro Team League" (IPTL), to learn more about the "incredible Panic Team League" (IPTL), click here


This tournament is the second iteration in the IGN Pro Team League (IPTL) series arranged by IGN, and is considered the first season of 2013. The IPTL consists of 3 divisions, and will be cast by IGN's in-house casting team.


The first map will be on a set rotation, and then it is loser's pick.


Premier Division[edit]

This is the IPTL's main tournament, where the top 8 teams from around the world will compete for a the prize money. See the Premier Division for more details.

  • Round of 8:
  • Two 4 player groups, Round Robin, Matches are in an All-Kill format.
  • 1st and 2nd places in each group will advance to the Ro4
  • 3rd and 4th place in each group will drop into the Up and Down Matches
  • Head to head is the primary tiebreaker.
  • Round of 4:
  • Single elimination tournament for the IPTL's championship
  • All 4 Teams who make it to this round are seeded in next season Premier Division's Tournament

Contender Division[edit]

Simultaneous "tournament" going on with Premier Division. These 8 Teams are looking to get into the Premier Division for the following Season. Only the Top 4 teams will receive prize money (Prize pool still TBA).

  • Round of 8:
  • Two 4 player groups, Round Robin, Matches are in an All-Kill format.
  • 1st and 2nd places in each group will advance into the Up and Down Matches.
  • 3rd and 4th places in each group will be demoted out of the Contender Division and be seeded into the Amateur Division.
  • Head to head is the primary tiebreaker.

Up & Down Matches[edit]

  • The losers from the Premier Division and the Winners from the Contender Division will participate. The Top 6 will qualify for the Premier Division and the Bottom 2 will be placed into the Contender Division.

Amateur Division[edit]

This is the rest of the field. The 4 teams dropping down from the Contender Division will be seeded into a massive open bracket that will contain all other interested teams. The top 8 teams will enter the Contender Division in the next season.

  • Open Bracket, Single Elimination, All-Kill Format for Matches
  • Top 8 advance to the contender division for next season.
  • Sign-ups for the Amateur Division were opened December 12th 2012, and will end on January 3rd 2013.

Prize Pool[edit]


Premier Division[edit]

Premier Division Teams (8)
Group A Group B
StarTale Evil Geniuses Incredible Miracle MVP
FXOpen e-Sports Prime Team Liquid Karont3


Evil Geniuses
FXOpen e-Sports
Incredible Miracle
Team Liquid

Contender Division[edit]

Contender Division Team (8)
Group A Group B
New Star HoSeo Fnatic FXO.Europe ROOT Gaming
inF-dtG Team Acer Team SCV Life compLexity Gaming

Amateur Division[edit]

Amateur Division Teams (49)
Team Property LaG Gaming Monomaniac eSports inFerno eSports
University of Minnesota Team Killing Spree SupplyZero eXe Ghost Squad
Under Rated Team Time of Rising mousesports Infinity Seven
Clarity Gaming against All authority Imperative Gaming Experienced Gamers
Quantic Academy Renegades of Hell mYinsanity Team oGaming
Alien Invasion Team Fallacy DuSt Gaming eSuba Academy
Clones-Inc iPLAY.KEYLOAD Quantic Gaming Elite Gaming
xO-Gaming eXe Phoenix LighT eSports NewRoSoft
Team Rareform FXOpen.Europe Rip zeez Axiom
My Intent Triumph eSports Frater Infinitas Team eXe
Western Wolves Invictus Gaming Team .SCA Awesome Gaming
FXOpen.North America Team Empire Sentinel Gaming White-Ra Team